EDWARDS - Nova Scotia pre 1881.
I am looking for my great-grandfathers ancestors; he was born Alexander EDWARDS May 1881
in Sydney Mines, NS; his parents (Joseph EDWARDS and Flora McDOUGAL) were married in
Sydney Mines, NS in 1870. They disappear after the 1881 census and Alex and his brother
Joseph Francis are living with friends or family 30 miles away. Alex also had three
sisters: Mary Ann b. 1871, Margaret Jane b. 1873 and Florence b. 1875. All except Alex are
on the 1881 census for Sydney Mines, NS he was born a month after the census. In the 1891
and 1901 census for Sydney Mines there is no trace of the EDWARDS, but on the Louisbourg
census for 1891 and 1901 Alex is living with John and Lucy MacDONALD in Lorraine and
Joseph Francis is living with Catherine and Susan KENNEDY in Louisbourg (about 3 miles
away). Lucy MacDONALD is sister to Catherine and Susan KENNEDY. I cant seem to find the
EDWARDS-KENNEDY connection. Another story has one of the EDWARDS girls living in the USA
and asked Alex for he!
lp of some kind. The story has her connected to the ASTOR's about the time of the
Any help or clues are appreciated.
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