Ignatius Loyola Edwards1

#18351, (circa 1842 - 15 December 1871)
Relationship2nd cousin 1 time removed of Estelle Rose Roche
Father*George W Edwards1 (c 1805 - 1861)
Mother*Elizabeth R Whelan1 (c 1810 - 1874)

Family

Athalia Ewing b. c 1846, d. 1879
Children 1.Elizabeth Rosalie Edwards+10 (1867 - 1943)
 2.Robert Ewing Edwards+11 (1868 - 1928)
 3.Athalia Edwards+4 (1871 - 1944)
 4.Mary C Edwards12 (c 1872 - 1875)
Birth*circa 1842He was born circa 1842 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, as Agnecis, male age 8, 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 18, b. PA.3 
Marriage*circa 1864He married Athalia Ewing, daughter of Robert Ewing and Caroline Maslin, circa 1864.4 
7 June 1870He and Athalia Ewing appeared on the census of 7 June 1870 at 8th Ward, 23rd District, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.5 
15 November 1870He and Athalia Ewing appeared on the census of 15 November 1870 at 1404 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; (same house as Elizabeth Whelan Edwards.)6 
13 December 1871He left a will on 13 December 1871.7 
Death*15 December 1871He died on 15 December 1871 at 1404 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.8
Burial18 December 1871He was buried on 18 December 1871 at St. John's Church Yard, 13th Street above Chestnut, Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaG.8 
Burial*7 November 1879He was buried on 7 November 1879 at Old Cathedral Cemetery, 48th Street and Lancaster Avenue, Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaG; (reception from St. John's.)9 

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. [S1570] Pennsylvania Death Certificates, 1906-1963/1964/1966: 1944, cert. no. 39989, img. 60/370. Reg. No. 7507. Athalia Edwards Hirst, wid. of James Ryder Hirst, housework, res. 122 Rex Avenue, Philadelphia PA, b. 9 Nov 1871, dau. of Ignatius L Edwards and Athalia Ewing, both b. Philadelphia; d. at res. 2 Apr 1944, age 72y 4m 29d, cerebral embolus; inf. Athalia E Hirst [sic], same res.; bur. Cathedral, 5 Apr 1944. Original data: Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, PA., Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, online Ancestry.com.
  5. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census. I L (27), b. PA, wholesale tobacco merchant, personal estate $14000; Athalia (24), b. PA. Also domestic servants Eliza Clements (45, b. Ireland) and Ellen Doherty (17, b. Ireland).
  6. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census. I L (28); I L [sic] (25). [No other data taken in second enumeration; same record at 1402 Walnut Street. p. 5]
  7. [S1666] Pennsylvania Wills and Probate Records, 1683-1993, index and images, online Ancestry.com, Philadelphia, Wills, No. 706, img. 403/738 and following. Book 73, p. 180, Year 1871. All of estate devised to trusts. Annuity income to wife Athalia and children; wife Athalia and brother John Hughes Edwards named executors, trustees and guardians of children until they reach twenty-one years of age; if John Hughes Edwards should die then brother George W Edwards in his place. [signed and sealed] I L Edwards, 13 Dec 1871; witn. R S Edwards and J F Edwards.
  8. [S1582] Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915, online FamilySearch.com, Folder 4010131, img. 898/1261. I L Edwards, b. Philadelphia, marr., res. 1404 Walnut Street, d. 15 Dec 1871, age 30, Bright's disease; bur. St. Johns, 13th above Chestnut, 18 Dec 1871.
  9. [S1733] Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, online Ancestry.com, PA - Philadelphia> Philadelphia> Roman Catholic> Old Cathedral Catholic Cemetery, img. 3991/4884. Athalia E Edwards, Ignatius L Edwards and Mary C Edwards (child), received from St. John's Vault 7 Nov 1879, bur. same day, Sec. H, lots 17, 18, 19, 20, very center grave.
  10. [S1570] Pennsylvania Death Certificates, 1906-1963/1966: 1943, cert. no. 18926, img. 497/3265. Reg. No. 3759. Elizabeth Patterson, wid. of Francis L Patterson, res. 321 Earlington Rd., Darby, Delaware Co. PA, b. 5 Oct 1867, dau. of Ignatius Edwards and Athalia Ewing, both b. Philadelphia; d. 14 Feb 1944, Woman's Medical College Philadelphia, age 75y 4m 10d, metastises toxemia; inf. John V B Patterson, same res.; bur. St. Dominic's 18 Feb 1943. Original data: Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, PA., Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
  11. [S1658] U.S. Passport Applications, Jan. 2, 1906 - Mar. 31, 1925, Publication M1490, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, District of Columbia, online Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org, 1918, Roll 0575, appl. 32118, imgs. 321-325/878. Dated 17 Aug 1918, US District Court, Key West FL. Robert Ewing, b. Torresdale PA 4 Nov 1871, son of Ignatius L Edwards (b. Philadelphia), res. Key West FL, occ. Deputy Collector of Customs; intent to leave US 30 Aug 1918 on S/S Mascotte; new emloyment in Havana, Cuba, American Food & Fuel Administration and War Trade and Shipping Boards. Sworn identification by Elizabeth R Patterson, Philadelphia PA, and Thomas C Pent, Key West FL. [Note: year of birth is wrong as he was reported in the 1870 and 1880 censuses as b. ca. 1868-1869]
  12. [S1582] Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915, online FamilySearch.com, 1. Folder 4000971, img. 104/480. 1875 Register of Deaths in Philadelphia, sh. 101. Mary C Edwards, age 2, dau. of Ignatius and Athalia Edwards, res. 24th Ward, 3443 Chestnut, d. 12 Mar 1875, convulsions; bur. St. Johns R.C. 12 Mar 1875. 2. Folder 4058626, img. 60/255. Return of a Death. Mary Caroline Edwards, dau. of Ignatius and Athalia Edwards, 24th Ward, 3443 Chestnut St., d. 12 Mar 1875, age 2y 8m, convulsions; bur. 15 Mar 1875, St. Johns, 13th above Chestnut.