Young G. Edwards &
Sarah Frances Cheek
Young G. Edwards, son of Isom C. EDWARDS & Linea "Linnie" HACKLER, was born May 2, 1855, Ashe Co., NC, and died Oct. 25, 1880, in Alleghany Co., NC, at the age of 25. He married Sarah Frances Cheek, daughter of Richard "Dixie" CHEEK & Martha "Patsy" JENNINGS, June 30, 1877, in Alleghany Co., NC. She was born abt. 1858, Ashe Co., NC, and died 1946 in Harford Co., MD. Sarah remarried in 1886 to Green Berry TODD. Young G. Edwards is buried at the Isom C. Edwards cemetery near Glade Creek Church, Alleghany Co., NC. Sarah Cheek Todd is buried at the Mt. Zion United Methodist Church Cemetery in Harford Co., MD.
Child of Young G. Edwards & Sarah Frances Cheek:
- Reid Monroe Edwards, b. Dec. 25, 1879, Alleghany Co., NC; d. Feb. 25, 1966, Harford Co., MD; m. Nannie Mae CHOATE, daughter of John CHOATE & Matilda EDWARDS, Feb. 21, 1906, Alleghany Co., NC (b. Apr. 27, 1881; d. Feb. 20, 1964); bur. Mt. Zion United Methodist Church Cemetery, Harford Co., MD.
May 16, 1873. Young EDWARDS witnessed a 10-year mining lease from Isom EDWARDS [his father] to John C. ROPER & Robert CROCKETT. (Alleghany Co., NC, DB 2:14.)
June 30, 1877. Young G. EDWARDS, age 22, son of Isom EDWARDS & Linda HACKLER, m. Sarah J. CHEEK, age 18, daughter of Richard CHEEK & Martha (Patsy) JENNINGS. (G.H. Latham, Alleghany County Marriages (Heritage Books, 1996).)
- 1880 Census, Alleghany Co., NC, Glade Creek Twp.,
YOUNG G. EDWARDS, 25, farmer, NC, NC, VA
- -- Sarah, 22, NC, NC, VA
- -- Reed M., 5 mos., NC, NC, NC
1880. The estate of Young EDWARDS was probated in Alleghany Co., NC, in 1880. (NC Archives Box No. CR.004.508.10.)
Sarah remarried in 1886 to Green B. TODD. More info