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John Y. Edwards

Male 1851 - 1915  (63 years)


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  • Name John Y. Edwards 
    Born 5 Dec 1851 
    Gender Male 
    Died 25 Sep 1915  St. Johnsville, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I73  Abeling Family Tree | Ancestors of Brian Abeling
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2006 

    Father Benjamin F. Edwards,   b. 1820, Previously had date as 23 JAN 1821, but not sure why? Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1862  (Age 42 years) 
    Mother Margaret K. Klock,   b. 9 Nov 1821,   d. 16 Mar 1884, Ephratah, Fulton County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married Stone Arabia, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Documents
    1850 US Census: Ephratah, New York
    1850 US Census: Ephratah, New York
    Includes...
    Benjamin F Edwards, age 27
    wife, Margaret, age 28

    (children are included on next page)
    1850 US Census: Ephratah, New York (page 2)
    1850 US Census: Ephratah, New York (page 2)
    includes the children of Benjamin and Margaret Edwards...


    Catherine, daughter, age 9, born abt 1841
    Adam, son, age 7, born abt 1843
    Ann, daughter, age 5, born abt 1845
    Alice, daughter, age 3, born abt 1847
    Susan, daughter, age 1, born abt 1849
    Elisabeth Smith, age 15, servant?
    John Dusler, male, age 22, laborer?

    1860 US Census: Ephratah, New York
    1860 US Census: Ephratah, New York
    includes...

    Benjamin F. Edwards, age 40
    wife, Magaret, age 38
    Catherine, daughter, age 19
    Adam, son, age 17
    Ann, daughter, age 15
    Alice, daughter, age 13
    Susan, daughter, age 11
    John, son, age 8
    Margaret, daughter, age 4
    Ambrose, son, age 2
    Amos, son, age 15 months
    Delia Bellington, Female, age 49
    John Burns, male, age 21
    James Bellows, male, age 19
    1870 US Census: Ephratah, New York
    1870 US Census: Ephratah, New York
    includes...
    Head of Household, Margaret Edwards, age 48
    Susan, daughter, age 21
    John Y, son, age 18
    Franklin, son, age 16
    Maggie (Margaret), daughter, age 14
    Amos, son, age 10
    1880 US Census: Ephratah, New York
    1880 US Census: Ephratah, New York
    includes...

    Margaret Edwards, age 58, head of house, widowed
    Maggie, age 24, daughter
    Franklin, age 26, son
    Libbie, age 19, Daughter in law
    Amos, age 20, son
    Levi 4 months, grandson (son of Franklin Edwards and Libbie Charlesworth)
    Margaret Klock and Benjamin F Edwards Family information
    Margaret Klock and Benjamin F Edwards Family information
    Obtained from David Klock's web site:

    http://klockconnections.com/
    Histories
    Benjamin F Edwards bible
    Benjamin F Edwards bible
    Family bible of Benjamin F Edwards 1821 - 1862.
    Farmer, sawmiller and member of the Ephratah Reformed Church. Bible contains family births and death information in pencil.
    Family ID F112  Group Sheet

    Family Celestia Saltsman Edwards,   b. 3 Oct 1853, Palatine, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1912, Ephrata, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Married 9 Jul 1873  Stone Arabia, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Carrie Edwards,   b. 12 Aug 1874,   d. 20 Aug 1874  (Age 0 years)
     2. Morris J. Edwards,   b. 7 Oct 1879,   d. 21 Jul 1918, Soissons, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years)
    +3. Cary Benjamin Edwards,   b. 5 Apr 1882,   d. 25 May 1956  (Age 74 years)
    +4. R. W. Edwards,   b. 15 May 1886,   d. 05 Mar 1952, St. Johnsville, New York. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    +5. John Y Edwards, Jr.,   b. 20 Feb 1888, Town of Ephratah, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1962, Little Falls Hospital, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     6. Ollie Edwards,   b. 22 Mar 1901, Adopted Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1949, at the mill Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
    Documents
    1880 Census, Ephratah, New York
Page 19
    1880 Census, Ephratah, New York Page 19
    John Y Edwards, age 28, Lumberman, born NY, parents born NY
    Celista, age 26, wife, keeps home, born NY, Parents born NY
    Morris, 8 months, son
    John Y Edwards & Celestia Saltsman marriage certificate
    John Y Edwards & Celestia Saltsman marriage certificate
    1900 US Census: Ephratah, Fulton County, New York
    1900 US Census: Ephratah, Fulton County, New York
    includes...

    John Edwards, head of house, age 48, born Dec 1851
    wife, Celestia, 46, born Oct 1853
    son, Morris, 20, born Oct 1879
    son, Cary, 18, born Apr 1882
    son, RW, 14, born May 1886
    son, John Y, 12, born Feb 1888
    1910 US Census: Ephratah, Fulton County, New York
    1910 US Census: Ephratah, Fulton County, New York
    includes...

    John Y Edwards, father, age 58
    wife, Celestia, age 56
    son, Morris, age 30
    son, Cary, age 28
    son, RW, 23 (listed as Richard W - but is a mistake)
    son, John Y, age 22
    1910 US Census: Ephratah, Fulton County, New York
    1910 US Census: Ephratah, Fulton County, New York
    continued from last page..
    adopted daughter of John and Celestia, Olie, age 8


    Everett Johnson, age 30
    wife, Katie, age 30
    daughter, Effie, age 6
    John Johnson (Everett's Brother), age 34

    Histories
    Celestia Saltsman bible
    Celestia Saltsman bible
    Ms. Celestia Saltsman (1853-1912) bible presented to her by her mother and father - Mr and Mrs Jacob Saltsman

    Contains family birth, death and marriage information. Also contained many newspaper clippings.
    Family ID F30  Group Sheet

  • Documents
    Letter about Margaret Klock Edward's Estate
    Letter about Margaret Klock Edward's Estate
    Written by John Y Edwards regarding his mother's estate. Dated Aug 10, 1881
    Will of John Yauney Edwards
    Will of John Yauney Edwards
    died in 1873. Will lists his survivors, including...

    Mary Edwards - his second wife
    Susan E Don - daughter living in St Johnsville who married Alexander Don.
    Margaret Klock - daughter living in St Johnsville who married Ambrose Klock
    Mary E Clark - daughter living in Ft Plain that married William Clark.
    Emily E Smith, daughter living in Ft Plain that married Gilbert Smith
    Catharine E Markell, daughter living in Dubuque, Iowa, who married Henry Markell
    Christian Y Edwards, son living in Lansing, Michigan
    Adam K Edwards, grandson, living in Denver, Colorado
    Susan E Putman, granddaughter, living in Ephratah, NY
    John Y Edwards, Margaret Edwards, Frank Edwards, Amos Edwards (children from Benjamin F Edwards) living in Ephratah, NY

    Headstones
    John Y Edwards Sr
    John Y Edwards Sr
    John Y Edwards Sr. & Celestia Saltsman
    John Y Edwards Sr. & Celestia Saltsman
    John Y Edwards and Celestia Saltsman
    John Y Edwards and Celestia Saltsman
    John Y Edwards
    John Y Edwards

  • Notes 
    • 8/14/1998 Montgomery County Clerks Office found
      1868 Atlas J.Y. Edwards on St. Johnsville map (by Fort Klock)
      1905 atlas J.Y. Edwards not on map (Died 1873) C. Fitzerer is now in the 1868 location.
      No record of death found, town hall records of St. Johnsville
      Have copy of marriage certificate


  


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