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

Hugh Edwards

Father: Mother:

John Edwards
Eunice Smith

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

11/17/1804 Buxton ME
7/21/1848 Chelsea MA


Name: Marriage Date: Marriage Location: Father: Mother:
Sarah F Penfield 10/11/1827 Gorham ME
Nathan C Penfield Mary Green

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

Gorham ME 2/9/1889 Chelsea MA


Name: Birth Date: Birth Location: Death Date: Death Location:
Mary Edwards 7/28/1828 Boston MA 1832 Boston MA
Charles Oliver Edwards 3/22/1832 Boston MA 2/2/1902 Chelsea MA


Family located: Boston MA: Chelsea MA
Occupation: Safe and Lock Manufacturer

Hugh Edwards went to Boston in 1827 where he worked at his trade as blacksmith until 1830, when he formed a partnership with R. Albert Bisbee for the manufacture of locks and safes.

Sarah Penfield Edwards used some of the first coal brought to Boston. She sailed in the first steamship on route from Boston, Mass. to Portland, Me.

Other Info:

Sarah Penfield d broken thigh


1830 Ward 6, Boston (Suffolk) MA
Edwards, Hugh
1 female under 5
1 male 15-20
1 males, 1 female 20-30

1850 5th Ward Boston (Suffolk) MA
Charles Edwards    19    Locksmith    MA
Sarah "    45    ME

1870 Chelsea (Suffolk) MA
Edwards, Chas O 38 Locksmith 1200
_____ Lobie 36 Keeping house
_____ Georgie P 15
_____ Chas H 12
_____ Sarah P 65 No Trade

1880 Somerville (Middlesex) MA
Edwards Charles O    49    Lock Smith    MA    ME    ME
_____ Lovie    46    Wife    Keeping house    NH    NH    NH
_____Charles H    22    Son    Conductor HRR    MA    MA    NH
_____ Margaret J    22    Daught in law    at home    MA    MA    MA
_____ Frank E    9    Son    at school    MA    MA    NH
_____ Sarah P    75    Mother    at home    ME    ME    ME