Posted By:Natalie Edwards
Subject:EDWARDS, John & Hannah - Prescott ON CAN
Post Date:April 09, 2012 at 14:08:50
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Trying to find from where in England John Edwards and wife Hannah emigrated from to Preston ON CAN with one child.

1848 Census Johnstown District in Ontario CAN (reel M-5909)
John Edwards family - head of family name
with 3 born in England and 3 born in Canada
1 Female under 5 yrs
1 Female 5-14 yrs
1 Female 14 to 45 yrs
2 Males 5-14 yrs
1 Male 40 to 50 yrs
It would seem John, Hannah and a child emigrated to Canada.

Preston ON C of E records don't show deaths of John and Hannah Edwards but do have birth/baptism records for:
George, Elizabeth and Jane plus burial record for Harriett (George's dgtr):

Preston C of E records Vol. 4-P-1:
- George son of John and Hannah Edwards, laborour
Prescott Feb 15, 1837

- Elizabeth d of same parents. born Feb 25, 1843, bapt. Apr 23, 1843

- Jane Edwards born Oct 10, 1845, bapt. July 14, 1846
EDWARDS, George md Adeline Reid
- George dd?,
- Adeline dd 1909 Prescott ON and buried in Johnstown Cemetery

CHILDREN OF EDWARDS, George/Adeline Reid
- John William bn 1856 bn Johnstown ON
md Cordelia Parker 1879 ON to MB to Moose Jaw SK
Cordelia (widowed) lived with son George Phillip Edwards
in Kankakee Illinois - dd in Kankakee, but buried in Moose Jaw Cemetery

- William bn 1858 Edwardsburg ON - dd 1943 Vancouver BC
and md Annie (Smollett) Kelly

- David bn 1861 Prescott Augusta ON dd 1944 Turner Valley AB - md 1883 1. Henrietta Jane Locklin bn 1863 dd 1929 Belmont MB and then md 1934 2. Elizabeth (Lydia) Ann (Buttman)Oliver dd 1942 Vilna AB

- George bn 1863 - Augusta ON md Elzina King 1886
George immigrated to Antwerp Jefferson NY in 1909 and at age 72 is living with dgtr Laurie Ann/James Newberry in Antwerp NY - unable to find date of death or place of burial.

- Elizabeth bn Edwardsburg bn 1871 dd 1957 Maintland ON md Richard Steacy Jr)

- Henry bn 1871 Edwardsburg dd 1951 Huntington NY md Mary Bell Yeldon 1894

- Francis bn 1873 Ontario dd 1957 Prescott ON md Phoebe Emma Henry 1901
- Harriet bn 1875 Ontario dd 1877 Johnstown, ON
(Prescott C of E Vol. 4-P-6 record shows - Burial of Harriett Edwards 19 mos, dgtr of George Edwards Apr 5, 1877)