Edwards Family Cemetery
Notes:Located on the west side of Christanna Hwy. (Route 46), approx. 200 yds. northwest of a home with the address of 7615 Christanna Hwy. At least 10 other graves are in this well-kept cemetery as evidenced by field stones.
Latitude:36º 37' 31.4" N   (36.625389)
Longitude:77º 52' 6.2" W   (-77.868389)
GNIS ID:1466186
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This cemetery contains primarily the remains of Pvt. Joseph Wood Edwards and his wife Nancy Jones Lynch, children Joseph B., Jennie, Mary Edna, and Charles, and some of their children, CWS f BCV, pp. 174-75.

John W. Edwards7 Jul 1892 —6 Feb 1964EDWARDS
Asleep in Jesus

Nora May Edwards9 Feb 1899 —11 Feb 1939EDWARDS
Asleep in Jesus
John Wood Edwards, a son of Joseph B. Edwards, married Nora May Wright, CWS f BCV, p. 174.



Jennie W. Rogers18 Dec 1871 —22 Oct 1927
Jennie Edwards married William H. Rogers, CWS f BCV, p. 174.
 
The following six inscriptions appear on a single stone inscribed EDWARDS. They include Charles W. Edwards, his wife, Mary Lillian Shell, and four children.

Charlie W. Edwards1874 —1951

Infant Son1904 —1904

Johnny J. Edwards1919 —1942

Mary S. Edwards1882 —1962

Sally L. Edwards1913 —1922

Sallie Lou Edwards1925 —1926

Johnnie J. Edwards29 Mar 1919 —10 Oct 1942
Johnnie appears also on the combined stone above, CWS f BCV, pp. 174-75.

Joseph W. Edwards Coleman's Co.
VA HV ARTY
C.S.A.
Pvt. Joseph Wood Edwards, CWS f BCV, p. 174. Notes: This is a government-issued military marker.

J.W. Edwards1830 —1903Father
N.J. Lynch1835 —1905Mother
His wife
Thy trials ended, thy rest is won.
Nancy Jones Lynch, married Pvt. Joseph Wood Edwards, CWS f BCV, p. 174.



Joseph A. Edwards23 Jun 1904 —9 Nov 1921Sheltered and safe from sorrow
See CWS f BCV, p. 174.

Joseph B. Edwards1862 —1941
Joseph Beauregard Edwards, CWS f BCV, p. 174.

Mary M. Edwards1867 —1945EDWARDS
Joseph's wife, Mary Magdalene Evans, CWS f BCV, p. 174.

BOWEN
Mary Edna Bowen1866 —1941
George W. Bowen1860 —1931Beloved
Mary Edna Edwards married George W. Bowen, CWS f BCV, pp. 71, 174.

Morris H. “Dick” Lynch18 Aug 1908 —5 Aug 1969We Love You
Morris married Doris Edwards, CWS f BCV, p. 340. Notes: An image of a bulldozer is inscribed into this stone.

 

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