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


Mary Ann Edwards

Father: Mother:

Asa Edwards
Lydia S Tripp

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

1/6/1844 Casco ME


Name: Marriage Date: Marriage Location: Father: Mother:
Willard C Foster 8//1864 Lewiston ME James Foster

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

Raymond ME Mar 8, 1866
Charlestown SC
Name: Marriage Date: Marriage Location: Father: Mother:
Robert Barton Welch 3/20/1867 Conway NH
James Welch Mary Ann Welch

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

Casco ME 7/7/1906 Haverhill MA


Name: Birth Date: Birth Location: Death Date: Death Location:
Lillian Foster 7/6/1865 Casco ME

Ernest Welch 10/21/1868 Casco ME 11/21/1868 Casco ME


Foster family located: Raymond ME
Occupation: Farmer

Welch family located: Casco ME; Haverhill MA; Malden MA
Occupation: Shoemaker

Willard C. Foster enlisted, Mar, 1865 in Co. D, 15th. Me. Regt., Inf., Civil War. He died while in service.

Robert B. Welch enlisted Oct. 21, 1861 in Co. D, 15th Me. Regt., Inf., Civil War. He attained rank of Sergeant; was discharged at Decrouse Point, Texas, Jan. 24, 1864, by reason of re-enlistment as veteran in the same Co., Jan. 25, 1864. After the war closed, he was detailed as U. S. Military Police and served as such for fifteen months. He received his final discharge July 5, 1866.

Robert Barton Welch was the brother of Mary Welch and Joseph Welch

Other Info:

Robert Barton Welch died of interstitial nephritis, chronic cystitis, and uraemia; buried Elmwood Cemetery


1870 Casco (Cumberland) ME
Welsh Robert    29    Farmer    1000    500
_____ Mary A    26    Keeping house    ME
_____ Lillian    4    ME

1880 Abington (Centre Ward) Plymouth
Welch Robert B    38    Meat Market    ME    ME    NH
_____ Mary A    36    Wife    Keeping House    ME    ME    ME
Foster Lillian W    14    Step Daughter    At School    ME    ME    ME

1900 Haverhill City (Essex) MA
Foster Alfred    Feb 1862    M 9    ME    ME    ME    Shoe Heeler
_____ Lillian W    July 1865    M 9    0    0    ME    ME    ME
Welch Robert B    Father in law    Feb 1842    M 32    ME    ME    ME    Trav Salesman ___
_____ Mary A    Mother in law    Jan 1866    M 32    1    1    ME    ME    ME

1910 Haverhill (Essex) MA
Foster Alfred M    48    19    ME    ME    ME    Shoe Maker    Shoe factory
_____ Lillian W    44    19    0    0    ME    ME    ME    none
Welch Mary A    mother in law    Wd    1    1    ME    ME    ME    Own Income

1920 Haverhill (Essex) ME
Foster Alfred M    57    ME    ME    ME    Heeler    Shoe Factory
_____ Lillian W    54    ME    ME    ME    none

1920 Middleton (Essex) MA
Middleton Colony (Branch of Danvers State Hospital)
Welch Mary A    Patient    75    Wd    ME    ME    ME    none

1930 Haverhill (Essex) MA
Foster Alfred M    68    M 28    ME    ME    ME    Laborer    Farm
_____ Lillian W    64    M 25    ME    ME    ME    none