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


Daniel Hamblen Edwards

Father: Mother:

Stevens Edwards
Deliverance Hamblen

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

8/1/1801 Otisfield ME 7/5/1873 Otisfield ME


Name: Marriage Date: Marriage Location: Father: Mother:
Mary Weston

Joseph Weston Peggie Philpot

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

7/12/1810 Otisfield ME 6/20/1884 Otisfield ME


Name: Birth Date: Birth Location: Death Date: Death Location:
Simon Philpot Edwards 12/1835 Otisfield ME 9/10/1881 Otisfield ME
Joseph Weston Edwards 3/9/1835 Otisfield ME 6/7/1853 Otisfield ME
Delphina Philpot Edwards 1/1840 Otisfield ME 4/15/1841 Otisfield ME


Family located: Otisfield ME
Occupation: Farmer

Joseph W and Simon P Edwards were not married; The latter lived with his mother until date of death.

Other Info:


1840 Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Daniel H Edwards 1 male under 5
1 male 5-10
2 females 20-30
1 male 30-40
1 female 60-70

1850 Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Daniel H Edwards    49    Farmer    800
Mary    40
Joseph    16    none
Simon    8

1860 Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Daniel H Edwards    58    Farmer    Otisfield
Mary    49    Wife
Simon    18    Runs a Sewing Machine

1870 The Town of Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Edwards Daniel    68    Farmer    3000    852    ME
_____ Mary    59    Keeping House    ME
_____ Simon P    28    At Home    ME
Mitchel Elisabeth    35    House Keeper    ME

1880 Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Edwards Mary    69    Widowed    Keeping house    ME    ME    ME
_____ Simon P    35    Son    Jeweller    ME    ME    ME
Willey Mary A    13    Servant    going to school    NH    NH    NH


Daniel Hamblen Edwards, wife Mary, and all three children are buried in Forrest Edwards' Cemetery, Otisfield ME.

Published History/Genealogy:

Daniel H. Edwards son of Stevens lived first in Dunkertown, opposite from Ivory Pitts, then moved to where Deacon Shaw since lived. He and Amos Morse bought of Samuel G. Scribner, Mar. 21, 1825, 50 acres, bounded N.W. by S.E. line of Otisfield, S.W. by Thompson Pond Plantation, S.E. by Poland, N.E. by the S.W. shore of Thompson Pond. He bought Amos Morse's half Oct. 26, 1830 for $87 and sold to Wash Edwards Oct. 31, 1855, for $1,000.
Source: History of Otisfield by William Samuel Spurr; Reprinted by the Town of Otisfield, 2nd edition