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

Hannah Edwards

Father: Mother:

Nathaniel Edwards
Sarah Hunt

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

12/29/1785 Casco ME 5/10/1867 Peru ME


Name: Marriage Date: Marriage Location: Father: Mother:
William Piper 1824 Otisfield ME John Piper   Dorcas Stevens

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

7/30/1798 Otisfield ME 8/10/1888 Peru ME


Name: Birth Date: Birth Location: Death Date: Death Location:
Daniel Wentworth Piper 3/18/1825 Otisfield Me 1/31/1911 Peru ME
Saphronia Piper 9/28/1826 Otisfield Me
Peru ME
Nancy Cummins Piper 12/5/1829 Otisfield Me 1/10/1906 Attleborough MA
Timothy Merritt Piper 7/28/1831 Otisfield Me
Belvidere IL


Family located: Otisfield ME; Peru ME
Occupation: Farmer

William and Hannah Piper moved all their possessions from Otisfield, Me., to Peru, Me., on a short ox-cart.

Other Info:


1850 Peru (Oxford) ME
Wm Piper    51    Farmer    200
Hannah    63
Daniel W    25    Farmer

1860 Peru (Oxford) ME
William Piper    62    Farmer    600    75
Hannah    73
Timothy M    28

1870 Peru (Oxford) ME
Piper Daniel W    45    Farmer    1500    500    ME
_____ Adeliza M    38    Keeping house    ME
_____ Ellsworth E    8    ME
_____ Ella M    2    ME
_____ William    72    ME

1880 Peru (Oxford) ME
Piper Daniel W    55    Farmer    ME    ME    ME
_____ Adaliza    44    Wife    Keeping house    ME    ME    ME
_____ Elsworth E    18    Son    Farm Laborer    ME    ME    ME
_____ Ella M    12    Daughter    At home    ME    ME    ME
_____ William    81    Farm laborer    ME    ME    ME

1850 Winthrop (Kennebec) ME
Merritt Piper    20    Carpenter    ME
living in the household of Noah B West

1863-64 Excise Tax Assessment Dsitrict 10 Jersey County IL
Piper Timothy    Grafton    Hotel 8th Class

1880 Ward No 2 in Belvidere (Boone) IL
Piper Merritt    47    S    Carpenter    ME    ME    ME
living in the household of William Weston


For more information about the ancestors of William Piper, see this section of piper taylor family.

Published History/Genealogy: