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


Melinda Emiline Edwards

Father: Mother:

John Edwards
Mary Wesson Smith

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

3/3/1835 Otisfield ME 10/4/1925
Milton NH


Name: Marriage Date: Marriage Location: Father: Mother:
Adin Cornelius Cleveland 1/14/1855 Oxford ME Adin Cleveland Miranda Smith

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

1/21/1834 Oxford ME 10/8/1901 Otisfield ME


Name: Birth Date: Birth Location: Death Date: Death Location:
Loton Albert Cleveland 6/28/1856 Otisfield ME 8/31/1859 Otisfield ME
Marietta Cleveland 3/21/1858 Otisfield ME 11/27/1862 Otisfield ME
Horace Lowell Cleveland 10/7/1863 Otisfield ME 7/13/1902 Otisfield ME
John Adin Cleveland 9/8/1866 Otisfield ME 11/25/1929
Milton NH
James Smith Cleveland 7/5/1874 Otisfield ME 2/29/1880 Otisfield ME


Family located: Otisfield ME
Occupation: Farmer

Other Info:

Melinda Edwards died of chronic heart disease


1860 Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Adin C Cleaveland    25    Farmer    240    105    Oxford ME
Melinda E    24    Wife    Otisfield
Mary E    2    Otisfield
Maranda    75    Widow    MA    Blind

1870 The Town of Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Cleavland Adin    46    Carpenter    500    240    ME
_____ Malinda    34    Keeping House    ME
_____ Horest    6    At Home    ME
_____ John A    3    At Home    ME

1880 Otisfield (Cumberland) MECleavland Adin C    56    Carpenter    ME    MA    MA
_____ Melinda E    44    wife    Keeping house    ME    ME    ME
_____ Horace L    16    son    at home    ME    ME    ME
_____ John Adin    13    son    at home    ME    ME    ME

1900 Otisfield town (Cumberland) ME
Cleaveland Adin    Jan 1824    M 45    ME    ME    ME    Carpenter
_____ Melinda E    Mar 1836    M 45    0    0        ME    ME    ME

1910 Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Cleaveland Melinda E    75    Wd    5    1    ME    ME    ME    none

1920 Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Cleveland Melinda E    Grandmother    84    Wd    ME    ME    ME none
living in the home of Lowell?? Cleveland


For more information about the ancestors of Adin Cornelius Cleveland, see this section of Parren Family 0914.Adin 

Published History/Genealogy:

Cornelius Cleaveland...lived on Scribner Hill on the old Daniel Scribner place and died there.
Source: History of Otisfield by William Samuel Spurr; Reprinted by the Town of Otisfield, 2nd edition

Melinda (Edwards) Cleveland is listed in the 1906 Census, living in Otisfield.


Melinda, husband Adin Cornelius, and all five children are buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Otisfield ME.