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Henry Edward Eaddy, Sr
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Birth: Apr. 20, 1881
Death: Jun. 7, 1965
Florence County
South Carolina, USA

Henry Edward Eaddy, Sr. died in the McLeod Infirmary at Florence after a long illness

Members of the Indiantown Masonic Lodge will serve as honorary pallbearers.

Mr. Eaddy was the last surviving of the founding fathers of Hemingway who took initiative in developing the town both civically and industrially. He worked very hard to establish the first tobacco market here, state highways, and power lines.

He was president of the former Planters Bank which was one of Hemingway's first banks. Mr Eaddy was a pioneer merchant of Hemingway, having owned and operated a large mercantile company here for 30 years.

He was formally chairman of the school board for 20 years and was instrumental in securing four acres of land which is presently being used for the school site. With his influence, the valuable land was purchased for $50 and acre.

He was a prominent farmer in Florence and Williamsburg Counties and a real estate owner in Hemingway. Mr. Eaddy has been made a life member of the Indiantown Masonic Lodge No. 165 of Hemingway and he had been issued his 50 year membership pin by the lodge.

He was one of the organizers and founders of the First Methodist Church of Hemingway.

He was educated in local schools, Carlisle Fitting School and Wafford College.

Source: The News and Courier, June 8, 1965

(Thanks to contributor N. Staton for the bio)
Family links: 
  Zachary Taylor Eaddy (1849 - 1907)
  Judith C. Grier Eaddy (1857 - 1938)
  Mary Hutson Eaddy (1884 - 1955)
  Henry Edward Eaddy (1914 - 2000)*
  Lilyan Glen Eaddy Lee (1916 - 2005)*
  Carroll Marshall Eaddy (1919 - 2009)*
  Mary Louise Eaddy Jacobs (1921 - 2012)*
  Warren Hutson Eaddy (1922 - 2009)*
  Judith Lucia Eaddy McLane (1924 - 2015)*
  Evelyn Dell Eaddy Cuttino (1926 - 2013)*
  Jeanette Eaddy Ard (1930 - 1994)*
  Infant Daughter Eaddy*
  Infant Daughter Eaddy*
  Margaret Ann Eaddy Huggins (1878 - 1969)*
  Henry Edward Eaddy (1881 - 1965)
  Ulmer St. Clair Eaddy (1886 - 1966)*
  Fitzhugh Lee Eaddy (1888 - 1971)*
  Sadie Eaddy Tallevast (1892 - 1983)*
  Clarence Levern Eaddy (1893 - 1895)*
  Leah Eaddy Mercer (1896 - 1991)*
  Rupert Hoyt Eaddy (1900 - 1975)*
*Calculated relationship
Old Johnsonville Cemetery
Florence County
South Carolina, USA
Created by: Remember me
Record added: May 09, 2012
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Henry Edward Eaddy, Sr
Added by: Nancy Lee Huggins
Henry Edward Eaddy, Sr
Added by: Nancy Lee Huggins
Henry Edward Eaddy, Sr
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