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


Abba Maria Edwards

Father: Mother:

Bryce McLellan Edwards
Martha Irish

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

10/5/1842 Westbrook ME 6/3/1886 Portland ME


Name: Marriage Date: Marriage Location: Father: Mother:
William Wallace Deane 5/14/1868 Portland ME John G Deane
Rebecca D _____

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

Portland ME
Washington DC
Name: Marriage Date: Marriage Location: Father: Mother:
Francis Edwards Cummings 1/15/1877 Westbrook ME

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

10/25/1833 Gray/Portland ME 12/10/1892 Portland ME


Name: Birth Date: Birth Location: Death Date: Death Location:
Francis Edwards Cummings 5/5/1878 Westbrook ME

Lewis Edwards Cummings 9/5/1885 Westbrook ME 9/15/1885 Portland ME


Deane family located: Portland ME
Occupation: Lieut. in United States Army.

Cummings family Located: Westbrook ME
Occupation: Master Mariner; Customs Officer

Francis E. Cummings was mustered into U. S. Vol. service for Spanish American War, May 21, 1898; was mustered out Oct. 25, 1898; enlisted in U. S. Army battalion of Engineers, Co. B, Jan. 25, 1899; was transferred to Co. A, Engineers of Regular Army; and was discharged Aug., 1900. He re-enlisted in Co. H, 1st. Me. Regt. Inf.; and was commissioned Major of 1st. Coast Artillery Corps of Maine, Dec. 27, 1912.

Other Info:


1870 Ward 2 City of Portland (Cumberland) ME 9 August
Proctor Frederick    34    Tailor    2000    ME
_____ Catherine    33    Keeping house    ME
_____ Gertrude    5    ME
Dean Abby    28    ME

1870 5th Ward Washington Dist. (Columbia) 14 July
Deane Rebecca    72    Keeping House    0    200    MA
_____ Llewellyn    41    Lawyer    500    2000    ME
_____ William W    38    U S Army    ME
_____ Abbie M    27    at Home    ME

1880 Westbrook (Cumberland) ME
Edwards Lewis W    45    Widowed    Dry goods dealer    ME    ME    ME
Brown Sarah A    57    Servt    Keeping house    ME    NH    NH
Edwards Martha I    71    Mother    Widowed    ME    ME    ME
Cummings F E    48    Boarder    Sea Captain    ME    ME    ME
_____ Abba M    36    Sister    wk in family    ME    ME    ME
_____ Frank W    2    Neph    ME    ME    ME

1900 West Point (Orange) NY
Cummings Frank C    2nd cl Pvt    Portland ME 1 Concord St    May 1878    S    ME    ME    ME

1920 Portland (Cumberland) ME
Cummings Francis E    41    ME    ME    ME    Asst Supt of Mail    Government
_____ Ethel G    38    ME    Canada    ME    none
Chaffey Horatio    Father in law    74    Wd    Canada    Canada    England    none