Mary Ruth Edwards

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About Mary Ruth Edwards

John and Ruth came to present day Yancey County in 1790, bringing eight of their twelve children with them. Two years after their arrival here, they applied for a divorce. It so happens this is the first divorce recorded in Buncombe County, a portion which was later to become Yancey County. The land deeds record that John got all the land they owned jointly, consisting of several hundred acres. Ruth received a roan mare and a feather bed.

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Mary Ruth Edwards's Timeline

1752
1752
Bedford County, Virginia, United States
1770
April 1770
Age 18
Bedford County, Virginia, United States
1773
1773
Age 21
VA, USA
1778
1778
Age 26
Bedford Co., VA
1780
1780
Age 28
Wilkes, NC, USA
1780
Age 28
1785
1785
Age 33
Bedford, Virginia, USA
1790
1790
Age 38
North Carolina, United States
1792
1792
Age 40
Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States
1793
1793
Age 41
TN, USA