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


Dorcas Merrill Edwards

Father: Mother:

William Edwards
Dorcas Merrill

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

12/28/1810 Gorham ME
4/25/1876 West Gardiner ME


Name: Marriage Date: Marriage Location: Father: Mother:
Sylvester Fogg 10/9/1834 Fayette ME
George Fogg Joanna Fogg

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

1/25/1808 Gorham ME
1/2/1894 Beverly MA


Name: Birth Date: Birth Location: Death Date: Death Location:
Frederick M Fogg

Emily Jane Fogg


George Sylvester Fogg7/18/1844
Industry ME
Beverly MA
Mary Ellen Fogg

Samuel A Fogg


Family located: West Gardiner ME
Occupation: Farmer

Other Info:

Sylvester Fogg d of pneumonia

Sylvester Fogg, wife Dorcas, and daughter Emily Jane are buried in Fairbanks Cemetery West Gardiner ME


1840 Industry (Franklin) ME
Sylvester Fogg
1 male, 1 female under 5
1 male, 1 female 20-30
1 male, 1 female 30-40
1 female 60-70

1850 New Sharon (Franklin) ME
Sylvester Fogg    53    Farmer    600    ME
Dorcus    39
Frederic    11
Emily    8
George L    6
Mary E    1

1860 West Gardiner (Kennebec) ME
Sylvester Fogg    52    Farmer    800    220
Dorcas M    49
Frederic M    21    Farm Hand
Emily J    18    Domestic
George S    16    Farm Hand
Mary E    11
Saml A    9

1870 the Town of West Gardiner (Kennebec) ME
Fogg Sylvester    63    Farmer    2000    400    ME
 “ Dorcas M    60    Keeping House    ME
 “ Fred M    32    Works on Farm    ME
 “ Samuel    20    Works on Farm    ME

1880 West Gardiner (Kennebec) ME
Pope Geo K    32    Farmer    ME    MA    ME
_____ Bell    28    Wife    Keeping House    ME    ME    ME
_____ Hiram F    2    Son    At Home    ME    ME    ME
_____ Clara B    1    Daughter    At Home    ME    ME    ME
Fogg Sylvester    72    Boarder    Widowed    Farmer    ME    ME    ME
_____ Fred    42    Laborer    Farmer    otherwise disabled    ME    ME    ME


For more information about the ancestors of Sylvester Fogg, see this section of John Libby Descendants - A work in progress in collaboration with Allen E. Humphries, JLFA Board Member.