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Richard Edwards
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Birth: May 1, 1647
Hartford
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Apr. 20, 1718
Hartford
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA

Richard Edwards, only child of William Edwards and Agnes Harris, b. May 1, 1647 at Hartford, Conn. where he d. testate April 20, 1718, ∆ 71. Richard is interrred at Hartford's Ancient Cemetery, with his gravestone recently repaired and preserved by the "Ancient Burying Ground Association" (see caption to his gravestone).

On Nov. 17, 1667 at New Haven, Conn., Richard m. Elizabeth Tuttle, dau. of William Tuttle and his wife Elizabeth, b. at New Haven where she was bapt. Nov. 9, 1645. After much trial and tribulation, Richard was granted a divorce from Elizabeth in 1691. When and where Elizabeth subsequently died is unknown, with an extended summary at her own memorial. Richard and Elizabeth had six children b. at Hartford and are outlined in their mother's memorial.

In circa 1692 Richard m. 2) at Hartford, Mary Talcott, dau. of Col. John Talcott and Helena Wakeman, b. Apr. 26, 1661 at Hartford where she d. Apr. 19, 1723, ∆ 62. They had the following children b. of record at Hartford: Jonathan (d.y.), John, Hannah, Richard (d.y.), Daniel, and Samuel.
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Edwards (1618 - ____)
  Agnes Harris Edwards (1604 - ____)
 
 Spouses:
  Elizabeth Tuttle Edwards (1645 - ____)
  Mary Talcott Edwards (1661 - 1723)
 
 Children:
  Abigail Edwards Stoughton (1671 - 1754)*
  Ann Edwards Davenport (1678 - 1764)*
  Mabel Edwards Bigelow (1685 - 1765)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Spencer Joy (1633 - ____)**
  Sarah Spencer Case (1636 - 1691)**
  Samuel Spencer (1639 - 1716)**
  Richard Edwards (1647 - 1718)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
Here Lies
Interd ye
Body of Mr
Richard Edwa~
rds Who DYed
April 20th ~~
1718 ∆ tatis
Sue [sic] 71

On the day Richard died he was 70 years old, and "∆tatis suś" (i.e., ∆, "Aged," in the XX year of his Age) 71. The Latin phrase ∆tatis suae means "In the year of one's age."
 
Burial:
Ancient Burying Ground
Hartford
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA
 
Created by: Don Blauvelt
Record added: Jan 04, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 46347845
Richard Edwards
Added by: shirlee funk
 
Richard Edwards
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Added by: Jan Franco
 
 
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- Gloria
 Added: May. 20, 2014
Thanks for the rich history Great grandfather.
- Xonia Edwards Stout
 Added: Feb. 26, 2014
Rest in Peace Grandfather
- Don Blauvelt
 Added: Feb. 2, 2013
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