James Nicholas Edwards

20 June 1840–28 January 1918 (Age 77)
Missouri, United States

The Life of James Nicholas

When James Nicholas Edwards was born on 20 June 1840, in Missouri, United States, his father, Rev Newton Orom Edwards, was 23 and his mother, Martha Farleigh, was 23. He married Alice Elizabeth Bacon in 1859, in Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Lynch Township, Texas, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Montgomery Township, Wright, Missouri, United States in 1910. He died on 28 January 1918, in Upton, Texas, Missouri, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Plato, Texas, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Nicholas Edwards
1840–1918
Alice Elizabeth Bacon
1842–1928
Marriage: 1859
Cynthia Ann Edwards
1865–1935
Sarah Lee Edwards
1867–1944
Emily Edwards
1870–
William James Edwards
1872–1955
Sylvester H. Edwards
1876–1952
Ransom Newton Edwards
1878–1959
Albert F. Edwards
1882–1968
Willard Bazil Edwards
1884–1963

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1859
Missouri, United States
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Rev Newton Orom Edwards

    Male1817–1889Male

    Martha Farleigh

    Female1816–1898Female

siblings

(6)

    Stephen George Edwards

    Male1838–1907Male

    Male1840–1918Male

    Samuel Elbridge Edwards

    Male1842–1911Male

    Female1845–1918Female

    Henry Watts Edwards

    Male1847–Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1846

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860

Age 20

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1863

Age 23

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

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

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James M Edwards in household of Nuton O Edwards, "United States Census, 1850"
  • N O Edwards, "United States Census, 1880"
  • J N Edwards, "United States Census, 1900"

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