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Jesse Edwards

Born 1742 - Died 1795

Jesse Edwards (1742-1795) was the son of Ignatius Edwards (before 1719-1750) of Stafford.  Jesse owned land on Garrisonville Road now occupied by the Giant Food and Home Depot stores.  He may have been involved with freestone quarrying.  Jesse is buried in the King-Roles cemetery on the north bank of Aquia Creek in Wide Water.