The Rev. Joseph Chapman EDWARDS was one of the elder of the thirteen children of: • Obadiah EDWARDS (son of William EDWARDS Sr. R.S. & Chloe STOKES) & • Tabitha PITTS (daughter of Capt. John PITTS III R.S. & Frances GRIFFIN PITTS MARKS, "Fanny"). In 1833, he married Frances CONE, "Fannie."