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Walter Franklin Edwards
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Birth: Jun. 26, 1894
Florida, USA
Death: Nov. 29, 1981
Anderson
Anderson County
South Carolina, USA

Son of William Frank Edwards and Etta Lee Sassard. Husband of Zolula Alma Bryant. Father of ten children.

His 3 Great Grandfather, William Edwards fought for the rebels in the American Revolutionary War. His 3 Great Grandfather, Captain John Pitts fought for the rebels in the American Revolutionary War.

William Edwards son, Obadiah Edwards married Captain John Pitts daughter, Tabitha Pitts.
Their son was the Rev. Daniel M. Edwards of Effingham, Georgia, a renowned Baptist Minster. He was the father of Obadiah Elijah Edwards who fought for the south in the Civil War.

Obadiah Elijah Edwards married Kalsadred Pency Willis Edwards, who descends from Degory Priest "Mayflower" passenger and 22nd signer of the Mayflower Compact.
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Frank Edwards (1869 - 1945)
  Henrietta Lee Sassard Edwards (1873 - 1948)
 
 Spouse:
  Zolula Alma Bryant Edwards (1894 - 1964)*
 
 Children:
  Herbert F. Edwards (1915 - 1992)*
  Mattie Kathleen Edwards Adams Campbell (1916 - 2006)*
  Florence Virginia Edwards Garrison (1918 - 2008)*
  Walter Lee Edwards (1920 - 2001)*
  Margaret Annie Edwards Andrews (1922 - 1995)*
  Paul Jasper Edwards (1924 - 1961)*
  Alma Louise Edwards Burgess Finley (1929 - 2011)*
  John David Edwards (1932 - 2009)*
  Elizabeth Edwards (1935 - 1935)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Leonard Edwards (1890 - 1935)*
  Annie L. Edwards Wright (1892 - 1974)*
  Walter Franklin Edwards (1894 - 1981)
  Paul Edwards (1900 - 1918)*
  Harris Edwards (1905 - 1969)*
  Hattie Edwards Williams (1905 - 1956)*
  Lucille Edwards Rutolo (1907 - 1984)*
  Louise Ophelia Edwards Perzel (1907 - 1979)*
  Robert F. Edwards (1909 - 1972)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Belton Cemetery
Belton
Anderson County
South Carolina, USA
 
Created by: John Burgess
Record added: May 01, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 69187896
Walter Franklin Edwards
Added by: John Burgess
 
Walter Franklin Edwards
Added by: John Burgess
 
Walter Franklin Edwards
Added by: John Burgess
 
 
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Honoring my Grandfather.
- John Burgess
 Added: Jan. 22, 2012
 
 
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