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Re: Edison's of Martinsburg, West Virginia 1870's
Posted by: Carol Powell (ID *****9811) Date: December 11, 2013 at 10:28:17
In Reply to: Edison's of Martinsburg, West Virginia 1870's by Margaret Folston of 19728

West Virginia Births
William Perry Edison Birth Date: 05 Jan 1893 Birthplace: Charlestown, Jefferson Co , West Virginia Father's Name:       William V. Edison Mother's Name: Cora E. Edison
1900 Precinct 2 McKeesport city Ward 3, Allegheny, Pennsylvania census
Household        Gender       Age        Birthplace
Head       William Edison       M       30        West Virginia b: Sep 1870 Years Married:       8
Wife       Cora Edison       F       29        West Virginia b: Mar 1871/ Marriage Year (Estimated): 1892 given b: to 4 children
Son       James Edison       M       7        West Virginia
Daughter Grace Edison       F       5        West Virginia
Son       Michael Edison       M       3        Pennsylvania
1910 McKeesport Ward 3, Allegheny, Pennsylvania census
Household        Gender       Age        Birthplace
Head       William ? Edison M       40        West Virginia
Wife       Cora Edison       F       39        West Virginia
Son       James Edison       M       17        West Virginia
Daughter Grace Edison       F       15        West Virginia
Son       Michel Edison       M       13        Pennsylvania
Daughter Elizabeth Edison F       9        Pennsylvania
Son       Edward Edison       M       5        Pennsylvania
Son       William Edison       M       3        Pennsylvania
Daughter Dorthy Edison       F       0        Pennsylvania
Cora E. EDISON spouse: Charles Luther BECKLEY birth: 12 November 1869 marriage: 3 February 1915 death: August 1933
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.2.1/M4DS-R9Y
West Virginia Marriages
Samuel Walter Brown Age(Expanded): 35 years Birth Year (Estimated): 1884 Spouse's Name: Elizabeth Edison Spouse's Age (Expanded): 19 years Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1900 Marriage Date: 01 Nov 1919 Place: Martinsburg, Berkeley, West Virginia
Father's Name: Isaac Brown
Mother's Name: Mary
Spouse's Father's Name: Wm Edison
Spouse's Mother's Name:       Cora Edison (Now Beckley)
James Edison Birthplace: Charles Town, , W. Va. Spouse's Name: Hattie Pearl Bevan Spouse's Birth Date: 1892 Spouse's Birthplace: Mckeesport, , Pa. Spouse's Age: 21 Date: 03 Dec 1913 Place: Martinsburg, Berkeley, West Virginia
Father's Name: Wm Edison
Mother's Name: Cora Edison
Spouse's Father's Name:       Richard Bevan
Spouse's Mother's Name:       Sarah Bevan
B and O Magazine - Volume 2 - Page 272 - Google Books Result
Miss Hattie Pearl Bevan, and Mr. James Edison, both of Martinsburg, were quietly married at the parsonage of the Winchester Avenue Christian Church. The groom is a well known Baltimore and Ohio Machinist.
West Virginia Deaths
Michael Sounders Edison Death Date: 24 Oct 1956 Place: Berkeley, West Virginia Father's Name: William V. Edison Mother's Name: Cora Souders
Edward E. Edison Death Date: 27 Oct 1925 Place: Berkeley, West Virginia Father's Name: William V. Edison Mother's Name: Cora Sanders
1920 Martinsburg Ward 4, Berkeley, West Virginia census
Household        Gender       Age       Birthplace
Head       Charles L Beckley M       50        Maryland
Wife       Caro E Beckley       F       48        West Virginia b: 1872(Cora)
Stepson       Edward Eddison       M       16        Pennsylvania
Stepson       William Eddison       M       12        Pennsylvania
Stepdaughter Dorothy Eddison F       10        Pennsylvania
Charles Luther Beckley
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=31195380
1940 Tract 24, District of Columbia, Police Precinct 10, District of Columbia, District of Columbia census
Household       Gender       Age       Birthplace
Head       William Good       M       31        West Virginia
Wife       Dorothy Good       F       30        Pennsylvania (Dorothy Eddison)
Son       Robert Good       M       12        Washington District Of Columbia
Son       William Good       M       8        West Virginia
Mother-in-law Cora Beckley F       69        West Virginia (Cora Souders)
Niece       Jane Rufner       F       20        Pennsylvania
Looks like William V Edison died Martinsburg, Berkeley, West Virginia before 1915. His death certificate should list parents, mother's maiden name. Newspapers are archived on microfilm look for obit.
http://www.stateofus.com/westvirginia/berkeley-county/
Cora (Souders) Edison Edison died after 1940 probably in the District of Columbia.


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