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How old was Thomas Alva Edison when he died?
Asked in Inventions, Thomas Edison
How old is Thomas Alva-Edison when he already set-up the telegrapher?
Asked in Thomas Edison
Who were ther mothers to Thomas Edison's children?
Edison had two wives in his lifetime. First, he married Mary Stilwell, a sixteen year old, on December 25, 1871. Together, they had three children: Marion Estelle Edison, Thomas Alva Edison Jr., and William Leslie Edison. Mary Edison died on August 9, 1884, most likely from a brain tumor. On February 24, 1886, when he was thirty nine years old, Thomas Edison married a twenty year old named Mina Miller from Akron Ohio. She was the child of Lewis Miller, an inventor. Together, they had three children: Madeleine Edison, Charles Edison, and Theodore Edison. His second wife outlived him, passing away on August 24, 1947.