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

Mehittable Edwards

Father: Mother:

George Edwards
Lydia Coffin

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

8/18/1808 Casco ME 3/1/1886 Raymond ME


Name: Marriage Date: Marriage Location: Father: Mother:
Joseph Welch 1/15/1848
Casco ME
James Welch
Mary Welch

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

Casco ME


Name: Birth Date: Birth Location: Death Date: Death Location:
Edgar B Welch 3/14/1849 Raymond ME 12/29/1903 Windham ME
Lydia A Welch 11/18/1851 Raymond ME

Hannah E Welch 9/30/1854 Raymond ME

James A Welch 10/18/1856 Raymond ME 11/12/1871 Raymond ME
Susan O Welch


Family located: Raymond ME
Occupation: Farmer

Other Info:

Edgar B Welch died peritonitis


1850 Raymond (Cumberland) ME
Joseph D Welch    30    Farmer    500
Mehitable    39
Edgar B    1

1860 Raymond (Cumberland) ME
Joseph D Welch    40    Farmer    1400    335
Mehitable    48
Edgar D    11
Lydia N    9
Hannah    7
James A    5

1870 Raymond (Cumberland) ME
Welch Joseph D    50    Farmer    1300    250    ME
_____ Mehitable    50    Keeping house    ME
_____Edgar    21    Farmer    ME
_____ James    14    Farm laborer    ME
_____ Lydia A    19    Teaching school    ME
_____ Hannah P    16    Attending school    ME

1880 Raymond (Cumberland) ME
James A Strout    26    Farm Laborer    ME    ME    ME
Lydia A. Strout    29    Keeping House    ME    ME    ME
Frank P. Strout    Son    6    at school    ME    ME    ME
Madge W. Strout    Daughter    3    ME    ME    ME
Fanny E. Strout    Daughter    1    ME    ME    ME
Mehitable Welch    mother in law    71        Wd    Domestic    ME    ME    ME

1880 Raymond (Cumberland) ME
Welch Isaac    55    Farmer    ME    ME    ME
_____ Margaret    49    49    Keeping house    ME    ME    ME
_____ Llewellyn N    25    Son    Farm Labor    ME    ME    ME
_____ John F    23    Son    Farm Labor    ME    ME    ME
_____ Hannah    27    Niece    Pant Maker    ME    ME    ME
Reed Mary    13    Stepdaughter    At School    ME    ME    ME

Published History/Genealogy:

Joseph Davis Welch 9/23/1819 - 3/18/1877 m (int) 8/25/1844 in Otisfield Christiana Edwards, she was b 4/24/1824 in Otisfield; m 2nd (int) 1/15/1848 in Casco Mehitable Edwards. She was b 8/18/1808 d 3/1/1895 Children
Edgar P 9/21/1849 - 12/23/1903 Windham
Lydia A 11/18/1851 - 10/20/1926 Portland. m 5/4/1872 James A Strout of Raymond; m 2nd 10/28/1897 Rufus Strout of Raymond
Hannah E 9/30/1853 - 4/26/1934 Raymond. m Daniel Fickett Lombard
James A 10/18/1855 - 11/12/1871
Source: Early Families of Raymond, Maine by Robert L. Taylor, 1998.

James A Strout s of Albert Strout and Frances B Jordan b 4/25/1854 d 1/23/1923 Portland, m 5/3/1872 Lydia A Welch of Casco, she b 11/18/1851, dau of Joseph D Welch and Christiana Edwards), d. 1/20/1926 Portland.They divorced and she m 2nd 10/28/1897, Rufus S Strout both of Raymond. Children:
Frank Peter b 11/27/1873 d 8/7/1910 Portland, m 9/6/1899 Portland Helen M Miller, she b 11/16/1875 Northfield NS, d 7/12/1925 Portland
Madge May b 11/16/1876, m 9/30/1894, Stephen Barbrick of Portland, she of Raymond. She m 2nd 8/30/1914 John B Pellerin both of Portland
Fanny Edna 11/2/1878 - 8/27/1912 Westbrook. m 1/21/1900 Merton H Weeks of Westbrook, she of Raymond
Mary 11/4/1881 - 8/18/1914 Raymond m 10/22/1913 in New Gloucester, Joseph C Melville of Raymond, she of South Portland
Alberta Mehitable 6/22/1883-5/11/1952 Portland
Leah Mabel 3/1/1885-5/17/1912 Portland m 1/21/1905 Randall Barton Morrill both of Raymond
Mildred R 4/24/1889, m 5/8/1909 George W Hall both of Raymond; m 2nd 11/3/1923 Lester C Call, both of Portland
Marion A 1/9/1890 E Livermore d12/8/1976 Farmington, m 2/4/1904 in E Livermore, Ralph Butler
Fannie S 12/13/1893 Bradford, living in 1980 Brookline MA
Source: Early Families of Raymond, Maine by Robert L. Taylor, 1998.

Daniel Fickett Lombard 3/14/1847-2/11/1908, son of Hezekiah Lombard m. Hannah E Welch 9/30/1854-4/26/1934 of Raymond, d. of Joseph D & Christiana (Edwards) Welch.
Bert 12/2/1882, m Adel C True of New Gloucester 7/11/1908
Raymond 3/10/1885 m Annie Ellen Plummer 5/29/1913
Harry 4/11/1889
Source: Early Families of Raymond, Maine by Robert L. Taylor, 1998.

Lydia A Welch, second husband Rufus Strout, and children are listed in the 1906 Census, living in Raymond.

Leah Mabel Strout and husband R Morrill are listed in the 1906 Census, living in Raymond.


For more information about the ancestors of Joseph Welch, see this section of Willoughby, Heath, Carter families of New England.