edwards genealogy


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


Robinson Gammon Edwards

Father: Mother:

Isaiah Edwards
Betsy Elizabeth Peabody

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

7/31/1840 Otisfield ME


Name: Marriage Date: Marriage Location: Father: Mother:
Phebe Chubb Peaco 4/25/1867
Asa Peaco
Lucinda Edwards

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

11/22/1842 Otisfield ME 3/23/1899 Augusta ME
Name: Marriage Date: Marriage Location: Father: Mother:
Priscilla Ayer Williams Pitman 2/26/1891 Topsham ME Foster Williams Eliza Ayer

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

6/13/1842 Solon ME


Name: Birth Date: Birth Location: Death Date: Death Location:
Bertha Elizabeth Edwards 10/16/1868 Otisfield ME

Fred Howard Edwards 3/13/1872 Otisfield ME


Family located: Otisfield ME; Topsham ME, 1895
Occupation: Farmer

Robinson G. Edwards served in Co. C, 25th. Me. Regt., Inf., Civil War. He enlisted Sept. 29, 1862; and was discharged July 10, 1863, Portland, Me.

Other Info:


1870 The Town of Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Edwards Robinson    29    Farming    1400    340    ME
_____ Pheba C    28    Keeping House    ME
_____ Bertha E    1    At Home    ME

1880 Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Edwards Robinson G    39    Farmer    ME    ME    ME
_____ Phebe C    38    Wife    Insane    ME    ME    ME
_____ Bertha E    11    Daughter    going to school    ME    ME    ME
_____ Fred H    8    Son    ME    ME    ME
_____ Betsey    68    Mother    widowed    Keeping house    ME    ME    ME

1880 Augusta 5th Ward (Kennebec) ME
Maine Insane Hospital
Edwards Phebe C    38    Housekeeper    Insane    ME

1900 Topsham town (Sagadahoc) ME
Edwards Robinson    July 1840    M 9    ME    ME    ME    Farmer
_____ Priscilla A    June 1942    M 9    2    2    ME    ME    ME    House wife
Clough Augusta M    Step daughter    May 1869    WD    1    0    ME    NH    ME    Dress maker

1910 Topsham (Sagadahoc) ME
Edwards Robinson G    69    M2    19    ME    ME    ME    own income
_____ Priscilla A    67    M2    19    2    2    ME    ME    ME    none
Kennedy Edward    Boarder    48    21    VT    unknown    unknown    horseman    stable



Robinson Gammon Edwards is buried at Cedar Crest Cemetery, Otisfield ME.
Phebe Chubb Peaco is buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Otisfield ME.

Published History/Genealogy:

Robinson Gammon Edwards d 3/2/1921 m. Phebe Chubb Peaco who died 3/23/1899 at the Augusta Insane Hospital. He divorced her and married 2/26/1891, Mrs. Priscilla Ayer (Williams) Pitman dau. of Foster and Eliza (Ayer) Williams b 6/13/1842 at Solon. He lived with Joseph and Millie Knight and her sister, Sally Spurr, about one half mile south of Spurrs Corner and had the place for taking care of them. He later moved to Topsham.
Source: History of Otisfield by William Samuel Spurr; Reprinted by the Town of Otisfield, 2nd edition