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


Dorothy Files Edwards

Father: Mother:

Lathrop Edwards
Mary Johnson Andrews

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

1/21/1834 Otisfield ME 7/25/1870 Lowell MA


Name: Marriage Date: Marriage Location: Father: Mother:
Samuel Ephraham Keniston 5/1/1851 Lowell MA Calvin Keniston Eliza Hoyt

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

3/22/1827 Andover NH 6/22/1864 Washington DC


Name: Birth Date: Birth Location: Death Date: Death Location:
Caroline Mary Keniston 3/6/1852 Lowell MA 11/17/1917
Manchester NH
Marshall Lathrop Keniston 6/8/1854 Lowell MA 1/1/1934
Ludlow VT
David Leander Keniston 5/23/1856 Albany ME

Sarah Alexander Keniston 4/20/1858 Albany ME 11/2/1947
Concord NH
Asa Samuel Keniston 3/13/1860 Albany ME

Ida Frances Keniston 2/14/1862 Albany ME

George Wendall Keniston 1/25/1864 Albany ME


Family located: Lowell MA; Albany ME
Occupation: Farmer; Carpenter; Builder

Samuel E. Keniston enlisted in Civil War as a Private in Co. A, 11th Me. Regt. Inf., Oct. 1, 1861; served out his time; re-enlisted, and was honorably discharged, Apr. 25, 1862, by reason of wounds and general disability. He re-enlisted for a period of three years, being mustered into service Aug. 27, 1863. He served under Capt. A. L Spence, Co. H, 4th. Me. Vol. Regt. Inf. until he was wounded May 6, 1864. He died from effect of wound in a hospital in Washington, D. C.

Other Info:

Dorothy F Edwards died of peritonitis


1860 Albany (Oxford) ME
S E Keniston    32    Farm Laborer    NH
Dolly    26    ME
Mary J    8
Lathrop M    5
David L    4
Sarah E    2
Infant (M)    2/12



For more information about the ancestors of Samuel Ephraham Keniston, see this section of 39815 (this database contains a lot of confusing names and dates).