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


Sydney Danforth Edwards

Father: Mother:

Bryce McLellan Edwards
Miranda Frost

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

9/30/1843 Otisfield ME 12/14/1901 Oxford ME


Name: Marriage Date: Marriage Location: Father: Mother:
Annie Files Wardwell 11/24/1872 Oxford ME Edgar F Wardwell Ruby F _____

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

8/27/1852 Otisfield ME


Name: Birth Date: Birth Location: Death Date: Death Location:
Edna Lenora Edwards 12/17/1875 Oxford ME

Sidney Leroy Edwards 2/21/1878 Oxford ME

Ralph Elwin Edwards 5/5/1885 Oxford ME


Family located: Oxford ME
Occupation: Hardware Merchant

Sydney D. Edwards enlisted in Civil War, Jan., 1862, in Co. I, 5th. Me. Regt. Inf.; was discharged; re-enlisted Nov., 1863 in Co. B. 30th. Me. Regt. Inf. being mustered into service Dec. 28; was transferred to Co. C, of same Regt. 1864; and was finally discharged Aug. 5, 1865. He participated in Red River Expedition.

He was for several years member of Board of Selectmen of Oxford, and also Supt. of Schools of the same town. He was Trial Justice for over fourteen years.

Member of AF&AM of Maine; and T. A. Roberts Post, GAR of Maine.

Other Info:


1880 Oxford (Oxford) ME
Edwards Sidney    36    Huckster    ME    ME    ME
_____ Anna    26    Keeping house    ME    ME    ME
_____ L???a    5    ME    ME    ME
_____ Sidney Jr    2    ME    ME    ME

1900 town of Oxford (Oxford) ME
Edward Sidney    Sept 1843    M 27    ME    ME    ME    Farmer
_____ Anna    Aug 1852    M 27    3    3    ME    ME    ME
_____ Roy    Son    Feb 1878    S    ME    ME    ME    [illeg]
_____ Ralph    Son    May 1885    S    ME    ME    ME    at school
Denning Herbert    boarder    June 1871    M 5    MA    ME    ME    Carpenter
_____ Lenore    boarder    Dec 1874    M 5    1    1    ME    ME    ME
_____ Verna    boarder    Jan 1896    ME    MA    ME
McAllister Elmer    boarder    Nov 1877    S    ME    ME    ME    Painter (House)

1910 Oxford (Oxford) ME
Edwards Anna F    57    Wd    3    3    ME    ME    ME    none
_____ Leroy    son    32    11    ME    ME    ME    Farmer    Home Farm
_____ Lucritia B    Daughter in law    28    11    1    1    ME    ME    ME    none
_____ Ivan L    Grandson    9    S    ME    ME    ME    none
Irving James E    Boarder    28    M2    IA    ME    ME     ___    Woolen Mill

1920 Oxford (Oxford) ME
Edwards Anna F    67    Wd    ME    ME    ME    Farmer    Farm ___
_____ Roy S    Son    41    ME    ME    ME    Farmer    __ __
_____ Bell L    Daughter in law    35    ME    US    US    Finisher    Woolen Mill
_____ Ivan N    Grandson    18    S    ME    ME    ME    Presser    Woolen Mill
_____ Methyl L    Granddaughter    15    S    ME    ME    ME    none
_____ Mona E    Granddaughter    14    S    ME    ME    ME    none
_____ Hugh M    Grandson    5    S    ME    ME    ME    none



For more information about the ancestors of Annie (Joanna) Files Wardwell, see this section of Samuel Wardwell of Andover.