Ebenezer Edwards

18 November 1682–11 October 1723 (Age 40)
Springfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Ebenezer

When Ebenezer Edwards was born on 18 November 1682, in Springfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Benjamin Edwards I, was 30 and his mother, Thankful Sheldon, was 19. He married Mary North on 8 October 1714, in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. He died on 11 October 1723, in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 40.

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Family Time Line

Ebenezer Edwards
1682–1723
Mary North
1682–1748
Marriage: 8 October 1714
Sary Edwards
1716–
Thankful Edwards
1716–1770
Mary Edwards
1728–
Mary Edwards
1718–
Ebenezer Edwards Jr
1724–
Loes Edwards
1728–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 October 1714
Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

Name Meaning

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

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Benj. Edwards in entry for Thankful Edwards, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Ebenezer Edwards, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Ebenezer Edwards, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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