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Rev. Jonathan Edwards

Male 1703 - 1758  (54 years)


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  • Name Rev. Jonathan Edwards 
    Born 5 Oct 1703  East Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Mar 1758  Princeton, Mercer, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Person ID I14862  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of JTS
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2018 

    Father Rev. Timothy Edwards,   b. 14 May 1669, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1758, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother Esther Stoddard,   b. 2 Jun 1672, Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1770, East Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years) 
    Married 6 Nov 1694  Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5, 6, 7
    Family ID F9369  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Pierpont,   b. 9 Jan 1710, New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1758, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Married 28 Jul 1727  [1, 2, 8
    Children 
    +1. Esther Edwards,   b. 13 Feb 1732, Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1758, Princeton, Mercer, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)
    +2. Timothy Edwards,   b. 25 Jul 1738, Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1813, Stockbridge, Berkshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Last Modified 30 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F9368  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Preacher, philosopher, theologian, leader of the Great Awakening. Author and deliverer of the sermon "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God." Died of smallpox.

      Maternal grandfather of Aaron Burr, making John Turner Sargent Jr. and Burr first cousins six times removed.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1547] Timothy and Rhoda Ogden Edwards of Stockbridge, Mass., and Their Descendants: A Genealogy by William Henry Edwards. Cincinnati: The R. Clarke Co., 1903.

    2. [S1559] Autobiography of William Seymour Tyler, With a Genealogy of the Ancestors of Prof. and Mrs. William S. Tyler, prepared by Cornelius B. Tyler. 1912.

    3. [S2044] George E. McCracken, "Who Was Aaron Burr?" The American Genealogist 40:65, April 1964.

    4. [S388] FamousKin.com.

    5. [S1589] The Wetmore Family of America and Its Collateral Branches by James Carnahan Wetmore. Albany, New York: Munsell & Rowland, 1861., date only.

    6. [S1559] Autobiography of William Seymour Tyler, With a Genealogy of the Ancestors of Prof. and Mrs. William S. Tyler, prepared by Cornelius B. Tyler. 1912., date only.

    7. [S387] Hale, House and Related Families, Mainly of the Connecticut River Valley by Donald Lines Jacobus and Edgar Francis Waterman. Hartford, Connecticut: Connecticut Historical Society, 1952.

    8. [S388] FamousKin.com., says 26 July.