James Edwards

Sumner, Tennessee, United States

The Life of James

When James Edwards was born in 1817, in Sumner, Tennessee, United States, his father, Thomas Fitzhugh Edwards, was 23 and his mother, Marise Charlotte Hendricks, was 18. He married L. A. E. Hawthorne about 1954, in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter.

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James Edwards
L. A. E. Hawthorne
Marriage: about 1954
Nancy P, Edwards
James W. Edwards

Spouse and Children


    L. A. E. Hawthorne


about 1954
Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States


    Nancy P, Edwards


    James W. Edwards


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 2

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 18

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.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 45

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Name Meaning

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

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

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Story Highlight

A Letter from Albert Hendricks to James Hendricks or Neriah Lewis. July 20, 1868

Dear Uncle and Brother, I adopt this method of writing to you a few lines and I have no doubt if you ever get this letter but you will be surprised and anxious to hear the news about the family, as I …

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