Arthur Edwards

Birth
Augusta County, Virginia, USA
Death 1820 (aged 75–76)
Mason County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Mason County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 106986911 · View Source
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Arthur Edwards

Arthur, a Revolutionary War soldier, was in the battle of "Guilford Courthouse" under General Gates. In 1783, he bought land in the Shenandoah Valley, in Augusta Co, VA. Five years later, he moved to Greenbrier County and joined the settlers in and near Cook's Fort (now Monroe, Co, WV).

Isaac, son of Arthur and Jane (Withrow) Edwards, was 10 years old when the family came to Cook's Fort. At that time, there were five children. The rest of the 12, (four boys and eight girls) were at the fort before they came to Mason County in 1801.

Another source says Arthur settled in Mason County in 1808 with wife Jane and eight children.

Arthur Edwards born in Augusta County, VA, August 16th, 1744, and on January 15th, 1775, he married Jane Withrow, a daughter of Robert Withrow of Pennsylvania. Soon after, he returned to Virginia and purchased a farm of 160 acres on Lick Run, a branch of the North River or the Shenandoah. Deed dated June 15, 1779.

On August 18, 1783 he sold 100 acres of this land to John Kilkenny and on March 26, 1785, sold the remainder to Thomas Cragg and, two years later, on February 13, 1875, patented 135 acres of land located on the North River.

Soon after, probably the same year, he together with his family bade adieu to the Valley of Virgina and removed west to Greenbrier County where he settles on Indian Creek now Monroe County. Here he remained until 1801, where he again removed to the west and this time he located eight miles above Point Pleasant on the Ohio River. Here he died in 1820.

(History of Mason County, West Virginia)

Spouse:

Jane Withrow - Arthur Edwards

Married:
January 15, 1775
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Children:

Sarah Edwards – John Jarrett
Birth: March 17, 1776
Greenbrier, Virginia
Death : 1820
Camden, Georgia

Isaac Edwards
Birth: 27 Apr 1778
Augusta County, Virginia
Death : 13 Apr 1853 (aged 74)
Mason County, West Virginia,
BURIAL Fowler-Vanmeter Cemetery
Mason County, West Virginia
Spouse Delilah Smith
Marriage Date 18 Jan 1800
Marriage Location Monroe County, Virginia

Mary Elizabeth Edwards- John Harper
Birth: May 28, 1779
Augusta County, Virginia
Death: 1850
Mason, Fairfax, Virginia

Arthur Edwards – Mary Lewis
Birth: May 11, 1783
Augusta, Virginia
Death : November 13, 1829 (Age 46 years)
Palistine, Wirt, Virginia

Jane “Jenny” Edwards – Samuel Smith
BIRTH 4 Jun 1785 DEATH Oct 1857 (aged 72)
Leon, Mason County, West Virginia
BURIAL Smith Church Cemetery
Leon, Mason County, West Virginia

Margaret Edwards - George Clendenin
Birth: June 14, 1788
Monroe, Amherst, Virginia
Death : 1850 (Age 61 years)
Mason, Fairfax, Virginia

Hannah Edwards - George Washington Eckard
Birth: about 1793
Mason County, Virginia
Death December 28, 1860 (Age 67 years)
Point Pleasant, Mason, West Virginia
Burial: Mason County, West Virginia

Rebecca Edwards - George C Stephenson
Birth: 1794
Mason County, West Virginia

Samuel Edwards - Sarah C Lewis
Birth: April 11, 1797
Monroe, Amherst, Virginia
Death : May 9, 1872 (Age 75 years)
Mason, Fairfax, Virginia

Susannah Edwards - Samuel Gibbs
Birth: April 11, 1797
Virginia
Death : March 13, 1880 (Age 82 years)
Missouri City, Fort Bend County, Texas

David Edwards
Birth: September 14, 1801 57 50
Monroe Co., VA
Death : August 31, 1828 (Age 26 years)
Mason, VA or OH

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