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


Llewellyn Nathaniel Edwards

Father: Mother:

Dominicus Jordan Edwards
Lottie Gage

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

10/6/1873 Otisfield ME


Name: Marriage Date: Marriage Location: Father: Mother:

Margaret Loretta Stokes


Pittsburg PA

David Stokes Elizabeth Jenkins

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

8/1/1881 Millvale PA 5/23/1908 St. Lambert, Que.
Name: Marriage Date: Marriage Location: Father: Mother:

Carolyn Adelle Hodgdon


Hampden ME

Matthew Snow Hodgdon Alice Maria Alden 

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

3/28/1883 Tremont ME


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

Zylba Lottie Edwards


Middletown PA

Marguerite Loretta Edwards


St. Lambert Que.


Family located: Pittsburg PA; Middletown PA, 11/1902; Revere MA, 6/1905; Chicago IL, 9/1906; St. Lambert, Que., 12/1907; Island Pond VT; Toronto Ont., 9/1912
Occupation: Civil Engineer; Bridge and Structural Engineer

Llewellyn N. Edwards, graduated from Norway (Me.) High School in 1894, and the University of Maine in 1898 with a degree B. C. E., receiving degree C. E. in 1901.

After graduation he entered the employ of the Boston Bridge Works as bridgeman, thus beginning his occupation as bridge and structural engineer. From Feb., 1899 to June, 1905 he was employed by bridge companies as draftsman, checker, and squad foreman upon shop details for bridge and structural work. He became Bridge Designer for the Boston & Maine R. R. in June, 1905. This position he resigned in Sept., 1906 to accept a similar one on the Chicago & Northwestern Ry. In Nov. 1907 he became structural Engineer for the Grand Trunk Ry. In this position he had full charge of the design and reconstruction of Coteau Bridge across the St. Lawrence River, near Valleyfield, Que. Resigning this position in Sept. 1912, he became Supervising Engineer of Bridges for the City of Toronto, which position he now holds (1915).

The need of a complete treatise on the subject of bridge inspection prompted Mr. Edwards to write "The Bridge Inspector's Handbook," which was the first of its kind published in the English language.

Member of the following scientific-educational associations:-- American Society of Civil Engineers, American Railway Engineering Association, American Society for Testing Materials, International Society for Testing Materials, American Concrete Institute.

Member of Allegheny Lodge, No 223, F&AM; Harrisburg Consistory, 32nd degree, and Zembo Temple, AAONMS, all of PA; Richard Coeur de Lion Preceptory, No 17, KTGR of Que.; Pennesseewassee Lodge, No 18, K of P, of Me.; Manchester Encampment, No 194, IOOF of Pa.; Charter member of Alpha Delta Chapter of Phi Kappa Sigma College Fraternity.

Margaret L. Stokes was a granddaughter of Edwin and Ann Stokes of Wolverhampton, Staffordshire Co., Eng. Her father and mother having immigrated to the United States settled in Pittsburg, Pa. in 1872. She was a graduate of Iron City Business College, Pittsburg, Pa.

Carolyn A. Hodgdon is a direct descendant of Hon. John Alden of Pilgrim fame, he being the last male survivor of those who signed the compact in the cabin of the "Mayflower," 1620. Her line of descent is as follows:

Hon. John Alden, born 1599, married Priscilla Molines; Joseph Alden 2nd., born 1624, married Mary Simmons; John Alden 3rd., born 1674, married Hannah White; David Alden, 4th., born 1702, married Judah Paddleford; Job Alden 5th., born 1737, married Lucy Spooner; Spooner Alden 6th., born 1779, married Nancy Pierce; Augustus Alden 7th., born 1824, married Mary Elizabeth Robinson; Alice Alden 8th., born 1858, married Matthew Snow Hodgdon.

She graduated from Hampden (Me.) Academy in 1901, and in 1902 entered the University of Maine from which she graduated in 1906 with the A. B. degree, receiving General Honors, also Special Honors in Greek. She was teacher of Greek and Mathematics in Livermore Falls (Me.) High School, 1906-11.

Member of Phi Kappa Phi (Honorary) Fraternity; University Women's Club of Toronto, Ont.; Alliance of Unitarian Women; and Canadian Housewives' League.

photo of Llewellyn Nathaniel Edwards

photo of Carolyn Adelle Hodgdon

photo of Zylba Lottie and Marguerite Loretta Edwards

Other Info:


1910 Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Edwards Forest L    32    S    ME    ME    ME    Farmer    General Farm
_____ Dominicus J    Father    77    37    ME    ME    ME    Retired Farmer
_____ Lottie F    Mother    61    37    3    3    Can    Can    Can    none
_____ Zylba L    Niece    6    S    PA    ME    PA    none
_____ Margaret L    Niece    2    S    Can    ME    PA    none
Chaplin ___    Laborer    20    S    ME    ME    ME    Laborer    On Farm

1930 Washington District of Columbia
Edwards Llewellyn    56    M 28    ME    ME    ME    Engineer    Bridge
_____ Carolyn H    47    M 28    ME    ME    ME    General __


Llewellyn Edwards and first wife Margaret are buried in Forrest Edwards' Cemetery, Otisfield ME.


Take a look at one of his bridges. (you will have to scroll down to the last picture the page)

A reference to "A Record of History and Evolution of Early American Bridges" by Llewellyn Nathaniel Edwards may be seen at http://www.douglascoulter.com/BridgeSigns/iron_bridges.html