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James Harrison Edwards

Male 1880 - 1947  (66 years)


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  • Name James Harrison Edwards 
    Born 28 May 1880  Cooper, Chilton, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1910  Providence, Chilton, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1920  Verbena, Chilton, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1930  Cooper, Chilton, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1940  Cooper, Chilton, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Died 22 Jan 1947  Montgomery, Montgomery, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 7
    Buried Chestnut Creek Baptist Cemetery, Cooper, Chilton, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Findagrave memorial for James Harrison “Jim” Edwards
    Findagrave memorial for James Harrison “Jim” Edwards
    Photographed
    Person ID I20650  Dickinson
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2018 

    Father Jesse Hareson Edwards,   b. 15 Dec 1852, Autauga County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1908, Chilton County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Pheriba Louisa Connell,   b. 8 Aug 1854, Autauga County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1890  (Age 35 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 2 Aug 1876  Chilton County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9, 10
    Family ID F6447  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lula Headley,   b. 5 Oct 1884, Chilton County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1964, Montgomery, Montgomery, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married Y  [11
    Children 
     1. Duvie Edwards,   b. 23 Dec 1900, Chilton County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1929, Chilton County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)  [Birth]
     2. William M Edwards,   b. 29 Aug 1902, Chilton County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1980, Chilton County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)  [Birth]
     3. Paralee Edwards,   b. 9 Sep 1905, Chilton County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1976, Chilton County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)  [Birth]
     4. Lawrence Edwards,   b. 26 Jun 1908, Cooper, Chilton, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1967, Clanton, Chilton, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)  [Birth]
     5. Ozie Edwards,   b. 30 Sep 1910, Chilton County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jul 1963, Verbena, Chilton, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)  [Birth]
     6. Oscar Edwards,   b. ca. 1912, Chilton County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    +7. Arthur Edwards,   b. ca. 1917, Chilton County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1965, Cooper, Chilton, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years)  [Birth]
     8. Pat E Edwards,   b. 15 May 1919, Chilton County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 2011, Deatsville, Elmore, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)  [Birth]
     9. Mabel Edwards,   b. ca. 1922, Chilton County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     10. James Harrison Edwards,   b. 21 Apr 1925, Chilton County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1978, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)  [Birth]
     11. Lula Bell Edwards,   b. 13 Oct 1927, Verbena, Chilton, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 2004, Clanton, Chilton, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F6469  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S197] U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 [database on-line], Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2015).
      Name: Jim Edwards
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Birth Date: 28 May 1880
      Birth Place: Clanton Chil, Alabama
      Father: Jessie H Edwards
      Mother: Phoebee Connell
      SSN: 421225346
      Notes: Jul 1942: Name listed as JIM EDWARDS

    2. [S336394] Alabama, Deaths and Burials Index, 1881-1974, Ancestry.com, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011).
      Name: Jim Edwards
      Birth Date: abt 1880
      Birth Place: Chestnut Creek
      Death Date: 20 Jan 1948
      Death Place: Montgomery, Montgomery, Alabama
      Burial Date: 20 Jan 1948
      Burial Place: Chestnut Creek
      Death Age: 68
      Occupation: Farmer
      Race: White
      Marital Status: Married
      Gender: Male
      Residence: Mtg., Mtg., Alabama
      Father Name: Jess Harris Edwards
      Father Birth Place: Chilton County, Alabama
      Mother Name: Sally Connell
      Mother Birth Place: Chilton County, Alabama
      Spouse Name: Lula Headley
      FHL Film Number: 1908827

    3. [S013185] 1910 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1910), Census Place: Providence, Chilton, Alabama; Roll: T624_6; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0050; FHL microfilm: 1374019.
      ame: James M Edwards
      Age in 1910: 30
      Birth Year: abt 1880
      Birthplace: Alabama
      Home in 1910: Providence, Chilton, Alabama
      Street: Clanton and Knights Resty Road
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Marital Status: Married
      Spouse's Name: Lula Edwards
      Father's Birthplace: Alabama
      Mother's Birthplace: Alabama
      Native Tongue: Yes
      Occupation: Farmer
      Industry: General Farm
      Employer, Employee or Other: Own Account
      Home Owned or Rented: Rent
      Farm or House: Farm
      Able to Read: Yes
      Able to Write: Yes
      Years Married: 10

      James M Edwards 30
      Lula Edwards 26
      Dovie Edwards 9
      William Edwards 7
      Parelee Edwards 4
      Lawrence Edwards 2


    4. [S013317] 1920 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1920), Census Place: Verbena, Chilton, Alabama; Roll: T625_6; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 43.
      Name: Jim Edwards
      Age: 39
      Birth Year: abt 1881
      Birthplace: Alabama
      Home in 1920: Verbena, Chilton, Alabama
      House Number: Farm
      Residence Date: 1920
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Marital Status: Married
      Spouse's Name: Lula Edwards
      Father's Birthplace: Alabama
      Mother's Birthplace: Alabama
      Able to Speak English: Yes
      Occupation: Farmer
      Industry: General Farming
      Employment Field: Own Account
      Home Owned or Rented: Rent
      Able to Read: Yes
      Able to Write: Yes

      Jim Edwards 39
      Lula Edwards 36
      Paulee Edwards 14
      Lorency Edwards 11
      Ozy Edwards 10
      Osca Edwards 7
      Arther Edwards 4
      Miss Edwards 0

    5. [S015232] 1930 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930), Census Place: Cooper, Chilton, Alabama; Roll: 7; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 0016; FHL microfilm: 2339742.
      Name: Jim Edwards
      Birth Year: abt 1880
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Birthplace: Alabama
      Marital Status: Married
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Home in 1930: Cooper, Chilton, Alabama, USA
      Map of Home: View Map
      Dwelling Number: 169
      Family Number: 169
      Home Owned or Rented: Rented
      Radio Set: No
      Lives on Farm: Yes
      Age at First Marriage: 19
      Attended School: No
      Able to Read and Write: Yes
      Father's Birthplace: Alabama
      Mother's Birthplace: Alabama
      Able to Speak English: Yes
      Occupation: Farmer
      Industry: General farm
      Class of Worker: Working on own account
      Employment: Yes

      Jim Edwards 50
      Lulu Edwards 46
      Lawrence Edwards 22
      Hosea Edwards 20
      Oscar Edwards 18
      Arthur Edwards 13
      Pet Edwards 10
      Mabel Edwards 8
      James Edwards 4
      Lulu B Edwards 2
      Lelia Cleckley 11
      Euree Cleckley 7
      Rozy Cleckley 1

    6. [S336420] 1940 U.S. Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940), Census Place: Cooper, Chilton, Alabama; Roll: m-t0627-00012; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 11-20A.
      Name: Jim Edwards
      Respondent: Yes
      Age: 59
      Estimated birth year: abt 1881
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Birthplace: Alabama
      Marital Status: Married
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Home in 1940: Cooper, Chilton, Alabama
      Map of Home in 1940: View Map
      Street: Verbena and Enter Prise Road
      Farm: Yes
      Inferred Residence in 1935: Cooper, Chilton, Alabama
      Residence in 1935: Same House
      Sheet Number: 7A
      Number of Household in Order of Visitation: 120
      Occupation: Farmer
      House Owned or Rented: Rented
      Value of Home or Monthly Rental if Rented: 4
      Attended School or College: No
      Highest Grade Completed: Elementary school, 6th grade
      Hours Worked Week Prior to Census: 40
      Class of Worker: Employer
      Weeks Worked in 1939: 52
      Income: 0
      Income Other Sources: Yes

      Jim Edwards 59
      Lula Edwards 55
      James Edwards 15
      Lula B Edwards 12
      Ozie Edwards 30
      Everel Edwards 21
      Dortha J Edwards 6/12

    7. [S269] Alabama, Death Index, 1908-1959 [database on-line], (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2000), Volume: 8 Certificate: 3832 Roll: 5.

    8. [S313] Alabama, County Marriages, 1805-1967 [database on-line], Ancestry.com, (Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2016), Film Number 001302414.

    9. [S241] Alabama, Select Marriages, 1816-1942, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2014), FHL Film Number: 1302414 IT 1-3.

    10. [S197] U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 [database on-line], Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2015).
      Name: Jessie H Edwards
      Gender: Male
      Spouse: Foribay Connell
      Child: Joseph Ralaphie Edwards

    11. [S197] U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 [database on-line], Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2015).
      Name: Jim Edwards
      Gender: Male
      Spouse: Lula Headley
      Child: Lula Bell Cleckler