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James Henry Edwards
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Birth: Feb. 16, 1832
Georgia, USA
Death: Jan. 21, 1887
Chatfield
Navarro County
Texas, USA

On the 21st day of January [1887] James Henry Edwards passed away. He was a native of Georgia, born in Talbot County on Feb 16, 1832. His father Wm. Posey Edwards was a wealthy planter. He lived in Prattsburg and in 1858 moved to Butler and joined the firm of Joel E. Montfort.

In 1860, Miss Henrietta LeSeur, daughter of Judge Meade LeSueur, a prominent citizen of Monroe County, GA, visited Butler, and they were soon married.

Edwards, though a Union man, fought for the South.
After the War in 1871, he moved to Chatfield, Navarro Co, Tx. Leaves wife and eight daughters and a son about fourteen years old. The youngest is a girl named after her father and about 5 years old. Within the past two years, two of his daughters have married farmers in this county; William
Mizelle and Jules J. Kelt.

Mr. Edward's father died before the War; his mother since came to Texas. He leave three brothers and two sisters; Dr. A.L. Edwards of Mexico, Col. W.P. Edwards of GA, M.T. Edwards of Navarro Co, TX.

The Observer (Navarro County, Corsicana Texas)
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Married December 18, 1860, Talbot Co., GA

Pierre Chastain and His Descendants (Vol. I, First Five Generations in America), 1995 (p. 114).

 
 
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 Parents:
  William Posey Edwards (1803 - 1857)
  Winifred Ann Blow Edwards (1806 - 1870)
 
 Spouse:
  Henrietta Elmira Lesueur Edwards (1837 - 1921)
 
 Children:
  Meade Lesueur Edwards (1862 - 1928)*
  Mary Emma Edwards Mizell (1863 - 1951)*
  Willie Posey Edwards Griffith (1865 - 1940)*
  Henrietta E. Edwards LeSueur (1867 - 1952)*
  Eugenia Edwards (1869 - 1899)*
  Augustus Lawson Edwards (1873 - 1934)*
  Winnifred Edwards LeSueur (1876 - 1970)*
  Laura Edwards Lane (1879 - 1920)*
  Jimmie Edwards Matthews (1881 - 1959)*
 
 Sibling:
  Henrietta Edwards McLendon (1829 - 1884)*
  James Henry Edwards (1832 - 1887)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old Chatfield Cemetery
Chatfield
Navarro County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: timcdfw
Record added: Dec 11, 2008
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James Henry Edwards
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