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Thomas Edison

By Thomas Alva Edison Was An Inventor Unlike Any Throughout History, His Impact Can Still Be Felt In Your Everyday Life. Born In Milan, Ohio, On February, Edison'S Inventions, Which Included Perfecting The Light Bulb, Phonograph, Radically Transformed Modern Civilization, Helped Make The Century One Of The Most Technologically Progressive Eras Ever.

Thomas Edison's six children had a lot to live up to, and Thomas Alva Edison Jr. had a lot to live down. An illustration of Thomas Edison experimenting with electric lamps on his wedding day. Photos.com/iStock via Getty ImagesAcross two marriages, the first to Mary Stilwell from 1871 to her death in 1884 and the second to Mina Miller in 1886, Edison had six children:Marion Estelle Edison (with Stilwell)Thomas Alva Edison Jr. (with Stilwell)William Leslie Edison (with Stilwell)Madeleine Edison (with Miller)Charles Edison (with Miller)Theodore Miller Edison (with Miller)Edison attempted to instill a love of knowledge in each of his children, though his methods were not always kind. Thomas Edison had six siblings:MarionWilliam PittHarriet Ann ("Tannie")CarlileSamuelElizaWhen Edison was born in Milan, Ohio in 1847, he was the seventh and last child of parents Samuel Edison and Nancy Elliott Edison. Most Notable Thomas Edison Inventions:PhonographIncandescent light bulbElectric vote recorderCarbon telephone transmitterAlkaline batteryElectric penFamous Thomas Edison Quotes: