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


David Andrews Edwards

Father: Mother:

Lathrop Edwards
Mary Johnson Andrews

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

11/24/1831 Otisfield ME 6/11/1908 So. Paris ME


Name: Marriage Date: Marriage Location: Father: Mother:
Marantha Betsy Philbrook McCoy 11/19/1858 Bethel ME Isaac Philbrook Jane Heath

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

5/31/1831 Gilead ME 8/18/1894 Bethel ME


Name: Birth Date: Birth Location: Death Date: Death Location:
Milton David Edwards 9/19/1859 Bethel ME 8/10/1900 Norway ME
Robert Andrews Edwards 6/17/1861 Bethel ME

Hester Rose Edwards 4/26/1864 Bethel ME

Minnie Florence Edwards 8/9/1866 Bethel ME

Elma Belle Edwards 1/15/1872 Bethel ME 9/26/1894 Berlin NH


Family located: Bethel ME; Falmouth ME; Paris ME; Norway ME
Occupation: Farmer

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.

Other Info:


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
Milton    2

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.