John Austin Edwards is the son of
Ebenezer Edwards and Elizabeth A. Daniels. He was born 4 Apr 1856 in Iowa (apparently either Johnson
or Madison county). He died 17 May 1936 at age 80 in Silt, Garfield, Colorado. He is buried at Buffalo, Harper, Oklahoma.
On 11 Oct 1881, he married Sarah Rose Ann Perry in Marion, Marion, Kansas. She is the daughter of
Giles Perry and Hannah Marie Witherell. She was born 18 Sep 1861 in Wayne county, Iowa. She died 23 Mar 1961 at age 99
in Buffalo, Harper, Oklahoma.
Children of John Austin Edwards and Sarah Rose Ann Perry:
- Lillie Myrtle Edwards was born 3 Aug 1882 in Marion county, Kansas.
- John Elmer Edwards was born 15 Feb 1885 in Kansas.
- Joseph Cloyd Edwards was born 7 Aug 1888 in Marion county, Kansas.
- Ethel Edna Edwards was born 23 Aug 1892 in Marion county, Kansas.
- Gladys R. Edwards was born about 1904/05 in Oklahoma.
The individuals in this family appear in the following census
- John: 1856 Iowa census. Newport, Johnson, IA. p. 888.
- John: 1860 census. Gower, Cedar, IA. p. 187.
- John: 1870 census. Oskaloosa, Jefferson, KS. p. 40.
- John: 1875 Kansas census. Oskaloosa, Jefferson, KS. p. 17.
- John: 1880 census. Oskaloosa, Jefferson, KS. p. 22.
- 1900 census. Salt Springs, Greenwood, KS. p.8.
- 1910 census. Little, Harper, OK. p.3.
- 1920 census. Blaine, Baca, CO. p.4.
- 1930 census. Little, Harper, OK. p.4.