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James Henry Edwards
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Birth: Feb. 16, 1832
Georgia, USA
Death: Jan. 21, 1887
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)

Married December 18, 1860, Talbot Co., GA

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

Family links: 
  William Posey Edwards (1803 - 1857)
  Winifred Ann Blow Edwards (1806 - 1870)
  Henrietta Elmira Lesueur Edwards (1837 - 1921)
  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 Holt Edwards Lane (1879 - 1920)*
  Jimmie Edwards Matthews (1881 - 1959)*
  Henrietta Edwards McLendon (1829 - 1884)*
  James Henry Edwards (1832 - 1887)
  Micajah Thomas Edwards (1834 - 1908)*
*Calculated relationship
Old Chatfield Cemetery
Navarro County
Texas, USA
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Record added: Dec 11, 2008
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James Henry Edwards
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James Henry Edwards
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