Person:Otis Edwards (2)

Otis Daniel Edwards
m. 8 Apr 1890
  1. Otis Daniel Edwards1891 - 1968
m. Abt 1913
  1. Daphne Virginia Edwards1913 - 1990
  2. William Eugene Edwards1914 - 2000
  3. Ronald Gilmore Edwards1917 - 1978
  4. Jeanne Louise Edwards1920 - 2003
  5. James Calvin Edwards1924 - 1994
  6. Theodore Otis Edwards1929 - 2009
Facts and Events
Name[1][2][3] Otis Daniel Edwards
Gender Male
Birth[3] 21 Sep 1891 Moulton, Appanoose County, Iowa
Alt Birth[1][2] 21 Sep 1892 Appanoose County, Iowa
Marriage Abt 1913 Appanoose County, Iowato Elsie Virginia Burgess
Census[4] 1920 Chouteau County, Montana
Census[5] 1930 Moulton, Appanoose County, Iowa
Death[1][2] 22 Dec 1968 Appanoose County, Iowa
Burial[1] Oakland Cemetery, Moulton, Appanoose County, Iowa

Chouteau County, Montana, 1920 census:[4]

Edwards, Ottis D. Head 28 yrs b. Iowa (parents, b. Kentucky/Missouri) Farmer (Farm)
      Elsie Wife 25 yrs b. West Virginia (parents, b. Ohio/Virginia)
      Daphne Dau 6 yrs b. Iowa (parents, b. Iowa/West Virginia)
      Eugene Son 5 yrs b. Montana (parents, b. Iowa/West Virginia)
      Ronald Son 2-6/12 yrs b. Montana (parents, b. Iowa/West Virginia)

Appanoose County, Iowa, 1930 census:[5]

Edwards, Otis D. Head 37 yrs (marr. at 21 yrs) b. Iowa (parents, b. Kentucky/Missouri) Retial Merchant (Clothing)
      Elsie V. Wife 33 yrs (marr. at 17 yrs) b. Virginia (parents, b. Ohio/Virginia)
      Daphne Dau 16 yrs b. Iowa (parents, b. Iowa/Virginia)
      Eugene Son 14 yrs b. Montana (parents, b. Iowa/Virginia)
      Ronald Son 12 yrs b. Montana (parents, b. Iowa/Virginia)
      Jeanne L. Dau 9 yrs b. Montana (parents, b. Iowa/Virginia)
      Calvin Son 5 yrs b. Iowa (parents, b. Iowa/Virginia)
      Theodore Son 10/12 yr b. Montana (parents, b. Iowa/Virginia)
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Find A Grave.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index: Death Master File, database. (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service).
  3. 3.0 3.1 United States. Selective Service System. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. (Washington, D.C.: National Archives Microfilm Publication M1509, 1987-1988)
    5 Jun 1917.

    Name: Edwards, Otis Daniel
    Address: Big Sandy, Mont.
    Born: 21 Sep 1891 (26 yrs) Moulton, Ia.
    Occupation: Farming ("Himself")
    Dependents: "Wife and 3 children"
    Description: Medium height, slender build, blue eyes, light brown hair, no disabilities.

  4. 4.0 4.1 Chouteau, Montana, United States. 1920 U.S. Census Population Schedule
    ED 64, p. 2A, dwelling/family 35/35.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Appanoose, Iowa, United States. 1930 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration Publication T626)
    ED 31, p. 5B, dwelling/family 132/141.
  6.   Moulton Weekly Tribune
    26 Dec 1968.

    Illness Fatal To Otis Edwards

    Otis Daniel Edwards, long time resident of this community, passed away at the Silver Haven Nursing Home in Bloomfield, Iowa, Sunday evening, Dec. 22, 1968 at the age of 76 years. He had been in poor health for some time. He was born south of Moulton on Sept. 21, 1892, the son of Tabitha and Daniel Edwards. Mr. Edwards was educated in the Moulton schools and spent most of his life in this community. He was married to the former Elsie Burgess, who survives his passing along with the following ten children: Mrs. Charles (Daphne) Keller of Centerville, Ia.; William E. Edwards, of Louisville, Ohio; Ronald G. Edwards, at home; Mrs. Marvin (Joanne) Blazer of Canton, Ohio; James C. Edwards of Novato, Calif.; Ted O. Edwards of Cedar Rapids. Ia.; David L. Edwards of Moulton; Mrs. Richard (Ruth) Bentzinger of Des Moines, la.; Paul B. Edwards of Washington, Penn.; and Phillip S. Edwards of Leesville, La. Also 23 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, two half-brothers, and one half-sister. Mr. Edwards was a member of the United Methodist Church and a Mason. During his lifetime he devoted many years to community service. He had been a member of the Moulton schoolboard and was a city councilman. Funeral services will be held Thursday, Dec. 26th at the MoultonUnited Methodist Church at 2:00 p.m. conducted by the pastor, Rev. Laurence Hawes. Burial will be in Oakland cemetery. The family requests no flowers. Memorial gifts for the organ fund of the Moulton United Methodist Church may be left at the Moulton office of the Davis County Savings Bank, or with Rev. Laurence Hawes.