Twins, Sarah Edwards and Joseph Edwards, were born 236 years ago – May 1, 1776 – most likely in Maryland. At some point their parents, Jonathan Edwards and Sarah Barber, moved to Loudoun County, Virginia. Joseph married Lydia Primm; they had 4 children: James, Henrietta, Jonathan and John Thomas Edwards. Sarah and Joseph Edwards were not the only twins in their family. Older siblings Virginia and Elizabeth Edwards were born December 30, 1766.