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From: "Karen Fowler Caldwell" <>
Subject: Re: [MDSTMARY-L] Edwards Family in St. Mary's or Charlotte Hall
Date: Sat, 20 Jul 2002 01:37:29 -0400
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Any ideas on who are the parents of Richard D. Edwards?
> Well Elkanah is real unusual name and given that you have an Elkanah also,
> there is probably some relationship there.
Yes, Elkanah is an unusual name as well as Stourton which is also a given
name in this family. Also, Elkanah had a grandson named Thomas Dent Edwards
which is a name that was used here in Kentucky with this Edwards family.
> When did Thomas and his family move to Ky?
Thomas Edwards came to Kentucky around 1800. In 1804, his children were
attending Hardin's Creek school with the children of Mary Roberts, Eli
Adams, Mrs. Dean, Henry Clements, Clement Parsons, Thomas Murphy,
Christopher Doughterty and others. Stourton Edwards, Scholar was the
> and yet another name similarity
> Elkanah had a son named Thomas but he must have died before 1847 or was
> simply not mentioned in Elkanahs will.
> Nov 25th 1822 received of the estate executors of John Chappelear deceased
> from the Rev Neale H Shaw five hundred dollars in part of my son Thomas
> Edwards part of the estate of the said John Chappelear deceased -$500
> witness Chandler F Shaw- signed Elkanah Edwards
James Chappelear's Will 9/20/1808 10/11/1808
lists Thomas Edwards as his grandson
lists Elkanah Edwards, a Negro boy named Bob until Elkanah arrives at the
age of 21..
lists son, John Chappelear and Elkanah Edwards as executors...
Assuming that under 21 aged Elkanah and Elkanah the executor are two
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