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 William S. Edsall

William S. Edsall

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Death 29 Nov 1876 (aged 66–67)
Burial Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana, USA
Plot Section F, Lot 62
Memorial ID 19662399 · View Source
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Land Office Head, Surveyor and Developer. William S. Edsall for a half century was a leading citizen of Fort Wayne Indiana's early development. Having began his working career as a surveyor with the U.S. Engineers, he was responsible for surveying a route for the Wabash and Erie Canal. In 1840, he became a member of Fort Wayne Indiana's first common council and head of the U.S. Land Office in 1843. He and his brother, Samuel Edsall, and Judge Samuel Hanna formed a company, building the Fort Wayne-Bluffton plank road.


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  • Created by: JLM
  • Added: 1 Jun 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19662399
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William S. Edsall (1809–29 Nov 1876), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19662399, citing Lindenwood Cemetery, Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by JLM (contributor 46860487) .