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Louisa Maria Morris Edwards Montgomery
April 13, 1787
December 24, 1866
Robert Montgomery (June 21, 1814)
John Stark Edwards (February 28, 1807)
Louisa Maria Morris was born on April 13th, 1787 to her parents General Lewis R. Morris and Mary Dwight in Springfield, VT. Her father held a family lineage of military tradition during colonial and revolutionary times, while her mother represented the history of the Dwight, Edwards, Pierpont, and Hooker families. She was educated and trained by her family specifically by her grandmother, and by her father and step-mother. Much of her childhood is not recorded, but there are letters from her father that told her to behave and act properly, to be happy, and the love he had for her. Once she became a teenager the Edwards family saw her as an intelligent, beautiful, and adaptable woman who would be a perfect wife for John Stark Edwards. Edwards’ sister Sally went on to write about Louisa, “Oh ...[more]
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