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


William Edwards

Father: Mother:

Nathaniel Edwards
Sarah Hunt

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

6/11/1793 Casco ME


Name: Marriage Date: Marriage Location: Father: Mother:
Sarah [Sally] Bates (div) 9/28/1824
Greene ME
Caleb Bates Elizabeth Herrick

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

5/29/1807 Greene ME 3/8/1878
Presque Isle ME
Name: Marriage Date: Marriage Location: Father: Mother:
Elvira Cushman (div 1845) 8/21/1839 Oxford ME

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


Name: Birth Date: Birth Location: Death Date: Death Location:
Charles Buck Edwards 3/10/1825
1843 (at sea)
Henry Herrick Edwards 5/28/1828

Justin Edwards 3/15/1830

Caroline Frances Edwards 10/28/1831


Family located: Greene ME; _____ OH
Occupation: Physician

Other Info:

Henry H Edwards m 9/24/1855 Bangor ME Jenney Thompson

Caroline F H Edwards m 1/14/1849 Monmouth ME Oliver Hinkley b 9/10/1820 Monmouth ME s of Aaron Hinkley and Charlotte Goodwin; d 7/5/1896 Harpswell ME, valvular disease of the heart; bur West Harpswell Cemetery, Harpswell ME; see findagrave
Oliver J Hinkley b 6/25/1852 Monmouth ME
Ellen M Hinkley b 2/22/1854 Monmouth ME
Clara E Hinkley b 12/3/1862 Monmouth ME
Aaron Hinkley b 8/10/1868 Monmouth ME
Oliver Hinkley d 7/5/1896 Harpswell ME valvular disease of the heart, bur Harpswell; born Monmouth s of Aaron Hinkley and Charlotte Goodwin
Grace R Hinckley d 11/10/1897 Harpswell ME age 25 3 27 heart clot
Oliver Justin Hinkley d 5/27/1905 Hampden Homeopathic Hospital Springfield MA septic peritonitis; bur West Harpswell ME; occ pattern maker
Caroline H Hinkley d 4/19/1906 Durham ME apoplexy
Charles A Hinkley,36, of Durham m 10/11/1905 Lisbon Falls ME Ella May Small, 28, of Bowdoin
Bertha Lois Hinkley b 11/30/1907 Bowdoin ME 1st ch of Charles A Hinkley and Ella M Small of Bowdoin ME
[stillborn female] b 11/30/1907 2nd ch of Charles A Hinkley and Ella M Small of Bowdoin ME
Charles A Hinkley and wife Ella bur Mount Rest Cemetery, Athens ME; see findagrave


William Edwards is listed in 1830 census living in Greene (Kennebec County) ME, his family consisting of 3 males under the age of 5, 1 male 30-40, and 1 female 20-30.

1850 Bangor (Penobscot) ME
Henry Edwards    21    Stage Driver    ME
living in the home of Abraham Woodard, Inn Keeper

1850 Monmouth (Kennebec) ME
Oliver Hinkley    28    Farmer    700    ME
Caroline F “     29    ME

1860 Big River (Mendocino) California
Men Employed Albion Mills
Justin Edwards    30 Carpenter    700    ME
Eliza J “    22?    New York

1860 Carson City (Carson) Territory of Utah
H H Edwards    31    Saloon    ME

1860 Monmouth (Kennebec) ME
Oliver Hinkley    39    Farmer    800    300    ME
Caroline “     28    ME
Oliver J “     8    ME
Ellen M “     6    ME
Charles H “     18    Oil Cloth Factory    ME

1870 Sixth Township (San Mateo) CA
Edward Justin L    40    Farmer    800    800    ME

1870 Seattle (King) WA
Edwards H H    40    Farmer    100    ME
_____ Horatia    22    Housewife    OH

1870 Monmouth (Kennebec) ME
Hinkley Oliver    49    Farmer    1600    500    ME
_____ Caroline F    39    Keeping house    ME
_____ Oliver J    17    at work on farm    ME
_____ Ellen M    16    at home    ME
_____ Clara E    17    at home    ME
_____ Aaron    1    at home    ME

1880 Township 3 (San Mateo) CA
Edwards Justin L    49    S    Farmer    ME    ME    ME

1880 Monmouth (Kennebec) ME
Hinkley Oliver    58    M    Farmer    ME    ME    ME
_____ Caroline F    48    M    Keeping House    ME    ME    ME
_____ Oliver J    27    Son    S    Farm Laborer    ME    ME    ME
_____ Ellen M    26    Daughter    S    ME    ME    ME
_____ Clara E    17    Daughter    S    ME    ME    ME
_____ Charles A    12    Son    S    Farm Laborer    ME    ME    ME
_____ Grace M    7    Daughter    S    ME    ME    ME

1900 Harpswell (Cumberland) ME
Hinckley Charles A    Aug 1867    S    ME    ME    ME    Farmer
_____ Nellie M    Sister    Feb 1854    S    ME    ME    ME
_____ Caroline F    Mother    Oct 1831    Wd    5    3    ME    ME    ME

1900 Springfield (Hampden) MA
Hinkley Oliver H    roomer    Jan 1852 M 12    ME    ME    ME    Supt A__ Mfg
_____ May H    roomer    May 1850    M 12        0    0    NY    NY    NY

1850 Monmouth (Kennebec) ME
John Plummer    73    Farmer    500    NH
Sarah “     45    ME
Solomon B “     6    ME
Charles E “     4    ME
Julius H “     2    ME

1860 Monmouth (Kennebec) ME
John Plummer    83    Farmer    600    203    NH
Sally “     53    ME
Solomon B “     16    Farmer    ME
Charles E “     14    ME
Julius A “     11    ME

1870 Monmouth (Kennebec) ME
Plummer Julius    22    Farmer    700    400    ME
_____ Sarah    63    Keeping house
_____ John    93    Infirm    NH


For more information about the ancestors of Sally Bates, see this section of my family tree..

Published History/Genealogy:

William Edwards of Harmony married Sally Bates of Greene  9/28/1824.
source: The Sesquecentennial History of the Town of Greene, Androscoggin County, ME  1775 to 1900 by Walter Lindley Mower, 1938