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The Edwards Coat of Arms

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John 1
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Nathaniel 3
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This Old House
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Letters from Henry





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Calista Wight



Father: Mother:



Nelson Wight
Harriet Pond Morse

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

2/19/1830 Raymond ME
7/10/1911

Married:

Name: Marriage Date: Marriage Location: Father: Mother:
John Carpenter
9/23/1847
Poland ME
Samuel Carpenter
Sarah Johnson

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

4/14/1828
Poland ME
9/4/1892
Poland ME

Child(ren):

Name: Birth Date: Birth Location: Death Date: Death Location:
Harriet Carpenter
1849



John Carpenter
1857



Cora Carpenter
1859




Other Info:

John Carpenter was brother of Betsy Carpenter
John Carpenter d liver and kidney trouble Bright's disease; bur Lane Cemetery, Poland ME along with wife Calista and ch Frank P and Nellie F; see findagrave

Ernest O Nichols b Poland ME m 1/31/1909 Ridlonville ME Vera May Lovejoy b Jamacia Plains MA both of Mexico
Grace Inez Nichols b 3/181889 Hebron ME 2nd ch of W Alson Nichols b Vermont and Hattie Carpenter b Poland ME; from deposition 7/14/1930
WW2 draft registration: Ernest Osgood Nichols b 1/22/1883 Poland ME

John Marshall Carpenter b Poland  of Hebron m 1/28/1908 Lewiston ME Alice Wilmer Perkins b Peru of Minot; 2nd marr of each, both widowed
John M Carpenter m 12/23/1920 Mechanic Falls ME Annie G Hayes both of Mechanic Falls ME, 2nd marr of each; both widowed
John M Carpenter Jr bur Maple Grove Cemetery, Mechanic Falls ME; see findagrave

Cora E Carpenter m 1/21/1877 Poland ME Fred M Needham; he d 8/19/1877; bur Walker Mills Cemetery Bethel ME
Cora E Needham m 1/22/1885 Poland ME John Morrin

Census:

1850 Poland (Cumberland) ME
Samuel Carpenter    54    Farmer    ME
Sarah “ 50    ME
Margarette A “     18    ME
John “     22    Farmer    ME
Celeste “     19    ME
Betsey “     16    ME
Harriet “     10/12    ME
Marcus Maning    12    ME

1860 Poland (Androscoggin) ME
John Carpenter    33    Farmer    1000    400    ME
Calista “     30    ME
Harriett W “     10    ME
John M “     3    ME
Cora E “     8/12    ME

1870 Poland (Androscoggin) ME
Carpenter John    42    Farmer    1200    560    ME
_____ Calista    40    Keeping House    ME
_____ John M    13    ME
_____ Cora E    10    ME

1870 Poland (Androscoggin) ME
Carpenter Hattie    21    Teacher    ME
living in the household of Hiram Strout

1880 Poland (Androscoggin) ME
Carpenter John    55    Wd    Farm laborer    ME    ME    ME
_____ Frank P    23    M    Farm laborer    ME    ME    ME
_____ Susan E    18    M    Keeping house    ME    ME    ME
_____ Lillie    2    Grand Dau    ME    ME    ME

1900 Hebron (Oxford) ME
Nichols William    Dec 1856    M 21    VT    VT    VT    Farmer
_____ Hattie W    July 1849    M 21    2    2    ME    ME    ME
_____ Ernest O    son    Jan 1883    S    ME    VT    ME    at school
_____ Gracie D    daughter    May 1889    S    ME    VT    ME    at school

1920 Providence (Providence) RI
Nichols Ernest O    38    M    ME    ME    ME    Conductor    Railroad
_____ Verra    28    M    ME    ME    ME    none
_____ Dorothy    Daughter    10    S    ME    ME    ME    none
_____ Clyde    Son    7    S    ME    ME    ME    none

1925 East Providence (Providence) RI
Nichols Ernest O    42    ME
_____ Vera M    33    ME
_____ Dorothy G    Daughter    14    ME
_____ Clyde A    Son    13    ME

1930 East Providence (Providence) RI
Nichols Ernest O    48    M 28    ME    ME    ME    Laborer    Farm
_____ Vera M    38    M 18    ME    ME    ME    Bookkeeper    Auto Sales
_____ Clyde A    Son    18    S    ME    ME    ME    Salesman    Market
_____ Dorothy O    Daughter    19    S    ME    ME    ME    Bookkeeper    Iron and Steel
~or~
1930 Allen Luville A    68    M 27    ME    ME    ME    Farmer    General farm
_____ Minnie E    62    M 22    ME    ME    ME    none
Nichls Ernest O    Cousin    47    M 27    ME    VT    ME    Trainman    Railroad
2 lodgers also in household

1945 Jacksonville (Duval) Fl
Nichols Ernest O    61    ME    Clerk
_____ Lois    51    TX    Clerk
_____ Grace H    12    ME    School

1910 Poland (Androscoggin) ME
Carpenter John    53    M1 2    ME    ME    ME    Farmer    General Farm
_____ Alice W    46    M1 2    4    4    ME    ME    ME    Housework    At Home
Perkins Albert W    son step    15    S    ME    ME    ME    Laborer    Home Farm
_____ Ruth A    daughter step    11    S    ME    ME    ME    none

1920 Mechanic Falls (Androscoggin) ME
Carpenter John M    63    M    ME    ME    ME    Trucking    General
_____ Alice W    57    M    ME    ME    ME    none
Perkins Hattie B    sister in law    59    S    ME    ME    ME    none