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

Ernest Gardner Edwards

Father: Mother:

William Harvey Edwards
Lydia Elizabeth Whittier

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

12/5/1870 Smithmills PA


Name: Marriage Date: Marriage Location: Father: Mother:
Louisa A Wood 12/24/1894 Steubenville OH David Gilman Wood Lucy Frances Vaughn

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

2/19/1871 Madison ME


Name: Birth Date: Birth Location: Death Date: Death Location:
Everett Wood Edwards 5/5/1896 Smithmills PA

Gardner Vaughn Edwards 1/30/1898 New Sharon ME

Helen Louisa Edwards 1/22/1900 Norridgewock ME


Family located: New Sharon ME, 1897; Norridgwock ME, 1898; La Junta CO, 1902
Occupation: Physician

Ernest Gardner Edwards attended Bloomfield Academy, New Bloomfield, Pa. He was a teacher in Guelich Twp, Clearfield Co., Pa., 1887-'89, and Census Enumerator for the same township in 1890. He was appointed Cadet at West Point, but resigned. He entered Pa. State College, class of '94, and in Feb. '91 transferred to LaFayette College, Easton, Pa., from which institution he received the B. A. degree in 1894. During his college career he was Captain of football team (1893), Editor-in-Chief of "the Layfayette" (1893), and during his course held many class offices. He entered University of Pittsburgh, Medical Department in 1894, receiving the M. D. degree in 1897. While there he organized the "West Penn Clinic," which afterwards became the official organ of the Medical Department of University of Pittsburgh. At the same time he served as coach to the Washington and Jefferson College football team during seasons of '94 and '95. He took special work in surgery and radiography at N. Y. Polyclinic, Philadelphia Polyclinic, and Chicago Polyclinic. He was Assistant to his father, Dr. W. H. Edwards, for six months following graduation. He located at New Sharon, Me., Nov., 1897; Norridgewock, Me., July, 1898; and LaJunta, Colo., Sept., 1902. He was organizer of The City Hospital, LaJunta, Colo.

Member Assoc. of Military Surgeons of U. S., American Medical Assoc., American Academy of Medicine, Western Surgical Assoc., American Roentgen Ray Soc., and Med. Reserve Corps, U. S. A. (inactive), Captain of National Guard of Colo.

Member of Sons of American Revolution; Loyal Legion, Society of Colonial Wars; Knights Templar; Scottish Rite of Colo; Beta Theta Pi, Phi Beta Pi, and Theta Nu Epsilon College Fraternities.

Other Info:


1900 Norridgewock Town (Somerset) ME
Edwards E Gard    Dec 1870    M 6    ME    ME    ME    Physician
_____ Louisa    Feb 1871    M 6    PA    ME    ME
_____ Everett W    Son    July 1896    S    PA    ME    ME
_____ Gardiner V    Son    June 1898    S    PA    ME    ME
_____ Helen L    Daughter    Jan 1900    S    PA    ME    ME

1910 La Junta (_____) CO
Edwards E Gard    39    15    PA    ME    ME    Physician    City
_____ Louisa    39    15    3    3    ME    ME    ME    none
_____ Everett W    Son    13    S    PA    PA    ME    none
_____ Gardner V    Son    12    S    ME    PA    ME    none
_____ Helen L    Daughter    10    S    ME    PA    ME    none

1920 La Junta (_____) CO
Edwards E Gard    49    PA    ME    ME    Doctor    medical
_____ Louisa    48    ME    ME    ME    Teacher    music
_____ Everett W    Son    23    S    PA    PA    ME    none
_____ Gard V    Son    21    S    ME    PA    ME    none
_____ Helen L    Daughter    20    S    ME    PA    ME    none

1930 Chicago (Cook) IL
Edwards Everett W    34    M 33    PA    PA    ME    Buyer    Retail Furniture Store
_____ Pauline P    32    M 18IL    Austria    Austria    none
_____ Beverly M    Daughter    12    S    IL    PA    IL    none

1930 Denver (Denver) CO
Edwards Gard V    32    M 26    ME    ME    ME    Pharmacist    Drug Store
_____ Susan W    28    M 21    CO    IN    IN    none
7 lodgers also in household