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William Joseph Edwards
William Joseph Edwards
Ella May Cassingham
Ella May Cassingham
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Alpheus Edwards
Norman Ulysses Edwards (Sr.)
William Joseph Edwards

 

William Joseph Edwards is the son of Norman Ulysses Edwards (Sr.) and Elizabeth Melissa Hastings. Will, as he was known, was born 2 Nov 1859 in Blanchard, Hancock, Ohio. He died 21 Oct 1929 at age 69 in Colton, San Bernardino, California and is buried at Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood, Los Angeles, California.

On 19 Mar 1883, he married Ella May Cassingham in Council Grove, Morris, Kansas. She is the daughter of William Burdette Cassingham and Elizabeth Cummings. She was born 17 Feb 1867 in Elgin, Kane, Illinois. Will and Ella divorced 7 Oct 1908. Ella died 1 Oct 1926 at age 59 in Redondo Beach, Los Angeles, California and was buried 4 Oct 1926 at Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood, Los Angeles, California.

Children of William Joseph Edwards and Ella May Cassingham:

  1. Leroy Jay Edwards was born 30 Nov 1884 in Kelso, Morris, Kansas.
  2. Ida May Edwards was born 21 Oct 1887 in Council Grove, Morris, Kansas.
  3. Harry Reuben Edwards was born 6 Jun 1890 in Redondo Beach, Los Angeles, California.
  4. Carl William Edwards was born 27 Apr 1892 in Traver, Tulare, California.
  5. Alpha Earl Edwards was born 9 Apr 1896 in Redondo Beach, Los Angeles, California.
  6. Albert Clarke Edwards was born 24 Mar 1899 in Redondo Beach, Los Angeles, California.

Ella May (Cassingham) Edwards
Edwards Family about 1910: (l-r) Ida, Albert, Harry, Carl, Ella, Earl, Leroy.

Sources

Ella: Birth, Death and Burial from her death certificate.
Marriage from notice in The Republican newspaper (Council Grove, Kansas. Friday, 23 March 1888) reading: "Edwards-Cassingham by Probate Judge Hamner at the Court House of Council Grove, Kansas on Monday afternoon, 19 March. Mr. W. J. Edwards to Miss Ella M. Cassingham. The groom's home is in Kelso, Ka. The beauty of the youthful bride rendered the newly married couple even more interesting than such couples usually are. The Republican extends congratulations."

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