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


Stevens Edwards

Father: Mother:

Stevens Edwards
Deliverance Edwards

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

12/21/1811 Otisfield ME 6/1890 Raymond ME


Name: Marriage Date: Marriage Location: Father: Mother:
Abigail Hamblen

Elijah Hamblen Jane Murch

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

9/18/1814 Raymond ME 9/13/1900 Raymond ME


Name: Birth Date: Birth Location: Death Date: Death Location:
James Edwin Leach* 8/11/1837 Otisfield ME

Ezelia Lovejoy Edwards 8/15/1839 Otisfield ME 8/1886 Raymond ME
Hulda Potter Edwards 11/1/1841 Otisfield ME 9/1900 Raymond ME
Elijah Hamblen Edwards 7/8/1844 Otisfield ME

William Henry Edwards 7/16/1848 Otisfield ME 9/14/1908 Mechanic Falls ME
Rose Ellen Edwards 5/2/1851 Otisfield ME 12/16/1862 Otisfield ME
Elizabeth Jane Edwards 9/26/1853 Otisfield ME 6/12/1888 Raymond ME
Francis Edwards
Otisfield ME 7/11/1886 Raymond ME
Nellie Edwards
Otisfield ME 1/2/1899 Raymond ME


Family located: Otisfield ME; Raymond ME, 1861
Occupation: Farmer; Preacher

*James E. Leach was an adopted son.

Other Info:


1840 Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Stevens Edwards Jr
1 male 1 female under 5
1 male 1 female 20-30

1850 Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Stevens Edwards Jr    39    none    100
Abigail    36
James N Leach    12
Julia Edwards    11
Huldah P    9
Elijah H    7
William H    2

1860 Raymond (Cumberland) ME
Stephen Edwards    44    Farmer    0    200
Abbie    43
James    22    Farm Laborer
Eliza L    21
Huldah H    19
Elijah H    16    Farm laborer
William H    12
Rose E    9
Elizabeth J    7

1870 Raymond (Cumberland) ME
Edwards Stephens    48    Farmer    300    100    ME
_____ Abigail    56    Keeping house    ME
Milliken    Daniel    35    Farmer    ME
______ Elvira    30    Keeping house    ME
Edwards Elijah    26    Farmer    ME
_____ Henry    21    Farm laborer    ME
_____ Elisabeth    16    Domestic servant    ME
Davis? George    8    attending school    ME
Jordan Da??ck    72    Farm laborer    ME
Edwards Olive    61    Domestic servant    ME
Jones George    33    Invalid    ME
_____ Sarah    34    Domestic servant

1880 Raymond (Cumberland) ME
Edwards Stevens    67    Farmer    ME    ME    ME
_____ Abigail    62    Wife    Keeping house    ME    ME    ME
_____ Henry    33    Son    Divorced    Farmer    ME    ME    ME
_____ Sawins Harley    10    Boarder    Farm Laborer    ME    ME    ME


Stevens Edwards is buried in Riverside Cemetery, Raymond, ME.


For more information about the ancestors of Abigail Hamblen, see this section of Hamblin / Jenkins - July 2004

Published History/Genealogy:

Stevens Edwards son of Stevens, sometimes called "Deacon Ronko" lived in the south part of Otisfield. Abigail had an illegitimate son, James Edwin Leach, born Aug. 11, 1837. They lived in the house just south of the pond road where Joseph B. Jillson later lived, and sold to Jonathan Ingalls, July 11, 1866.
Source: History of Otisfield by William Samuel Spurr; Reprinted by the Town of Otisfield, 2nd edition