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Reunion 27 August 1898 of six of nine EDGAR brothers
born to James S. EDGAR and Selah WITHERINGTON EDGAR
[Hardcopy Cover Page by Robert Merritte WEBB]
Cuero Record [Newspaper], 28 Aug 1898:
landed in Texas, now owned by Dock Edgar, some few miles north of this city.
"The six brothers, their residence and ages are given below:
"The brotherhood has established a name in this section of Texas that their ancestry can point to with pride for the ages to
come and their reputation for truth, veracity and honest dealing has ever been the highest.
"This reunion was a noble meet of a noble family and will live fresh in the memory of the last one of the Edgars to their dying
"Besides the brothers at the reunion and dinner yesterday, Mrs. James [sic, Lem] Bachelor [Nancy Jane EDGAR], Mrs. Joe
Brown EDGAR] (our district clerk) were of the party and enjoyed the gathering as much as the others, and Henry says the
sight of those old fellows enjoying themselves as they did was one of the sweetest feelings he ever experienced."
"I found this article in the Victoria Crossroads Qtrly." Article submitted by Yvonne ROSS, Sunday 09 July 2006 in email to David
"This photo is a photocopy my granduncle, James D. Edgar (in Albertville, AL) had. I am searching for who may have an
original, or at least an original copy. The caption says it was taken in 1880... and identifies the "distinguished subjects" as, left
to right, as: James D. Edgar, Hyman T. Edgar, John Edgar, Henry E. Edgar, Joshua N. Edgar, Benjamin Franklin Washington
Edgar (the bachelor). " Photo submitted by Robert Merritte WEBB, 22 June 2006