William Edwards

1776–6 May 1848 (Age 72)
Surry, North Carolina, United States

The Life of William

William Edwards was born in 1776, in Surry, North Carolina, United States as the son of Thomas Edwards. He married Delilah Burch on 6 June 1798, in Surry, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 6 May 1848, in Greene, Indiana, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Solsberry, Beech Creek Township, Greene, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Edwards
1776–1848
Delilah Burch
1771–1848
Marriage: 6 June 1798
James Edwards
1799–1884
William Isaac Edwards
1801–1865
Nancy Edwards
1803–1888
Charlotte Helen Edwards
1805–1861
Mornen Edwards
1807–1896
Hardin Edwards
1809–1877
George Edwards
1811–1888

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 June 1798
Surry, North Carolina, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1776

Age 0

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 0

North Carolina is the 12th state.
1799 · Gold Nuggets Found

Age 23

"In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."

Name Meaning

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

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Edwards, "Find A Grave Index"
  • 1810 United States Federal Census
  • 1800 United States Federal Census

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