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Samuel Erwin Edwards
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Birth: Nov. 22, 1803
Sullivan County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Apr. 6, 1878
Tennessee, USA

Born at Indian Creek in Sullivan County.

Occupations - Blacksmith;
Farmer (he was a large land owner).

Samuel and Mary married on 6 September 1822 in Washington County, Tennessee.
They were the parents of eight children;
Mary Elizabeth, Elizabeth Ann, Joshua Polk, David Kitzmiller, Abel Washington, Julia A., Nancy Louise, Samuel Judson.

In 1839 he was a 2nd sergeant of the Volunteer Militia, assisting with the removal of the Cherokees to Oklahoma.

Samuel was a prominent member of the Old Buffalo Ridge Baptist Church where he was a Deacon for several years.

Samuel had a large burial plot in the Old Buffalo Ridge Cemetery, where he and Mary Elizabeth are buried. It is 36 feet long, 10 feet wide, surrounded by a stone wall 3 feet high and has a small iron railing on top.

Son of Joshua EDWARDS
{born - 11 August 1781
in Henry County, Virginia
died - 18 March 1859 in Tennessee
Occupation - Baptist minister, who was
well known in the early settlement of Washington County
Son of Abel EDWARDS
and Mary Ann POTTS}.
and
Nancy ERWIN.
Joshua and Nancy married on
30 September 1802
in Washington County, Tennessee. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Mary Elizabeth Kitzmiller Edwards (1822 - 1883)
 
 Children:
  Mary Elizabeth Edwards (1846 - 1885)*
  Joshua Polk Edwards (1849 - 1931)*
  David Kitzmiller Edwards (1851 - 1932)*
  Julia A Edwards (1857 - 1877)*
  Nancy Louise Edwards Boekenenoogen (1859 - 1939)*
  Samuel Judson Edwards (1865 - 1894)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Buffalo Ridge Cemetery
Gray
Washington County
Tennessee, USA
 
Maintained by: Tracy DeVault
Originally Created by: Yvonne Gowen
Record added: Jul 10, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54739719
Samuel Erwin Edwards
Added by: Tracy DeVault
 
Samuel Erwin Edwards
Added by: Yvonne Gowen
 
Samuel Erwin Edwards
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