Bio - Emma VAUGHAN Congdon b. 1854 Bio - Edgar Thomas Congdon b. 1850

Mini-Bios for CAMPBELLs, LUGGs, & BLACKWELLs of Nelson, PA

Edgar Thomas Congdon (1850 - 1929)

Edgar "Ed" Thomas Congdon (probably Thomas Edgar Congdon) was born Jul. 9, 1850, in Nelson, Tioga Co., PA; d. Apr. 13, 1929, in Tacoma, Pierce Co., WA. He married Dec. 25, 1872, to Emma Vaughan, b. 1854 in Bradford Co., PA.

He was the 2nd of 3 children of Sarah Campbell, b. 1824, in Nelson, d. 1892 in Nelson; and Benjamin Docray Congdon, b. 1820, on Shelter Island, Suffolk Co., NY, d. 1897.

Ed was a painter and paint crew foreman for Union Pacific first at their maintenance sheds in Brainerd, Crow Wing Co., MN; then in Tacoma, WA. His younger brother, Charlie, followed him to Brainerd, where cousin Herbert Hughey had moved.

Ed and Emma Vaughan Congdon had 2 children:

  1. Georgiana Congdon, b. 1873 in Nelson, m. Oscar M. Parks, a Mr. Merritt, and Harry M. Weir; &
  2. Leroy "Edd" Vaughan Congdon, b. 1881 in Brainerd, m. Helen Nancy Cooper.
Campbell Cousins Correspondence Letters Written:
v1r1 p13 June 6, 1923
v1r1 p14 June 8, 1923
v1r2 pp1-2 Sep. 20, 1923 - photo
v2 p25 Mar. 31, 1924
v3 pp60-3 Apr. 6, 1925
v4 pp72-3 Apr. 12, 1926

Mentioned in CCC Letters:
v1r1 p3 Intro - Edgar
v1r2 p9 Stella LOOP Hooker Wilbur - Ed & Em
v1r2 p14 Carrie HUGHEY Peterson Taylor St.Clair - Ed, Georgia, Lee
v1r2 p26 T. C. Campbell - Ed Congdon
v1r2 p41-6 Charles H. Congdon - brother Ed
v1r2 p54 Emma CONGDON Buck - brother Ed
v1r2 p61 Inez HOYT Boller - Ed Congdon
v2 p6 Jennie CRANE Bosard - Ed, Emma & Georgia
v2 p46 Emma CONGDON Buck - Ed
v2 p55 Carrie HUGHEY Peterson Taylor St.Clair - Cousin Edd
v2 p83 Edgar Hughey - Congdon Cousins
v2 p98 Georgia CONGDON Parks Merritt Weir - Father & Mother
v3 p5 Eva HOOKER Hills - Ed & Em Congdon
v3 pp8-9 Mary BOSARD Snavely - Ed & Em Congdon
v3 p11 Carrie HUGHEY Peterson Taylor St.Clair - Ed & Em Congdon
v3 p18 Inez HOYT Boller - Ed & Em Congdon
v3 p24 Treva HOOKER Hazlett - Ed & Em Congdon
v3 p29 Emma CONGDON Buck - Brother Ed
v3 p33 Mary CAMPBELL Shipman - Cousins Ed & Emma Congdon
v3 p38 Mary CAMPBELL Shewman - Cousin Ed & Cousin Em Congdon
v3 p42 Kate CAMPBELL Horton - Cousins Ed & Emma Congdon
v3 p47 Ann BOSARD Owlett - Ed Congdon
v3 p54 Mabel SHIPMAN Shaw - Cousin Ed & Em Congdon
v3 p69 T.C. Campbell - Cousins Ed & Em Congdon
v3 p76 Edith LODER Selph - Cousins Ed & Emma Congdon
v3 p77 Myra BUCK Seiders - Uncle Ed & Aunt Em
v4 p11 Mark Seely - Ed
v4 p30 Kate CAMPBELL Horton - Ed & Em Congdon
v4 p69 Mary CAMPBELL Shipman - Ed Congdon
v4 p77 Jessica HOYT Thompson - Ed Congdon
v4 p85 Hannah BIXBY Hughey - Ed & Emma
v4 p95 Myra BUCK Seiders - Uncle Ed

Mentioned in other documents:
Will Selph's letter of Apr 15, 1929

[wbt - 10/18/2000; last rev. 9/10/2018]

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