James Able Edwards1,2

M, b. 9 April 1858, d. 8 October 1932
     James Able Edwards also went by the name of Bud.1 He was born on 9 April 1858 at Mississippi.1,2 He was the son of J.E. Edwards and Zenlda Stone.3 He married Elizabeth Adaline Wilson, daughter of C.B. Wilson and Jerline Allen, circa 1881 at Tennessee; James was unmarried in the 1880 census and married 19 years in the 1900 census.4,5,6 He married Audie M. Brannon on 20 November 1920 at Henry County, Tennessee; or 21 Nov 1920 (research.)7,8 He died on 8 October 1932 at Paris, Henry County, Tennessee, at age 74.2,3 After the death of James the younger Edwards children were split up and went to the Tennessee Industrial School with the exception of Joe who stayed with his mother Audie.9

Children of James Able Edwards and Audie M. Brannon

Citations

  1. [S119] 1930 U.S. Census, "United States Census, 1930," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/SP4X-NGJ : accessed 29 Nov 2014), Ruth B Edwards in household of Bud Edwards, Paris, Henry, Tennessee, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0004, sheet 14B, family 270, line 53, film number 2255, NARA microfilm publication T626, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002); FHL microfilm 2341989.
  2. [S79] Find A Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com, "Find A Grave Index," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/QVVP-H7TH : accessed 29 Nov 2014), James Able Edwards, 1932; Burial, Paris, Henry, Tennessee, United States of America, Maplewood Cemetery; citing record ID 17204565, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com
  3. [S28] Family Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/eng/default.asp, "Tennessee, Death Records, 1914-1955," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/… : accessed 29 Nov 2014), 1876793 (004184136) > image 1059 of 2518; State Library and Archives, Nashville.
  4. [S79] Find A Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com, Elizabeth A Wilson Edwards; Burial: Maplewood Cemetery, Paris, Henry County, Tennessee, USA; Created by: Melissa Clayton Key; Record added: Dec 29, 2006; Memorial# 17204572; Accessed: 29 Nov 2014 (http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi).
  5. [S190] 1880 U.S. Census, "United States Census, 1880," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MD7N-QJ1 : accessed 30 Nov 2014), James A Edwards in household of James E Edwards, District 8, Henry, Tennessee, United States, 74; citing sheet 126B, film number 1262, NARA microfilm publication T9, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington D.C.; FHL microfilm 1255262.
  6. [S114] 1900 U.S. Census, "United States Census, 1900," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MS81-WLR : accessed 30 Nov 2014), James A Edwards, Civil District 9, Henry, Tennessee, United States; citing sheet 4A, family 65, NARA microfilm publication T623, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.; FHL microfilm 1241578.
  7. [S291] News-Gazette.com, online http://www.news-gazette.com/, Ruth Miller obituary; Posted: 9 Sep 2010; Accessed: 29 Nov 2014 (http://www.news-gazette.com/obituaries/2010-09-09/…).
  8. [S28] Family Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/eng/default.asp, "Tennessee, State Marriage Index, 1780-2002," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VN8C-6KH : accessed 30 Nov 2014), J A Edwards and Audie Bramon, 20 Nov 1920; from "Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002," Ancestry.com; p. 192, Henry, Tennessee, United States, Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, Tennessee.
  9. [S293] Interview, Joseph A. Edwards, 29 Nov 2014, 8:03pm EST; interview by phone.
  10. [S28] Family Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/eng/default.asp, "Tennessee, Death Records, 1914-1955," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NSW2-T28 : accessed 01 Dec 2014), J. A. Edwards in entry for James Thurman Edwards, 12 Jul 1924; citing Maple Wood Cemetery, Henry, Tennessee, v 29 cn 247, State Library and Archives, Nashville; FHL microfilm 1299772.

James Thurman Edwards1

M, b. 9 December 1922, d. 12 July 1924
     James Thurman Edwards was born on 9 December 1922 at Henry County, Tennessee.1 He was the son of James Able Edwards and Audie M. Brannon.1 He died on 12 July 1924 at Henry County, Tennessee, at age 1.1

Citations

  1. [S28] Family Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/eng/default.asp, "Tennessee, Death Records, 1914-1955," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NSW2-T28 : accessed 01 Dec 2014), J. A. Edwards in entry for James Thurman Edwards, 12 Jul 1924; citing Maple Wood Cemetery, Henry, Tennessee, v 29 cn 247, State Library and Archives, Nashville; FHL microfilm 1299772.

Joseph A. Edwards1,2

M, b. 11 December 1931
     Joseph A. Edwards also went by the name of Joe.1 He was born on 11 December 1931 at Paris, Henry County, Tennessee.1,3,4 He was the son of James Able Edwards and Audie M. Brannon.1

Citations

  1. [S291] News-Gazette.com, online http://www.news-gazette.com/, Ruth Miller obituary; Posted: 9 Sep 2010; Accessed: 29 Nov 2014 (http://www.news-gazette.com/obituaries/2010-09-09/…).
  2. [S292] White Pages online, online http://www.whitepages.com/, Listing for Joseph A. Edwards, Stuarts Draft, VA; Accessed: 29 Nov 2014 (http://www.whitepages.com/name/Joseph-A-Edwards/…).
  3. [S181] 1940 U.S. Census, "United States Census, 1940," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K4HD-JYV : accessed 30 Nov 2014), Audie Edwards, Puryear, Civil District 6, Henry, Tennessee, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 40-21, sheet 4A, family 77, NARA digital publication of T627, roll 3905, NARA digital publication of T627, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.
  4. [S28] Family Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/eng/default.asp, "Tennessee, Births and Christenings, 1828-1939," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F6LX-G9T : accessed 01 Dec 2014), James A. Edwards in entry for Edwards, 11 Dec 1931; citing Henry, Tennessee, reference p 172; FHL microfilm 575023.

Joyce W. Edwards1

F
     Joyce W. Edwards is the daughter of J.D. Edwards and Dena Unknown.1 She married John B. Milliken, son of Honorable John Rowe Milliken and Annie B. Fearrington, on 21 November 1926 at Siler City, Chatham County, North Carolina.1

Citations

  1. [S28] Family Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/eng/default.asp, North Carolina Marriages 1759-1979.

Madeline Frances Edwards1,2,3

F
     Madeline Frances Edwards is the daughter of James Able Edwards and Audie M. Brannon.1 She married Thomas Hunt Butler on 4 December 1948 at Davidson County, Tennessee.3

Child of Madeline Frances Edwards and Thomas Hunt Butler

Citations

  1. [S119] 1930 U.S. Census, "United States Census, 1930," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/SP4X-NGJ : accessed 29 Nov 2014), Ruth B Edwards in household of Bud Edwards, Paris, Henry, Tennessee, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0004, sheet 14B, family 270, line 53, film number 2255, NARA microfilm publication T626, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002); FHL microfilm 2341989.
  2. [S291] News-Gazette.com, online http://www.news-gazette.com/, Ruth Miller obituary; Posted: 9 Sep 2010; Accessed: 29 Nov 2014 (http://www.news-gazette.com/obituaries/2010-09-09/…).
  3. [S28] Family Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/eng/default.asp, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KZWV-6DS : accessed 30 Nov 2014), Thomas Hunt Butler and Madeline Frances Edwards, 04 Dec 1948; citing Davidson, Tennessee, United States, county courthouses, Tennessee; FHL microfilm 2074639.
  4. [S294] Dupree Family Tree, online http://dupreefamily.net/, Madeline E. Butler, family group; Accessed: 30 Nov 2014 (http://dupreefamily.net/mft/languages/en/persons/…).

Martha Edwards1

F, b. circa 1927, d. before 2010
     Martha Edwards was born circa 1927 at Paris, Henry County, Tennessee.1 She was the daughter of James Able Edwards and Audie M. Brannon.1 She died before 2010.2

Citations

  1. [S119] 1930 U.S. Census, "United States Census, 1930," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/SP4X-NGJ : accessed 29 Nov 2014), Ruth B Edwards in household of Bud Edwards, Paris, Henry, Tennessee, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0004, sheet 14B, family 270, line 53, film number 2255, NARA microfilm publication T626, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002); FHL microfilm 2341989.
  2. [S291] News-Gazette.com, online http://www.news-gazette.com/, Ruth Miller obituary; Posted: 9 Sep 2010; Accessed: 29 Nov 2014 (http://www.news-gazette.com/obituaries/2010-09-09/…).

Mildred Edwards1

F
     Mildred Edwards married Charles Welsh before 1931.

Children of Mildred Edwards and Charles Welsh

Citations

  1. [S153] Simpson County Historical Society, Simpson County Families, Milliken-Welsh, Pg. 379.

Ora Edwards1

F
     Ora Edwards is the daughter of James Able Edwards and Elizabeth Adaline Wilson.1

Citations

  1. [S114] 1900 U.S. Census, "United States Census, 1900," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MS81-WLR : accessed 30 Nov 2014), James A Edwards, Civil District 9, Henry, Tennessee, United States; citing sheet 4A, family 65, NARA microfilm publication T623, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.; FHL microfilm 1241578.

Pearl Edwards1

F, b. circa 1883
     Pearl Edwards was born circa 1883 at Tennessee.1 She was the daughter of James Able Edwards and Elizabeth Adaline Wilson.1

Citations

  1. [S114] 1900 U.S. Census, "United States Census, 1900," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MS81-WLR : accessed 30 Nov 2014), James A Edwards, Civil District 9, Henry, Tennessee, United States; citing sheet 4A, family 65, NARA microfilm publication T623, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.; FHL microfilm 1241578.

Roy Edwards1

M
     Roy Edwards married Sudie May Galloway before 1916.1

Child of Roy Edwards and Sudie May Galloway

Citations

  1. [S28] Family Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/eng/default.asp, "Texas, Birth Certificates, 1903-1935," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X2TB-2PG : accessed 15 Nov 2014), Sue Elizabeth Edwards, 17 Dec 1916; citing Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States, certificate 51387, Bureau of Vital Statistics. State Registrar Office, Austin; FHL microfilm 4490645.