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William Knight "Billy" Edwards
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Birth: Jan. 29, 1883
Bedford County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Mar. 22, 1949
Westmoreland County
Pennsylvania, USA

William Knight Edwards was born January 29, 1883 in Everett, Pennsylvania to William and Sarah Peirson Edwards. He married Mary Ella Minick on June 12, 1907 and they had one child, Mary Ella. Billy died March 22, 1949 in Jeannette, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania.

Obituary: EDWARDS, William Knight, age 66, of 215 Good Street, died Tuesday, March 22 at 5:45 p.m. in Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh, after a six-month illness, of complications. Born in Everett, he had been a Jeannette resident for the past 40 years. A former councilman and member of First Methodist Church, Jeannette. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Ella Minnick Edwards; one daughter, Mrs. Homer (Mary Ella) Detwiler, and two grandchildren, Diana and Deborah Detwiler, all of Jeannette; his mother, Mrs. Jennie Edwards, and a sister, Mrs. Paul S. Slater, both of Rector. Friends will be received daily from 2 to 5 and 7 to 10 p.m. at the Miller-Whitlatch Home where services will be conducted Friday at 3:30 p.m. The Rev. Samuel Ford will Officiate. Interment in Jeannette Memorial Cemetery. 
Family links: 
  William Edwards (1850 - 1923)
  Sarah Jane Pierson Edwards (1861 - 1959)
  Mary Ella Minick Edwards (1886 - 1972)
  Mary Ella Edwards Detwiler (1918 - 1999)*
*Calculated relationship
Jeannette Memorial Cemetery
Westmoreland County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Evergreen
Maintained by: Bonnie Moore
Originally Created by: G. Stoecklein
Record added: Feb 16, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24669292
William Knight Billy Edwards
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William Knight Billy Edwards
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Rest in peace, Uncle Billy.
- Bonnie Moore
 Added: Oct. 11, 2011

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