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


Nathaniel Edwards

Father: Mother:

Nathaniel Edwards
Sarah Hunt

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

5/24/1795 Casco ME 1846 Gardiner ME


Name: Marriage Date: Marriage Location: Father: Mother:
Joanna W Bradman 10/5/1821
Minot ME

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

Hebron ME
3/18/1879 Portland ME


Name: Birth Date: Birth Location: Death Date: Death Location:
Addison S Edwards 2/26/1823 Casco ME 12/7/1904 Lewiston ME
Laura Chandler Edwards 4/9/1824 Casco ME 4/19/1874 Augusta ME
Sarah Ann Edwards 9/20/1826 Casco ME 12/2/1906
Portland ME
Joanna Augusta Edwards 5/18/1828 Casco ME 12/20/1893 Boston MA
Angeline Edwards 6/28/1830 Casco ME 10/8/1855 Portland ME
Philanda Edwards 9/30/1832 Casco ME
Portland ME
Henrietta Edwards 5/24/1835 Casco ME
Boston MA


Family located: Casco ME; Oxford ME; Hallowell ME (near the bridge)
Occupation: Manufacturer of Wooden Plows

In the "Annals of Oxford, Me." is the statement that Nathaniel Edwards, a plowmaker, lived in Oxford, Me. at the time of its incorporation.

Other Info:

Joanna [Bradman] Edwards collected a pension for Nathaniel's service in the War of 1812. He served as a private in Capt John Kinborn's Co, Mass Militia 9/13/1814-9/24/1814; pension record gives their marriage as 1/2/1822 Minot ME and his death as 9/7/1843 Gardiner ME


1830 Census Oxford (Oxford) ME
Nathaniel Edwards
3 females under 5
1 male 1 female 5-10
2 females 15-20
1 male 20-30
1 male 30-40

1840 Census Raymond (Cumberland) ME
Nathaniel Edwards
3 females 5-10
1 male 2 females 10-15
1 female 15-20
1 male 40-50
1 female 50-60

1850 Portland (Cumberland) ME
William L Pennell    33    Engineer S Boat    ME
Jane B “     28    ME
Helen B “     7    ME
LLoyd M “     3    ME
Julia E “     6/12    MA
Angeline W Edwards    20    ME
Henrietta C “     15

1850 Hallowell (Kennebec) ME
Laura Edwards    24    ME
living in the home of James H Willington

1860 5th Ward Portland City (Cumberland) ME
Joanna W Edwards    58    0    100
Augusta J    27    Dressmaker
Henrietta C    21

Augusta (Kennebec) ME
Laura Edwards    34    Tailoress living in the home of Joseph Springer

1870 The City of Augusta (Kennebec) ME
Maine State Insane Asylum
Edwards Laura C    38    Tailoress    ME

1870 Ward two City of Portland (Cumberland) ME
Stimpson Sarah A    29    Dress Maker    ME
_____ Henrietta    10    ME
_____ Henry L    3    ME
Edwards Joanna    60    ME
_____ Henrietta    23    Milliner    ME

Published History/Genealogy:

Nathaniel Edwards (5/24/1795-9/7/1843) m Joanna Bradman ( -3/1879) of Minot 6/2/1822. She was  a pensioner for his service in the War of 1812.
Source: Early Families of Raymond, Maine by Robert L. Taylor, 1998.

Nathaniel Edwards 49 buried 6/7/1844
Source: Vital Records of Gardiner, Kennebec County, ME. Vol. 1.. Henry Sewall Webster of the New England Historic Genealogical Society (101 Newbury Street, Boston, MA 02116-3087), 1914