Monday, August 15, 2005

Alfred Edwards Home
Harveysburg, Ohio
Alfred Edwards (b. September 25th, 1837 in Harveysburg ~ d. December 4th, 1927 in Harveysburg) was the son of Larkin and Maud Nedry Edwards. Larkin Edwards was in partnership with William Ham, the son of Rhoden Ham, upon whose farm Harveyburg was platted in 1829. They had a blacksmith shop together.
Larkin's son, Alfred Edward married Mary Letitia West of Oakland, Ohio on February 15th, 1870. They had a son, Robert Charles Edwards who was born on December 17th, 1871. Alfred Edwards was at one time the owner of the Harveysburg grist mill (built in 1839) that stood on Caesar's Creek. Previous owners had been Amos and Samuel G. Welch and Thomas M. Wales, Isaiah Fallis, John and Thomas Fallis, George Wikle, William Harlan, William Starry, and George Ross (see, Beer's 1882 History of Warren County, Ohio, pp. 652-653).


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