Edwards, Charles Vernon was born on April 1, 1870 in Franklin, Kentucky, United States. Son of Johann Wolfgang and Malvenia Elenor Starks Edwards.
Bachelor of Arts, Bethel College, Kentucky, 1896, Master of Arts, 1899, Doctor of Divinity, 1908.
Ordained Baptist ministry, 1894. Pastor Middletown, Kentucky, 1894-1896, Lebanon and Springfield, Tennessee, 1896-1897, Central City, Kentucky, 1897, Livermore, Kentucky, 1897-1898, First Baptist Church, New Orleans, 1899-1809, First Church, Greenwood, Mississippi, 1909-1913, College Avenue Baptist Church, Fort Worth, Texas, since September, 1913. Home: 1401 Washington Avenue, Ft Worth Texas‡.
Married Ilda Crumpton, of Birmingham, Alabama, November 21, 1900.