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Sarah Edson (Ford)

Birthplace: Massachusetts
Death: August 04, 1846 (64-73)
Cattaraugus County, NY, United States
Place of Burial: Franklinville, Cattaraugus County, NY, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Joseph Ford and Freelove Ford
Wife of Isaac Edson
Mother of Hannah Tower; Daniel Thomas Edson and Sarah Cotton
Sister of Nehemiah Ford; Moses Cross Ford; Noah Ford; Joseph Ford; Molly Ford and 2 others

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About Sarah Edson

Edit 9/24/2020 with corrected info on parents. Sarah Ford is erroneaously given as the daughter of Samuel and Sarah (Dyer) Ford in Edson, Edson Family History, 2:642, 643, 646-648. This profile had been linked to Samuel and Sarah prior to 9/24/2020. The New England Historical Gennealogical Register, Vol 137, pg 43, January 1983 provides the actual parents and siblings.

Per the article, she was born c. 1777, bp 12 Sep 1779, and divorced Isaac Edson in 1804 or 1805 when he was in Milford and deeded 18 3/4 acres in Otsego Co, NY to Moses Ford 12 Dec 1805 for $600, and moved west 2 miles to Edson's Corners. She and her children moved to Bradford Co., PA c. 1807, where her brother Noah Ford had located, and then to Hardin County, KY, where Noah removed c 1815. Her first husband Isaac married Persis (Bills) Curtis/Curtiss in NY in 1806. Isaac then probably married Adelphia (Unknown) as his 3rd wife.

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According to the Edson Family History and Genealogy:Descendants of Samuel Edson of Salem and Bridgewater, MAss, Vol. II Chpt 25, John5 Edson, Sarah (Ford) Edson, the 1st wife of Isaac Edson, left him after being in Milford, NY in 1800 and went to Kentucky after the birth of their 3rd child, Sarah, (Nov 5, 1804). He married 2nd on Feb 5, 1806, Persis Bills.

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Sarah Edson's Timeline

September 12, 1779
Age 2
Cummington, Hampshire, MA
November 19, 1798
NY, United States
November 30, 1802
Otsego County, NY, United States
November 5, 1804
New York, United States
August 4, 1846
Age 69
Cattaraugus County, NY, United States
Franklinville, Cattaraugus County, NY, United States