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Willison Cemetery
Jackson County, Iowa
Uploaded 11/20/2005 by
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Eli Edwards, 1793-January 4, 1867.
Julia A. Edwards, 1795-March 5, 1874.
An article in the 1989 History of Jackson County, page 73, states "Revolutionary War Patriot Eli Edwards buried there(Willison Cemetery)". This Eli Edwards would have been born after the Revolutionary War.

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Posted on Feb-21-2011 by JOYCE RAINS
Believe this Eli Edwards' father (also Eli Edwards m. to Hannah Wilsie born 1762) might have fought in the revolutionary war at the age of 14 or even younger.

Posted on Sep-18-2013 by RONEEN
I concur from my searches this is one of Eli' the firsts son born in New York. The family hails fomr Connecticut and I found a Ell Edward no information in the Connecticut revolut-ionary archives. digital ehanced difficult to decipher. Family has ties with Henry the 8th of England. Land dispute in New York owned by Trinity Church. Dawes list for chocktaw indian this Eli would be one quarter.

Posted on Apr-21-2014 by LANCE EDWARDS
If the elder Eli was born in 1762 he could have easily been a revolutionary soldier. The Rev War ended in 1782 so he would have been 20 years old. I keep looking - someday we will find the proof.

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