Emma Louise EDWARDS

Female 1833 - Abt 1871  (37 years)


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  • Name Emma Louise EDWARDS 
    Born 06 Oct 1833  All Hallows on the Walls, Exeter, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 06 Oct 1833  All Hallows On The Walls, Exeter, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Abt 1871  Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I158  Bob-Millie Family Tree
    Last Modified 9 May 2018 

    Father Robert EDWARDS,   b. 03 Apr 1805, Saint John, Exeter, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1847, Exeter, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth HILL,   b. 1805, Totnes, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1872, St Sidwell, Exeter, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 29 Jul 1827  Saint Kerrian, Exeter, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F160  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William MELMER,   b. 1835, Cheltenham, Gloucester, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Feb 1893, Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Children 
     1. Emma Matilda MELMER,   b. Dec 1859, Cheltenham, Gloucester, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1860, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)  [natural]
     2. William Robert MELMER,   b. 23 Apr 1863, Kingston, Ontario Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Oct 1938, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)  [natural]
     3. Emily Frances MELMER,   b. 1864, Kingston, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1895, Hamilton, Wentworth County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 32 years)  [natural]
     4. Archibald MELMER,   b. 1865, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     5. Arthur MELMER,   b. 13 Apr 1868, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 9 May 2018 
    Family ID F157  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Marriage Certificate
    Marriage Certificate
    1841 Exeter Devon: John Edwards
    1841 Exeter Devon: John Edwards
    Marriage Registration; Emma Louise Edwards
    Marriage Registration; Emma Louise Edwards

  • Notes 
    • NOTE 1./ EDWARDS, Emma Louisa
      Baptised to parents Robert and Elizabeth Edwards at All Hallows on the Walls, Exeter in 1833.

      Present in the family household at Dukes Place, All Hallows on the Walls, Exeter in 1841 aged 8. Head of the household was a John Edwards, assumed to be Emma`s grandfather.

      Emma was not present in the household at All Hallows in 1851 with her widowed mother Elizabeth, and I have been unable to locate where Emma Louisa was at this time.

      Married to William Melmer at Exeter, Devon, in the December quarter of 1858. GRO ref 5b/139. The couple were married on 11th December 1858 at the Parish Church of All Hallows on the Walls, City of Exeter, Devon, by License, witnessed by Soloman Stoneman and Martha White. William was 23 year old bachelor Schoolmaster residing in Totnes at time of marriage whose father was George Melmer, Confectioner and Emma Louisa Edwards was a 25 year old spinster, from Allhallows, daughter of Robert Edwards, a Tailor. The couple signed the register themselves.

      Emma Louisa emigrated to Canada, along with her husband, the early part of 1860. She had had a daughter in the December qtr of 1859 but who suffered debility at birth and who died in April 1860. By 1861 Emma was in Canada and her second child, Emily was born in 1861.

      The wife of a school teacher, Emma had three more children in Canada but died an early death circa 1872.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1730] LDS.
      EMMA LOUISA EDWARDS: Female : Christening: 06 OCT 1833 All Hallows On The Walls, Exeter, Devon, England ; Parents: Father: ROBERT EDWARDS ; Mother: ELIZABETH

    2. [S1730] LDS.
      ELIZABETH HILL : Marriages: Spouse: ROBERT EDWARDS ; Marriage: 29 JUL 1827 Saint Kerrian, Exeter, Devon, England