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


Persis Louise Edwards

Father: Mother:

Charles Henry Edwards
Emma Sprague

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

10/15/1879 Casco ME


Name: Marriage Date: Marriage Location: Father: Mother:
Samuel Tarbell Reed 9/20/1896 W. Poland ME Samuel Tarbell Reed Mary Peaco

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

7/19/1873 Windham ME


Name: Birth Date: Birth Location: Death Date: Death Location:
Ellsworth Clifford Reed 7/29/1899 Casco ME

Ella Reed 10/6/1905 Casco ME 


Family located: Casco ME
Occupation: Harness-maker; Shoemaker; Farmer

photo of Persis Reed
photo of Sam Reed
photo of Ellsworth Reed
photo of Ella Reed

Other Info:


1900 Casco town (Cumberland) ME
Edwards Henry    Mar 1850    M 28    ME    ME    ME    Farmer
_____ Emma S    Mar 1854    M 28    ME    ME    ME
_____ Luther C    Son    Dec 1880    S    ME    ME    ME    Farm Laborer
_____ Henry J    Son    Nov 1888    S    ME    ME    ME    at school
_____ Olive S    Dau    June 1891    S    ME    ME    ME    at school
Reed Persis L    Dau    Oct 1878    M 3    1    1    ME    ME    ME
_____ Ellsworth C    Son    July 1899    S    ME    ME    ME
Cummings Melissa    Boarder    Oct 1858    M 1    0    0    ME    ME    ME    Boarder

1910 Casco (Cumberland) ME
Reed Samuel T    37    13    ME    ME    ME    Farmer    General Farm
_____ Persis L    32    13    2    2    ME    ME    ME    none
_____ Ellsworth C    Son    10    S    ME    ME    ME    none
_____ Ella    Daughter    4    S    ME    ME    ME    none

1920 Portland (Cumberland) ME
Reed Samuel T    46    ME    ME    ME    Watchman    Lumber Mill
_____ Persis L    41    ME    ME    ME    none
_____ Ellsworth C    Son    20    ME    ME    ME    Paper Maker    Paper Mill
_____ Ella    Daughter    14    ME    ME    ME    none

Published History/Genealogy:

Reed, Samuel T (father of above)., son of Wm. b. May 6, 1838, d. Jan. 1, 1917, he m. 1st Aug. 12, 1858, Ezelia, dau. of Stevens Edwards. He divorced her and m. 2nd int. Jan. 14, 1863, Mary J. dau. of Asa and Lucinda (Edwards) Peaco, b. Apr. 2, 1840, d. Oct. 11, 1909. He lived and died on the old place where his greatgrandfather settled in 1779-80.
Child (among others):
Samuel T. born July 19, 1873, d.Sept. 27, 1926 m. Persis L. Edwards, Sept. 20, 1896, has son Ellsworth and dau. Ella.
Source: History of Otisfield by William Samuel Spurr; Reprinted by the Town of Otisfield, 2nd edition

This family is listed in the 1906 Census, living in Casco.

For more information about the ancestors of Samuel Tarbell Reed, see this section of DESCENDANTS of WILLIAM HILLARD (1614_16__).