Thomas Edison

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Thomas Edison

Inventor


    Samuel Ogden Edison

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    • 3rd Generation — Grandfather of Thomas Edison
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • Birth Date:
    • 7 Mar 1767 
    • Birth Location:
    • Newark, Essex, New Jersey 
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    • Death Date:
    • 27 Mar 1865 
    • Death Location:
    • Vienna, Bayham, Twsp., Elgin, Ontario 
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    • Burial Location:
    • Pioneer Edison Cemetery, Vienna, Bayham Twsp., Elgin, Ontario, Canada 
    • Marriage Date:
    • 14 Nov 1792 
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    • Notes: 
    • Although Samuel's headstone states that he died at the age of 103, it has seen been discovered that he actually died at the age of 98.
  • Additional marriages for Samuel Ogden Edison


    • Spouse:
    • Elizabeth Yokum
    • Marriage Date:
    • 5 Sep 1825

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  • Sources for Samuel Ogden Edison

    • 1 New England Historical and Genealogical Register, (New England Historic and Genealogical Society), JAN 1934, Vol. 88, pp. 72-73.
    • 2 The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography, Volume 25, New York: James T. White and Company (1936), 1, Hathi Trust Digital Library.
    • 5 Wheeler, William Ogden, The Ogden Family in America, Elizabethtown Branch, and their English Ancestry: John Ogden, the Pilgrim, and his . . ., Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company (1907), 228, Internet Archive (Digital Library).
    • 6 Wilson, Isaiah W., A Geography and History of the County of Digby, Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS: Holloway Bros. (1900), 347.