Earl Mershon Edwards is the son of
John Lyman Edwards and Lavina Isabelle Reynolds.
He was born 24 Jul 1890 in Mt. Carroll, Carroll, Illinois.
He died 24 Apr 1990 - exactly 3 months shy of his 100th birthday - in Mt. Morris, Ogle, Illinois.
- On 26 Apr 1914, he married (1) Margaret Belle Hirschmiller.
She is the daughter of George Peter Hirschmiller and Hannah Eliza Bower. She was born 1 Oct 1880
in Mt. Carroll, Carroll, Illinois. She died 27 Jan 1964 at age 83 in
Amboy, Lee, Illinois.
- In Aug 1971, he married (2) Florence Cain.
She died 2 Aug 1974.
Children of Earl Mershon Edwards and Margaret Belle Hirschmiller:
- Winston Clark Edwards was born 1 Feb 1919 in Manlius, Bureau, Illinois.
- Birth from Carroll County Birth Certificate Index [Father:
EDWARDS, JOHN L.; Mother: EDWARDS, LUVINA; Child: EDWARDS, (NOT NAMED);
Certificatee: 3566; Gender: M; Date: 7/24/1890; Location: MT. CARROLL]
- Birth and Death from Social Security Death Index [Name: Earl M. Edwards;
SSN: 357-30-6250; Born: 24 Jul 1890; Died: 24 Apr 1990; SSN issued: Illinois
- Birth from his WWI draft
- Birth from his WWII draft
The individuals in this family appear in the following census