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Ed was born in Johnsonburg, Elk Co., PA in 1886 and died in the explosion at the Hercules Powder Plant in Kevil, Morris Co., NJ in 1940. His two sons, Charles E. & James were also working there but excaped. Charles later was also killed in an explosion at the same plant in 1963.
Edward is my paternal grandmother (Rosey Elmira Extrom Cox)'s younger brother.