Introductory Material:

Chapter 1
The Edwards Coat of Arms

Family Records:
John 1
John 2
John 3
Richard 3
Jonathan 3
Samuel 3
Nathaniel 3
William 3


The Crockett Connection
Edwards and the Civil War
Photo Album
Our Immigrant Ancestors
1906 Census

Family Fun
Mayberry Hill Chronicles

This Old House
Justin Edwards had a Farm
Letters from Henry


Julia Frances Edwards

Father: Mother:

James McLellan Edwards
Elizabeth Ann Rolfe

Birth Date: Birth Location: Death Date: Death Location:

6/30/1869 Gorham ME


Name: Marriage Date: Marriage Location: Father: Mother:
William Ladd Alden 9/28/1850 Portland ME
Cyrus Alden
Abigail Keith Kinsley
div 4/1860
Birth Date: Birth Location: Death Date: Death Location:

Leeds ME
10/19/1889 Leeds ME


Name: Birth Date: Birth Location: Death Date: Death Location:
William Robinson Alden 8/10/1855
Portland ME 12/24/1931
Fred Ladd Alden 4/22/1860 Gorham ME 10/14/1929 New York NY


Family located: Portland ME
Occupation: Flour Merchant

Other Info:

William L Alden remarried 11/5/1862 Portland ME Rhoda Louise Libby, both of Portland
William Ladd Alden d heart; bur Evergreen Cemetery, see findagrave

Fred m 4/30/1886 Alice S Whitehouse b 1866 Cumberland Mills ME
[female] Alden b 10/3/1899 Westbrook ME dau of Fred L Alden b Gorham and Alice G Whitehouse b Cumb Centre

Priscilla M Alden b 5/17/1892 Portland ME dau of William Alden res of Duluth MN and Margaret A Welch, both parents b Portland
Priscilla Alden d 11/1980 res of Montgomery OH
Margaret Welsh b 3/1862 Portland ME dau of Michael Welsh and Bridget _____
William R Alden d pulmonary oedema

Julia Edwards remarried 2/4/1864 Gorham ME Randall C Weeks b 12/22/1823 Gorham ME d 11/29/1907 Gorham ME heart disease b Gorham ME s of Robert Weeks and [Sarah Smith on death cert] [Bethiah on birth cert]
Julia and second husband Randall Weeks are bur Eastern Cemetery Gorham ME; see findagrave


1860 Gorham (Cumberland) ME
Maria A Edwards    29    600
Julia F Alden    31
Fred L Alden    1/12

1870 Gorham (Cumberland) ME
Weeks Randall    53    Farmer    6000    200    ME
Alden Frederic    10    ME

1900 Westbrook town (Cumberland) ME
Brown Street
Alden Fred L    Apr 1860    M 14    ME    ME    ME    __  __ (paper)
_____ ???    Apr 1866    M 14    3    3    ME    ME    ME
_____ Maria    daughter    Mar 1883    S    ME    ME    ME    at school
_____ Hell    son    Nov 1896    S    ME    ME    ME
_____ Lori M    daughter    Oct 1899    ME    ME    ME

1910 Westbrook (Cumberland) ME
Alden Fred    50    24    ME    ME    ME    Paper Maker    Mill
_____ Alice G    48    24    3    3    ME    ME    ME    none
_____ Paul E    Son    13    S    ME    ME    ME    none
_____ Lorrie M    Daughter    10    S    ME    ME    ME    none
Freeman Philip L    Boarder    24    2    ME    ME    ME    Telephone    Helper
_____ Marion L    Boarder    23    2    1    0    ME    ME    ME    none
Whitehouse Ella J    Boarder    52    S    ME    ME    ME    Cutter    Paper Mill

1920 Westbrook (Cumberland) ME
Alden Fred L    59    ME    ME    ME    Paper Maker    Paper Mill
_____ Alice G    58    ME    ME    ME    none
_____ Lois M    Daughter    20    S    ME    ME    ME    Cutter (paper)    Paper Mill
Whitehouse Ella J    Sister in law    61    S    ME    ME    ME    Cutter (paper)    Paper Mill

1860 Ward No 4 City of Portland (Cumberland) ME
Jacob Chase Jr    41    Map Publisher    0    500    NY
Hannah E B “     31    NY
Carrie L “     7    NY
William L Alden    38    Flour Dealer    ME
Willie R “     5    ME
Mary A C Lane    26    Domestic    Ireland

1870    Ward Six City of Portland (Cumberland) ME
Alden William L    47    Flour Dealer Wh    15000    ME
_____ Louisa    32    Keeping House    ME
_____ William    15    ME
Libby Joseph    76    Hay Dealer    ME
Boyce Mary    35    Dom Servant    Ireland

1880 Portland (Cumberland) ME
Alden William L    57    Wholesale Flour Dealer    ME    MA    MA
_____ Louisa    42    Keeping House    ME    ME    MA
_____ William    24    Son    Physician    ME    ME    ME
_____ John    9    Son    At School    ME    ME    ME
Martin Kate    50    Servant    Servant    Ireland    Ireland    Ireland

1885 Two Harbors (Lake) MN
William Alden    29    ME

?1895 Virginia (St Louis) MN
Alden William    39    ME    Physician
Alden Effie    30    ME
Alden Lillian    4    MN

?1900    Lynn (Essex) MA
Alden William    Lodger    Aug 1855    ME    ME    ME    Surgeon US Army
Alden Margaret A    Lodger    Mar 1863    M 10    2    2    ME    ME    ME
Alden Priscilla M    Lodger    May 1892    S    ME    ME    ME    at school


For more information about the ancestors of William Ladd Alden, see this section of The Myles Standish Society.