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William Marion Edwards & Lydia Violet BOWEN

William M. EDWARDS was born 23 April 1870, near Big Fork, Polk County, Arkansas, and died 11 Dec 1934 at Alf, Arkansas. He is buried at Sulphur Springs Cemetery at Alf, Ark.On November 4, 1888, at Black Springs, Arkansas, he married Lydia Violet BOWEN. She was born 24 Nov 1873 in Polk County, Ark. and died 19 June 1907 at Alf, Ark.

EDWARDS, Eliza Eveline b. 28 Aug 1889 d. 20 Dec 1985 mar - HUGHES, Joe Wilson
EDWARDS, Franklin Freeman b. 26 Nov 1892 ....... mar - IRONS, Mattie - 1929
EDWARDS, John Gipson "Gippy" b. 14 May 1896 d. 24 Mar 1986 mar 1st) GOODMAN , Vida
mar 2nd) KETCHUM, Ida
EDWARDS, Zora D. b. 26 Jul 1899 d. 5 Sep 1988 mar - GOODMAN, Marlin B.
EDWARDS, Hopkin b. 6 Oct 1901 ...... mar - BLUE, Velma M.

William M. EDWARDS married 2nd) ROWTON, Julia E., who was born 22 Sep 1907. They had one child Homer Andrew EDWARDS, who was born 23 March 1909, married WARREN, Stella, and died in 1949.

On May; 29, 1910, William Edwards married his third wife, Martha A. ROWTON who was born 29 May 1910.
They had three children:

EDWARDS, William Alfred b. 30 Jul 1912 mar - SHERMAN Allie
EDWARDS, Betty J. b. 7 Feb 1918 mar - BRADLEY, Gaylon
EDWARDS, Dorothy b. 6 Sep 1922 mar - PARKER, Jesse Riley




Information about this family is from a family group sheet compiled by R. P. Baker








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