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Martha Ann Edwards



Father: Mother:



Richard Edwards
Martha Chadburne

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

7/4/1817 Otisfield ME 7/23/1876 Gorham ME

Married:

Name: Marriage Date: Marriage Location: Father: Mother:
John Watson 12/2/1840 Gorham ME Edmund Watson Betsy Cressey

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

10/13/1803 Gorham ME 3/12/1878 Gorham ME

Child(ren):

Name: Birth Date: Birth Location: Death Date: Death Location:
Mary Elizabeth Watson 5/9/1842 Gorham ME

Oliver Charles Watson 4/7/1844 Gorham ME

Cornelia Abigail Watson 7/20/1847 Gorham ME

Luther Dame Watson 10/14/1852 Gorham ME 8/1854 Gorham ME





Comments:

Family located: Gorham ME
Occupation: Farmer

Other Info:

Martha Charlot Files b 11/8/1874 Gorham M dau of F Augusta Files and Comelia A
Ernest W Files of Portland m 6/19/1912  Mabel B Haskell of Westbrook
Ralph Henry Files m 9/1/1914 Westbrook ME Mary Poole Haskell dau of Frank Haskell and Rebecca J Poole
[WW1 draft reg 9/12/1918] Ernest Woodbury Files b 9/24/1881, tall, stout, gray eyes, dk brown hair
[WW1 draft reg 9/12/1918] Ralph Henry Files b 3/11/1885, tall, med build, brown eyes L Brown hair

Census:

1850 Gorham (Cumberland) ME
John Watson    48    Farmer    1600
Martha    32    
Mary E 8
Charles    6
Abby C    3

1860 Gorham (Cumberland) ME
John Watson    54    Farmer    3000    200
Martha A    41
Mary E    18
Oliver    16

1870 the town of Gorham (Cumberland) ME
Watson Oliver C    25    Grocer (Ret)    1800    700    ME
_____ Eliza C    22    Keeping house    ME
_____ John L    2    ME
same dwelling, different family
Watson John    65    Farmer    2000    300    ME
_____ Martha A    52    Keeping house    ME
_____ Mary E    28    ME
_____ Cornelia    22    ME

1880 Gorham (Cumberland) ME
Watson Oliver C    36    Farmer    ME    ME    ME
_____ Kate E    32    Keeping house    ME    ME    ME
_____ John S    11    Son    at school    ME    ME    ME
_____ Mildred    9    Daughter    ME    ME    ME

1900 Gorham (Cumberland) ME
Watson Oliver    April 1844    M 33    ME    ME    ME    farmer
_____ Catherine E    April 1852    M 33    4    3    ME    ME    ME
_____ Mildred    Daughter    Feb 1871    S    ME    ME    ME
_____ Frank S    Son    Dec 1881    S    ME    ME    ME    at school

1910 Gorham (Cumberland) ME
Watson Oliver    66    M 43    ME    ME    ME    Proprietor    Grocery
_____ Elisa    62    M 43    4    3ME    ME    ME    none
_____ Mildred    Daughter    39    ME    ME    ME    none

1880 Gorham (Cumberland) ME
Files Augustus    34    M    Farmer    ME    ME    ME
_____ Cornelia    33    M    Keeping House    ME    ME    ME
_____ Cyrus    48    Uncle    S    Laborer    ME    ME    ME
Hamilton Ida M    13    Servant    S    Servant    ME    ME    ME

1900 Gorham (Cumberland) MW
Files Frank A    May 1846    M 27    ME    ME    ME    Farmer
_____ Conelia    July 1847    M 27    3    2    ME    ME    ME
_____ Ernest W    son    Sept 1881    S    ME    ME    ME    at school
_____ Ralph H    son    Mar 1885    S    ME    ME    ME    at school
_____ Mary P    aunt    Mar 1816    84    Wd    ME    ME    ME

1900 Brunswick (Cumberland) ME
Bowdoin College
Files Ernest W    Student    Sept 1881    S    ME    ME    ME    at college

1920 Portland (Cumberland) ME
Deering Avenue
Files Earnest W    37    M    ME    ME    ME    Doctor    General Practice
_____ Mabel H    33    M    ME    MA    ME    none
_____ Barbara E    Daughter    5    S    ME    ME    ME    none
Lord Annie H    Assistant    48    S    ME    ME    ME    Assistant    Private family
_____ Cornelia W    Mother    72    Wd    ME    ME    ME    none

1920 Westbrook (Cumberland) ME
Files Ralph H    34    M    ME    ME    ME    Teller    Bank
_____ Mary H    35    M    ME    ME    ME    none
_____ Ernest H    Son    4 6/12    S    ME    ME    ME    none

Online:

For more information about the ancestors of John Watson, see this section of Karen's Family Bouquet & Wild Flowers.