Catherine Anne "Ann" Edwards

23 May 1844–19 February 1925 (Age 80)
Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Catherine Anne "Ann"

When Catherine Anne "Ann" Edwards was born on 23 May 1844, in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, John Edwards, was 27 and her mother, Margaret Roberts, was 21. She married Edward Williamson Nelson on 25 May 1859. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States in 1900 and Judicial Township 8, Fresno, California, United States in 1910. She died on 19 February 1925, in Alameda, Bannock, Idaho, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Logan Cemetery, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

Photos and Memories (9)

Do you know Catherine Anne "Ann"? Do you have a story about her that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Edward Williamson Nelson
1841–1916
Catherine Anne "Ann" Edwards
1844–1925
Marriage: 25 May 1859
Edward Edwards Nelson
1861–1952
Ann Edwards Nelson
1863–1894
John Edward Nelson
1866–1941
Margaret Roberta Nelson
1868–1965
Katherine Nelson
1870–1939
Esther Ann Nelson
1872–1933
Isabel Nelson
1873–1937
Rhoda Nelson
1876–1954
David Robert Nelson
1878–1951
William Edwards Nelson
1880–1924
Owen E. Nelson
1882–1920
Thomas Edwards Nelson
1883–1979
Alexander Edwards Nelson
1886–1965
Helen Elaine Nelson
1887–1981

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 May 1859
  • Children

    (14)

    +9 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 2
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847
    Age 3
    Earliest grave seen in memorial list
    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 22
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    Name Meaning

    English and Welsh: variant of Edward , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This surname is also very common among African Americans.History: One of the earliest American bearers of this very common English surname was William Edwards, the son of Rev. Richard Edwards, a London clergyman in the age of Elizabeth I, who came to New England c. 1640. His descendant Jonathan (1703–58), of East Windsor, CT, was a prominent Congregational clergyman whose New England theology led to the first Great Awakening, a great religious revival.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Edward

    Sources (36)

    • Ann Nelson in entry for Isabelle B Faithfull, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Ann E Nelson in household of Edward Nelson, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Ann Edwards in entry for Wm. Nelson, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.