- Birth Date
- 22 October 1841
- Death Date
- 7 January 1914
More research needed concerning Edward's date of birth. Secondary sources and indirect evidence suggest he was born sometime between 1841 and 1842. Birth date listed above reflects family tradition from Family Tree at FamilySearch.org, data from the 1900 Census, and Edward's death certificate.
- Age at Departure: 8
- 1850 United States Census
- 1860 United States Census
- 1870 United States Federal Census
- 1880 United States Federal Census
- 1900 United States Federal Census
- 1910 United States Federal Census
- "Demise of Edward Buys," Wasatch Wave, 9 January 1914, 4.
- Esshom, Frank. Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, (Salt Lake City: Utah Pioneers Book Publishing Company, 1913), 787.
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Supplement after 31 December 1850, 20.
- Utah Death Certificates.