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John Edwards[1, 2]

Male 1734 - 1774  (40 years)


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  • Name John Edwards 
    Born 1734  Lunenburg Co., Colonial Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1774  Lunenburg County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I69459  My Reynolds Line
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2021 

    Father William Edwards, Sr.,   b. 1694, Charles City, Henrico Co., Virginia Colony Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1757, Bedford Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Breazeale,   b. Est 1695, Likely Henrico Co., Virginia Colony Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown, Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Yes, date unknown  Lunenburg Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Daughters Agnes b. 1729 and Hannah b. 1731 not traced.
    Family ID F518495906  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 'Dorcia' Lane,   b. Abt 1765, Virginia Colony Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married c 1798 
    Children 
    +1. James M. Edwards,   b. Abt 1799, Lunenburg Co., Colonial Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1870, Lunenburg Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years)
     2. John Edwards, Jr.,   b. Abt 1805, Lunenburg County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Susan Edwards,   b. Abt 1811, Lunenburg County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 21 Feb 2017 
    Family ID F518495905  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Martha Mrs. John Edwards,   b. Abt 1767, Halifax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. William Edwards,   b. Est 1795,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +2. Sarah B. Edwards,   b. Abt 1791, Halifax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1869, Halifax County, Virginia or Caswell, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years)
    Last Modified 25 Jun 2014 
    Family ID F860  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Inventory of William Edwards Estate-30 Dec 1780 Halifax Co., VA
    Inventory of William Edwards Estate-30 Dec 1780 Halifax Co., VA
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    Estate Docuemnts for Richard Carter, Tailor
    Estate Docuemnts for Richard Carter, Tailor
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    Estate Records for Richard Carter, Tailor
    Estate Records for Richard Carter, Tailor
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    Estate Records for Richard Carter, Tailor
    Estate Records for Richard Carter, Tailor
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    Histories
    Memoir by Unknown Author of William Edwards of Halifax, Co., Virginia
    Memoir by Unknown Author of William Edwards of Halifax, Co., Virginia
    Desc Of William Edwards Sr.pdf

  • Sources 
    1. [S107] Family Histories.
      Descendants of William Edwards 2nd Generation John Edwards, Sr., s/o William and Elizabeth ? Edwards Sr. Children of William and Elizabeth Edwards are: William b. 1760, Claiborne b 1763, Richard b 1766, Sarah b 1767, Elizabeth b 1770, Mary Ann b 1774, Theodosha b 1776, John Edwards, Sr.
      John Edwards Sr., Married Dorcia Lane and secondly Martha Edwards about 1787 in Halifax Co., VA Children of John Edwards and Dorcia Lane are: James M. Edwards, Sr. b 1799 Halifax, John Edwards, Jr. b 1805 Halifax, and Susan Edwards, b. 1811 Halifax: Children of John Edwards and Martha Edwards are: William2 Edwards b about 1789 Halifax and Sarah B. Edwards b 1791 Halifax.

    2. [S40] Will, http://reynoldspatova.com/histories/Desc%20Of%20William%20Edwards%20Sr.pdf.
      Will of John Edwards, Sr.
      Book 22, Page 220, Recorded December 1848, Halifax County, Virginia.
      I John Edwards, Sr., To my son John Edwards, Jr., To my wife Martha, daughters, Sarah B Lipscombe, Theodosia Lain, Grand daughter Elizabeth I. Jackson, Son, William Edwards to have one third of the estate.
      Sarah Libscombe one third and the other third to John's children.
      I give to my son James Edwards, and Robert Scott, who married my daughter Susan W. Edwards one dollar each. I give also to my son James a debt which he owes me.
      I give to my wife during her natural life and widowhood, the following slaves with their increase, (Seventeen in all)
      (Signed) John Edwards, Sr.
      Executors: William Edwards, Clement Lipscombe.
      Witnesses: Francis L. Royal, Edward Moore, Armistead Moore
      John, the son of William Edwards, Sr. had three sons and two daughters, William, John, Jr. and James, Sarah Edwards Lipscombe and Susan Edwards