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Frank William Edgbert
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Birth: Aug. 10, 1845
Lewis County
New York, USA
Death: Jan. 4, 1935
Thurston County
Washington, USA

"The Daily Olympian," Olympia, Thurston County, Washington of 05 Jan 1935

Frank W. Edgbert, 89, Civil War veteran and pioneer of the Sound country, died at his home, Thomas and Conger streets, Friday evening.

Mr. Edgbert came to this state 46 years ago and engaged in business at Arcadia, operating a general store there until 17 years ago, when he retired and came to Olympia to reside. He was born in the state of New York August 10, 1845.

In early life Mr. Edgbert went to Chicago, and at the outbreak of the Civil War enlisted in the 91st Illinois Infantry. He had the distinction of being with the troops that participated in the funeral services for the martyred president, Abraham Lincoln. Following the war, Mr. Edgbert located in Indiana, and came from there to this state.

He was a member of the local post of the G.A.R., and his death further depleted the fast thinning ranks of the corps. Mrs. Edgbert died here in 1929. Surviving are two sons, Charles R., and Frank William, five daughters, Mrs. Irene (Hugh) Bridges, Mrs. Nellie (Wallace) Lott, Mrs Emma (George) Green, Mrs. Clara (Henri) Schlottmann and Mrs. Florence (George) Carlo, and 27 grandchildren, all residents of the county. Mr. Edgbert was a member of the Christian Missionary Alliance congregation. The body is at the Mills parlors.
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from the "Sunday Olympian" of 06 Jan 1935


Funeral services for Frank William Edgbert, 89, pioneer and Civil War veteran, will be held from the Mills chapel Tuesday afternoon at 1:30 with interment in the I.O.O.F. cemetery where full military honors will be accorded. Mr. Edgbert is survived by two sons, five daughters, 27 grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Mr. Edgbert engaged in business at Arcadia 46 years ago and was postmaster there for a number of years, and in early days traded extensively with the Indians. He retired 17 years ago and come to Olympia to live.
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note: Franklin William Edgbert was the son of Fletcher William and Almira (Watson) Edgbert. He was born on August 10, 1845 in Harrisburg, Lewis County, New York. He married Delia Vianna Sharp on Sept. 2, 1875 in Grundy County, Illinois.

Obituary and additional information provided by Clara Jacobson
Family links: 
  Fletcher William Edgbert (1821 - 1880)
  Almira A. Watson Edgbert (1818 - 1897)
  Delia Vianna Sharp Edgbert (1855 - 1929)
  Olive Myra Edgbert Julson (1876 - 1918)*
  Irene Eliza Edgbert Bridges (1878 - 1976)*
  Nellie May Edgbert Lott (1880 - 1970)*
  James Albert Edgbert (1883 - 1924)*
  Charles Raymond Edgbert (1885 - 1970)*
  Emma Pearl Edgbert Green (1886 - 1944)*
  Delbert Decatur Edgbert (1892 - 1892)*
  Clara Vianna Edgbert Schlottmann (1893 - 1972)*
  Florence Gertrude Edgbert Carlo (1896 - 1967)*
  Frank William Edgbert (1899 - 1969)*
  Frank William Edgbert (1845 - 1935)
  Sylvia Emily Edgbert Sergeant (1849 - 1932)*
  James Finley Edgbert (1857 - 1927)*
*Calculated relationship
Odd Fellows Memorial Park and Mausoleum
Thurston County
Washington, USA
Plot: block 83 lot 27
Maintained by: Bill and Elaine Schrock
Originally Created by: B Wernex
Record added: May 31, 2009
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Frank William Edgbert
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Frank William Edgbert
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Frank William Edgbert
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