John D Edwards
and Catherine B Robinson

John D Edwards b 1809 NC d 25 Dec 1890 Wise Co VA; buried Edwards Cemetery, Herald, Wise Co VA; occupation, mail carrier, Carroll Co VA; owned sawmill and grist mill; s/o Henry Edwards and Letitia Richardson. John D Edwards m. 11 Dec 1834 Wythe Co VA (by Rev Caspar Yost at Gospel Methodist Church, Wythe Co VA) to Catherine B Robinson (aka Roberson) b 1816 Wythe Co VA d 1850 Carroll Co VA; buried Edwards Cemetery, Herald, Wise Co VA. Children of John D Edwards and Catherine B Robinson;

1. William Edwards b about 1837 d between 1860 and 1865

2. James Thomas Edwards b 9 Jun 1839 Grayson Co VA d 22 Apr 1922 Wise Co VA; buried Edwards Cemetery, Herald, Wise Co VA; m. 4 Jan 1860 Wise Co VA to Sarah Catherine Carrico b 11 May 1839 Grayson Co VA d 15 May 1923 Wise Co VA; d/o Alexander Carrico and Martha Jane Edwards.

3. Henry Robert Edwards b 1842 VA d between 1920 and 1929; military service, Civil War, 61st VA Regiment, wounded 5 Feb 1862 at Battle at Fort Donaldson, TN; m. Emily Unknown b about 1854 VA. Children of Henry Robert Edwards and Emily Unknown;

i. Mary E Edwards b 10 Jan 1877 Wise Co VA d 30 Oct 1916 Wise Co VA; buried Edwards Cemetery, Coeburn, Wise Co VA; m. 4 Apr 1894 Wise Co VA to J. W. Ham; s/o W. H. Ham and Mary J Unknown.

ii. Martha C Edwards b 1878 Wise Co VA m. 22 Feb 1899 Wise Co VA to Wiley A Ham; s/o W. H. Ham and Mary J Unknown.

iii. Elizabeth Edwards b Apr 1880 Wise Co VA

Henry Robert Edwards m. 23 Dec 1875 Scott Co VA to Eliza Hooker b about 1853 to Eliza Hooker b about 1853 d before 1920; buried Edwards Cemetery, Herald, Wise Co VA

4. John Friel Edwards b 22 Feb 1844 Caroll Co VA d 17 Jul 1913 Lipps, Wise Co VA; buried Edwards Cemetery, Coeburn, Wise Co VA; m. about 1867 to Charlotte Porter b 1843 VA; d 3 Oct 1883. John Friel Edwards served in the American Civil War in the 51st regiment of the Virginia infantry. He enlisted 3 July 1863 at Glade Springs, Virginia and served under Capt. Wolfe. By 3 Mar 1865 he was a POW at Waynesboro, Virginia. He was released from Fort Delaware on 7 June 1865. John is described as having a light complexion, light hair, blue eyes and 5'7" tall. Children of John Friel Edwards and Charlotte Porter;

i. John A. Edwards b 1868 VA

ii. William C. Edwards b 1869 VA; m. 25 Apr 1891 Wise Co VA to Zilpha E McCoy b 1867 KY; d/o Moses L McCoy and Eby Delaney Wells.

iii. Elizabeth Edwards b 1872 Wise Co VA

iv. Robert Henry Edwards b 22 Jul 1874 Wise Co VA d 23 Nov 1963 Norton, Wise Co VA; buried Meade - Edwards Family Cemetery, Sandy Ridge, Dickenson Co VA; military service, Civil War, 61st Regiment; m. 1898 Sandy Ridge, Dickenson Co VA (married on the front porch of Mitchell Carrico by Rev Hillman, Methodist Minister) to Annie Missouri Hillian Kilgore b 13 Sept 1874 Sandy Ridge, Dickenson Co VA d 18 Dec 1954 Sandy Ridge, Dickenson Co VA; buried Meade - Edwards Cemetery, Sandy Ridge, Dickenson Co VA; d/o Elihue "Hugh" Kilgore and Sarah Jane Hale. Children of Robert Henry Edwards and Annie Missouri Hillian Kilgore;

I. Hobart Miller Edwards b 28 Jan 1895 Sandy Ridge, Dickenson Co VA

II. Ida Belle Edwards b 4 Feb 1897 Sandy Ridge, Dickenson Co VA

III. Dove Cora Edwards b 24 Aug 1899 Sandy Ridge, Dickenson Co VA

IV. Emma Melvina Edwards b 3 Dec 1901 Sandy Ridge, Dickenson Co VA

V. George Edwards b 1903 Sandy Ridge, Dickenson Co VA

VI. Sarah Edwards b 23 Aug 1906 Sandy Ridge, Dickenson Co VA

VII. Clinton Monroe "Brother" Edwards b 24 Dec 1908 Sandy Ridge, Dickenson Co VA

VIII. Mary Alice Edwards b 10 Mar 1911 Sandy Ridge, Dickenson Co VA

IX. Maxie Cellis Marie Edwards b 6 May 1913 Sandy Ridge, Dickenson Co VA

Annie Missouri Hillian Kilgore m. 27 Dec 1889 Wise Co VA to Jeremiah "Jerry" Bond b 1871 Wise Co VA; s/o James Bond and Mary A. P. Lawson. Child of Jeremiah "Jerry" Bond and Annie Missouri Hillian Kilgore;

I. Martha Washington "Coonie" Bond b Nov 1889 VA d about 1960; m. Leyburn Lawson. Children of Leyburn Lawson and Martha Washington "Coonie" Bond; I.i. Sarah Lawson I.ii. Willard Lawson I.iii. Fred Lawson.

v. Catherine Edwards b 1876 Wise Co VA

vi. James W. Edwards b 1878 Wise Co VA m. 21 Jul 1897 Wise Co VA to Nancy C McCoy; d/o R. C. C. McCoy and M. T. Unknown.

vii. Ellena M. Edwards b 1879 Wise Co VA

John Friel Edwards m. 16 Jan 1888 Wise Co VA to Missouri A Osborne b 15 Feb 1865 Wise Co VA; d/o Isaac Osborne and Milla J Addington.

John Friel Edwards m. 31 Oct 1898 (or 2 Nov 1898) (married by Rev Henderson Hillman) Wise Co VA to Emily A Salyer; d/o Daniel Salyer and Nancy Unknown. Emily A Salyer m. (1) to Male Carrico.

5. Wilson Weldon Edwards b 1848 VA d 24 Nov 1884 of flux; m. 18 Dec 1869 (or 22 Dec 1869) Wise Co VA to Mary Elizabeth Skeen b 1848 VA; d/o James Skeen and Winneford Wheeler. Children of Wilson Weldon Edwards and Mary Elizabeth Skeen;

i. Eliny V Edwards b 1871 Wise Co VA

ii. Ellen Edwards b 1873 Wise Co VA

iii. William H Edwards b 1875 Wise Co VA

iv. Matilda Edwards b 1877 Wise Co VA

v. Charles B Edwards b 1879 Wise Co VA

6. Sarah Letitia Edwards b 1851 Carroll Co VA; m. 20 Nov 1890 Wise Co VA to William Ward b about 1847

7. Mary J Edwards b 1854 VA; buried McClellan Cemetery, Sandy Ridge, Wise Co VA

8. Nancy A Edwards b 1858 VA d 1935 Wise Co VA; buried Edwards Cemetery, Wise Co VA; m. 25 Mar 1878 (or 26 Mar 1878) Wise Co VA to George T Richardson b 18 Apr 1850 VA; buried Edwards Cemetery, Wise Co VA; s/o Hopkins Richardson and Mary Unknown. Children of George T Richardson and Nancy A Edwards;

i. Andrew Millard Richardson b 1879 Wise Co VA m. Palmyra B Stallard b 1885 VA. Children of Andrew Millard Richardson and Palmyra B Stallard; I. Luther Marvin Richardson b 9 Mar 1905 VA II. Oscar Slemp Richardson b 1912 VA III. James M. Richardson b 1909 VA IV. Nancy M. Richardson b 1915 VA V. Etta Florence Richardson b 1919 VA

ii. Matilda A. Richardson b Jul 1881 Wise Co VA m. 2 Apr 1901 Wise Co VA to William C Sutherland; m. 19 Nov 1914 Wise Co VA to Sam Welch

iii. Cora E. Richardson b Dec 1886 Wise Co VA m. 16 May 1903 Wise Co VA to James G Pope; s/o George Pope and Annie Unknown.

iv. Mary Catherine Richardson b Sept 1889 Wise Co VA m. 31 Oct 1908 Wise Co VA to Green B Ward b 1885 VA; s/o Columbus Ward. Children of Green B Ward and Mary Catherine Richardson; I. Corbet Ward b 1910 Wise Co VA II. Hubert Ward b 1912 Wise Co VA III. Hobart Ward b 1915 Wise Co VA IV. Beatrice Ward b 1919 Wise Co VA

v. Ora Litchfield Richardson b Apr 1892 Wise Co VA; m. 24 Oct 1910 Wise Co VA to Roma Rose; d/o Male Rose and Betty Unknown

vi. William W. Richardson b Nov 1894 Wise Co VA

vii. Hardaway Harris Richardson b Dec 1889 Wise Co VA; m. 25 Dec 1924 Wise Co VA to Watha Kennedy; d/o Winfield Scott Kennedy and Laura Osborne.

viii. Hattie Richardson b 1905 Wise Co VA


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