Edward Barber Edwards was born 244 years ago – April 21, 1768 – in Maryland. Edward was the son of Jonathan Edwards and Sarah Barber. Edward married Nancy Linton, daughter of Captain John Linton and Ann Nancy Mason. The family moved to Washington County, Kentucky. Edward and Nancy had 8 children: Susan Clark, John Linton, Catherine Kitural, Jonathan Joseph, Benjamin Mason, Mary Jane, Martha L. and Sarah Barber Edwards.