John Elmer Edwards is the son of
John Austin Edwards and Sarah Rose Ann Perry. He
was born 15 Feb 1885 in Kansas. He died in May 1980 at age 95
in Silt, Garfield, Colorado. On 17 May 1980, he was buried at Garfield, Colorado.
On 20 Dec 1905, he married Pearl Addie Brittenham in Woodward county, Oklahoma.
She is the daughter of James Allen Brittenham and
Mary Elizabeth Calip, and the sister of Emrie Alvie Brittenham, who married John's sister,
Lillie. Pear was born in Jul 1888 in Missouri.
Children of John Elmer Edwards and Pearl Addie Brittenham:
- Ralph E. Edwards was born 27 May 1906 in Charleston, Harper, Oklahoma. He died in May 1986 at age 79 in
Silt, Garfield, Colorado.
- Agnes Pear Edwards was born 21 Sep 1907 in Oklahoma.
- Bessie V. Edwards was born in Apr 1909 in Oklahoma.
- She married Mr. Simonsen.
- Geneva R. Edwards was born 15 Oct 1911 in Washington. She died 29 Mar 2000 at age 88 in Grand Junction, Mesa, Colorado.
- Ernest Elmer Edwards was born in Nov 1913 in Sumas, Whatcom, Washington. He died 15 Oct 1969 at age 55 in
Kodiak, Kodiak Island, Alaska.
- E. Fern Edwards was born 16 May 1916 in Blaine, Baca, Colorado.
- Calvin Edwards
- Vesta Edwards married Mr. Rager.
- Birth from his WWI draft card.
- Birth and Death from the Social Security Death Index [Name: John
Edwards; SSN: 524-60-0652; Last Residence: 81652 Silt, Garfield,
Colorado; Born: 15 Feb 1885; Died: May 1980; SSN issued: Colorado
Ralph: Birth and Death from the Social Security Death Index [Name:
Ralph Edwards; SSN: 522-12-9218; Last Residence: 81652 Silt, Garfield,
Colorado; Born: 27 May 1906; Died: May 1986; SSN issued: Colorado (Before
Geneva: Birth and Death from the Social Security Death Index
[Name: Geneva R. Rogers; SSN: 518-34-1408; Last Residence: 81506 Grand
Junction, Mesa, Colorado; Born: 15 Oct 1911; Died: 29 Mar 2000; SSN issued:
Idaho (Before 1951)].
The individuals in this family appear in the following census