Elizabeth Catherine Edwards

25 May 1915–17 August 1995 (Age 80)
San Pedro, Iloilo, Philippines

The Life of Elizabeth Catherine

Elizabeth Catherine Edwards was born on 25 May 1915, in San Pedro, Iloilo, Philippines. She had at least 1 son with Capt Frederick Wilder Brooks Jr. She died on 17 August 1995, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Arlington, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Capt Frederick Wilder Brooks Jr
1911–1997
Elizabeth Catherine Edwards
1915–1995
Frederic Wilder Brooks III
1940–1949

Spouse and Children

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Age 2

Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 22

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

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

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

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  • Elizabeth Edwards in entry for Frederic Wilder Iii Brooks, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"

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