Edward Edwards

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Edward Edwards, son of Peter Edwards and Susan Samwell, was born between 1537 and 1540.1 He died at Allwalton, Huntingdon, England, before 16 September 1592, when his will was proved.2

Edward married Ursula Coles, daughter of Richard Coles and Jane Bond, say 1560.2

Edward Edwards left a will dated 25 December 1591, and proved 16 September 1592:
To eldest son, Peter Edwards, freehold lands in the Borough of St. Peter als Peterborough, also two tenements in Wotton co. Northampton,
Peter to pay to his brother Francis ("my second son"), a hundred marks at the age of twenty two:
also to the said Peter, after the decease of Ursula Edwards, his natural mother, half of three tenements, and another tenement, in Northampton, and lands and half a tenement in Kingsthorpe, co. Northampton;
Peter to pay to his brother Richard Edwards fifty pounds at the age of twenty-six;
also to the said Peter, copyhold lands in Wittlesaie, co. Cambridge, after the decease of his mother;
Peter to pay to his brother Robert Edwards forty pounds at the age of twenty-six;
To son Nicholas Edwards, forty pounds at the age of twenty-four, to be paid by his mother out of the lease of my farm and mills of Alwalton;
To daughter Elizabeth Edwards, forty pounds at marriage or at age of twenty-four;
to eldest daughter Margaret Freeman, "one hoop-ring of gold worth by estimation thirty pounds."
To wife Ursula Edwards for life, and at her decease to eldest son Peter;
To brother Nicholas Edwards;
To my sister Amy Ludlowe;
To my cousin Thomas Knappe;
To every cotager dwelling in the town of Allwalton, 4d;
Wife Ursula, sole executrix, brothers Nicholas Edwards and Thomas Ludlowe, supervisors.2

Family

Ursula Coles b. say 1542, d. bef. 2 Feb 1605/6
Children
  • Amy Edwards3 b. 28 Oct 1564
  • Margaret Edwards+2 b. 25 Sep 1565
  • Arthur Edwards3 b. 8 Sep 1567
  • Annis Edwards3 b. 3 Aug 1569
  • Francis Edwards1 b. 22 Sep 1572, d. bef. 8 Jul 1627
  • Richard Edwards1 b. 2 Jan 1573/74, d. aft. 8 Jul 1623
  • Robert Edwards1 b. say 1576, d. aft. 29 Jul 1617
  • Nicholas Edwards1 b. 1579, d. bef. 4 Dec 1639
  • Elizabeth Edwards1 b. say 1581, d. bef. 14 Aug 1654
  • Peter Edwards1 b. say 1653

Citations

  1. [S1841] Robert L. Steenrod, "Alice (Freeman) (Tompson) Parke," The American Genealogist 29 (Oct 1953): 215-218, further cited as Steenrod, "Alice (Freeman) (Tompson) Parke."
  2. [S1842] Clarence Almon Torrey, "Alice (Freeman) (Tompson) Parke," The American Genealogist 13 (Jul 1936): 1-8, at 7-8, further cited as Torrey, "Alice (Freeman) (Tompson) Parke."
  3. [S2087] Randy A. West, "New Information on the Edwards Ancestry of Alice (Freeman) (Tompson) Parke of Roxbury, Massachusetts, and Connecticut," The American Genealogist 88 (Oct 2016): 302-309, at 302, further cited as West, "Edwards Ancestry of Alice (Freeman) (Tompson) Parke."