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Benjamin Edwards
Birth: Aug. 3, 1753
Stafford County
Virginia, USA
Death: Nov. 11, 1829
Elkton
Todd County
Kentucky, USA

US Congressman. He was a member of the Maryland State House of Delegates for several years and a delegate to the State Convention which ratified the Federal Constitution in 1788. In 1795, he was elected as a Pro-Administration candidate to the Third Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Uriah Forrest, serving one term. US Senator and 3rd Illinois Governor Ninian Edwards was his son. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Hayden Edwards (1716 - 1803)
  Penelope Sanford Edwards (1723 - ____)
 
 Spouse:
  Margaret Beall Edwards (1754 - 1826)*
 
 Children:
  Cyrus Edwards (____ - 1877)*
  Ninian Edwards (1775 - 1833)*
  Benjamin Franklin Edwards (1797 - 1877)*
 
 Sibling:
  Penelope Edwards Pope (1744 - ____)*
  Benjamin Edwards (1753 - 1829)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Edwards Estate
Elkton
Todd County
Kentucky, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Nov 06, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22684620


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