Edward was born abt1829 at Edgworth, Lancashire.
The 1860 USA census locates Edward at Burlington, Bradford, Pennsylvania.
By 1876 he had moved to Canada, where his daughter Annie was born.
He married Mary Ann Sherwood (1843-1926) on 12 October 1859 at Danville, Montour Co., Pennsylvania. Records identify three children.
- Edward Hough (b1868) – a tinsmith (1901)
- Annie Gertrude (1876-1955) – married Robert Eby Walker, a butcher, in 1896
- Will (b abt1878)
Edward died on 3 August 1903 at Middlesex, Ontario, Canada.
- 1850 Brierley Hill
- 1851 Burland
- Went to USA in 1853
H B Kendall, Origin and History of the PM Church, vol 2, p46
W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990
Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers