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  • 1st wife of John Edwards (bef.1603 - bef.1638)
    Mother of "2. Thomas2 Edwards (John1) was born in England about 1623 and died at Wethersfield 27 July 1683 at 'about 62 years' (Barbour, Wethersfield VRs, 102). References Harris, Gale Ion. Joh...
  • Aaron Edwards (1787 - 1828)
  • Abigail Edwards (1679 - 1771)
  • Abigail Stoughton (1671 - 1754)
    Abigail Edwards Gender: Female Birth: 1671 Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony Death: January 23, 1754 (83) Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony Daughter of Richard Edwards ...
  • Abigail Blake (1746 - c.1805)
    Residence : Waterbury** Reference: MyHeritage Family Trees - SmartCopy : Jun 3 2019, 21:34:06 UTC

About the Edwards surname

Edwards Name Meaning: English (also common in Wales): patronymic from Edward.

Edward Name Meaning: English: from the Middle English personal name Edward, Old English Eadward, composed of the elements ead ‘prosperity’, ‘fortune’ + w(e)ard ‘guard’. The English personal name also became popular on the Continent as a result of the fame of the two canonized kings of England, Edward the Martyr (962–79) and Edward the Confessor (1004–66). They certainly contributed largely to its great popularity in England.

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