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Margaret Yauney

Margaret Yauney

Female 1776 - 1839  (62 years)

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  • Name Margaret Yauney 
    Born 13 Nov 1776  Tryon County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 01 May 1839  New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I428  Abeling Family Tree | Ancestors of Brian Abeling
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2007 

    Father Henry Yanney,   b. 12 Sep 1749, Monmouth, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Mar 1830, Johnstown, Montgomery County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Elizabet Margaret Kline,   b. 10 Jun 1756, Johnstown, Montgomery, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1830, Johnstown, Montgomery, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Documents
    1st Edwards - Yauney Family Reunion: Sept 1897
    1st Edwards - Yauney Family Reunion: Sept 1897
    From Johnstown Daily Republican Newspaper, Monday, Sept 6, 1897. The newspaper article is available on microfilm at the Johnstown, NY Public Library.

    "He (John Edwards) was elect to congress in 1837. He had a family of eight children, namely: John, Henry, Daniel, James, Mary, Ann, Margaret and Susan, all of which are now dead, James, the last survivor, having died in February of 1892. These children settled in and about the country between Johnstown and St Johnsville,"
    1899 Yauney-Edwards Reunion
    1899 Yauney-Edwards Reunion
    Obtained from microfilm of the Fulton County Republican Newspaper dated Sept 1899 from the Johnstown NY Public Library.
    John Edwards and Margaret Yauney Family History
    John Edwards and Margaret Yauney Family History
    Contains notes on Henry Yanney's family also. Obtained from the Edwards Family History, written by Amy Edwards Childs, dated 1970. Available from the Johnstown NY Public Library.

    Lists children as..

    Henry , married Elizabeth Cook
    John , married Catherine Cook (sister of Elizabeth Cook)
    Daniel, married Sallie Maria Wells
    Mary Ann, married Theopolis Persse
    Margaret, married Thomas Reid
    Susan, married Aaron Nellis
    James, married Catherine Nellis
    Thomas, married Anna Fox
    Family ID F1458  Group Sheet

    Family John Edwards,   b. 06 Aug 1781, Beekmans precinct, Dutchess County, near Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Source: US Congressional Biographies Directory Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1850, Johnstown, Fulton County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 18 Mar 1802  First Presbyterian Church, Johnstown, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. John Y Edwards,   b. 1800, Born in either early 1800 or late 1799. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sept 1873, St Johnsville, Montgomery County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     2. Henry Edwards,   b. 24 Dec 1802,   d. 28 Apr 1878  (Age 75 years)
    +3. Daniel Edwards,   b. 01 Dec 1804,   d. 1890  (Age 85 years)
     4. Mary Ann Edwards Persse,   b. 12 Dec 1806,   d. 03 Oct 1866  (Age 59 years)
     5. Elizabeth Margaret Edwards,   b. 10 Feb 1809,   d. 1874  (Age 64 years)
     6. Thomas Edwards,   b. 23 Mar 1812
     7. James Mcintyre Edwards,   b. 22 Nov 1814
     8. Susan B. Edwards,   b. 06 Oct 1816
    Photos
    John Edwards and Margaret Yauney Home in Johnstown, NY
    John Edwards and Margaret Yauney Home in Johnstown, NY
    Obtained from Edwards Family History, Amy Edwards Childs, dated 1970. Available in the Edwards Family File at the Johnstown NY Public Library.
    Henry Yanney's Black Horse Tavern
    Henry Yanney's Black Horse Tavern
    Building in 1795 by Henry Yanney, it became a popular local inn as it was located on the road between the Mohawk valley and Johnstown.

    It was the location of a Edwards-Yauney family reunion that took place 100 years after John and Margaret's marriage. The newspaper articles about the reunion also list this as the location of where Margaret Yauney and John Edwards were married - however, this is not believed to be true, as the First Presbyterian Church in Johnstown has the official marriage records.
    Henry Yanney's Black Horse Tavern
    Henry Yanney's Black Horse Tavern
    Also the location for the 100 yr family reunion, taking place in 1902, 100 years after the marriage of John Edwards and Margaret Yauney.
    Documents
    1820 US Census: Johnstown, Montgomery County, New York
    1820 US Census: Johnstown, Montgomery County, New York
    including...

    John Edwards, wife, and family
    1840 US Census: Fulton County, New York
    1840 US Census: Fulton County, New York
    The town is not identified, but I am guessing that's its Ephratah, NY based on the Getman and Yauney families also listed.


    NOTES from Brian Abeling: Yes, I believe this is a John Edwards that lives in Ephratah,NY in 1840 - but I do not believe it is the John Y Edwards, son, or his father Congressman John Edwards. His father is ruled out because he should have been listed as being much older than 20 to 30 yrs. In addition, he did not have any children born in the late 1830's as this suggests.

    As for the son John Y Edwards, this record is also unlikely to be him, as he would have been older than 20-30 at this time. In addition, there is a 1840 census records for John Y Edwards in St Johnsville that matches up with the proper children and ages in his family.
    includes...
    John Edwards (assuming that he's the oldest male in the family, he would have been between 50 and 60 years old)

    also includes..
    males under 5: 1
    males 10 to 15: 1
    males 15 to 20: 2
    males 20 to 30: 1
    females 15 to 20: 1
    females 20 to 30: 2
    females 30 to 40: 1

    1st Edwards - Yauney Family Reunion: Sept 1897
    1st Edwards - Yauney Family Reunion: Sept 1897
    From Johnstown Daily Republican Newspaper, Monday, Sept 6, 1897. The newspaper article is available on microfilm at the Johnstown, NY Public Library.

    "He (John Edwards) was elect to congress in 1837. He had a family of eight children, namely: John, Henry, Daniel, James, Mary, Ann, Margaret and Susan, all of which are now dead, James, the last survivor, having died in February of 1892. These children settled in and about the country between Johnstown and St Johnsville,"
    John and Margaret Edwards Family Information
    John and Margaret Edwards Family Information
    Card was obtained from the family history index at the Johnstown NY Public Library.
    John and Margaret Edwards Family Information
    John and Margaret Edwards Family Information
    Card was obtained from the family history index at the Johnstown NY Public Library.
    John Edwards and Margaret Yauney Marriage Information
    John Edwards and Margaret Yauney Marriage Information
    Card was obtained from the family history index at the Johnstown NY Public Library.
    Margaret Yauney and John Edwards Marriage info
    Margaret Yauney and John Edwards Marriage info
    Card was obtained from the family history index at the Johnstown NY Public Library.
    Margaret Yauney
    Margaret Yauney
    Card was obtained from the family history index at the Johnstown NY Public Library.
    Margaret Yauney Edwards Family info
    Margaret Yauney Edwards Family info
    Card was obtained from the family history index at the Johnstown NY Public Library.
    1899 Yauney-Edwards Reunion
    1899 Yauney-Edwards Reunion
    Obtained from microfilm of the Fulton County Republican Newspaper dated Sept 1899 from the Johnstown NY Public Library.
    John Edwards and Margaret Yauney Family History
    John Edwards and Margaret Yauney Family History
    Contains notes on Henry Yanney's family also. Obtained from the Edwards Family History, written by Amy Edwards Childs, dated 1970. Available from the Johnstown NY Public Library.

    Lists children as..

    Henry , married Elizabeth Cook
    John , married Catherine Cook (sister of Elizabeth Cook)
    Daniel, married Sallie Maria Wells
    Mary Ann, married Theopolis Persse
    Margaret, married Thomas Reid
    Susan, married Aaron Nellis
    James, married Catherine Nellis
    Thomas, married Anna Fox
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2009 
    Family ID F151  Group Sheet

  • Headstones
    Margaret Yauney and John Edwards
    Margaret Yauney and John Edwards
    Edwards Family Plot
    Edwards Family Plot
    Located at the Johnstown NY Cemetery. It is the tallest monument in the cemetery and is surrounded by descendents of John Edwards and Margaret Yauney (who's headstone are directly behind the monument in this photo).
    Close-up of the Edwards monument
    Close-up of the Edwards monument
    Margaret Yauney
    Margaret Yauney
    wife of John Edwards
    1776-1839
    Headstones that are directly in front of the Edwards Family Monument.
    Headstones that are directly in front of the Edwards Family Monument.
    Headstone of Margaret Edwards Reid (daughter), Margaret Yauney (mother), and John Edwards (father).


  


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