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IN MEMORY OF LOUISA J. EDWARDS
BORN SEPTEMBER 8, 1853
DIED MAY 5, 1930

Rest in Peace

MOTHER IS GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN
NEVER SHALL HER MEMORIES FADE
PRECIOUS THOUGHTS SHALL ALWAYS LINGER
AROUND THE PLACE WHERE MOTHER LAYS
Louisa Jane Reece
8 September 1853 - 5 May 1930
Haywood Co NC          Laurens Co SC
Tombstone Inscription, Rosemont Cemetery,
Clinton, SC:
Sources: US Census 1860, Haywood Co NC ("Luiza J" Reece, age 4);
Geraldine Edwards Kadak (email, including photos, 16 Nov 2009).
Francis David Childers, Remembering
his Grandmother Louisa Jane,
in a 1976 Interview:

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Detail from  photo at left.
Louisa Jane Reece
Edwards, early 1900's.
Child is believed to be
her grandson W. W.
Edwards, son of Wilson
Cornelius Edwards.