Location: Larkfield,Kent, United Kingdom

Wednesday, May 10, 2006

EDWARDS TREE TWO 1525 to 1700

Richard Edwards b March 1525 d1 or 31/10/1566 in St Faith, London. Married 1 Margaret Babb on 22/4/1560 b1547 North Petherton d1561
Children were Richard b22/11/1560 in North Petherton d19/4/1635 in Hagley or Edwards Hall in Cardiff. Plus William b9/11/1561
Married 2 Helene Griffith (brother is Thomas) b1547 d27/3/1616
Children were Marie b1562, Gwyn b1564, John b15/3/1565 and maybe Helen b1566.
Richard Edwards b22/11/1525 is believed to be given Edwards Hall in Cardiff as a ‘grace and favour’ home from Henry. There appear to be a couple of trees associated with Richard and dates appear to be valid.
Married 1 Ann Ruffin in Edwards Hall
Children are Joshua and William both born in Edwards Hall
Joshua Edwards b1580 d1619. Married unknown and child William b1620 d20/4/1718. William married Elizabeth Tuttle b1618. Their son is William b1635.
William Edwards b19/4/1590 d1624 in VA, USA Children are detailed as John b1609, Thomas b1611, William b1613 and Robert b1615 d1677
Married 2 Eleanor Thomas b1562 in Cardiff d31/8/1628
Children are Joshua b20/6/1595, Jane b3/8/1599, Margaret b21/3/1602, John b16/2/1608 and maybe Richard b20/2/1612
All born in Hopton Castle. John married Mary Dore on 5/3/1632.
Joshua Edwards b 20/6/1595 d 1664 in London. Married Ann Munter b1598 d 20/2/1680 in Hertford, CT, USA
Children are Robert b1608, John b1609, Thomas b 1610 and William b 1613
Robert Edwards b1608 in Cardiff married Rebecca. Children are Robert b1638 d 1681 who married Mary Hunt from Isle of Wight in Virginia, USA and John b1640 d 1676 also in Virginia. He married Ann Wright Griffin. Children are Robert b1672, John b1674 and James b1676 d1723 I have 3 or 4 more generations.
William Edwards b1613 in Llangyfelach d 1660 in Jamestown VA, USA. He married Janet Reese in Cardiff Hall on 17/10/1633.
Children are William b5/8/1634, David b 7/1/1635 and Thomas Nathaniel b17/10/1635.
William Edwards b5/8/1634 married Jane Seymour b 1634 d1690.
Children are Thomas b1667 d1722 married Margaret Saunders and child is William b1695 d1770. Other child is Robert b1677 d1704 who married Elizabeth Francis.
Children are Robert b1703 d1799 in North Wales and Francis b1705 d1793 in Ireland. He married Ann Leach b1708 d1790. They had 9 children.
David Edwards b7/1/1635 married Janet Llewellyn Richard in 1654.
Thomas Nathaniel Edwards b17/10/1635 d1698 in New York. Married 1 Mary Hall. Married 2 Elizabeth Hall in 1661 b1640 d1703.
Children are Robert b1662, Joshua b1664 in Glamorgan and Thomas b1667
Robert Edwards b1662 in Edwards Hall d1738 in New York. Married Margaret Cuelin on 25/12/1685 in New Amsterdam (New York) b1666 d1738. Children are John b1683 d6/3/1757 married Jane Arrington. Child is Elizabeth b22/5/1719. Robert b1685, Hayden b1687, Henry b1688, Thomas Nathaniel b14/10/1690, Edward b1692 and Richard b1694.
Thomas Edwards b1667 in Llangwig d1722 in Bristol. Married in 1694, Margaret Saunders. Children are William b1695 and Thomas b1716. William married Jennet Powell b1700 d1779. Child John b1725 married Henrietta Olive b1730 d1790 in VA, USA. Child is David b6/12/1764 d1/5/1825 child is Lucy Weathers b31/10/1761 d15/2/1790

The Thomas Nathaniel Edwards b1635 and died in New York married Elizabeth Hall, whose father Thomas Hall was granted 77 acres of land by the Dutch in 1642.Via his son Robert and then his son, Thomas this inheritance formed the basis of the lost ‘Millions’.

Now onto Edwards Tree Three which include the ‘Edwards Millions’


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