Elizabeths father was William b abt 1714 in Chester Co PA m. Elizabeth Thorpe b. abt 1716 Chester Co PA. Williams father was Edward b. 1684 Chester Co PA-I have as Elizabeths siblings as Ann b. abt 1736, George b. 6 May 1738, William b. 1740, Mary b. abt 1742, Thomas b. 1746, Noble b. 1750 and Samuel b. 25 Apr 1752. I do have their spouses, but is alot to put here. If you have access to Ancestry.com you will find it all there. Below is a brief history of Thomas and Elizabeth.
Thomas was a mariner & sailor. They were Quakers and came to the US
before 1770. He and Elizabeth may have been married at a small seacoast town.
Thomas Edwards was a US loyalist who came to Canada during the war of the Revolution. He was of English extration, and came to America from England or Wales in an early day, he and his wife, Elizabeth (Rayel) Edwards, settling in Pennsylvania. They lived at Redstone, PA and had a large farm when the war broke out. Refusing to take up arms against the King, the head of the house was taken prisoner, while his wife begged for his release, for he was ill. Finally, her plea was granted, upon her promise to return him when he was well enough. He gathered together all he could, and with his four horses and an Indian guide, with several other families escaped through Indian Territory (Ohio) into Canada, crossing the river from Detroit to Windsor in 1784. His son James, then six years of age, died in 1847, when sixty-nine years old. After settling in Canada Thomas Edwards rented farms along the river Thames, in the County of Essex for several years. On July 17, 1806 the King granted him 200 acres (although he requested 400), Lot 10, Concession 1, Delaware Twp on which he remained until his death in 1810. His property in the States was confiscated.
Source: Commerative Biographical Record of the County of Kent, Ontario, Toronto
By: J H Beers, 1904, pages 116, 117
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