• Lucinda Cheek

Solomon M. Edwards
& Lucinda Cheek

Solomon M. Edwards, son of Thomas EDWARDS & Nancy FENDER, was born Apr. 29, 1854, in Ashe Co., NC, and died Dec. 17, 1925, in Alleghany Co., NC. He married Lucinda Cheek, daughter of Henderson CHEEK & Lucy BRYAN, Feb. 22, 1874, in Alleghany Co., NC. She was born Aug. 20, 1850, in Ashe Co., NC, and died Nov. 29, 1942, in Alleghany Co., NC. Solomon and Lucinda Edwards are buried at the Landmark Union Baptist Church in Whitehead, Alleghany Co., NC.

Children of Solomon M. Edwards & Lucinda Cheek:

  1. Henderson Cary Edwards, b. June 3, 1875, Alleghany Co., NC; d. 1957, Harford Co., MD; m. (1) Phoebe Leora WAGONER, daughter of John Monroe WAGONER & Sarah Ann CAUDILL, Oct. 18, 1898, Alleghany Co., NC (b. June 1876; d. 1929); m. (2) Agnes Wagoner WILLIS, May 24, 1932; bur. Mt. Zion United Methodist Church Cemetery, Harford Co., MD. Children: Ellege York Edwards (1899), Sarah Alma Edwards (1901), Rose Edwards (1903), Herbert L. Edwards (1913).
  2. Emet Edwards, b. Oct. 22, 1876, Alleghany Co., NC; d. Nov. 2, 1876, Alleghany Co., NC; bur. Henderson Cheek Cemetery, Rd. 1139, Alleghany Co., NC.
  3. Myra Ennice Edwards, b. Jan. 15, 1878, Alleghany Co., NC; d. Sept. 5, 1878, Alleghany Co., NC; bur. Henderson Cheek Cemetery, Rd. 1139, Alleghany Co., NC.
  4. Anice Edwards, b. Dec. 10, 1879, Alleghany Co., NC; d. Nov. 1, 1975, Alleghany Co., NC; m. James McDaniel WAGONER, son of John Monroe WAGONER & Sarah Ann CAUDILL, Dec. 13, 1898, Alleghany Co., NC (b. Sept. 30, 1878; d. Feb. 21, 1945); bur. Liberty Baptist Church, Whitehead, Alleghany Co., NC.
  5. Alice Eugenia Edwards, b. Dec. 10, 1880, Alleghany Co., NC; d. Nov. 1979; m. Edwin Elmore CAUDILL, son of James Franklin CAUDILL & Elvira KOONTZ, Apr. 4, 1911, Alleghany Co., NC (b. Feb. 8, 1871; d. Mar. 26, 1958); bur. Liberty Baptist Church, Whitehead, Alleghany Co., NC.
  6. William Bert Edwards, b. June 12, 1884, Alleghany Co., NC; d. 1954, Harford Co., MD; m. Pearl THOMPSON, July 8, 1908, Alleghany Co., NC (b. abt. 1889 in NC; d. aft. 1930). Living in Harford Co., MD, in 1920 and 1930. Their daughter Addie EDWARDS m. John C. CHEEK, son of Burris CHEEK & Della NICHOLS.
  7. Venie Edwards, b. Dec. 1885, Alleghany Co., NC; d. May 24, 1981; m. John Martin WAGONER, son of Elizabeth WAGONER & unk; Feb. 28, 1906, Alleghany Co., NC (b. Aug. 18, 1876; d. May 17, 1949); bur. Liberty Baptist Church, Whitehead, Alleghany Co., NC.
  8. Everette Thomas Edwards, b. Dec. 13, 1887, Alleghany Co., NC; d. Nov. 20, 1897, Alleghany Co., NC; bur. Henderson Cheek Cemetery, Rd. 1139, Alleghany Co., NC.
  9. Nancy Mae Edwards, b. Sept. 17, 1889, Alleghany Co., NC; d. Dec. 16, 1977; m. William F. "Willie" HOPPERS, son of Rev. William Lyndolph HOPPERS & Elizabeth EDWARDS, Aug. 2, 1908, Alleghany Co., NC (b. May 12, 1889; d. Feb. 20, 1968); bur. Liberty Baptist Church, Whitehead, Alleghany Co., NC.
  10. Hattie Maud Edwards, b. Aug. 10, 1893, Alleghany Co., NC; d. Feb. 3, 1930, Alleghany Co., NC; m. Tyrrell Oscar CAUDILL, son of Tyrrell Robert CAUDILL & Nancy Caroline FENDER, Feb. 5, 1913, Alleghany Co., NC (b. Aug. 8, 1884; d. May 1, 1937); bur. Union Primitive Baptist Church, Whitehead, Alleghany Co., NC.

Notes

Feb. 22, 1874. Solomon EDWARDS, age 20, son of Thomas & Nancy EDWARDS, m. Lucinda CHEEK, age 23, daughter of Henderson CHEEK & Lucy BRYAN. (G.H. Latham, Alleghany County Marriages (Heritage Books, 1996).)

1880 Census, Alleghany Co., NC, Cranberry Twp., p.280 (HH#100):
SOLLOMON EDWARDS, 26, NC NC NC, farmer
-- Lucinda, wife, 29, " " "
-- Henderson C., son, 5, " " "
1900 Census, Alleghany Co., NC, Whitehead Twp. (HH#25):
SOLOMON M. EDWARDS, Apr. 1854, age 46, m. 26 yrs, NC NC NC
-- Lucinda, wife, Aug. 1850, age 49, m. 26 yrs, 10 children born/7 living, NC NC NC
-- Alice E., dau, Dec. 1880, age 19, NC NC NC
-- William B., son, June 1884, age 15, " " "
-- Venie, dau, Dec. 1885, age 14, " " "
-- Nancy M., dau, Sept. 1889, age 10, " " "
-- Hattie M., dau, Aug. 1893, age 6, " " "
1910 Census, Alleghany Co., NC, Whitehead Twp., p.89 (HH#118):
SOLOMON M. EDWARDS, 55, m. 36 yrs, NC NC NC, farmer - general farm
-- Lucinda, wife, 58, m. 36 yrs, 10 children/7 living, NC NC NC
-- Alice, dau, 29, NC NC NC
-- Hallie, dau, 16, " " "
1920 Census, Alleghany Co., NC, Whitehead Twp., p.5 (HH#104):
SOLOMON M. EDWARDS, 69, NC NC NC, farmer - general farm
-- Lucinda, wife, 59, NC NC NC
1930 Census, Alleghany Co., NC, Whitehead Twp., p.4 (HH#85):
LUCINDA EDWARDS, 80, wd, NC NC NC, farmer
-- Edna CAUDILL, servant, 15, NC NC NC

Death Certificate: SOLOMON M. EDWARDS, age 71, b. 29 Apr 1854, Alleghany Co., NC; d. 17 Dec. 1925, Whitehead, Alleghany Co., NC; spouse: Lucindy EDWARDS; father: Thomas EDWARDS; mother: Nancy FENDER; burial: Landmark Cemetery. (Ancestry.com)

Death Certificate: LUCINDA CHEEK EDWARDS, age 92, b. 20 Aug 1850, Alleghany Co., NC; d. 29 Nov 1942, Alleghany Co., NC; spouse: Solomon EDWARDS; father: Henderson CHEEK; mother: Lucie BRYANT; burial: Landmark Cemetery. (Ancestry.com)

Deed Abstracts

Mar. 17, 1877. Steven HOPPERS & wife Elizabeth to Solomon EDWARDS, 74 acres adj. the old REEVES corner, Catherine OSBORN, Alfred MOXLEY, the BURTON line, Henderson CHEEK, & Daniel HOPPERS, for $425. Signed: Stephen HOPPERS, Elizabeth (X) HOPPERS. Wit: Isom REYNOLDS. Proved Mar. 18, 1877 (ack'd). (Alleghany DB 3:338.)

May 28, 1881. Henderson CHEEK & wife Lucinda to Lucinda EDWARDS, 100 acres adj. Alfred MOXLEY, W.B. CHEEK, Solomon EDWARDS, & Nancy WAGGONER, for $500. Signed: Henderson CHEEK, Lucy CHEEK. Wit: J.C. EDWARDS. Proved May 28, 1881 (ack'd). Reg. Dec. 15, 1885. (Alleghany DB 6:84.)

Mar. 26, 1889. William HOPPERS to Solomon EDWARDS, 50 acres on Wolf Pen Ridge and Little River adj. Nancy WAGONER, Jacob HOPPERS, said EDWARDS, & others [not identified], for $500. Signed: William (X) HOPPERS. Wits: F.J. HOPPERS, Isom WAGONER. Proved Mar. 25, 1901, by F.J. HOPPERS. Reg. June 23, 1902. (Alleghany DB 16:195.)

Nov. 26, 1906. H. Cary CHEEK, Comm'r under a decree of the Superior Court of Alleghany County in the special proceedings entitled "H.C. CHEEK & others devisees of Henderson CHEEK ex parte", to Solomon EDWARDS & Caroline CHEEK, a tract of land on Little River containing 95 acres & 56 poles, adj. H.C. CHEEK, Wesley ROUP, C.G. FENDER, Solomon EDWARDS, Lucinda EDWARDS, & others, for $1,539.92.. Land was sold at public auction on July 21, 1906, pursuant to a decree of the Superior Court. Signed: H.C. CHEEK, Comm'r. Wits: F.R. WAGONER, Billie WAGONER. Proved Nov. 4, 1907 (ack'd). Reg. Nov. 12, 1907. (Alleghany DB 22:376.)

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