Rena Edwards1

F, b. 14 February 1911, d. 5 January 2010
  • Birth*: Rena Edwards was born on 14 February 1911 at Franklin Co., NC.1,2
  • Marriage*: She married Brodie Thomas Gupton, son of Alfred Thomas Gupton and Prudence Person Edwards, on 10 November 1928 at Sandy Creek, Vance Co., NC.1
  • Death*: Rena Edwards died on 5 January 2010 at Henderson, Vance Co., NC, at age 98 .2
  • Obituary: On 7 January 2010 at Henderson, Vance Co., NC, HENDERSON — Rena Edwards Gupton, 98, a former resident of Coble Boulevard, died Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2010, in a local nursing home. Born on Feb. 14, 1911, in Franklin County, she was the daughter of the late Ned Edwards and Betty Ayscue Edwards.

    She was a retired nurse’s aide and was a member of South Henderson Church of God.

    Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in the J.M. White Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Frank Hunter Gupton. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery.

    She is survived by three daughters, Christine G. Ayscue of Henderson, and Shirley G. Scott and Brenda G. Rodgers, both of Charlotte; two sons, Edwin Thomas Gupton of Valdosta, Ga., and the Rev. Frank Hunter Gupton of Savannah, Ga; 23 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren.

    She was preceded in death by her husband, Brodie Thomas Gupton; a son, Alfred Lee Gupton; her sisters, Margaret G. McGhee, Mattie Sue Bledsoe and Hodgie Edwards; her brothers, Benette Edwards, Morton Edwards, Charles Edwards and Lee Edwards; her great-grandson, Kevin Thomas Ayscue; and her great-granddaughter, Stephanie Tolar.

    The family will receive friends today from 7 until 8:30 p.m. at J.M. White Funeral Home. At other times they will be at the home of Christine G. Ayscue at 533 S. Cooper Drive, Courtyard Apt. 55.

    Serving as active pallbearers will be Andy Short, Ashley Short, Mike Campbell, Charlie (Pee Wee) Edwards, Tony McGhee and Greg Scott.2

Family: Brodie Thomas Gupton b. 23 Jun 1907, d. 2 Oct 1961

Citations

  1. [S138] Unknown volume, Vance Co., N.C. Marriage Register, Register of Deeds Vance Co., NC Courthouse.
  2. [S522] The Daily Dispatch, 7 Jan 2010.

Rial Theodord Edwards1

M, b. 10 October 1841, d. 30 November 1900

Family: Martha Julia "Pattie" Hight b. 28 Jun 1844, d. 8 Feb 1920

Citations

  1. [S1422] Dr. Stephen C. Ertman, Stephen Ertman Family Tree.

Richard Edwards

M, b. circa 1835

Family: Jane L. Rudd b. c 1836

Citations

  1. [S157] Unknown volume, Warren Co., N.C. Marriage Bonds, Register of Deeds Warren Co., NC Courthouse.

Richard Jones Edwards1

M, b. 13 September 1871, d. 7 August 1956

Family: Isabelle Edwards b. 14 Jul 1874, d. 12 Sep 1937

Citations

  1. [S1064] Unknown volume, Warren Co., N.C. Death Certificates, Register of Deeds Warren Co., NC Courthouse.
  2. [S179] Unknown volume, Vance Co., N.C. Death Certificate, Register of Deeds Vance Co., NC Courthouse.

Robert Allie Edwards1

M, b. May 1870, d. 17 June 1961

Family: Laura Thomas Stegall b. 24 Sep 1875, d. 30 Oct 1956

Citations

  1. [S6] 1870 Warren Co., N.C. Census.
  2. [S992] Unknown volume, North Carolina Marriage Collection 1741-2004, www.Ancestry.com.
  3. [S2229] Unknown volume, North Carolina Death Indexes, 1908-2004, www.Ancestry.com.
  4. [S8] Warren Co., N.C. 1900 Census.
  5. [S865] Unknown author, N.C. Birth Index 1800 - 2000.

Robert L. Edwards1

M, b. 1 August 1899, d. 30 October 1918

Citations

  1. [S8] Warren Co., N.C. 1900 Census.
  2. [S179] Unknown volume, Vance Co., N.C. Death Certificate, Register of Deeds Vance Co., NC Courthouse.

Roberta A.W. Edwards1

F, b. circa 1841, d. before 1870

Family: Nathaniel Hall Woodlief b. c 1836, d. 5 Dec 1908

Citations

  1. [S65] 1850 Granville Co., N.C. Census.
  2. [S992] Unknown volume, North Carolina Marriage Collection 1741-2004, www.Ancestry.com.

Rodney Eugene Edwards1

M, b. 14 October 1965, d. 20 January 2009

Citations

  1. [S865] Unknown author, N.C. Birth Index 1800 - 2000.
  2. [S522] The Daily Dispatch.

Rosa F.B. Edwards

F, b. 27 January 1827, d. 20 December 1912
  • Birth*: Rosa F.B. Edwards was born on 27 January 1827 at Warren Co., NC.1,2
  • She was the daughter of Liles Edwards and Martha Vaughan.
  • Census: Rosa F.B. Edwards appeared on the census of 23 July 1850 at Sandy Creek, Warren Co., NC. She is listed in the 1850 Census as Rosa F.B. Edwards. She is 23 years old and born in Warren Co, N.C. She is living with her parents.2
  • Census: She appeared on the census of 25 June 1860 at Warrenton, Warren Co., NC. R.F. Edwards is 29 years old and living with her parents.3
  • Marriage*: She married Littleton James Faulkner on 10 August 1864 at Warren Co., NC.
  • Census*: Rosa F.B. Edwards appeared on the census of 1870 at Warren Co., NC. Rosa is listed in the 1870 Warren Co. Census with her husband Littleton Forkner. They are listed in the next dwelling to John Edwards and his wife Martha.4
  • (Witness) Deed: She witnessed the deed of Liles Edwards on 10 December 1870 at Warren Co., NC; The undersigned consent to division of lands of Lisle Edwards decd of Warren Co. Thompson agrees to take S.E. corner lot adjoining J.D. Hawkins 46 acres. John W.A. take next lot adjoining Hawkins 61 1/3 acres. Mr. Littleton Falkner and wife take next lot adjoining Hawkins 13 1/7 acres. James Henry takes N.W. corner lot adjoining Hawkins and Rogers 11 1/2 acres. Miss E.D. take next lot adjoing Rogers 13 1/7 acres. Miss Martha V. take remainging lot adjoing Rogers 15 1/3 acres. Wit: A.J. Rogers, Thomas Ellington. Signed Elizabeth Edwards, John W.A. Edwards, John H.R. Edwards, S.T. Edwards, Martha V. Edwards, Rosey J.B. Falkner, Littleton Falkner.5
  • Census: Rosa F.B. Edwards appeared on the census of 19 June 1880 at Sandy Creek, Warren Co., NC. Rosa is 47 years old.6
  • Census: She appeared on the census of 2 July 1900 at Sandy Creek, Vance Co., NC. Rosa is living with her son Nathaniel.7
  • Census: She appeared on the census of 15 April 1910 at Sandy Creek, Vance Co., NC. Rosa is 83 years old and living with her daughter Ida.8
  • Death*: She died on 20 December 1912 at Vance Co., NC, at age 85 .

Family: Littleton James Faulkner b. c 1803, d. b 1887

Citations

  1. [S103] 1900 Vance Co., N.C. Census, pg 279.
  2. [S4] Warren Co., N.C. 1850 Census, page 2 B.
  3. [S5] Warren Co., N.C. 1860 Census, pg 260b.
  4. [S6] 1870 Warren Co., N.C. Census.
  5. [S59] Unknown name of person unknown record type, Book 34, page 281 unknown repository, unknown repository address.
  6. [S8] Warren Co., N.C. 1900 Census.
  7. [S103] 1900 Vance Co., N.C. Census.
  8. [S19] 1910 Vance Co., N.C. Census, pg 274.

Rosa Queen Edwards1,2

F, b. circa 1877, d. 22 December 1932

Citations

  1. [S67] 1880 Granville Co., N.C. Census.
  2. [S1213] Unknown author, Findagrave.com.

Rosey Edwards

F, b. circa 1790

Family: Archibald Douglas b. c 1790

Rufus D. Edwards

M, b. 1826, d. 27 October 1916

Family: Quintina Watkins b. 1 Mar 1835, d. 14 Dec 1913

Citations

  1. [S179] Unknown volume, Vance Co., N.C. Death Certificate: for Rufus D. Edwards, Register of Deeds Vance Co., NC Courthouse.
  2. [S67] 1880 Granville Co., N.C. Census.
  3. [S68] 1870 Granville Co., N.C. Census.
  4. [S103] 1900 Vance Co., N.C. Census.
  5. [S19] 1910 Vance Co., N.C. Census.
  6. [S179] Unknown volume, Vance Co., N.C. Death Certificate, Register of Deeds Vance Co., NC Courthouse.
  7. [S271] Unknown compiler, "Edwards Genealogy", Ancestral File.

Rufus H. Edwards1

M, b. 24 August 1853, d. before 1900

Family: Louvenia "Lula" Ball b. c 1859

Citations

  1. [S1] Warren Co., N.C. Marriage Register.
  2. [S2322] Edwards, Liles Family Bible, Copy provided by Debbie Armstrong Cobb.
  3. [S6] 1870 Warren Co., N.C. Census.
  4. [S5] Warren Co., N.C. 1860 Census.
  5. [S133] 1900 Franklin Co., N.C. Census.

Ruth Alma Edwards1,2

F, b. 26 November 1910, d. 29 August 1953

Family: Linwood Leondias Egerton b. 28 Mar 1907, d. 29 Aug 1953

Citations

  1. [S19] 1910 Vance Co., N.C. Census.
  2. [S992] Unknown volume, North Carolina Marriage Collection 1741-2004, www.Ancestry.com.
  3. [S545] 1930 Vance Co., N.C. Census.
  4. [S971] Unknown author, Florida Death Index 1877 - 1998.

Samuel Edwards

M, b. circa 1780

Samuel D. Edwards

M, b. circa 1828, d. 23 June 1864

Family: Elizabeth G. Harris b. c 1829

Citations

  1. [S65] 1850 Granville Co., N.C. Census, pg 63.
  2. [S65] 1850 Granville Co., N.C. Census.
  3. [S157] Unknown volume, Warren Co., N.C. Marriage Bonds, Register of Deeds Warren Co., NC Courthouse.
  4. [S66] 1860 Granville Co., N.C. Census.
  5. [S111] Unknown author, North Carolina Troops 1861-1865, pg 47.
  6. [S111] Unknown author, North Carolina Troops 1861-1865.
  7. [S68] 1870 Granville Co., N.C. Census.

Samuel T. Edwards

M, b. 29 October 1821, d. 1875
  • Birth*: Samuel T. Edwards was born on 29 October 1821 at Granville Co., NC.
  • He was the son of Liles Edwards and Martha Vaughan.
  • Census*: Samuel T. Edwards appeared on the census of 25 June 1860 at Warren Co., NC. He is listed as T.T. Edwards, age 38 and occupation blacksmith. He is not married and is living with his parents.1
  • Milit-Beg*: He began military service on 16 April 1862 at Camp Mangum, NC, His service record states that he was 34 years old when he enlisted. (He actually was 41). He was born in Granville Co. , was 6ft 1 inch tall and his occupation was blacksmith. He was left sick at Orange Court House, Va. on 19 Nov 1862. Sent to Hospital 1 Aug 1864 and then placed on Sick Furlough to the 25 Nov 1864 from the 25 Oct 1864 for 30 days. Captured at Hatchers Run 1 Apr 1865 and sent to Pt. Lookout Maryland as a POW. He took the Oath of Allegiance 12 Jun 1865 and was released.2
  • (Witness) Deed: He witnessed the deed of Liles Edwards on 10 December 1870 at Warren Co., NC; The undersigned consent to division of lands of Lisle Edwards decd of Warren Co. Thompson agrees to take S.E. corner lot adjoining J.D. Hawkins 46 acres. John W.A. take next lot adjoining Hawkins 61 1/3 acres. Mr. Littleton Falkner and wife take next lot adjoining Hawkins 13 1/7 acres. James Henry takes N.W. corner lot adjoining Hawkins and Rogers 11 1/2 acres. Miss E.D. take next lot adjoing Rogers 13 1/7 acres. Miss Martha V. take remainging lot adjoing Rogers 15 1/3 acres. Wit: A.J. Rogers, Thomas Ellington. Signed Elizabeth Edwards, John W.A. Edwards, John H.R. Edwards, S.T. Edwards, Martha V. Edwards, Rosey J.B. Falkner, Littleton Falkner.3
  • Death*: Samuel T. Edwards died in 1875 at Vance Co., NC.4
  • Will*: He left a will on 17 February 1875 at Warren Co., NC. Left all of his property to his two sisters Elizabeth D. Edwards and Martha V. Edwards. The survivor of the two will inherit the full share. Witnesses: John W. Edwards and Samuel J. Skinner. Dr. Robert Gill was appointed executor but refused to qualify as exr. in favor of James M. Edwards.4

Citations

  1. [S5] Warren Co., N.C. 1860 Census.
  2. [S1192] Unknown subject, Civil War Service Records - North Carolina.
  3. [S59] Unknown name of person unknown record type, Book 34, page 281 unknown repository, unknown repository address.
  4. [S205] David B. Gammon, Abstracts of Wills Warren Co., North Carolina 1845-1902.

Sanders Gardner Edwards1,2

M, b. circa 1853, d. 15 May 1928
  • Birth*: Sanders Gardner Edwards was born circa 1853 at NC; the death certificate states that the date of birth is 20 Jun 1847. The year is incorrect. It does not agree with the census birth year or his parents year of marriage.1,2
  • He was the son of Rufus D. Edwards and Quintina Watkins.1
  • Marriage*: Sanders Gardner Edwards married Nettie White on 27 November 1876 at Granvillle Co., NC.2,3
  • Death*: Sanders Gardner Edwards died on 15 May 1928 at Kittrell, Vance Co., NC.2

Family: Nettie White b. c 1855

Citations

  1. [S68] 1870 Granville Co., N.C. Census.
  2. [S179] Unknown volume, Vance Co., N.C. Death Certificate, Register of Deeds Vance Co., NC Courthouse.
  3. [S1398] Unknown volume, North Carolina Marriages 1759 - 1979, unknown repository.

Sarah Coretta Edwards1,2

F, b. circa June 1860

Citations

  1. [S66] 1860 Granville Co., N.C. Census.
  2. [S68] 1870 Granville Co., N.C. Census.

Sarah Jane Edwards1

F, b. 25 March 1922, d. 31 August 2013

Family: Fred Lassiter Peoples b. 29 Aug 1915, d. 20 Apr 1999

Citations

  1. [S549] 1930 Franklin Co., N.C. Census.
  2. [S1398] Unknown volume, North Carolina Marriages 1759 - 1979, unknown repository.

Sarah K. (Sally) Edwards1

F, b. circa 1850, d. before 1900

Family: William Thomas Duke b. 26 Jun 1847, d. 15 Feb 1928

Citations

  1. [S66] 1860 Granville Co., N.C. Census.
  2. [S7] Warren Co., N.C. 1880 Census.
  3. [S1398] Unknown volume, North Carolina Marriages 1759 - 1979, unknown repository.

Sarah Lee Edwards1

F, b. 16 July 1862, d. 4 December 1934

Family: Fredrick Dickerson b. 16 Aug 1852, d. 3 Sep 1915

Citations

  1. [S179] Unknown volume, Vance Co., N.C. Death Certificate, Register of Deeds Vance Co., NC Courthouse.
  2. [S1398] Unknown volume, North Carolina Marriages 1759 - 1979, unknown repository.
  3. [S865] Unknown author, N.C. Birth Index 1800 - 2000.

Sedia Nash Edwards1,2,3

F, b. 13 March 1864, d. 10 February 1938

Family: John Calvin Stone b. c 1856, d. 1916

Citations

  1. [S67] 1880 Granville Co., N.C. Census.
  2. [S68] 1870 Granville Co., N.C. Census.
  3. [S179] Unknown volume, Vance Co., N.C. Death Certificate, Register of Deeds Vance Co., NC Courthouse.

Sidney Gray Edwards1,2

M, b. 26 September 1874, d. 3 April 1953

Family: Mattie Watkins b. 28 Aug 1878, d. 19 Sep 1965

Citations

  1. [S7] Warren Co., N.C. 1880 Census.
  2. [S1064] Unknown volume, Warren Co., N.C. Death Certificates, Register of Deeds Warren Co., NC Courthouse.
  3. [S1398] Unknown volume, North Carolina Marriages 1759 - 1979, unknown repository.

Starkie Lawrence Edwards1

M, b. 10 February 1888, d. 26 July 1944

Family: Gertrude "Gertie" Clark b. 22 Jul 1897, d. 25 May 1962

Citations

  1. [S1398] Unknown volume, North Carolina Marriages 1759 - 1979, unknown repository.

Susan Anna Davis Edwards1,2

F, b. 23 May 1873, d. 13 April 1915

Family: William S. Briggs b. 27 Oct 1870, d. 28 Jun 1947

Citations

  1. [S67] 1880 Granville Co., N.C. Census.
  2. [S179] Unknown volume, Vance Co., N.C. Death Certificate, Register of Deeds Vance Co., NC Courthouse.
  3. [S242] Henderson Gold Leaf, 19 Nov 1891.

Theodore Filander Edwards1

M, b. 5 May 1902, d. 31 December 1974

Family: Lelia M. Wiggs b. 28 Sep 1909, d. 29 Feb 1988

Citations

  1. [S1398] Unknown volume, North Carolina Marriages 1759 - 1979, unknown repository.
  2. [S1087] Unknown volume, Guilford Co., N.C. Death Certificate, www.Ancestry.com.

Thomas A. Edwards

M, b. before 1842

Troy Louis Edwards1,2

M, b. 19 January 1916, d. 4 March 1987

Citations

  1. [S1091] 1930 Warren Co., N.C. Census.
  2. [S1408] Unknown volume, North Carolina Deaths and Burials 1898 - 1994, unknown repository.

Virginia Hudley Edwards1

F, b. 9 August 1879, d. 3 October 1930

Family: Rev. Benjamin Franklin Edwards b. 13 Jul 1876, d. 17 Mar 1935

Citations

  1. [S179] Unknown volume, Vance Co., N.C. Death Certificate, Register of Deeds Vance Co., NC Courthouse.
  2. [S992] Unknown volume, North Carolina Marriage Collection 1741-2004, www.Ancestry.com.