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


Martha Ellen Edwards

Father: Mother:

Charles Edwards
Eliza Stone

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

6/16/1842 Otisfield ME


Name: Marriage Date: Marriage Location: Father: Mother:
Nathaniel Scribner Wight 8/18/1860 Otisfield ME Joseph Wight Love Scribner

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

7/21/1832 Otisfield ME 1/7/1887 Harrison ME


Name: Birth Date: Birth Location: Death Date: Death Location:
Ellen Wight 3/15/1863
Nellie May Wight 12/17/1865


Family located: Harrison ME; Bridgton ME

A history of the ancestors of Mr. Wight may be found in "The Wights," a record of Thomas Wight of Dedham and Medfield, and his decendants, by William Ward Wight (1890).

Other Info:

Nellie Wight m 5/25/1897 Charles L Brown of Bridgton ME; m 1/12/1929 Edgar L Mayberry of Bridgton ME


1870 Harrison (Cumberland) ME
Wight Joseph    63    Farmer    500    200    ME
_____ Love    64    Keeping House    ME
_____ Nathaniel S    39    Farmer    1000    800    ME
_____ Martha E    28    Keeping House    ME
_____ Mary E    4    ME

1880 Harrison (Cumberland) ME
Wight Joseph    73    Clergyman    12mos unemp    ME    MA    MA
_____ Love B    74    Wife    Housekeeping    ME    ME    ME
_____ Nathaniel S    47    Farmer    ME    ME    ME
_____ Martha E    37    Wife    Housekeeping    ME    ME    ME
_____ Nellie M    14    Daughter    at home    ME    ME    ME

1900 Town of Bridgton (Cumberland) ME
Brown Charles    Dec 13 1835    M 3    ME    ME    ME    Farmer
_____ Nellie M    Dec 17    1867    ME    ME    ME
Wight Martha E    Mother    June 16 1842    Wd    ME    ME    ME
8 unrelated boarders in household, all students

1920 Bridgton (Cumberland) ME
Wight Martha    77    Wd    ME    ME    ME    none
Brown Nellie    Daughter    54    ME    ME    ME    none


For more information about the ancestors of Nathaniel Scribner Wight, see this section of The Wight Family Genealogy.