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


Ira Allison Shurtleff

Father: Mother:

William L Shurtleff Susanna Edwards

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

Canton ME
Lewiston ME


Name: Marriage Date: Marriage Location: Father: Mother:
Mary Ellen Webster 3/20/1867 Lewiston ME Joseph Webster
Lucinda _____

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

8/14/1844 Durham ME


Name: Birth Date: Birth Location: Death Date: Death Location:
Arthur Webster Shurtleff  8/1/1871  Englewood IL 11/23/1895 Lewiston ME


Ira A. Shurtleff left college to enlist in the 23rd. Me. Regt. He was for two years Prin. of Englewood Normal School, Ill. He edited a paper, "The Vallock," published in Chicago, Ill.

Other Info:

Arthur Webster Shurtleff d apoplexy, bur Riverside Cemetery


1870 Calumet (Cook) IL
Shurtleff Ira A    28    Teacher    2000    500    ME
_____ Nelly    25    Keeps House    ME

1880 Lewiston (Androscoggin) ME
Wedgewood Milton    46    M    Physician    ME    NH    ME
_____ Elizabeth J    43    M    Keeping House    ME    ME    ME
Shurtleff Mary E    35    Sister in law    Wd    at home    ME    ME    ME
_____ Arthur W    8    Nephew    S    Il    ME    ME

1900 Lewiston (Androscoggin) ME
Wedgwood Milton C    Dec 1835    M 38    ME    ME    ME    Doctor
_____ Elizabeth    Jan 1838    M 38    ME    ME    ME
Shurtleff Mary E    Sister in law    Aug 1845    Wd    ME    ME    ME
2 servants also in household

1910 Lewiston (Androscoggin) ME
Wedgewood Elizabeth    71    Wd    0    0    ME    ME    ME    none
Shurtleffe Ellen    sister    65    Ed    1    0    ME    ME    ME    none
1 servant also in household

1920 Paris (Oxford) ME
Yates Elizabeth D    85    Wd    ME    ME    MA    none
Scribner George W    Help    65    W    ME    ME    ME    Laborer    General Work
Shurleff Mary E    Servant    76    S    ME    ME    ME    Housekeeper    Home


Iar A Shurtleff
Residence: Turner, Maine
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 29 September 1862 at the age of 20; Enlisted in Company D, 23rd Infantry Regiment Maine on 29 September 1862; Mustered out on 15 July 1863 in Portland, ME
Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Maine. (MERoster) Published in 1861-1866 by Stevens & Sayward