Texas Family Group Sheet for the Jackson Berry EDWARDS Family


Husband: Jackson Berry EDWARDS
Birthdate: 1810/1820
Birthplace: N.C. or Kentucky
Death date: July 12,1868
Place of death: Cooke Co. Texas
Father:
Mother:

Marriage date:
Marriage place: Tennessee

Wife: Elizabeth "Leah" PITTS
Birthdate: 1816
Birthplace: Robertson Co. Tennessee
Death date: 1856
Place of death: Cooke/Montague/Wise Co. TX
Father:
Mother:

CHILDREN

Child No. 1: Mary Emily EDWARDS
Sex: F
Birthdate: May 13,1832
Birthplace: Tennessee
Death date: Aug.9,1911
Place of death: Montague Co. Texas
Marriage date: 1868
Marriage place: Texas
Spouse's name: John R. HUDSON

Child No. 2: Sarah Ann EDWARDS
Sex: f
Birthdate: 1838
Birthplace: Tennessee
Death date:
Place of death:
Marriage date: 1850
Marriage place: Missouri
Spouse's name: John R. HUDSON

Child No. 3: Amanda Elizabeth EDWARDS
Sex: F
Birthdate: Oct. 1841
Birthplace: Tennessee
Death date: Sept.13,1921
Place of death: Fort Worth Texas
Marriage date: March 16,1856
Marriage place: Cooke Co. Texas
Spouse's name: Murdock Macintosh OZMENT

Child No. 4: Miley Pocahontas EDWARDS
Sex: F
Birthdate: Sept.1,1842
Birthplace: Roberson Co. Tennessee
Death date: Feb.9,1927
Place of death: Marysville,Cooke Co. Texas
Marriage date: June 13,1860
Marriage place: Marysville,Cooke Co. Texas
Spouse's name: Robert Pinkney Baker HUTSON

Child No. 5: James C. EDWARDS
Sex:
Birthdate: 1843
Birthplace: Tennessee
Death date:
Place of death:
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Child No. 6: William C. EDWARDS
Sex: M
Birthdate: Jan.15,1844
Birthplace: Tennessee
Death date: Oct.21,1879
Place of death: Cooke Co. Texas
Marriage date: July 19,1866
Marriage place: Cooke Co. Texas
Spouse's name: Louisa Missouri MITCHELL

Child No. 7: John W. EDWARDS
Sex: m
Birthdate: 1847
Birthplace: Tennessee
Death date:
Place of death:
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Child No. 8: Nancy Paralee EDWARDS
Sex: F
Birthdate: 1849
Birthplace: Hickory Co. Missouri
Death date: March 24,1905
Place of death: Cornish Jefferson Co. Oklahoma
Marriage date: 1868
Marriage place: Texas
Spouse's name: Silas HUDSON
 
 
Documentation:
1. 1850 Census of Hickory county Missouri, 37th District page 56, 20 Sep 1850. ancestry.com page 23.
2. 1840 Roberson County Tennessee.
3. 1850 Hickory County Missouri Slave Schedules.
4. 1860 Census of Wise County Texas, Page 306 B/ Catlett Creek, 13 Jun 1860. ancestry.com page 4.
DEATH:
5. Will of Jackson Berry Edwards.
* The 1840 Census of Roberson County Tennessee shows the following:
J.B. Edwards Free White Males aged 15-20 (1) and 20-30 (1) Free White Femailes aged under 5 (2) aged 5-10 (1) and 20-30 (1)
was the male aged 15-20 his brother? her brother? Who? Could it be the elusive Caroll mentioned in the will?
* 1850 Census of Hickory Co. Missouri page 56 dated Sept.26,1850 shows:
Jackson B. Edwards age 38 M.W. farmer born in Kentucky.
Leah age 34 F.W. wife born in Tennessee
Sarah A. age 12 F. born in Tennessee
Mary E. age 11 F. born in Tennessee
Amanda E. age 9 F born in Tennessee
Miley P. age 7 F born in Tennessee
James C. age 6 M. born in Tennessee
William C. age 5 M born in Tennessee
John W. age 3 M born in Tennessee
Nancy age 1 F born in Missouri
None of these children match the male aged 15-20 in the previous census.
* The 1860 Census of Wise County Texas house 21
J.B. Edwards age 46 farmer value Real Estate 1500 person value 2500 born Tennessee
Zelitha age 38 " " 3000 " Tennessee
Mary E. Newton age 10 born Texas
Nancy J. Newton age 8 born Texas
Issac Newton age 6 born Texas
Amanda J Newton age 4 born Texas
George W. Edwards age 1 born Texas
* The Will of Jackson Berry Edwards: The State of Texas County of Cook July the 9th day 1868.
Last Will and testiment of Jackson B. Edwards fast failing in bodily health But sound mind. I do publish this my last will and testiment hereby revoking and making void all other wills by me at any time made.
First it is my Will that all my funeral expenses and together with all my just debts be paid by my excurtors to be paid out of the first money that may come into their hands after my dissease.
2) I give,unto my wife Zelitha Edwards fifty dollars out of my estate.
3) I give unto my son George W. Edwards a minor heir one hundred fifty dollars out of my estate, I also give him the horse Knooch the pacing pony.
4) I give unto Margaret Edwards my daughter a minor heir one hundred and fifty dollars out of my estate.
5) I give unto my son Clayborn B. Edwards a minor heir one hundred and fifty dollars out of my estate.
6) I give unto my son Albert Edwards a minor heir one hundred and fifty dollars out of my estate.
7) I give unto my son Carroll Edwards one hundred and sixty acres of land out of my tract of land in Cook County Texas containing four hundred twenty six acres lying on Indian Creek outside of the residue of my estate.
8) The remainder of my estate I give to my first wifes children to wit my daughters Mary E. Hutson,Amanda Ozment, Miley P. Hutson, William C. Edwards, and Nancy Edwards to be equally divided between them, to be agreed upon by themselves. I further will that my estate be closed up with out any Public or private sale.
I further will that the money I give to my minor heirs be invested in Real Estate for the schooling and maintaining of them. I do nominate and appoint M.M. Ozment, J.R. Hutson, R.P. Hutson and W.C Edwards my exacutors.
I will that M.M. Ozment, J.R. Hutson and W.C. Edwards be guardians of my daughter Nancy Edwards to take care of her part of the Estate.
* Inventory of Property for Jackson Berry Edwards:
Inventory and aforais of Bill and the property and money of the estate of J.B. Edwards deceased money on hand twelve hundred and seventy seven dollars and 50 cents. One note for one thousand dollars on Baker and White of Montague to be paid in Beef Cattle. One Dr. or Du bill on Halford and Bowling in pilot point for one hundred thirty seven dollars and 93 cents in currency.
One Acct. on William Mitchell for $13.25
One Acct. on James Pery & Elijah Pery for $36.00
One acct. on Monroe Dickson for $15.00
One Acct. on Dr. Thomas Bailey for $35.00
One Acct. on J.R. Hutson for $83.75
One Acct. on William Freeman for three cows and calves worth $24.00
One Acct. on John Graham for one cow and calf.
One Acct. on John Chism for $36.00
One yoke of oxen worth $50.00
One yoke of oxen worth $37.00
One tract of land four hundred twenty six acres at one dollar and acre. Horse property valued to be nine hundred seventy dollars . Twenty five head from sucking colts up.
* Illinois Land Records for Jackson B. Edwards: Is this the same Jackson?
Name: EDWARDS JACKSON B Section: SESW Price: 00000 Total: 0000000 Date: 16 September 1853 Volume: 105 Page: 161 Type: FD Sect: 05 Township: 13S Range: 02E Meridian: 3 Acres: 4000 Corr-Tag: 0 ID: 312522 SocStat: Blank: W Reside: 000
Name: EDWARDS JACKSON B Section: NENW Price: 13 Total: 616 Date: 23 July 1855 Volume: 112 Page: 203 Type: FD Sect: 05 Township: 13S Range: 02E Meridian: 3 Acres: 4927 Corr-Tag: 0 ID: 473207 SocStat: Blank: Reside: 044
* Is this the correct Jackson Edwards?
State: MISSOURI
Acres: 320
Patentee: JACKSON EDWARDS Metes/Bounds: No
Title Transfer Document Numbers
Issue Date: 3/1/1860 Document Nr.: 37102
Land Office: Jackson Accession/Serial Nr.: MO4080__.499
Cancelled: No BLM Serial Nr.: MO NO S/N
Mineral Reservations: No
Authority: April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566).
 

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