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


Jonas Edwards

Father: Mother:

Ephraham Edwards
Margaret Brown Jordan

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

3/8/1911 Poland ME


Name: Marriage Date: Marriage Location: Father: Mother:
Abigail Electra Barrows 4/25/1852
Samuel Barrows Jane Riggs

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

6/20/1832 Raymond ME
Poland ME


Name: Birth Date: Birth Location: Death Date: Death Location:
Samuel Augustus Edwards 5/28/1853 Poland ME 9/6/1878 New York NY
Channing Edwards 12/19/1854 Poland ME 6/3/1863 Poland ME
Albion Fremont Edwards 9/12/1856 Poland ME 9/3/1859 Poland ME
Violetta Edwards 8/4/1858 Poland ME 4/1/1859 Poland ME
Albert Almont Edwards 2/7/1860 Poland ME 2/7/1884 Poland ME
Isadora Alice Edwards 4/2/1862 Poland ME 9/22/1879 Poland ME
Fairfield David Edwards 5/11/1864 Poland ME

Ellen Keene Edwards 10/4/1866 Poland ME

Rose Mellie Edwards 9/21/1868 Poland ME 12/1910 Raymond ME


Family located: Poland ME
Occupation: Farmer

Jonas Edwards was drafted for service in Civil War. he furnished Florentine Butler as substitute.

Other Info:


1860 Poland (Androscoggin) ME
Jonas Edwards    32    Farmer    600    100
Abby    28
Samuel    7
Channing    5
Albert    5/12

1870 Poland (Androscoggin) ME
Edwards Jonas    49    Farmer    500    334    ME
_____ Abby    32    Keeping House    ME
_____ Samuel    17    ME
_____ Albert    10    ME
_____ Isadore    8    ME
_____ Fairfield    6    ME
_____ Ellen    4    ME
_____ Rosina    2    ME

1880 Poland (Androscoggin) ME
Edwards Jonas    50    Farmer    ME    ME    ME
_____ Abby    48    Wife    Keeping house    ME    MA    ME
_____ Albert    20    Son    married within the year    Farmer    Palsy of Eye    ME    ME    ME
_____ Ella    21    Daugh in law    married within the year    at home    ME    ME    ME
_____ Fairfield    16    Son    at home    ME    ME    ME
_____ Ellen    14    Daughter    at school    ME    ME    ME
_____ Rosine    12    Daughter    at school    ME    ME    ME

1900 Poland town (Androscoggin) ME
Edwards Jonas    Feb 1827    M 40    ME    ME    ME    Farmer
_____ Abbie E    June 1832    M 40    11    3    ME    ME    ME
_____ Samuel A    G Son    May 1881    S    ME    ME    ME    Farm Laborer
_____ Susan W    G Daughter    May 1890    S    ME    ME    ME    at school

1910 Poland (Androscoggin) ME
Edwards Jonas    82    58    ME    ME    ME    Farmer    General Farm
_____ Abbie    78    58    11    3        ME    ME    ME    none
_____ Samuel A    Grand Son    28    3    ME    ME    ME    Farmer    Home Farm
_____ Rena M    Grand Daughter    21    3    2    2    ME    ME    ME    Housework    Home Farm
_____ Dwight E    Son __    2    S    ME    ME    ME    none
_____ N__ I    Daughter    2    S    ME    ME    ME    none


Jonas Edwards and wife Abigail are buried in Edwards Family Cemetery, Poland ME, along with children Samuel Augustus, Channing, Albion Fremont, Violetta, and Isadora Alice.

Published History/Genealogy:

Jonas Edwards, wife and children are listed in the 1906 Census, living in Poland.

Abigail Electra Barrows died 4/19/1911.
Source: Early Families of Raymond, Maine by Robert L. Taylor, 1998.


For more information about the ancestors of Abigail Electra Barrows, see this section of Kalina/Stange Family.