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Thomas Alva EDISON  1847 - 1931   PIONEER    PARENTS    LIFE    NOTES    LABELS    PHOTOS    THANK YOU

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Thomas Alva EDISON  1847 - 1931

aka Thomas A. Edison, T. A. Edison, Thomas Edison, T. Edison
nationality
occupation
birth 11 Feb 1847, Milan, Erie, OHIO
baptism
death 18 Oct 1931, Llewellyn Park, West Orange, Essex, NJ
burial
marriage (1) married on 25 Dec 1871:
Mary STILWELL

b. 6 Sept 1855, Newark, Essex, NJ
d. 9 Aug 1884, Menlo Park, New Jersey

children
  • Marion Estelle ("Dot")

    b. 18 Feb 1872/1873, Newark, NJ
    d. ........

  • Thomas Alva, Jr. ("Dash")

    b. 10 Jan 1876, Newark, Essex, NY
    d. 25 Aug 1935, Springfield, Hampden, MA

  • William Leslie

    b. 26/28 Oct. 1878, Menlo Park, Newark, NJ
    d. ..........

marriage (2) married on 24 Feb 1886, Akron, Ohio:
Mina MILLER

b. 6 July 1865, Akron, ....., Ohio
d. 24 Aug 1947, Harkness Pavillion of Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York City

children
  • Madeleine

    b. 31 May 1888, Glenmont, NJ
    d. 14 Feb 1979, ....... (91y)

  • Charles

    b. 3 Aug 1890, Glenmont, NJ
    d. .. July 1969, New York, NY

  • Theodore Miller

    b. 10 July 1898, Glenmont, NJ
    d. 24/25 Nov 1992, West Orange, Essex, NJ

remark Mina MILLER married ~~ Edward Everett HUGHES on 30 Aug 1935

PARENTS

father Samuel Ogden EDISON

b. 16 Aug 1804, Digby or Marshalltown, Annapolis Co., Nova Scotia, CANADA
d. 26 Feb 1896, Norwalk, Huron Co., Ontario, CANADA

mother Nancy Mathews ELLIOTT

b. 4 Jan 1810, New Berlin, Chenango Co, NY
d. 9 April 1871, Port Huron, St. Clair, MI

marriage They got married on 12 Sept 1828 in Vienna, Elgin Co., Ontario, CANADA
children
  • Marion Wallace

    b. ...........
    d. 1 Feb 1900, .........

  • William Pitt
  • Harriet Ann

    b. 23 May 1833, Vienna
    d. ............

  • Carlisle S.
  • Samuel Ogden
  • Eliza S.
  • Thomas Alva

    b. 1 Feb 1847, Milan, Erie, OHIO
    d. 18 Oct 1931, Llewellyn Park, West Orange, Essex, NJ


LIFE



NOTES

  • The Story of New Jersey Vol V, pp 1181-1183 (Editor: William Starr Myers). Lewis Historical Publishing Company, Inc., New York, 1945 (see internet)
  • Edison's Family Life by Madeleine Edison Sloane (One of the Inventor's Daughters talks to Helen Henry) (in: Hillandale News No. 54 of Apr 1970 (pp. 72-80), originally published in The Baltimore Sun)
  • Chronology of Edison's family (The Thomas Edison Papers) online (Rutgers University)


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