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William Arthur "Arthur" Edger

Male 1882 - Aft 1952


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  • Name  William Arthur "Arthur" Edger  [1, 2
    Nickname  Arthur 
    Born  3 Nov 1882  Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender  Male 
    Alt. Spelling/AKA 
    • He signed his World War I draft registration card "William Arthur Edger"; his marriage record at Family Search Labs lists his name "Arthur William."
    Alt. Birth  1883  New London Township, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Iowa State Census  1885  New London Township, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Arthur Edger, 71 Township, Range 5, Section 8; Address E 1/8 SE; age 2, male, single, born in Henry County, Iowa, father's nativity: native, mother's nativity: native
    Iowa State Census  1895  Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Arthur Edgar, age 12, born in Henry County Iowa, white
    Census  1900  New London Township, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Arthur T. (sic) Edgar, son, white, male, born in November 1882, age 18, single, born in Iowa, father born in Illinois, mother born in Iowa, occupation at school, could read, could write, could speak English
    Census  1910  New London Township, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • (Married to Bertha R. Edger, living with her:) Line #:35, Dwelling #:41, Family #:41: William E. Edger, head of household, male, white, age 27, married (once), married for 2 years, born in Iowa, father born in Iowa, mother born in Iowa, could speak English, occupation farmer, own account, could speak English, could read, could write, rented home, home was a farm, farm # 46 in schedule
    Residence  1911  Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Iowa State Census  1915  New London Township, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Card Number: 669, male, white, married, could read, could write, number of years in Iowa: 32, W. A. Edgar, age 32, Henry County, post office address: New London, Iowa, New London Township, occupation farmer, total earnings in 1914: $800, extent of education in the common schools: 10, extent of education in high school: 1, birth place: Iowa, did not own home or farm, church affiliation Christian, father's birthplace: Illinois, mother's birthplace: Iowa, signed by assessor: A. M. Bishop
    Census  1930  Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • (William A. Edger was married to Bertha, lived with her and daughter Winoa J. Edger:) Line number 72: 1200 North Main, dwelling number: 279A, family number: 302: William A. Edger, head of household, owned home, value of house or monthly rental $7000, owned a radio set, did not live on a farm, male, white, age 48, married, age at first marriage 26, did not attend school since September 1929, could read and write, born in Iowa, father's birthplace Iowa, mother's birthplace Iowa, state code: 65, could speak English, occupation none
    Residence  Jul 1941  Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Newspaper Article  1 Apr 1952  Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    The Mt. Pleasant News 
    • Classifieds: Real Estate
      For Rent -- 80 acres, three miles east of town. Cash rent. Write W. A. Edger, Blakesburg, Iowa
    Occupation 
    • Arthur William Edgar was a farmer.
    Died  Aft 1952  [11
    Person ID  I2508  All Families
    Last Modified  31 Mar 2015 

    Father  Thomas Edgar,   b. 7 Oct 1846, Hancock County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1886 
    Mother  Sarah Ann "Sally" Houseman,   b. 8 Sep 1848, Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1941, Gulfport, Harrison County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  25 Feb 1869  at the home of Jacob Houseman, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 13
    Iowa Marriage Records 
    • Groom's Name: Thomas Edgar; Bride's Name: Sarah Ann Houseman; Marriage Date: 25 February 1869; Marriage Place: Henry County, Iowa; Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M58826-1; System Origin: Iowa-ODM; Source Film Number: 965926; Collection: Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992
    Marriage Fact 
    • J.P. Teter was the presiding minister at the wedding of Thomas Edgar and Sarah Ann Houseman.
    Biography  1975  New London, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    The History of New London, Iowa 
    • [...] The Edger children were George; William who married Ann Walker; John and Joseph, both of whom died in the Civil War; and Thomas who was killed in an accident, leaving a wife, Sarah Housman (sic: Houseman) Edger, and eight children. [...]
    Histories
    The Biography of John Edger (1811-1905)
    The Biography of John Edger (1811-1905)
    Portrait and Biographical Album of Henry County, Iowa; Containing Full Page Portraits and Biographical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens of the County, together with Portraits and Biographies of all the Governors of Iowa, and of the Presidents of the United States. (Publishing information: Chicago: Acme Publishing Company, 1888), page 555.
    Family ID  F153  Group Sheet

    Family  Bertha Belle Eddingfield,   b. 26 Aug 1885, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  26 Aug 1908  First Methodist Church, Winfield, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 13, 15
    Iowa Marriage Records 
    • Groom's Name: Arthur William Edger; Groom's Birth Date: 1883; Groom's Age: 25; Bride's Name: Bertha Belle Eddingfield; Bride's Birth Date: 1884; Bride's Age: 24; Marriage Date: 26 August 1908; Marriage Place: Winfield, Henry, Iowa; Groom's Father's Name: Thomas Edger; Groom's Mother's Name: Sallie Houseman; Bride's Father's Name: Alonzo F. Eddingfield; Bride's Mother's Name: Arabella Morley; Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I09887-9; System Origin: Iowa-EASy; Source Film Number: 965931; Reference Number: v5 p22; Collection: Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992
    Research 
    • They were probably married at the Presbyterian Church in Winfield.
    Children 
     1. Minoa Edger
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F1092  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S497] World Connect - brown/lykam: :949092, (last updated: Sat Aug 25 17:11:20 2001, contact: Gerald Brown) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S30] Louisa County, Iowa - Louisa County History 1911, Arthur Springer, (The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1911, Chicago, Illinois), pages 549-550 (Reliability: 4).

    3. [S54] 1900 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      New London Township, Henry County, Iowa; enumeration district: 35, supervisor's district: 1, sheet number: 6A, page number: 123; enumeration date: June 9, 1900

    4. [S337] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (ancestry.com and Family Search) (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S929] 1885 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      New London Township, Henry County, Iowa, page 55; Roll: IA1885_200

    6. [S29] 1895 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      (at ancestry.com)

    7. [S72] 1910 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      1910 US Census, New London Township, Henry County, Iowa, enumerated April 23, 1910, Supervisor's District # 1, Enumeration District # 37, Sheet # 18A, Page # 157

    8. [S544] 1915 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      New London Township, Henry County, Iowa, Post Office: New London, Iowa; Roll: IA1915_229

    9. [S77] 1930 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Mt. Pleasant town, Ward 1, Henry County, Iowa; enumeration district: 46-11, supervisor's district: 15; sheet number: 10B, page number: 183; enumeration date: April 9, 1930

    10. [S8172] Walker, Sarah Ann "Sally" (Houseman/Edgar) - Obituary, (originally published in The Daily Herald, page 3, July 31, 1941; Biloxi, Harrison County, Mississippi) (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S8626] Edger, William "Arthur" - Renting His Farm, (originally published in The Mt. Pleasant News, page 6, April 1, 1952; Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S265] Blanchard, Ada Irene (Hand) - Email (Reliability: 4).

    13. [S13] Iowa Marriage Collection, 1809 -1992 (Family Search) (Reliability: 3).

    14. [S266] New London, Iowa - New London Journal Centennial Edition Newspaper, M. Ruth (DeLong) Peterson, (published by The New London Journal on the occasion of the paper's centennial in 1975, Duane Griggs, editor; New London, Henry County, Iowa: composed and printed by The Hawk Eye; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa), page 180 (Reliability: 4).

    15. [S265] Blanchard, Ada Irene (Hand) - Email (Reliability: 1).