Dec. 27, 1875 Potosi Washington County Missouri, USA
Jun. 15, 1952 Overland St. Louis County Missouri, USA
Eddie was named Etius which was always shortened to Eddie. He had been named after his great grandfather, Aetius. By 1890, he was living in Louisiana, Pike Co, Missouri where he was a blacksmith. He married Elizabeth Eunice Wade on Oct. 10, 1899 in St. Louis, Missouri. Later, he was the blacksmith in Barnhardt, Missouri where their last child was born. He was the father of six children, Mary Elizabeth, William Clarence, Eugene Edward, Ralph Daniel, Mildred Dorcas, and Glynn Edward. Each of the children achieved higher educations even though raised during the depression and starting from meager beginnings. By 1917, they were living in Wellston, St Louis Co, Missouri and he worked as a forger of steel for Curtis, a maker of Saws. By 1920, they lived in Central St Louis and he was working for a quarry as a tool dresser. When he retired, they moved to a farm in Troy, Lincoln Co, Missouri where they raised peaches and apples and enjoyed the county life. Their last few years were lived with his son, Ralph and his wife, Mae. They lived in Overland, where he passed away. He is buried alongside family members in Memorial Park, Jennings Co, Missouri. He was greatly loved and is missed.