Bethel ME; Falmouth ME; Paris ME; Norway ME
David A. Edwards enlisted in Civil war as Corporal of Co. I, 5th. Me. Vol. Regt. Inf.; being mustered into service for a term of three years, June 24, 1861; was promoted to rank of Sergeant, Feb. 26, 1864; was transferred to Maine Veteran Regt.; was wounded in the charge at "Bloody Angle." "Battles of the Wilderness," May 10, 1864.
Member of IOOF of Me.; charter member of Harry Rust Post, No 54, GAR of Maine.
1850 The Town of Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
David Edwards 18 (no occupation) ME
living in the home of Levi Patch (Robert Andrews, David's uncle, married to dau of Levi Patch, also living in household)
1860 Bethel (Oxford) ME
Daniel A Edwards 28 Millman
Mirantha B 28
1870 Bethel (Oxford) ME
Edwards David A 37 Farm laborer __ 140 ME
_____ Marantha P 37 Keeping house ME
_____ Milton 11 ME
_____ Robert A 9 ME
_____ Hester A 6 ME
_____ Minnie F 2 ME
1880 Norway (Oxford) ME
Edwards David 49 Works in Tannery ME ME ME
_____ Mirantha 50 Wife Keeping House ME ME ME
_____ Milton 21 Son Works in Tannery ME ME ME
_____ Robert A 20 Son Works in Tannery ME ME ME
_____ Hester R 16 Daughter At School ME ME ME
_____ Minnie F 13 Daughter At School ME ME ME
_____ Alma B 9 Daughter ME ME ME
1900 Oxford town (Oxford) ME
Walker James Apr 1867 M 13 ME ME ME Laster Shoe Shop
_____ Esther Apr 1864 M 13 3 1 ME ME ME
_____ Pansy Daughter July 1889 S ME ME ME
Edwards David Father Nov 1832 WD ME ME ME Farm Laborer
David Edwards is buried in Merrill Memorial Cemetery, Otisfield, ME.
For more information about the ancestors of Marantha Betsy Philbrook McCoy, see this section of Philbrick & Cookson Family.