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James Harker Roach Edwards



Father: Mother:



William Edwards
Dorcas Merrill

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

11/13/1807 Gorham ME
5/26/1890 Gorham ME

Married:

Name: Marriage Date: Marriage Location: Father: Mother:
Emeline McLellan 7/25/1834 Gorham ME
David McLellan Betsey Phinney

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

4/7/1810 Gorham ME
8/25/1846
Name: Marriage Date: Marriage Location: Father: Mother:
Abbie T Jones 8/30/1847
Portland ME



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

1805
8/25/1834
Name: Marriage Date: Marriage Location: Father: Mother:
(Mrs.) Harriet Maria Edwards McLanathan 12/31/1870 Portland ME Samuel Edwards Nancy Burr

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

6/9/1829 Portland ME 4/1/1910 Gorham ME

Child(ren):

Name: Birth Date: Birth Location: Death Date: Death Location:
Elizabeth E Edwards 5/17/1837 Gorham ME
5/30/1905 Portland ME
Mary Edwards 12/17/1837 Gorham ME 2/4/1879
George William Edwards 11/27/1839 Gorham ME 12/13/1862 Fredericksburg VA
Charles Mason Edwards 8/21/1842 Gorham ME 2/19/1896 Portland ME
Emma Edwards 1/10/1846 Gorham ME

William Chickering Edwards 6/9/1874 Gorham ME 8/30/1912 Fryeburg ME

Comments:

Family located: Gardiner ME; Gorham ME
Occupation: Farmer

George W. and Charles M. Edwards were soldiers in the Civil War, their names being given in list of soldiers from Gorham, Me.

George W. Edwards graduated from Bowdoin College in 1862.

Harriet Maria Edwards was granddaughter of Calvin Edwards of Gorham, Me.

Other Info:

Census:

1840 Gorham (Cumberland) ME
James HR Edwards
1  male 2 females under 5
1 female 10-15
1 male 20-30
1 male 1 female 30-40

1850 Gardiner (Kennebec) ME
James HR Edwards    44    Joiner
Abby T    43
Elizabeth E    13
George W    10
Charles M    6
Emma F    4
Mahala Weeks    20

1860 Gorham (Cumberland) ME
James H R Edwards    52    House Joiner    100
Abbie F    52
Mary M    23
George W    20    Student
Charles M    17    Student
Emily F    14

1870 The Town of Gorham (Cumberland) ME
Edwards James H R    62    Farmer    2200    1000    ME
_____ Mary M    34    Keeping house    ME
_____ Elisabeth E    33    At home    ME
_____ Emma    24    At home    ME
_____ Jennie    13    At school    ME
_____ Frederick    11    At school    ME
_____ Arthur G    9    At school    ME
Braedon? John    19    Farm laborer    ME

1880 Gorham (Cumberland) ME
Edwards James    72    Farmer    ME    ME    ME
_____ Hattie M    40    Wife    Keeping house    ME    ME    ME
_____ Anna B    Daughter    At home    ME    ME    ME
_____ Willie C    5    Son    ME    ME    ME

1880 Gorham (Cumberland) ME
Edwards James    72    Farmer    ME    ME    ME
_____ Hattie M    49    Wife    Keeping house    ME    ME    ME
_____ Anna B    Daughter    At home    ME    ME    ME
_____ Willie C    5    Son    ME    ME    ME

1910 Gorham (Cumberland) ME
Edwards William C    25    S    ME    ME    ME    Salesman    Retail Grocery
living in the home of Charles Cressey

Military:



Cemetery:

James Harker Roach Edwards, wives Emeline and Harriet, and daughter Mary are buried in Eastern Cemetery, Gorham ME.

Online:

For more information about the ancestors of Abbie T Jones, see this section of Philbrick & Cookson Family.