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 James Potter Edwards

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James Potter Edwards

Birth
Forfar, Angus, Scotland
Death
18 Mar 1931 (aged 69)
Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial
Columbus, Warren County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID
144486394 View Source

James Potter Edwards came to the United States with his parents, William and Elizabeth (Scott) Edwards and his younger brother, William in about 1872. They lived in Spartansburg, PA from 1873 until 1903 when they re-located to Oil City PA. While in Spartansburg, he (with brother, William) owned and operated a grocery store and then a woolen mill. The mill was moved to Oil City and operated there from 1903-1906 when it was destroyed by fire. Later, James and William owned the Edwards Brothers Department Store in Oil City. James was involved there until his death in 1931.

James married Gertrude Rice on October 19, 1899 with Rev. WW Coe presiding in Columbus, PA. They had no children.

His brother William, his spouse, Clyde and several descendents can be found associated with Find-a-Grave # 81708256 at Shenango Valley Cemetery in Mercer County, PA.

His parents returned to Scotland and died there (Elizabeth in 1908 and William in 1927)

For more about the Edwards family and their time in Spartansburg, visit http://spartansburghistory.org

James Potter Edwards came to the United States with his parents, William and Elizabeth (Scott) Edwards and his younger brother, William in about 1872. They lived in Spartansburg, PA from 1873 until 1903 when they re-located to Oil City PA. While in Spartansburg, he (with brother, William) owned and operated a grocery store and then a woolen mill. The mill was moved to Oil City and operated there from 1903-1906 when it was destroyed by fire. Later, James and William owned the Edwards Brothers Department Store in Oil City. James was involved there until his death in 1931.

James married Gertrude Rice on October 19, 1899 with Rev. WW Coe presiding in Columbus, PA. They had no children.

His brother William, his spouse, Clyde and several descendents can be found associated with Find-a-Grave # 81708256 at Shenango Valley Cemetery in Mercer County, PA.

His parents returned to Scotland and died there (Elizabeth in 1908 and William in 1927)

For more about the Edwards family and their time in Spartansburg, visit http://spartansburghistory.org


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