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Enoch Edwards



Father: Mother:



Richard Edwards
Hannah Lathrop

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

9/20/1774 Gorham ME 12/7/1863 Otisfield ME

Married:

Name: Marriage Date: Marriage Location: Father: Mother:
Abigail McLellan 6/16/1799 Gorham ME James McLellan Abigail McLellan

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

8/7/1779 Gorham ME 10/4/1843 Otisfield ME

Child(ren):

Name: Birth Date: Birth Location: Death Date: Death Location:
Eunice Edwards 3/23/1800 Gorham ME 4/6/1891
Lathrop Edwards 11/11/1801 Otisfield ME 3/19/1847 Otisfield ME
Richard Edwards 3/30/1804 Otisfield ME 6/23/1871 Mechanic Falls ME
Harriet McLellan Edwards 3/28/1806 Otisfield ME 11/27/1846 Mechanic Falls ME
Jane McLellan Edwards 5/15/1809 Otisfield ME 3/19/1885 Otisfield ME
Mary McLellan Edwards 3/23/1811 Otisfield ME 1/2/1880 Albany ME
Enoch Edwards 2/21/1814 Otisfield ME 3/28/1814 Otisfield ME
Sargeant Edwards 3/10/1815 Otisfield ME 4/6/1817 Otisfield ME
James McLellan Edwards 12/5/1817 Otisfield ME 10/3/1895 Otisfield ME
Bryce McLellan Edwards 8/22/1820 Otisfield ME 9/9/1894 Otisfield ME
Clark Swett Edwards 3/26/1823 Otisfield ME 5/3/1903 Bethel ME

Comments:

Family located: Gorham ME; Otisfield ME (shortly after birth of Eunice)
Occupation: Farmer

Richard Edwards was not married. He lived for many years in Gorham Me.

Abigail McLellan was the sister of Martha McLellan

Other Info:

Census:

1800 Gorham (Cumberland) ME
Enoch
1 female under 10
1 male 1 female 16-26
1 male 26-45

1810 Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Enoch
3 males 1 female under10
1 female 10-16
1 male 1 female 26-45

1820 Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Enoch
2 males 1 female under 10
1 female 10-16
1 male 16-18
2 males 1 female 16-26
1 female 26-45
1 male 45+
1 agri

1830 Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Enoch
2 males 5-10
1 male 10-15
1 male 1 female 15-20
1 male 1 female 50-60

1840 Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Enoch Edwards
2 males 15-20
1 male 20-30
1 male 50-60
1 female 60-70

1850 Otisfield   (Cumberland) ME
Bryce M Edwards    30    Farmer    1000
Miranda    26
Sidney    7
Elbridge W    4
Harriet    1
Enoch    76    Farmer

1860 Harrison (Cumberland) ME
Enoch Edwards    85    Farmer    Gorham
James H    42    Shoe Maker    100    Otisfield
Fayette    40    Wife    Harrison
Rosilla A    13    Albany
Lucinda    11    Otisfield
Orlando    8    Otisfield
Edgar F    5    Otisfield
Frank D    1    Otisfield

Online:

For more information about the ancestors of Abigail McLellan, see this section of Ancestry of Kevin Noble Dye

Published History/Genealogy:

Enoch Edwards son of Richard came from Gorham in 1803 and lived on the Gore, where his son Bryce since lived. Charles Grover lived there last and the house has burned. Enoch Edwards bought of Barnabas Sawyer, May 22, 1812 for $156 sixty acres of lot 23 range 2, beginning at David Higgins S.E. corner, which is on the south line of said lot, thence N. 31 degrees west by the east line of Higgins and Jordans land 128 rods, thence S. 45 degrees west 44 rods to a stake and stones on the old Otisfield line, etc.
Source: History of Otisfield by William Samuel Spurr; Reprinted by the Town of Otisfield, 2nd edition