Charles Leet Edwards

31 October 1878–
West Stockbridge, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Charles Leet

When Charles Leet Edwards was born on 31 October 1878, in West Stockbridge, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, his father, William Henry Edwards, was 47 and his mother, Sarah Evelina Leete, was 40. He married Evelyn Adelaide Spalding on 8 October 1907, in West Stockbridge, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States.

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Charles Leet Edwards
Evelyn Adelaide Spalding
Marriage: 8 October 1907

Spouse and Children

8 October 1907
West Stockbridge, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States

Parents and Siblings

    William Henry Edwards


    Sarah Evelina Leete




    Clara Mary Edwards


    Frances J. Edwards


    Sarah Elizabeth Edwards


    William Chauncey Edwards



World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 4

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 31

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

English (also common in Wales): patronymic from Edward .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Charles L Edwards in household of William Edwards, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Charles S Edward in household of William Edward, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Edwards, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"

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