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James EDWARDS
Elizabeth VAUGHAN
Husband:  James EDWARDS
Birth:  9 Oct 1796, NC
Death:  22 Aug 1855, Christian Co., KY
Disposition:  buried Vaughan Cemetery, Christian Co., KY
Father:  Mr. EDWARDS
Mother possibly:  Catherine __?__
Marriage:  23 Jun 1827, Christian Co., KY
Wife:  Elizabeth VAUGHAN
Birth:  5 May 1808, Christian Co., KY
Death:  8 Jul 1871, Christian Co., KY
Disposition:  buried Vaughan Cemetery, Christian Co., KY
Father:  James VAUGHAN
Mother:  Hannah CORDRY
Children born in Christian Co., KY:
1.  William Newton EDWARDS, b. 6 May 1828; d. 10 Aug 1831, Christian Co., KY
2.  (Daughter A) EDWARDS, b. 1830-35
3.  Edwin W.C. EDWARD, b. 1833/4
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Sources:

1.  Jordan R. Dodd, ed.  1993.  Kentucky Marriages:  Early to 1850.  Liahona Research, Orem, UT (Broderbund CD-229):
Edwards, James Vaughan, Elizabeth Jun 23, 1827 Christian Co.

2.  Christian County Genealogical Society (Hopkinsville, KY).  1995.  Christian County, KY, Census Records, 1820-1830-1840.  Simmons Historical Publ., Melber, KY.  On p. 40 (of the book, not the census):
1830 Edwards James 100 001 000 - 000 010 000
These data indicate:
No. & Sex  Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 4 or under 1825-1830 = William (b. 1828)
1 male 30-39 1790-1800 = James (b. 1796)
1 female 20-29 1800-1810 = Elizabeth (b. 1808)

3.  Christian County Genealogical Society (Hopkinsville, KY).  1995.  Christian County, KY, Census Records, 1820-1830-1840.  Simmons Historical Publ., Melber, KY.  On p. 72 (of the book, not the census):
1840 Edwards James 000 010 100 - 010 001 000
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 20-29 1810-1820 = ?
1 male 40-49 1790-1800 = James (b. 1796) 
1 female 5-9 1830-1835 = Daughter A
1 female 30-39 1800-1810 = Elizabeth (b. 1808) 
The male in his 20s cannot be their son.

4.  1850 Census Index/Microfilm (online at GenealogyLibrary.com):  District No. 2, Christian Co., KY, p. 391B, 455/492, enumerated 13 Sep 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen and independently by Aprille Cooke McKay):
James Edwards 53 M Farmer 3000 North Carolina
Elizabeth " 42 M (sic)     Kentucky
Edwin W.C. "  6 M        "
William T. Vaughn 12 M        "
Listed next to Edwin EDWARDS (æ 36, b. KY).  The VAUGHN boy is likely Elizabeth's nephew.

5a.  Eugene Allen Cordry.  1971 (July).  "Vaughan Burying Ground, Christian County, Kentucky." Kentucky Ancestors, as cited by Aprille Cooke McKay.

5b.  Anna Hunsaker Meador & Timoth Reeves Meador, Sr.  1976.  Cemetery Records of Northern Portion of Christian County, Kentucky.  Hopkinsville, KY (LDS Fiche No. 6075675).
p. 87
VAUGHAN'S CEMETERY

Go 6.3 miles on Butler Road from intersection of East Seventh and Butler Road (507E) on right, directly behind the home of Mrs. Lois Price on Dr. Oakley's farm.  Copied April 25, 1966.

p. 88 Infant son E.W.G. and A.E. Edwards
Born and died June 23, 1872

Catherine Edwards
February 16, 1768 - January 27, 1843...

Elizabeth Edwards
May 5, 1808 - July 8, 1871

James Edwards
October 9, 1796 - August 22, 1855

Wm Newton Edwards son of James and Elizabeth Edwards
May 6, 1828 - August 10, 1831...

Catherine is likely James's mother.  The infants born/died in 1872 could be grandchildren.

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