I have a Mary Edens, b. 4 October 1801 SC or TN - d. unknown, who was the daughter of Jacob Edens and Rachel Stuart/Stewart Hamilton.Her siblings were:
Samuel Edens - b. 28 August 1792 SC - d. 1867 Lincoln County, TN Archibald Edens - b. 12 November 1794 SC - d. 31 January 1855 McMinn County, TN James Edens - b. 25 April 1796 SC - d. unknown (was in Morgan County, AL in 1818) Rachel Edens - b. 28 January 1798 SC - d. 2 May 1864 Bledsoe County, TN Alexander Edens - b. 22 June 1799 SC - d. 13 April 1871 Lincoln County, TN Dehlia (Delilah?) Edens - b. 2 September 1803 SC or TN - d. unknown Nancy Edens - b. 6 February 1805 SC or TN - d. unknown (probably Bledsoe County, TN) Elias Edens - b. 28 May 1807 SC or TN - d. unknown
Samuel married Nancy Franks 22 September 1812 in Madison County, AL. Archibald married Elizabeth Peak. James married Lucy Walden. Rachel married William Walker 20 January 1814 in Bledsoe County, TN. Alexander married Cincinatti Walker 26 June 1823 in Lincoln County, TN. Nancy married Wesley Walker in Bledsoe County, TN. Elias married Priscilla Briley 8 April 1827 in Lawrence County, AL.
Jacob and Rachel Edens appear to have been in Tennessee by 1810, perhaps earlier than that.Their sons, Samuel and James, appear on the 1815 Bledsoe County, TN Tax Lists.