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


Charles Edwards

Father: Mother:

Richard Edwards
Martha Chadburne

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

3/8/1815 Otisfield ME 10/25/1891 Otisfield ME


Name: Marriage Date: Marriage Location: Father: Mother:
Eliza Stone 3/11/1839 Otisfield ME Moses Stone Susan Frost

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

8/17/1820 Gorham ME 12/18/1859 Otisfield ME
Name: Marriage Date: Marriage Location: Father: Mother:
Elizabeth Bearce Herrick 10/14/1860 Poland ME Moses Herrick _____ Cummings

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

6/1826 Poland ME 1907 Poland ME


Name: Birth Date: Birth Location: Death Date: Death Location:
Eliza Ann Edwards 5/11/1840 Otisfield ME 3/25/1908 Norway ME
Martha Ellen Edwards 6/16/1842 Otisfield ME

Clark Stone Edwards 5/13/1845 Otisfield ME 12/14/1862 Arlington Heights VA
Russell Streeter Edwards 8/29/1847 Otisfield ME 10/25/1860
Oscar Valmore Edwards 8/10/1850 Otisfield ME

Alma Susan Edwards 9/17/1852 Otisfield ME 6/6/1902 Harrison ME


Family located: Otisfield ME
Occupation: Brick Mason and Plasterer

Other Info:


1840 Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Charles Edwards
1 female under 5
1 female 15-20
1 male 20-30
1 female 40-50

1850 Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Charles Edwards    35    Farmer
Eliza    30
Eliza A 10
Martha E8
Clark S    5
Russell S    3

1860 Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Charles Edwards    45    Farmer    800    300
Martha E    17    House Work
Clark S    15
Russell    12
Oscar V    9
Alma S    7

1870 Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Edwards Charles    55    Farmer    1500    970    ME
_____ Elisabeth B    45    Keeping House    ME
_____ Osker B     20    Farm Laborer    ME

1880 Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Edwards Charles    65    Farmer    ME    ME    ME
_____ Elizabeth B    55    Wife    Keeping house    ME    ME    ME
_____ Oscar V    29    Son    House Carpenter    ME    ME    ME
_____ Lucia E    25    Daughter in law    Keeping house    ME    ME    ME
 Russell S    4    Grand son    ME    ME    ME
Ward Frank B    19    Servant    Farm Laborer    ME    ME    ME

1900 Poland (Androscoggin) ME
Edward Elizabeth    Aunt    June 1824    Wd    ME    ME    ME    Servant
living in the household of Albert J Doughty


Russell Streeter Edwards is buried in Merrill Memorial Cemetery, Otisfield, ME.


For more information about the ancestors of Elizabeth Bearce Herrick, see this section of Descendants of Isaac Cummings 1601-1677.

Published History/Genealogy:

Charles Edwards son of Richard lived south of Seba Gould where Mrs. Ahonen now lives (1941). He bought of Martha Bolster and others, 5/7/1853, the south half of lot 2, range 9, known as the Enoch Turner lot.
Source: History of Otisfield by William Samuel Spurr; Reprinted by the Town of Otisfield, 2nd edition

Elizabeth B (Herrick) Edwards is listed in the 1906 Census, living in Poland.