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Hannah Edwards was born about 1750 in the Pencader Hundred of New Castle County Delaware.
Her parents were Hannah and John Edwards. He owned 307 acres on Old Kings Rd on the Broad Creek Branch in Pencader.
Upon the death of John Edwards in 1780, his three daughters inherited the property; Margaret and Susannah still at home and Hannah who was then married. John Edward's will, proved in Delaware on Nov. 4, 1780 names his wife, Daughter, Hannah and husband and two youngest daughters. Hannah Edwards, his wife was one of the Executors, along with Isaac Lewis. This will is noted in A Calendar of Delaware Wills 1682-1800.
Hannah Edwards married John Faries in October of 1774. Margaret and Susanne Edwards sold their portion of the farm to John Faries and wife in 1780. It is found in Deed book E2 page 547.
John served in the Revolution as a Lighthorseman of the Delaware regiment and is listed in Thomas Scharf's History of Delaware.
Hannah was a widow in 1807 and on June 27, 1809 when she sold land to Nathan Boulden. He owned the adjacent. Deed Book E3, page 312 and K3 page 87.
Hannah and John Farese had the following
6. Margaret who married John Bouldin
7. Sarah who married Mr. Wilcox before 1814
8. Ann who married Mr. Boldin before 1814 and had died leaving 2 children William and Lacey Ann Bolden
These children were all listed in her will which was written Jan 31, 1814 and probated March 25, 1814. New Castle Wills Book R, vol 1, pate 18. It was witnessed by Samuel Bouldin, Elisha Boldin and Robert Guthery. The Bouldin family used a number of spellings.
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