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 Eli Edwards

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Eli Edwards

  • Birth 18 Nov 1826 Quincy, Adams County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 27 Nov 1904 San Luis Obispo County, California, USA
  • Burial San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo County, California, USA
  • Plot Peace Circle, plot #252 unmarked grave
  • Memorial ID 65688081

Eli was born in Ill to parents Andrew Edwards 1780-1833 and Anna Buckalew 1784-1846. In 1848 land he inherited from his father was sold and he headed to the gold fields of CA. He remained unmarried throughout his life. He was the brother of Esias Edwards who went west after becoming a Mormon in Ill with Brigham Young 's wagon train. Eli got TB and died in 1904 . He was buried at the I.O.O.F. Cem in San Luis Obispo, CA.

Born 15 November 1826 in Pike County, MISSOURI

His mother was Anna (Buckalew) Bean at the time his father Andrew Edwards
married her, with 4 children by her first marriage. Andrew was a widower with
one daughter, Sarah "Sally" Edwards. Eli was the last of 9 children born to his
parents.

Full siblings:

Esias married 4 times (had two wives at once as was a polygamist.
J. Andrew
Jesse Elizabeth married Rev. Marcus Stowe
Jonathan Shinn married Mary Ann Alexander
Milton Medford married Ann Henderson
Anna B. married Harrison Washburn
Arminda married Jacob S. Miller

!/2 sister

Sarah "Sally" Edwards married John Wells



Family Members

Parents
Gravesite Details Eli Edwards......There was no headstone

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  • Created by: Barbara Samans
  • Added: 15 Feb 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 65688081
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Eli Edwards (18 Nov 1826–27 Nov 1904), Find A Grave Memorial no. 65688081, citing San Luis Cemetery, San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo County, California, USA ; Maintained by Barbara Samans (contributor 46985709) .