Jesse Edwards (1785-1861)


Jesse Edwards was born in 1785 in Virginia.


Jesse Edwards age 57 married Susan B. Wheeler age 27 daughter of Avery Wheeler and Mary Moore c. 1842 in Sumter Co, GA.1



Jesse Edwards was the Head of Household in the census in 1850 in Sumter Co, GA. Jesse 65 farmer $300 born in VA, Susan 35 GA,William 7, Boyd 5?, Sidney3 m, Catherine 1, and Alexander 3/12. Also living with them are Susan's children by her first marriage, Mary Eubanks 17, Sarah Eubanks 15, and Nancy Eubanks 13. Also listed is John Eubanks age 8. John is a mystery since there were no males in Susan's household 1840 census, neither a husband or son. Jesse can't read or write and Sarah attended school within the year. Jesse was a Principal 2 at Misc of Susan B. Wheeler.

He died in 1861. He was buried in Rocky Mount Church, Sumter Co, Georgia. Find A Grave Memorial # is near Gatewood.




Susan B. Wheeler1,2,3 was the daughter of Avery Wheeler (1783-1857) and Mary Moore (1784-1869). She and Jesse Edwards had the following children:




History of Sumter County Georgia. Custom Id: 73; Lake Blackshear Regional Library, ,, Americus, Sumter Co, Georgia. Call Number: 975.8 COX.


Georgia Marriages to 1850. Custom Id: 115;


1840 United States Federal Census