EDWARDS FAMILY CEMETERY, (Lewisburg Reservoir Rd) MARSHALL COUNTY TENNESSEE
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From: Gordon Luna <gluna1@windstream.net>
To: wayneal1 <wayneal1@aol.com>
Date: Sat, Nov 17, 2012 1:16 pm

Edwards Genealogy as I know it.

James Edwards (28 Nov 1800- 28 Jul 1882) married Nancy (MNU) Bridgers (abt 1799-abt 1853) on 19 Jan 1824 in Franklin Co NC. Nancy had been married about 1815 to a Bridgers but I do not know her maiden name. James is buried in Edwards Cemetery Marshall Co TN and Nancy may be buried there also.

James and Nancy had the following children:

Gray Hillman Edwards See below.
Calvin M Edwards (1833-aft 1880) married Sarah E London (abt 1841 – aft 1880) on 29 Dec 1857 in Marshall Co TN
Susan Ann M Edwards, (abt 1836-aft 1880) married 1st to James A Emerson ( 1832-aft 1852) on 18 Nov 1852 in Marshall Co TN. Married 2nd to Uriah “Rice” Hopper (1810- aft 1880). Burial of all is not known to me.
William Van Buren Edwards ( 5 Mar 1837 –22 Aug 1907) married to Mary Ann Wilson (7 Jul 1841-17 Jun 1913) on 29 Dec 1857 in Marshall Co TN. Both are buried in Lone Oak Cemetery Marshall Co TN.
Virginia F Edwards (10 Oct 1840-17 Dec 1904) married William S Weaver (Feb 1832 – aft 1900) on 17 Mar 1858 in Marshall Co TN. She is buried in Berea Cemetery Marshall Co TN but his burial is not known - although there is a stone in Berea with his initials but no dates.
George W Edwards (abt 1841- aft 1860) No further info.
Araminta E Edwards (abt 1845 – aft 1860) No further info.

When Nancy died abt 1853, James married 2nd to Mary “Polly” Garrett ( 16 Oct 1823- 26 Jun 1885) on 24 Jul 1853 in Marshall Co TN. Mary is buried in Edwards Cemetery Marshall Co TN.

James and Mary had the following children:

Nancy Lucinda “Nannie” Edwards (10 Aug 1854-12 Mar 1925) Married William Spratley Turner (12 Jun 1847-8 Dec 1909) on 6 Nov 1879 in Marshall Co TN. She is buried in Lone Oak Cemetery Marshall Co TN while he is buried in McAteer Cemetery Marshall Co TN.
Alonzo C Edwards ( abt 1857-bef 1910) married to Laura Cordelia Edwards (3 Jun 1865-19 Mar 1951) on 30 Oct 1883 in Marshall Co TN. His burial is unknown tome and she is buried in Wilson Hill Cemetery Marshall Co TN.
Malissa E Edwards ( 6 Jun 1862 – 9 Jul 1941) married to Oscar Kennedy Turner (5 Sep 1860- 12 Oct 1932) on 29 Aug 1885 in Marshall Co TN. Oscar is a brother to William Spratley above. Both Malissa & Oscar are buried in Lone Oak Cemetery Marshall Co TN.
Gray Hillman Edwards (19 Apr 1830-20 Jul 1908) married 1st Lucinda Susan Miller ( 3 Feb 1834-12 Jul 1879) on 17 Oct 1852 in Marshall Co TN. Lucinda was the dau of John L (abt 1809-abt 1865)& Martha (MNU) (abt 1818-aft 1850) Miller and a sister to Christopher Columbus Miller (1841-1902).
Both G H & Lucinda are buried in Edwards Cemetery ,Marshall Co TN. G H & Lucinda had only 1 child to my knowledge: Lyman Joseph Edwards ( 2 Jun 1870-5 May 1940). See below.

When Lucinda died in 1879, G H married Eugenia Barnes (15 Dec 1847 or 1851- 17 Mar 1933) on 18 Dec 1879 in Marshall Co TN. Eugenia is buried in Lebanon Cemetery Marshall Co TN. Eugenia was the dau of Elbert & Elizabeth Barnes.

Lyman Joseph Edwards (5 Jun 1870-5 May 1940) married Sara Jane “Sallie “ Thompson (11 Jun 1867-13 Mar 1943) on 1 Dec 1889 in Marshall Co TN.

Both are buried in Lone Oak Cemetery Marshall Co TN. L J & Sallie had the following children:

Lena Maude Edwards (1890-Mar 1974) married Joseph Shaddy (Feb 1872-11 Jan 1953) on 19 Sep 1913 in Bedford Co TN. Both are buried in Riverview Memorial Cemetery Lincoln Co TN. For children –see below.
Annie Lee Edwards (Jul 1893-Aug 1971) married Everett Shelton Hedgcoth (11 Oct 1890- bef 1930) on 7 Sep 1919 in Marshall Co TN. No children. Burial of both is unk at this time.
Lulu Estelle Edwards (10 Jan 1894-24 Jul 1935) married James Fay Hedgcoth (1 Jan 1897-15 Feb 1980) on 22 Sep 1918 in Marshall Co TN. James was a brother to Everett Shelton above. Burial of both is unknown.
William J Bryan Edwards ( 13 Mar 1897- ????) Married Minnie Unk. Burial is Unk.
Dixie Virginia Edwards (28 My 1899-29 Sep 1981). Never married. Buried in Lone Oak Cemetery Marshall Co TN.
Lois Mai Edwards (11 Jun 1903-11 Dec 1934) married Edward Lee Harris (11 Jul 1897 – 11 Dec 1934) Both are buried in Lone Oak Cemetery Marshall Co TN. (They died in a car wreck in KY).
Reavis Hillman Edwards (1 Jul 1905 –31 Dec 1954) married Burlyn Higgins (14 Aug 1913-13 Apr 1994) on 20 Aug 1933 in Marshall Co TN. Both are buried in Lone Oak Cemetery Marshall Co TN. They had 1 child to my knowledge – Higgins Edwards born abt 1935.
Malcom Patterson Edwards (7 May 1908-Apr 1976) Married Unk Unk (referred to as Aunt Chicken). Divorced 1st wife and married Mary Frank Gardner on 8 Nov 1970 in Marshall Co TN. Both Malcom and Mary are buried in Lone Oak Cemetery Marshall Co TN.
Johnny Fox Edwards (29 May 1912 – 12 Aug 2002) married Charles Kenneth Foster (3 Sep 1918-19 Oct 2002). Date of marriage and burial is unk.
Lena Maude Edwards & Joseph Shaddy had 1 child: James Thomas Shaddy (29 Nov 1914-22 Apr 1992). He married Mattie Evelyn Crabtree (10 Feb 1921-14 Jul 2008) on 14 Jun 1941 in Lincoln Co TN. Both are buried in Riverview Memorial Cemetery Lincoln Co TN.

They had the following children:

James Thomas Shaddy Jr – married Patsy Jo Pickens
Jesse Douglas Shaddy – married Linda Joyce Phifer
Dixie Sue Shaddy – Married Ralph Wayne Hart
Nancy Gray Shaddy – married Gordon Smith Luna – that is me.

Thanks for your kindness.

CHEERS!!
Gordon

Gordon S. Luna, Lt. Col. USAF (Ret) - IVAAD

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