Elizabeth R Whelan1

#18332, (circa 1810 - 6 May 1874)
Relationship1st cousin 2 times removed of Estelle Rose Roche
Father*William Whelan1 (c 1786 - 1863)
Mother*Catherine _____2 (c 1780 - 1858)

Family

George W Edwards b. c 1805, d. 1861
Children 1.Rosalie Edwards13 (1830 - )
 2.William A Edwards14 (c 1834 - 1860)
 3.John Hughes Edwards+14 (c 1840 - 1877)
 4.Ignatius Loyola Edwards+14 (c 1842 - 1871)
 5.Sr. Mary G Edwards15 (1844 - 1912)
 6.Elizabeth S Edwards+14 (c 1846 - 1890)
 7.George W Edwards Jr.+14 (c 1848 - 1888)
 8.Richard Stanislaus Edwards+14 (c 1850 - 1899)
 9.Joseph Francis Edwards14 (1853 - 1897)
 10.Thomas Aquinas Edwards14 (1857 - 1892)
Her married name was Edwards.3 
Birth*circa 1810She was born circa 1810 at PennsylvaniaG.4 
1810She appeared on the census of 1810 in the household of William Whelan and Catherine _____ at Middle Ward, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, age10; (also 2 unknown Males, age 26-44; nei. Joseph Kite, six lines above Whelan.)5 
1820She appeared on the census of 1820 in the household of William Whelan and Catherine _____ at Middle Ward, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, age10; (nei. Jos. Kite, five lines above Whelan.)6 
Marriage*10 February 1829She married George W Edwards on 10 February 1829 at St. Augustine Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.3 
1840She and George W Edwards appeared on the census of 1840 at Cedar Ward, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.7 
15 August 1850She and George W Edwards appeared on the census of 15 August 1850 at Locust Ward, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; (nei. Mrs. Jane Edwards (63) and three children, fam. 1159.)4 
June 1860She and George W Edwards appeared on the census of June 1860 at Eighth Ward, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.8 
2 August 1861In George W Edwards's will dated 2 August 1861, Elizabeth R Whelan was named as executrix and heir.9 
24 March 1863In William Whelan's will dated 24 March 1863, Elizabeth R Whelan was named as an heir, as Elizabeth R Edwards.10 
15 November 1870She appeared on the census of 15 November 1870 at 1402 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; (same house as Ignatius and Athalia Edwards.)11 
Death*6 May 1874She died on 6 May 1874 at 1404 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.12 

Citations

  1. [S1664] William Whelan (March 1863), Will and Probate of William Whelan, Philadelphia Court (1863) No. 536, online Ancestry.com. 1. Names daughters Susan C. Whelan and Amelia A. Brady as Executors and Administrators, and assigns his house at 623 Spruce Street to the family residing there, viz. Susan, Frances and Amelia, the children of Amelia, and niece Nancy. 2. Annuity of $300 to niece Nancy Whelan. 3. Income from the estate for one year to daughters Susan and Amelia. 4. Residual of estate, one-eighth to each of four children, viz. son William Whelan and daughters Elizabeth R. Edwards, Susan C. Whelan and Amelia A. Brady; one-eighth part in trust for dau. Lucy G. Scravendyke; one-eighth part in trust for daughter Frances J. Whelan; one-eighth part to Catherine Feran, daughter of deceased wife; one-eighth part, in equal parts, in trust for Catharine Smith and Ellen A. Sheaff, grand daughters of deceased wife. 5. Appoints as Executors son William, son-in-law John Scravendyke, daughters Susan and Amelia, and friend Thomas Feran. Witnesses John C. Mitchell and George W. Shepherd.
  2. [S520] VWH.
  3. [S1663] Early Pennsylvania Catholic Church Records, compiled by Barbara Brady O'Keefe, online freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~reinsel/okeefe.htm, George Edwards and Elizabeth Whelan, marr. 10 Feb 1829; witnesses Thomas Edwards, Catharine and William Whelan, Samuel Wood. Citing Journal of the American Catholic Historical Society, Vol. 1 and Vol. 13 (1902), "Marriages at St. Augustine's Catholic Church."
  4. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. Geo. W (45), b. Ireland, no occ., real estate value $350,000; Elizabeth (40), b. Phila. Also Sarah Cullen (22), b. Ireland, domestic, and George Cullen Edwinson (1), b. Phila.
  5. [S238] 1810 U.S. Federal Census. William (16-25); F (26-44) [Catherine]; m (<10) [William Jr]; 3 f (<10) [Elizabeth, Catherine (from Catherine's first marriage), ____ (from Catherine's first marriage); 2 M (26-44) [unknown, poss. brothers of William or Catherine].
  6. [S115] 1820 U.S. Federal Census. Wm. (26-44); Catherine (26-44); m (10-15) [unknown]; 4 f (16-25) [Catherine and/or ____ from Catherine's first marr., others unk., poss. servants], 5 f (<10) [Elizabeth, Lucy G, Mary, Amelia A, one unknown].
  7. [S54] 1840 U.S. Federal Census. Geo. W (30-39); F (30-39) [Elizabeth]; 2 m (<5) [William, John Hughes]; f (20-30) [____].
  8. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. Geo. W (55), b. Ireland, gentleman, real estate value $400,000, personal estate $10,000; Eliza. (49), b. PA. Also Aug Baker (28), b. Germany, waiter; Laura Smith (28), b. Germany, domestic; Susan Jordan (22), b. Ireland, domestic.
  9. [S1666] Pennsylvania Wills and Probate Records, 1683-1993, index and images, online Ancestry.com, Philadelphia, Wills, No 200-249, 1861, img 292-325/398. Last will of George W Edwards, 2 Aug 1861. Creates trust for benefit of wife Elizabeth R Edwards and care and education of children; executors wife Elizabeth R and friend James M Smith, co-executor and trustee son John Hughes Edwards. Witn. James W T Robbins and W J Black; codicil 18 Aug 1861, witn. Catherine Whelan and Berndine [sic] Smith.
  10. [S1664] Will and Probate of William Whelan, Philadelphia Court (1863) No. 536: 1. Names daughters Susan C. Whelan and Amelia A. Brady as Executors and Administrators, and assigns his house at 623 Spruce Street to the family residing there, viz. Susan, Frances and Amelia; the children of Amelia; and niece Nancy. 2. Annuity of $300 to niece Nancy Whelan. 3. Income from the estate for one year to daughters Susan and Amelia. 4. Residual of estate, one-eighth to each of four children, viz. son William Whelan and daughters Elizabeth R. Edwards, Susan C. Whelan and Amelia A. Brady; one-eighth part in trust for dau. Lucy G. Scravendyke; one-eighth part in trust for daughter Frances J. Whelan; one-eighth part to Catherine Feran, daughter of deceased wife; one-eighth part, in equal parts, in trust for Catharine Smith and Ellen A. Sheaff, grand daughters of deceased wife. 5. Appoints as Executors son William, son-in-law John Scravendyke, daughters Susan and Amelia, and friend Thomas Feran. Witnesses John C. Mitchell and George W. Shepherd.
  11. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census. Elizabeth (58) [no other data, same names on p. 6, 1404 Walnut St.]. Also Berdine Smith (25), Sarah Simpson (22, Kate Brady (18). Second enumeration.
  12. [S1812] The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, Pa.
  13. [S1663] Early Pennsylvania Catholic Church Records, Barbara Brady O'Keefe, online freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~reinsel/okeefe.htm, St. Augustine baptisms, citing American Catholic Historical Society Journal Vol. 1. Rosalie Edwards, b. 16 Feb 1830, bapt. 15 Apr 1830, of George Edwards and Elizabeth R. Whelan; godparents Rev. John Hughes and Lucy Whelan.
  14. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census.
  15. [S1582] Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915, online FamilySearch.com, Death Certificate Reg. No. 10292, Flder 004009249, img. 352/585. Mary G. Edwards, b. Phila. 18 Dec 1844, dau. of George W Edwards (b. Ireland) and Elizabeth R Whelan (b. Phila.) single, religious, res. 1819 Arch St., 10th Ward, Philadelphia PA; d. 24 Apr 1912, age 67y 4m 6d, carcinoma of left kidney, chronic nephritis; inf. W D Fetterman, M.D.; bur. Torrisdale [today Torresdale] PA 26 Apr 1912.