How I Am Related to Thomas Alva Edison, the Inventor. By Vicky Moon
Nicholas Stillwell and Abigail Hopton, were two of my 10th great grandparents, and Mary Stillwell’s 5th great grandparents.
Nicholas Stillwell and Elizabeth Catherine Huyberts Van Keuren, two of my 9th great grandparents, and Mary Stillwell’s 4th great grandparents.
Thomas Stillwell and Ann Hubbard
Nicholas Stillwell and Martha?
John Stillwell and Mary Mulliner
Nicholas Stillwell and Jemima Aber
Nicholas Stillwell and Margaret Crane
Mary Stillwell and Thomas Alva Edison, Inventor.Mary was Thomas first wife. His second wife was Mina Miller.
Thomas saw Mary standing in the rain, fell in love with her, and asked her to marry him. Mary was born in Newark New Jersey 1855. They were married in 1871. She was 16 years old, but died age 29, 1884 from a brain tumor, leaving him a widow with children. Thomas remarried Mina Miller. Thomas was born February 11, 1847 Milan, Ohio and died in 1931 at his estate in Glenmont, West Orange, New Jersey.