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Name EDENS, Maude HENDERSON

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Image of WF 0013.A,B -

WF 0013.A,B -

Two young girls are under an apple tree in bloom on John and Belle Edens' Farm on Guemes Island. (Girls may be Edens' daughters Maud and Mittie. Maude Edens Henderson donated photos to the HPP.) House at right. In 1890 Edens served as senator in the first state legislature convened in Olympia. He married Belle Eldridge, daughter of Whatcom pioneer Edward and Teresa Eldridge, in1881. For additional family history and other photos of Edens farm and family see We 0051, 0052. This home may originally have been a log house with clapboard siding added; see log house at left of photo WF 0051.

Image of WF 0051.A,B,C,D -

WF 0051.A,B,C,D -

Photo of John and Belle Edens farm on Guemes Island showing two homes and at least ten people. They probably include John and Belle Edens family with one or more of John's brothers (Thomas, William, Henry) who also settled on Guemes. John J. Edens, native of Kentucky and a 3 year veteran of the Civil War, took claim on the northeast beach of Guemes in 1871. Edens Brothers lumber business was active for more that 10 years. In 1881 Rev. E. O. Tade married John to Isabelle Eldridge, daughter of Whatcom pioneers Edward and Teresa Eldridge. They had four daughters: Maude, Olive, Annette, and Mary Theresa. Maude Edens Henderson was a contributor of photos to AAHPP. On 10-11-1884, the NORTHWEST ENTE

Image of D.II.082 - Eden Farm 1890

D.II.082 - Eden Farm 1890

Photo of John and Belle Edens farm on Guemes Island showing two homes and at least ten people. They probably include John and Belle Edens family with one or more of John's brothers (Thomas, William, Henry) who also settled on Guemes. John J. Edens, native of Kentucky and a 3 year veteran of the Civil War, took claim on the northeast beach of Guemes in 1871. Edens Brothers lumber business was active for more that 10 years. In 1881 Rev. E. O. Tade married John to Isabelle Eldridge, daughter of Whatcom pioneers Edward and Teresa Eldridge. They had four daughters: Maude, Olive, Annette, and Mary Theresa. Maude Edens Henderson was a contributor of photos to AAHPP. On 10-11-1884. NORTHWEST ENTERPRI

Image of D.II.123.A,B - John and Belle Edens farm

D.II.123.A,B - John and Belle Edens farm

Two young girls are under an apple tree in bloom on John and Belle Edens' Farm on Guemes Island. (Girls may be Edens' daughters Maud and Mittie. Maude Edens Henderson donated photos to the HPP.) House at right. In 1890 Edens served as senator in the first state legislature convened in Olympia. He married Belle Eldridge, daughter of Whatcom pioneer Edward and Teresa Eldridge, in1881. For additional family history and other photos of Edens farm and family see We 0051, 0052. This home may originally have been a log house with clapboard siding added; see log house at left of photo WF 0051.