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View Tree for John Jackson EdwardsJohn Jackson Edwards (b. Sep 1750, d. 16 Oct 1833)

John Jackson Edwards (son of William Edwards and Sarah Hilliard)1024, 1024, 1024 was born Sep 1750 in Baltimore , Maryland, and died 16 Oct 1833 in Washington, TN1024, 1024. He married Ruth Crabtree on 1770 in Bedford, Virginia, daughter of William Crabtree and Hannah Whitaker.

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Records of Buncombe county show that John and Ruth were divorced in July 1729. Theres was the first divorce recorded in Buncombe County. In Bradford County, Virginia she declares that John Jackson and her have five children and they had been married for 10 years. He volunteered in Bradford Virginia to march against the Cherokee Indians and on his way , he joined Col Christi at the Big Lick. He later marched to Richmond and Petersburg where he joined General Steuben. He was later in battle and retreated to Broad River where he was discharged. During August of 1781, He marched to shingle block on Grove Creek where he received the news that Cornwall had surrendered and he was allowed to return home. although John Edwards died in Washing ton County, Tennessee, in October 1833 he was issued Pension Certificate #25221 on December 1833. In Buncombe County, John gave land to Stephen , Edward, John Jr,and William

More About John Jackson Edwards:
Date born 2: Sep 1750, Baltimore, MD, USA.1024

More About John Jackson Edwards and Ruth Crabtree:
Divorce: Jul 1792, Buncombe County, NC.
Marriage 1: 1770, Bedford, Virginia.
Marriage 2: Apr 1770, Bedford, VA, USA.1024

Children of John Jackson Edwards and Ruth Crabtree are:
  1. +Stephen Edwards, b. 1785, Bedford, VA1024, d. 22 Oct 1865, Yancey County, NC1024.
  2. Sally Edwards, b. 1773, Bedford, VA1024, 1024, d. date unknown, Yancey County, NC1024, 1024.
  3. Merideth Edwards, b. 1775, Bedford, VA1024, 1024, 1024, d. date unknown.
  4. +James Edwards, b. 1778, Bedford,VA1024, 1024, d. 11 Nov 1823, Roland Hill, Yancey County, NC1024, 1024.
  5. John Jackson Edwards,Jr., d. date unknown.
  6. William Edwards, b. 1771, d. Feb 1850, Yancey County, NC1024.
  7. +Anna Edwards, b. 1790, Buncombe County, NC1024, 1024, d. date unknown.
  8. Edmond Edwards, b. 1795, Washington, TN1024, d. 02 Aug 1865.
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