George Edwards was born about 1708, in Uzmaston, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom. He married Mary Davies on 15 August 1730, in Prendergast, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters.
English and Welsh: variant of Edward , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This surname is also very common among African Americans.
History: One of the earliest American bearers of this very common English surname was William Edwards, the son of Rev. Richard Edwards, a London clergyman in the age of Elizabeth I, who came to New England c. 1640. His descendant Jonathan (1703–58), of East Windsor, CT, was a prominent Congregational clergyman whose New England theology led to the first Great Awakening, a great religious revival.
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