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


Nancy Mayberry Edwards

Father: Mother:

Nathaniel Edwards
Mary Gammon

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

3/1/1814 Otisfield ME 7/29/1901 Otisfield ME


Name: Marriage Date: Marriage Location: Father: Mother:
William Bolster 10/14/1841 Otisfield ME
Issac Bolster Polly Cushman

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

6/23/1804 Paris ME 7/18/1877 Harrison ME


Name: Birth Date: Birth Location: Death Date: Death Location:
Hannah Ellen Bolster 1/17/1844 Harrison ME 7/17/1864 Harrison ME
William Albert Bolster 7/23/1847 Harrison ME

Elizabeth Walker Bolster
Otisfield ME


Family located: Harrison ME
Occupation Cloth-dresser and Dyer

Other Info:

Nancy [Edwards] Bolster d inanition gastritis
Albert W Bolster m 3/19/1870 Harrison ME Jennie Emery
Jennie M Bolster (Emery) d 7/17/1882 Brockton MA of pelvic peritonitis
Albert W Bolster, junk dealer  m 9/27/1883 Brockton MA Alice M French, 30, shoe operative b E Livermore Falls ME dau of Ebenezer French and Hannah B

Lottie M Bolster m 4/20/1898 Brockton MA Chester Hayward McClarkey 21, candy manfr, b St Stephen N B, s of Alfred A McClarkey and Ida May Connor
Lottie M (Bolster) McCaskey m 1/10/1904 Easton MA Eliot A Harriman s of Thomas W Harriman and Mercy J Allen; second marriage of both
Volney A Harriman b 11/12/1907 Taunton MA; father machinist b Harwich MA
Albert Wilson Harriman b 4/20/1915

[male] Bolster d 12/4/1884 Brockton MA stillborn

Albert F Bolster b 9/22/1887 Brockton MA
Albert F Bolster, foreman,  m 6/22/1915 Brockton MA Gladys R Steele, 29, Bookeeper b Brockton dau of Joseph B Steele and Emma F Thompson
Albert F Bolster d 1/11/1983 Brockton MA

Jennie May Bolster b 6/28/1886 Brockton MA
Jennie Mae Bolster, cashier,  m 6/23/1914 Brockton MA, Wilson Woodbridge Crosier, 22, shoe op b No Adams s of Fred D Crosier and Cora A Wilson


1850 Harrison (Cumberland) ME
William Boalster    46    Farmer + Clothier    3000    ME
Nancy J Boalster    36    ME
Martha K Boalster    15    ME
Hannah E Boalster    6    ME
William A Boalster    3    ME
Bennett B Knight    12    ME
Reubey Greeley    22    ME

1860 Harrison (Cumberland) ME
Wm Bolster    55    Farmer    1800    1200    Paris ME
Nancy J    46    Wife    Otisfield
Hannah E    16    Harrison
Wm A    12    Harrison
Betsey Baker    77    Widow    0    200    Bridgton

1870 Harrison (Cumberland) ME
Bolster William    65    Farmer    1300    345    ME
_____ Nancy J    56    Keeping House    ME
_____ Lizzie    9    Attends school    ME
same dwelling different family
Bolster Albert W    23    Farmer    1000    345    ME
_____ Jennie N    18    Keeping House    ME
Emory Willie    7    Attends school    ME

1880 Harrison (Cumberland) ME
Bolster Nancy J    66    Widowed    House Keeping    ME    ME    ME
_____ Lizzie    20    Daughter    ME    ME    ME

1880 Harrison (Cumberland) ME
Bolster Albert W    32    Huckster    ME    ME    ME
_____ Jennie N    28    Housekeeping    ME    ME    ME
_____ Walter E__    __    Son    ME    ME    ME
_____ L__ M    1    Daughter    ME    ME    ME

1900 Brockton (Plymouth) MA
Bolster Albert W    July 1847    M 16    ME    ME    ME    Leather Dealer
_____ Alice M    Apr    1855    M 16    2    2    ME    ME    ME
_____ Jennie M    Daughter    June 1886    S    MA    ME    ME    at school
_____Albert L    Son    Sept 1887    SMA    ME    ME    at school
McLarkey Lottie    Daughter    July 1878    M    0    0    ME    ME    ME
French Clarles    Father in law    Mar 1816    Wd    ME    ME    ME

Published History/Genealogy:

Albert W Bolster m. Jennie W Emery, lived in Brockton MA
Source: History of Otisfield by William Samuel Spurr; Reprinted by the Town of Otisfield, 2nd edition


For more information about the ancestors of William Bolster, see this section of Peru, Oxford, Maine Genealogy Project.


William Bolster, his first wife Hannah, his daughter Hannah, son's first wife Jennie and their daughter Lena are buried Bolsters Mills Cemetery Harrison ME.