Feb. 17, 1973 Chillicothe Peoria County Illinois, USA
Jamie Wert Edwards was born to James Sharpe Edwards and Mattie Young in Holmes County, Mississippi.
He married Winnie Youngblood, and they had one son, Geneis Conly Edwards. After returning from World War I, Jamie divorced Winnie, and relocated to Chicago, Illinois, working on the railroad. He married Jennie Etta Burke on October 25, 1919 in Chicago, Illinois. They later moved to Chillicothe and had 2 children, James Franklin "Jim" and Helen.