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


James Edwards (1823-1903)

Father: Mother:

Nathaniel Edwards
Mary Gammon

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

3/18/1823 Otisfield ME 3/8/1903 Otisfield ME


Name: Marriage Date: Marriage Location: Father: Mother:
Dorcas Piper 6/1/1851 Otisfield ME John Piper
Anna Baker Edwards

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

5/27/1832 Otisfield ME


Name: Birth Date: Birth Location: Death Date: Death Location:
Esther Ann Edwards 10/9/1856


Family located: Otisfield ME
Occupation: Farmer

Other Info:


1860 Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
James Edwards    37    Farmer    350    100
Dorcas    28    House Wife
Esther A    3

1870 The Town of Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Edwards James    47    Farmer    400    107    ME
_____ Dorcus    38    Keeping House    ME
_____ Ester M    13    At Home    ME

1880 Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Edwards James    56    Farmer    ME    NH        ME
_____ Dorcas    54    Wife    Keeping house    ME    ME    NH
_____ Esther A    23    Daughter    at home    ME    ME    ME

1900 Otisfield town (Cumberland) ME
Edwards James    Mar 1823    M 49    ME    ME    ME    Farmer
_____ Dorcas    May 1843    M 49    0    0    ME    ME    ME

1900 Otisfield town (Cumberland) ME
Jordan Lester W    May 1859    M 18    ME    ME    ME    Farmer
_____ Esther A    Oct 1853    M 18    ME    ME    ME
_____ Walter L    Son    May 1885    S    ME    ME    ME    Farm Laborer
_____ Lillian E    Daughter    June 1895    S    ME    ME    ME
_____ James N    Son    June 1897    S    ME    ME    ME

1910 Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Jordan Lester W    51    27    ME    ME    ME    Teamster    __ __
_____ Esther A    52    27    4    3    ME    ME    ME    none
_____ Walter L    Son    25    S    ME    ME    ME    Teamster    General Work
_____ Lillian E    Daughter    15    S    ME    ME    ME    none
_____ James M    Son    12    S    ME    ME    ME    none
Edwards Dorcas    Mother in law    70    Wd    1    1    ME    ME    ME    none


James Edwards and wife Dorcas Piper are buried in Forrest Edwards' Cemetery, Otisfield ME

Published History/Genealogy:

James Edwards son of Nathaniel lived where Lester Jordan since lived. Had an adopted dau. Esther Ann m. Lester Jordan.
Source: History of Otisfield by William Samuel Spurr; Reprinted by the Town of Otisfield, 2nd edition

Dorcas (Piper) Edwards is listed in the 1906 Census. living in Otisfield.