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 James Edwards

James Edwards

Birth
New Mexico, USA
Death 19 Jun 1914 (aged 67)
Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana, USA
Burial Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana, USA
Plot section65 lot 4 grave 3
Memorial ID 59005526 · View Source
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Seems that every time census came around they would be listed different states every ten yrs one yr louisiana,kentucky,alabama,new mexico this was the only time found the names to realy match was from new mexico then st louis to posey then evansville indiana. but the story was told by my granmother that her fathers famili comes from the apointed chief (BlackHawk) of DeMoines Iowa. she always said she was cherokee mix of saux/fox that jim thorpe was her cousin. James great grandfathersibblings where renegade indians they where sought after by the white man because they where to have killed a white man and where horse an cattle rustlers.There where (4) brothers who fled changing there names to hawk, edwards, hayes, hughes. Some going as far as calif, ohio, indian virgina in order 2 chang there idenity passing for white/colored. one of james son charles was listed on his military draft a native american an even lived by the same ice house his parents raised him dressing a an indian working 4 the kkk on fridays an made 2 wear his indian head dress!!!!


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  • Created by: anita wright
  • Added: 21 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 59005526
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Edwards (9 Feb 1847–19 Jun 1914), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59005526, citing Oak Hill Cemetery, Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by anita wright (contributor 47350625) .