Creator

Date Original

1877-1878

Description

This ledger contains the accounts of Thomas Jefferson Edwards. The ledger includes his financial and estate records.

Biographical/Historical Note

Thomas Jefferson Edwards was born in 1827, in Hempstead County, Arkansas Territory. His parents, Meredith Walton and Martha Harpole Edwards, were early Arkansas pioneers. In 1849, Thomas J. Edwards married Emily Holman Kinsworthy. They left Arkansas and traveled to the gold fields of California, where their son William Burton Edwards was born. Emily died and Thomas returned to Arkansas in the early 1850s. He settled in Rondo, Arkansas, and went to work for Dr. Lewis Thomas Culley. Edwards later married Dr. Culley's daughter, Helen Mar Culley. In 1875, he was elected Miller County, Arkansas, treasurer and served one year. Thomas Jefferson Edwards died in Rondo, Arkansas, in 1877.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000296

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Thomas J. Edwards ledger, MS.000296

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Thomas J. Edwards ledger, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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