William A Edwards1

#18349, (circa 1834 - 10 August 1860)
Relationship2nd cousin 1 time removed of Estelle Rose Roche
Father*George W Edwards1 (c 1805 - 1861)
Mother*Elizabeth R Whelan1 (c 1810 - 1874)
Birth*circa 1834He was born circa 1834 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.1 
15 August 1850He appeared on the census of 15 August 1850 in the household of George W Edwards and Elizabeth R Whelan at Locust Ward, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, age 16, b. PA; (nei. Mrs. Jane Edwards (63) and three children, fam. 1159.)2 
June 1860He appeared on the census of June 1860 in the household of George W Edwards and Elizabeth R Whelan at Eighth Ward, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, age 26, b. PA, attorney at law.3 
Death*10 August 1860He died on 10 August 1860 at 18th Street and Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.4,5 
Burial*13 August 1860He was buried on 13 August 1860 at St. John's Church Yard, 13th Street above Chestnut, Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaG; (death reg. has Cathedral Cemetery.)6 

Citations

  1. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census.
  2. [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.
  3. [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.
  4. [S1582] Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915, online FamilySearch.com, Folder 4008619, img. 54/594. Sheet 51. Wm A Edwards, age 25, attorney-at-law, res. 18th and Chestnut, son of George Edwards, d. 10 Aug 1860, diphtheria; bur. Cathedral Cemetery 13 Aug 1860.
    Folder 4009951, img. 182/841. Physician's Certificate. Wm A Edwards, Attorney at Law, son of George Edwards, res. 8th Ward, 18th and Walnut, married, d. 10 Aug 1860, age 25, cholera oestiva after diphtheria.
  5. [S1582] Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915, online FamilySearch.com, Wm A Edwards, son of George W Edwards, Attorney, married, d. Philadelphia PA 10 Aug 1860, age 25; bur. St. John Cemetery. FHL film 1977189.
  6. [S1764] Rev. William J Lallou, "The Vaults in St. John's Churchyard", Records of the American Catholic Historical Society of Philadelphia XXIII:212-248 (1912): p. 222-223. Interments in Vault No. 10 of George W Edwards:
    Clement and Thomas, children of G. W. Edwards.
    05 Apr 1845, George, son of George W. Edwards.
    12 Nov 1851, George Edwards, a child of one hour.
    20 Jun 1860, Rosilia Edwards, aged 17 months, the child of W. A. Edwards and Sarah Devitt.
    13 Aug 1860, William A. Edwards, aged 30, son of George W. Edwards and Elizabeth Whelan.
    30 Jun 1860 ( ?), Eliza Roach Edwards, aged 17 months.
    30 Aug 1861, George W. Edwards, aged 56.