Edens Family Genealogy Forum
I may have been able to identify your grandfather, Robert Balis Edens. According to my files, a Robert Balis Edens was born in Pennsylvania in 1921 and his wife was Mildred. His father was also Robert Balis Edens, born Aug, 1897 in Houston Co., TX. This older Robert Balis Edens served in WWI and was in Penna when discharged and decide to stay there. He had two sons, your Robert Balis and Jack. The father of the older Robert Balis was John Randolph Edens born 1847 in Anderson Co., TX and died 1922 in Houston Co., TX. His father was Balis Edens, born 1805 in SC, died 1873 in Houston Co., TX. Balis was the son of John Edens, born 1783 VA, died 1857 Houston Co., TX. John came to TX in 1831. It was at his home that the Indian massacre occured in 1838. Art Hall
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