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Jonathan Edwards
Birth: Oct. 5, 1703
East Windsor
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Mar. 22, 1758
Princeton
Mercer County
New Jersey, USA

Religious Leader. A Calvinist theologian, he led the religious revival that initiated "The Great Awakening". He served as President of Princeton University, and died in office after a smallpox inoculation. He preached famous sermon at Enfield, Connecticut "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God." 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Timothy Edwards (1669 - 1758)
  Esther Stoddard Edwards (1673 - 1770)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Pierpont Edwards (1709 - 1758)
 
 Children:
  Sarah Edwards Parsons (1728 - 1805)*
  Jerusha Edwards (1730 - 1748)*
  Esther Edwards Burr (1732 - 1758)*
  Mary Edwards (1734 - 1807)*
  Lucy Edwards (1736 - 1786)*
  Timothy Edwards (1738 - 1813)*
  Susanna Edwards Porter (1740 - 1803)*
  Eunice Edwards (1743 - 1822)*
  Jonathan Edwards (1745 - 1801)*
  Elizabeth Edwards (1747 - 1762)*
  Pierpont Edwards (1750 - 1826)*
 
 Siblings:
  Esther Edwards Hopkins (1695 - 1766)*
  Elisabeth Edwards Huntington (1697 - 1733)*
  Ann Edwards Elsworth (1699 - 1790)*
  Mary Edwards (1701 - 1776)*
  Jonathan Edwards (1703 - 1758)
  Eunice Edwards Backus (1706 - 1778)*
  Abigail Edwards Metcalf (1707 - 1764)*
  Jerusha Edwards (1710 - 1729)*
  Hannah Edwards Wetmore (1713 - 1773)*
  Lucy Edwards (1715 - 1736)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Princeton Cemetery
Princeton
Mercer County
New Jersey, USA
 
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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"To go to heaven, fully to enjoy God, is infinitely better than the most pleasant accommodations here." Jonathan Edwards
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