William M. Edwards b. c1823 in Ireland, d. 9 Jul 1890 in Blissfield, NB. William came to NB by early 1840’s. He first settled in Saint John, then went to Blissfield Parish, Northumberland County.
His 1st marriage was in 1845 to Elizabeth Weeks of Saint John, NB. William and Elizabeth had one daughter Hessy Elizabeth Edwards.
His 2nd marriage was in 1850 to Isabella C. Rigby of Saint John.
PANB:MC80/2184 W.D. Hamilton’s Dictionary of Miramichi Biography.