David Edens was drafted into the war of 1812 and proceeded to Norfolk, Virginia, to enter into the War, but peace was declared, and he was mustered out without seeing any service. -------- David Edens and Elizabeth Harris, were married September 23, 1813, Patrick County, Virginia, by Jesse Jones, Minister. -------- Source:1888 Goodspeeds, Barry County, Missouri
David had been married before the marriage to Elizabeth Harris. He had two children, Alia and James in his first marriage. He was a farmer and hatter by occupation.
This is in the bio of his son, George Washington EDENS that married Letha Jane George, December 27, 1842 Patrick County, Virginia