This family moved to Ohio after 1801 and before 1810. He purchased 100a of land in Highland Co., OH from Joseph Kerr about 1810 (Highland Co., OH Common Pleas, Vol. 5-1836/39, Oct Term).
Edward married Elizabeth (Betsy) Hitch, daughter of Joshua A. Hitch and Mary (Molly) Taylor, about 1783 in Somerset Co., MD. (Elizabeth (Betsy) Hitch was born in 1762 in Somerset Co., MD, died in Jul 1835 in Franklin Co., OH and was buried in Jul 1835 in Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, Franklin Co., OH.)