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


Dayton James Edwards

Father: Mother:

Dominicus Jordan Edwards
Lottie Gage

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

9/7/1882 Otisfield ME


Name: Marriage Date: Marriage Location: Father: Mother:
Grace Catherine Telford 6/28/1911 New York NY Dr. William Clark Telford Emma Agnes Hastings

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

2/2/1883 Bovina Center NY


Name: Birth Date: Birth Location: Death Date: Death Location:
Ivin Seymour Edwards 6/8/1913 New York NY


Family located: New York, NY
Occupation: Educator; Biologist

Dayton J. Edwards graduated from Hebron (Me.) Academy in 1902 and from the University of Maine in 1906, from which he received the B. S. degree. He was instructor in Biology for two years at his Alma Mater, then accepted a position as Assistant in Zoology at Columbia University, following which he became Instructor in Physiology in the College of the City of New York. In June 1914 the Ph. D. degree was conferred upon him by Columbia University,

He is a member of the following scientific-educational associations, and college fraternity:-- American Association for Advancement of Science, Marine Biological Association, Columbia Bio-Chemical Association, National Geographical Society, American Genetic Society, New York society of Experimental Biology and Medicine, American Naturalists, Alpha Delta Chapter of Phi Kappa Sigma Fraternity.

Grace Catherine Telford attended Mt. Holyoke College, 1901-03, and Columbia University, 1903-05, from which she received the degrees Ph. B. and B. S. She is a member of New York State Federation of Clubs, Economics Club of New York City, and Columbia Dames.

photo of Dayton James Edwards; photo of Grace Catherine Telford, and Ivin Seymour Edwards

Other Info:


1920 Manhattan New York (New York) NY
Edwards Dayton J    35    ME    ME    ME    Physiology    Teacher
_____ Grace G    36    NY    NY    NY    none
_____ Irwin S    Son    6    S    NY    ME    NY    none
Telford Agnes E    Mother    63    Wd    NY    NY    NY    none

1930 New York (New York) NY
Edwards Dayton J    47    M 28    ME    ME    Canada    Professor    College
_____ Grace T    47    M 28    NY    NY    NY    none
Telford Agnes E    Mother in law    NY    NY    NY    none


For more information about the ancestors of Grace Catherine Telford, see this section of D. F. Hoy Roots & Branches.