Henry Edwards Jr.

14 February 1823–2 August 1874 (Age 51)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Henry

When Henry Edwards Jr. was born on 14 February 1823, in North Carolina, United States, his father, Henry Edwards Sr, was 36 and his mother, Nancy Elizabeth Cross, was 29. He married Mary Ann Goodman on 28 August 1848, in Gibson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Lauderdale, Tennessee, United States in 1860. He died on 2 August 1874, in Ripley, Lauderdale, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 51.

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Family Time Line

Henry Edwards Jr.
1823–1874
Mary Ann Goodman
1830–1907
Marriage: 28 August 1848
Martha Ann Edwards
1849–1889
Andrew Jackson Edwards
1858–1884
William James Edwards
1859–1950
L. L. Edwards
1862–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 August 1848
Gibson, Tennessee, United States
children

(4)

    Martha Ann Edwards

    Female1849–1889Female

    Andrew Jackson Edwards

    Male1858–1884Male

    Male1859–1950Male

    L. L. Edwards

    Male1862–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

    Newit Edwards

    Male1815–1864Male

    Mrs Mary Polly Cooley

    Female1815–1875Female

    G. Bright Edwards

    Male1817–Male

    James G. Edwards

    Male1819–1863Male

    Female1820–1875Female

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · Trail of Tears

Age 7

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 12

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1846

Age 23

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English (also common in Wales): patronymic from Edward .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Henry Edwards, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Henry Edwards, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Henry Edwards in entry for William James Edwards, "Arizona Deaths, 1870-1951"

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