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


Ayers Mason Edwards

Father: Mother:

Clark Swett Edwards
Maria F Mason

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

1/12/1857 Bethel ME 7/21/1910 Boston MA


Name: Marriage Date: Marriage Location: Father: Mother:
Lucinda Packard Sumner 8/12/1885 Lewiston ME Seth Sumner Maryette Packard

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

3/26/1856 Providence RI


Name: Birth Date: Birth Location: Death Date: Death Location:
Sumner Edwards 6/10/1889


Family located: Lewiston ME, 1885; Falmouth MA, 1889; Pittsfield MA, 1890; Syracuse NY, 1893; Boston MA, 1896; Syracuse NY, 1899
Occupation: Educator and Publisher

Ayers M. Edwards graduated from Bowdoin College in 1880, receiving A. B. degree; received A. M. degree from Bowdoin in 1883 and LL. B. degree from Iowa State University in 1884.

He was Prin. of Topsham (Me.) High School; Asst. In Lewiston, (Me.) High School; Supt. of Schools, Lewiston, Me; Supt. of Schools, Falmouth, Mass.; and Supt. of Schools, Pittsfield, Mass. He was with Sheldon & Co., Publishers, 1893-99; The MacMillan Co., Publishers, 1906-10.

Sumner Edwards - a graduate of Bowdoin College, and of Harvard Medical School (1915). Member of Theta Delta Chi; Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Rho Sigma; and Alpha Omega College Fraternities.

Other Info:

Ayers M Edwards died of peritonitis; buried Bethel ME


1900 City of Syracuse (Onondaga) NY
Edwards Ayers M    Jan 1857    M 14    ME    ME    ME    Salesman Sch T Book
_____ Lucinda S    Mar 1856    M 14    1    1    RI    MA    MA
_____ Sumner    Son    June 1889    S    ME    ME    RI    In School
O”Neill Katherine A    Servant    Nov 1871    S    Ireland    Ireland    Ireland    Servant

1910 Cambridge (Middlesex) MA
Edwards Ayer M    53    24    ME    ME    ME    Salesman    Books
_____ Lucinda    54    24    1    1    RI    MA    MA    none
_____ Sumner    son    20    S    ME    ME    RI    none

1920 Boston (Suffolk) MA
Edwards Lucinda    Lodger    63    Wd    RI    MA    MA    none
living in a lodging house run by Harriet Green


For more information about the ancestors of Lucinda Packard Sumner, see this section of Deborah's Family Links.