William Finley Edwards William Finley Edwards  ‎(I139)‎
Name:
William Finley Edwards

Gender: MaleMale
      

Birth: 2 May 1879 19 24 Ohio Co, KY
Death: 19 February 1969 ‎(Age 89)‎ Deacon Hospital In Evansville, Vanderburgh, IN
Personal Facts and Details
Birth 2 May 1879 19 24 Ohio Co, KY

Death 19 February 1969 ‎(Age 89)‎ Deacon Hospital In Evansville, Vanderburgh, IN

Burial Bellfontaine Cemetery In Posey Co, IN

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Parents Family  (F83)
Benjamin Edwards
1860 - 1918
Susan A. Johnson
1854 - 1943
William Finley Edwards
1879 - 1969

Step-Parent Family  (F14)
James Lloyd Kimbel
1859 - 1943
Susan A. Johnson
1854 - 1943
Lillie Iverson Kimbel
1896 - 1954
James Loyd Kimbel
1892 - 1977
Sarah Isabelle "Susan" Kimbel
1892 -
UNK Kimbel
1900 - 1900


Notes

Note
William Finley Edwards b. 2 May 1879 Ohio Co, KY d. 19 Feb 1969 at Deacon Hospital in Evansville, Vanderburg, IN m. Effie J. Richardson b. Apr 1881 KY d. 18 Aug 1916 Mt. Vernon, Posey, IN m. 20 Sep 1904 Posey Co, IN. Both b. Bellfontaine Cemetery in Posey Co, IN.

According to my grandmother, Mary Wiltfong Freese, her mother, Lillie Kimbel Wiltfong, states that William was a step-brother born to Susan Johnson and a Mr. Edwards. Lillie didin't know if Susan and Benjamin Edwards were married or not. Looking at other census William goes by the name Edwards.

Title: Index to Marriage Record 1850 - 1920 Inclusive Volume I Letters A to G Inclusive
Record Location: Posey County, Indiana
W. P. A. Original Record Located: County Clerk's Office Posey County Mt. Vernon, Indiana Compiled by Indiana Works Progress Administration 1940
Spouse 1: William Edwards
Spouse 2: Effie Richardson
Marriage Date: 20 Sep 1904
County: Posey
Book: C-13
Original Source Page: 393

IN Marriages:
Name: Effie Richardson
Marriage Date: 25 Sep 1904
Marriage County: Posey
Estimated Birth Year: 1883
Age: 21
Gender: Female
Father Name: Finnesse
Mother Name: Roberts
Source Title 1: Posey County, Indiana
Source Title 2: Index to Supplemental Record Marriage Transcript 1
Source Title 3: W. P. A. Original Record Located: County Clerks Of
Book: H-3
OS Page: 7

1910 Census: MT VERNON, POSEY, Indiana:
Edwards, William 29 KY IN KY m.5yrs
Edwards, Effie 26 KY KY KY 3births 1Living
Edwards, Margaret 11mo IN

IN Deaths:
Name: Effie Edwards
Date: Aug 18, 1916
Location: Mt. Vernon
Age: 42 yr
Gender: Female
Race: W
Source location: City Health Office, Mt Vernon
Source notes: The source of this record is the book CH-2 on page 123 within the series produced by the Indiana Works Progress Administration.

WWI Draft Registration Card: 12 Sep 1918. He owns his own grocery store. His neaest relative is Susan Kimmel living in Posey Co, IN.
Name: William Finley Edwards
City: Evansville
County: Vanderburgh
State: Indiana
Birth Date: 02 May 1879

William was arrested in 1919 in Vanderburgh County, Indiana at the age of 39 for rape which he said he was innocent. He was sentenced on October 8, 1919 and received on November 7, 1919. He was to receive 2-21 years.
Mental condition: active
Physical condition: Fair
Education: Read and Write
Church: No
Tobacco: Smoke
Cigarettes: No
Drinks: Moderate
Narcotics: No
Left home what age: 13
Attended Sunday School: Yes
Trade: Hotel Keeper
Convicted before: No
Character of associates: Good
Court Officers:
Trial Judge: Philip C. Gould
State's Attorney: Lane B. Osborn
Parole: October 21, 1921
Left on Parole: November 5, 1921
Discharged: October 27, 1922
Mother: Susan A. Johnson
Born: Kentucky
Education: Read and write
Church: No
Father: Benj Edwards
Born: Kentucky
Church: No
Deceased
Parents or Correspondants:
Mother: Mrs. Susan A. Kimmel Mt. Vernon, Indiana

1920 Census: Michigan City, LaPorte, IN:
Name: William Edwards
Prisoner in the Indiana State Prison in Michigan City, IN

WWII Draft Registration Card: William was 64 when he filled out his card. He lives at Station B Box 21 Evansville, Vanderburg, IN. His wife's name is Tillie.
Name: William Finley Edwards
Birth Date: 2 May 1877
Residence: Vanderburgh, Indiana
Birth: Ohio, Kentucky
Race: White
Roll: WW2_2240743

Obituary Card from Vandurburg Co, IN:
Edwards, Wm F
Address: 1507 W. Fla
Age: 79 died at Deacon Hospital
Buried: Bellfontaine Cemetery by Rev. E.I. Reveal
Wife: Tillie
Dau: Mrs. Frances Rister
Mrs. Margaret Pruett, both Carmi, ILL
Steps: Wallace Biggs, Birdsville, KY
1/2 Bro: James Kimmel, Mt. Vernon, IN

Bellfontaine Cemetery is located in Black, Posey, IN, 1 mile north of Mt. Veronon, Hwy 69.

Children:

1. Margaret L. Edwards b. 2 Oct 1908 Mt. Vernon, Posey, IN d. 1 May 1974 Carmi, White, IL m. Samuel Bemjamin Pruett b. 26 Jul 1893 Prescott, Nevada, AR d. 30 Sep 1954 m. 25 APR 1925 Carmi, White, IL.

IN Births;
Name: Margret Edwards
Father: Wm
Mother: Effie J Richardson
County: Posey
Gender: Female
Birth Date: 2 Oct 1908
Reference: Posey County, Indiana
Index to Birth Record
1850 - 1920 Inclusive
Volume 1
Letters A - G Inclusive
Book: CH-3
Page: 20

I'm not sure where Margaret went to live when her father went to prison. 1969 Carmi, White, IL.

Children:
A. Rosa May Pruett
B. Charles Edward Pruett
C. William Pruett
D. Johnny Jehu Pruett b. 19 Jul 1929 Carmi, White, IL d. 16 Jul 1994 Harlingen, TX m. Miss Stover,
E. Alva Eugene Pruett b. 20 Jul 1931 Carmi, White, IL d. 17 Oct 1990 Hammond, Lake, IN m. Miss Adler.

From Prescott, Nevada, AR Website:
Pruett54 Sun, 27 Jan 2002 13:07:31
PRUITT, Ancil, wife was Ellen WARNER, child was Benjamin Samuel Pruitt born July 26, 1892 Prescott, Ark, name could have been Samuel B Pruitt as listed on other records.

Name: Margaret Pruett
SSN: 360-28-2716
Last Residence: 62821 Carmi, White, IL USA
Born: 2 Oct 1908
Died: May 1974
State ‎(Year)‎ SSN issued: Illinois ‎(1952-1953)‎

Name: Alva E. Pruett
SSN: 359-24-2790
Last Residence: 46323 Hammond, Lake, Indiana, USA
Born: 20 Jul 1931
Died: 17 Oct 1990
State ‎(Year)‎ SSN issued: Illinois ‎(Before 1951)‎

Name: John J. Pruitt
SSN: 343-22-4010
Born: 19 Jul 1929
Died: 19 Jul 1994
State ‎(Year)‎ SSN issued: Illinois ‎(Before 1951)‎

2. Son Edwards b. 21 May 1905 Posey Co, IN.

IN Births:
Name: Edwards
Father: Wm
Mother: Effie Richardson
County: Posey
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 21 May 1905
Reference: Posey County, Indiana
Index to Birth Record
1850 - 1920 Inclusive
Volume 1
Letters A - G Inclusive
Book: H-6
Page: 3

3. Wilms Edwards b. 26 Jan 1914 Posey Co, IN.

IN Births:
Name: Wilms Edwards
Father: William
Mother: Effie Richardson
County: Posey
Gender: Female
Birth Date: 26 Jan 1914
Reference: Posey County, IN
Index to Birth Record
1850 - 1920 Inclusive
Volume 1
Letters A - G Inclusive
Book: CH-3
Page: 124

After William was released from prison, he returned to his native county and married Tillie Biggs b. 17 Sep 1896 d. Apr 1971 Indianapolis, Marion, IN. Tillie previously married to Mr. Biggs & had one child.

1940 Census: Evansville, Vanderburgh, IN: Where is Tillie
William Edward Married 63 KY

Name: Tillie Edwards
SSN: 303-26-8770
Last Residence: 46203 Indianapolis, Marion, IN USA
Born: 17 Sep 1896
Died: Apr 1971
State ‎(Year)‎ SSN issued: Indiana ‎(Before 1951)‎

Child:

4. Frances Edwards m. Mr. Rister. 1969 Carmi, White, IL.

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Family with Parents
Father
Benjamin Edwards ‎(I196)‎
Birth 1860 Kentucky
Death about 1918 ‎(Age 58)‎
-6 years
Mother
 
Susan A. Johnson ‎(I800)‎
Birth June 1854 KY
Death before 1943 ‎(Age 88)‎ IN
#1
William Finley Edwards ‎(I139)‎
Birth 2 May 1879 19 24 Ohio Co, KY
Death 19 February 1969 ‎(Age 89)‎ Deacon Hospital In Evansville, Vanderburgh, IN
Mother's Family with James Lloyd Kimbel
Step-Father
James Lloyd Kimbel ‎(I799)‎
Birth March 1859 22 21 IN
Death 22 May 1943 ‎(Age 84)‎ Bethany Hospital, Evansville, Vanderburgh, IN
-5 years
Mother
 
Susan A. Johnson ‎(I800)‎
Birth June 1854 KY
Death before 1943 ‎(Age 88)‎ IN

Marriage: 1883
13 years
#1
Half-Sister
Lillie Iverson Kimbel ‎(I14)‎
Birth 3 April 1896 37 41 Boonville, Warrick, IN
Death 21 February 1954 ‎(Age 57)‎ Springville, LaPorte, IN
-4 years
#2
Half-Brother
James Loyd Kimbel ‎(I802)‎
Birth 1 September 1892 33 38 Boon, Warrick, Indiana
Death February 1977 ‎(Age 84)‎ Owensville, Gibson, IN
#3
Half-Sister
Sarah Isabelle "Susan" Kimbel ‎(I803)‎
Birth 1 September 1892 33 38 Boon, Warrick, IN
8 years
#4
Half-Brother
UNK Kimbel ‎(I1273)‎
Birth 24 April 1900 41 45 Boon, Warrick, IN
Death 1900 Warrick Co., IN