Richard Stanislaus Edwards1

#18354, (circa 1850 - 10 February 1899)
Relationship2nd cousin 1 time removed of Estelle Rose Roche
Father*George W Edwards2 (c 1805 - 1861)
Mother*Elizabeth R Whelan2 (c 1810 - 1874)

Family

Lucy Brook Neilson b. c 1857
Children 1.Richard Stanislaus Edwards Jr.8 (1885 - 1956)
 2.William Neilson Edwards+8 (1887 - 1941)
 3.Leonard Brooke Edwards8 (1895 - 1988)
 4.Edward Mitchell Edwards+8 (1896 - 1987)
Birth*circa 1850He was born circa 1850 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.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 10, b. PA.3 
15 November 1870He appeared on the census of 15 November 1870 in the household of Elizabeth R Whelan at 1402 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as Richard S, age 20; (same house as Ignatius and Athalia Edwards.)4 
5 June 1880He appeared on the census of 5 June 1880 at 225 S. 17th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.5 
Marriage*17 April 1884He married Lucy Brook Neilson, daughter of William Neilson and Sarah _____, on 17 April 1884 at Cathedral Church of the Nativity, Bethlehem, Northampton Co., PennsylvaniaG.6 
Death*10 February 1899He died on 10 February 1899 at 118 N. 17th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; (cemetery records give b. 6 May 1850, d. 2 Feb 1899, bur. Feb 1899.)7 

Citations

  1. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census.
  2. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census.
  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. [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.
  5. [S17] 1880 U.S. Federal Census. Richard (30), b. and parents b. PA, lawyer.
  6. [S1733] Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, online Ancestry.com, PA - Northampton> Bethlehem> Roman Catholic> Cathedral Church of the Nativity, img. 120/361. Marriage Register, p. 284-285. Richard Stanislaus Edwards, age 34, res. Philadelphia, son of George W and Elizabeth Edwards; and Lucy Brooke Neilson, age 27, res. So. Bethlehem, dau. of Eilliam and Sarah Neilson; marr. 17 Apr 1884 by Kinloch Nelson, Rector; witn. James F Rudolph, George H Neilson and others.
  7. [S1582] Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915, online FamilySearch.com, Folder 4009449, img. 1451/1783. Return of Death no. 18733. Richard S Edwards, marr., d. 10 Feb 1899, age 48, exhaustion from peritonitis; b. PA, res. 1318 Pine Street; bur. St. Thomas, Whitemarsh, 18 Feb 1899.
  8. [S5] 1900 U.S. Federal Census.