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  (b. 3 October 1866 Chelsea, Massachusetts, USA   d. 7 March 1940 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA )  

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Edwin Percival SAMSON was born 3 October 1866 in Chelsea, Massachusetts, USA. Edwin Percival SAMSON was the child of

He married  Edith Rose FISHER 07 May 1890 in Somerville, Massachusetts, USA .  Edith Rose FISHER  was born 4 April 1867 in Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA.  She died 10 February 1936 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. 

Edwin Percival SAMSON died 7 March 1940 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

NOTE: coroner in Lewiston at the time of the Jessie Cobb murder

son of Samuel Samson and Elizabeth Jane Carr


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Edwin Percival SAMSON married flag  Edith Rose FISHER-- Date: 07 May 1890 Place: Somerville, Massachusetts, USA
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Name: Edwin Percival Samson
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 07 May 1890
Event Place: Somerville, Massachusetts
Gender: Male
Age: 23
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Birth Date:
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Birth Year (Estimated): 1867
Father's Name: Samuel
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Mother's Name: Elizabeth J.
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Spouse's Name: Edith Rose Fisher
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Spouse's Marital Status:
Spouse's Father's Name: Isaiah W.
Spouse's Father's Titles and Terms:
Spouse's Mother's Name: Priscilla
Spouse's Mother's Titles and Terms:
Certificate Number: 1173
GS Film number: 1415228
Digital Folder Number: 4279733
Image Number: 00278
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"Massachusetts, Marriages, 1841-1915," index and images, FamilySearch (familysearch.org/ pal:/ MM9.1.1/ N4SW-9X7 : accessed 15 Dec 2013), Edwin Percival Samson and Edith Rose Fisher, 1890.

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Edwin Percival SAMSON
Most of us have heard of the cremation of human bodies after death, although few have seen the process.

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Edwin Percival SAMSON
Grave Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Edwin Percival SAMSON
Vermont State Archives and Records Administration; Montpelier, Vermont; Vermont Death Records, 1909-2008
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Birth
3 October 1866
Chelsea, Massachusetts, USA

1866 Birth

Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915
name: Edwin Percival Samson
gender: Male
baptism/ christening date:
baptism/ christening place:
birth date: 03 Oct 1866
birthplace: Chelsea, Suffolk, Massachusetts
death date:
name note:
race:
father's name: Samuel Samson
father's birthplace:
father's age:
mother's name: Lizzie J. Carr
mother's birthplace:
mother's age:
indexing project (batch) number: I00882-8
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Samson, Edwin Percival, born in Chelsea, Massachusetts, October 3, 1866.
Edwin Percival Samson, son of Samuel, married, May 7, 1890, Edith Rose, daughter of Captain Isaiah W. and Priscilla M. (Dottridge) Fisher. They have Muriel Rose, born in Lewiston, Maine, June 4, 1895; Dorothy, in Lewiston, Maine, June 6, 1900; and Edwin Samuel, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Founding Families, 1681-1911
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World History 1870 - France declares war on Prussia and Emperor Napoleon III is overthrown


World History 1870 - A cable dispatch on the 28th says the Pope has issued a special elimination against the Fenians, both in America and Ireland.


World History 1870 to 1871 - Franco-Prussian War, ending in French defeat, loss of Alsace-Lorraine and end of the Second Empire


USA 1872 - 'Yellowstone Wonderland' is established as first national park.


USA 1875 - Civil Rights Act of 1875


USA 1876 - May 10 - Centennial Exhibitiion


USA 1876 - June 25 – American Indian Wars – Battle of the Little Bighorn:


USA 1879 - Cleveland became the world's first city to be lighted electrically in 1879 when Charles Brush successfully demonstrated arc lights on the streets.

1870 Somerville, Middlesex, Massachusetts

name: Edwin Sampson
estimated birth year: 1867
gender: Male
age in 1870: 3y
color (white, black, mulatto, chinese, indian): White
birthplace: Massachusetts
home in 1870: Massachusetts, United States
Household Gender Age
Samuel Sampson M 43y
Lizzie J Sampson F 33y
Ella Sampson F 8y
Edwin Sampson M 3y

1870 U.S. Census

1880 Somerville, Middlesex, Massachusetts

name: E. Percival Samson
residence: Somerville, Middlesex, Massachusetts
birthdate: 1867
birthplace: Massachusetts, United States
relationship to head: Son
spouse's name:
spouse's birthplace:
father's name: Samuel Samson
father's birthplace: New York, United States
mother's name: Elizabeth J. Samson
mother's birthplace: Massachusetts, United States
race or color (expanded): White
ethnicity...Read MORE...




USA 1881 - The American Red Cross is established by Clara Barton.


USA 1883 - November 18 – U.S. and Canadian railroads institute 5 standard continental time zones, ending the confusion of thousands of local times.


USA 1884 - May 1 – The eight-hour workday is first proclaimed by the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions in the United States. This date, called May Day or Labour Day, becomes a holiday recognized in almost every industrialized country.


USA 1884 - December 6 – The Washington Monument is completed in Washington, D.C., becoming the tallest structure in the world at this date.


USA 1885 - The Statue of Liberty arrives in New York Harbor.


World History 1886 - January 29 – Karl Benz patents the first successful gasoline-driven automobile, the Benz Patent Motorwagen (built in 1885).


USA 1887 - February 2 – In Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, the first Groundhog Day is observed.


USA 1890 - December 29 - Wounded Knee Massacre occurred - 7th Cavalry killed more than 250 Lakota men, women and children; Sitting Bull killed at Little Eagle; Indian wars ended


USA 1892 - NO MORE BARGE OFFICE. Immigrants Will Hereafter Land at Ellis Island.


World History 1893 - May 1 - World's Columbian Exposition


USA 1894 - Pullman strike


World History 1896 - Gold discovered in the Yukon's Klondike


USA 1897 - September 1 – The Boston subway opens, becoming the first underground metro in North America.


USA 1898 - U.S. battleship, Maine, blows up in Havana Harbor, Cuba, igniting the Spanish-American war.


USA 1898 - April 25 – Spanish-American War: The United States declares war on Spain; the U.S. Congress announces that a state of war has existed since April 21 (later backdating this one more day to April 20).


USA 1898 - December 10 – The Treaty of Paris is signed, ending the Spanish-American War.

1890 Marriage / Partner
Edwin Percival SAMSON and Edith Rose FISHER 07 May 1890, Somerville, Massachusetts, USA

1900 Lewiston, Androscoggin, Maine

name: Edwin Sampson
titles & terms:
residence: Lewiston city, Androscoggin, Maine
birth date: Oct 1867
birthplace: Massachusetts
relationship to head of household: Self
spouse: Edith R Sampson
spouse's titles & terms:
spouse's birthplace: Massachusetts
father:
father's titles & terms:
father's birthplace: Massachusetts
mother:
mother's titles & terms:
mother's birthplace: Massachusetts
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1910 Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania

name: Edw P Samson
birthplace: Massachusetts
relationship to head of household: Self
residence: Pittsburgh Ward 19, Allegheny, Pennsylvania
marital status: Married
race : White
gender: Male
immigration year:
father's birthplace: New York
mother's birthplace: Massachusetts
family number: 101
page number: 5
Household Gender Age
Edw P Samson M 43y
spouse Edith R Samson F 43y
child Muriel R Samson F 14y
child Dora D...Read MORE...




World History 1912 - April 15 - Titanic sinks in the North Atlantic


USA 1913 - October 31 – The Lincoln Highway, the first automobile road across the United States, is dedicated.


USA 1913 - December 23 – The Federal Reserve System is created as the central banking system of the United States by Woodrow Wilson's signature of the Federal Reserve Act.


USA 1914 - Woodrow Wilson signs a Mother's Day proclamation.


World History 1914 - August 1 - World War I begins: Germany declares war on Russia and France and invades Belgium


USA 1915 - January 25 - First United States coast-to-coast long-distance telephone call,


World History 1915 - May 7 – WWI: Sinking of the RMS Lusitania: British ocean liner RMS Lusitania is sunk by Imperial German Navy U-boat U-20 off the south-west coast of Ireland, killing 1,198 civilians en route from New York to Liverpool.


USA 1916 - On May 30, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a presidential proclamation establishing a national Flag Day on June 14.


USA 1917 - March 2 – The enactment of the Jones Act grants Puerto Ricans United States citizenship.


USA 1917 - April 6 – WWI: The United States declares war on Germany.


USA 1917 - June 5 – WWI: Conscription begins in the United States.


USA 1918 - March 19 – The United States Congress establishes time zones and approves daylight saving time (DST goes into effect on March 31).


World History 1918 - October 31 – The Hungarian government terminates the personal union with Austria, officially dissolving the Austro-Hungarian empire.


USA 1919 - June 4 – Women's rights: The United States Congress approves the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution, which would guarantee suffrage to women, and sends it to the U.S. states for ratification.


World History 1919 - June 28 - The Treaty of Versailles is signed, blaming Germany for World War I and creating a League of Nations


USA 1919 - October 28 – Prohibition in the United States is authorized:


USA 1920 - January 17 - Prohibition goes into effect on January 17, 1920, under the provisions of the 18th Amendment to the United States Constitution.


USA 1924 - June 2 - Congress Granted Citizenship to All Native Americans Born in the U.S.


World History 1929 - February 11 - Independent State of Vatican City created by Lateran Treaty


USA 1929 - St Valentine's Day Massacre


USA 1929 - October 24–29 – Wall Street Crash of 1929: Three multi-digit percentage drops wipe out more than $30 billion from the New York Stock Exchange (10 times greater than the annual budget of the federal government).

1930 Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania

name: Edwin P Samson
event: Census
event date: 1930
event place: Pittsburgh (Districts 1-250), Allegheny, Pennsylvania
gender: Male
age: 63
marital status: Married
race: White
birthplace: Massachusetts
estimated birth year: 1867
immigration year:
relationship to head of household: Head
father's birthplace: New York
mother's birthplace: Massachusetts
enumeration district number: 0112
family number: 298
sheet number and...Read MORE...




World History 1930 - February 18 - Pluto is discovered


USA 1931 - March 3 – The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the United States National anthem.


USA 1931 - May 1 - The Empire State Building Opens


USA 1932 - May 20–May 21 – Amelia Earhart flies from the USA to Derry, Northern Ireland in 14 hours 54 minutes.


USA 1933 - March, The Great Depression: President Franklin D. Roosevelt declares a "Bank holiday", closing all United States banks and freezing all financial transactions.


USA 1933 - April 5 - President of the United States Franklin D. Roosevelt declares a national emergency and issues Executive Order 6102, making it illegal for U.S. citizens to own substantial amounts of monetary gold or bullion.


USA 1933 - April 19 – The United States officially goes off the gold standard.


USA 1933 - November 8 – New Deal: U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt unveils the Civil Works Administration, an organization designed to create jobs for more than 4 million of the unemployed.


USA 1933 - December 5 – The 21st Amendment to the United States Constitution is passed, repealing Prohibition.


USA 1935 - Dust Bowl: The great dust storm in the United States hits eastern New Mexico and Colorado, and western Oklahoma the hardest.


USA 1935 - August 14 – United States President Franklin Roosevelt signs the Social Security Act into law.


USA 1935 - September 30 - Roosevelt Dedicates Boulder Dam (later to be known as Hoover Dam)


USA 1937 - May 6 – Hindenburg disaster:


USA 1938 - October 24 - The minimum wage is established by law in the United States.


USA 1939 - April 30 - World's Fair opens in New York City


World History 1939 - September 1 - World War II begins: Germany invades Poland

1936 Death of Spouse/Partner
Edith Rose FISHER died 10 February 1936, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Death
7 March 1940
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Name: Edwin P Samson
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 73
Birth Date: 3 Oct 1866
Birth Place: Chelsea Massachusetts
Death Date: 4 Mar 1940
Death Place: Crafton, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA
Father Name: Samuel Samson
Father Birth Place: USA
Mother Name: Elizabeth Jane Carr
Mother Birth Place: USA
Spouse Name: Edith R Samson
Certificate Number: 25996

Ancestry.com. Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014.

Edwin is buried at:
buried in Allegheny Cemetery in Pittsburgh. Plot: Section: 25, Lot: 129

Added: 1/12/2012 4:03:03 PM

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