Frank Todd Edwards Sr.

1900–1973 (Age 73)
Excelsior, Sebastian, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Frank Todd

When Frank Todd Edwards Sr. was born on 18 March 1900, in Excelsior, Sebastian, Arkansas, United States, his father, Charles Albert Edwards, was 27 and his mother, Jennie M. Branson, was 24. He married Beulah Nightingale Dowden on 3 September 1922, in Sebastian, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Sandy Land, Union, Arkansas, United States in 1935 and Ward Nine, Caddo, Louisiana, United States in 1940. He died on 30 July 1973, in Everett, Snohomish, Washington, United States, at the age of 73.

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Frank Todd Edwards Sr.
Beulah Nightingale Dowden
Marriage: 3 September 1922
Frank T Edwards
Charles D. Edwards
Mary Louise Edwards
John W Edwards
Evelyn Elizabeth Edwards
Doris Jeane Edwards

Spouse & Children

3 September 1922
Sebastian, Arkansas, United States


  • Frank T Edwards


  • Charles D. Edwards


  • Mary Louise Edwards


  • John W Edwards


  • Evelyn Elizabeth Edwards


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World Events (8)

1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 1

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Age 20

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

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

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Frank T Edwards, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Frank Edwards, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Frank Edwards in household of Charles A Edwards, "United States Census, 1910"

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