Harry and Ava Edwards
(presumably in High School)
[Photo courtesy of Nancy Sargent]
Harry Reuben Edwards is the son of
William Joseph Edwards and Ella May Cassingham. He
was born 6 Jun 1890 in Redondo Beach, Los Angeles, California and died 26
May 1972 at age 82 in Templeton, San Luis Obispo, California.
On 16 Nov 1916, he married Ava Mae Speck. She is the daughter
of Joseph Reed Speck and Addie May Miller. She was born 30 Sep 1891 in
Eureka, Woodford, Illinois. She died
28 Dec 1992 at age 101(!) in Templeton, San Luis Obispo, California.
Children of Harry Reuben Edwards and Ava Mae Speck:
- Lester C. Edwards
was born 28 September 1917 in Los Angeles County, California.
- Robert Reed Edwards
was born 14 Dec 1919 in San Luis Obispo County, California.
- Birth from the family bible.
- Birth from his WWI draft card [Name: Harry R Edwards; Residence:
Redondo Beach; County: Los Angeles; State: California; Birthplace:
Redondo Beach, California; Birth Date: 6 Jun 1890; Race: Caucasian
(White); Roll: 1531194; Dependents: Wife and child; Marita Status:
Married; Registered: 5/28/1917].
- Birth and Death from California Death Records,
1940 - 1997.
- Birth and Death from the Social Security Death Index
- Birth and Death from California Death
Records, 1940 - 1997.
- Birth and Death also from the Social Security Death Index (SSN
The individuals in this family appear in the following census
- Harry: 1900 Census.
Redondo, Los Angeles, California. Page 8.
- Harry: 1910 Census.
Redondo, Los Angeles, California. Page 10.
- 1920 Census.
Paso Robles, San Luis Obispo, CA. p. 13.