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Asa Baker Edwards



Father: Mother:



William Edwards
Lydia Baker

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

6/25/1782 Gilmanton NH 9/20/1854 Otisfield ME

Married:

Name: Marriage Date: Marriage Location: Father: Mother:
Sally Jiles 7/12/1807



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





Child(ren):

Name: Birth Date: Birth Location: Death Date: Death Location:
Lydia Baker Edwards 1/20/1808 Otisfield ME
Cape Elizabeth ME
Deborah Edwards 3/24/1810 Otisfield ME
Casco ME
Anna Edwards 5/28/1812 Otisfield ME 1/9/1895 Otisfield ME
Jane Edwards 1814 Otisfield ME
Union ME
Emily Edwards 9/1816 Otisfield ME 10/27/1844 Poland ME

Comments:

Family located: Otisfield ME
Occupation: Farmer

Other Info:

Census:

1810 Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Asa
2 females under 10
1 female 16-26
1 male 26-45

1820 Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Asa
3 females under 10
1 female 10-16
1 male 1 female 26-45

1830 Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Asa
1 female under 5
1 male 1 female 10-15
1 female 15-20
1 male 1 female 40-50

1840 Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Asa B Edwards
1 male under 5
1 female 10-15
1 female 30-40
1 male 1 female 50-60
1 male 80-90

1850 Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Asa B Edwards    69    Farmer
Sally    64
Deborah    40
Dexter    12
Mary J Piper    23
John D     "    1

1860 Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Deborah Ring    51    Widow & Mistress    300    50
Sally Edwards    74    Widow
Dexter    22    Farmer
Huldah    18    Pant Maker

1870 The Town of Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Scribner Levi    55    Farmer    1500    824    ME
Scribner Reuben    57    Farm laborer    ME
_____ Fletcher    22    Farm laborer    ME
_____ Ann    57    Keeping House    ME
_____ Polly    88    Keeping House    NH
Edwards Sally    84    Keeping House    ME

Cemetery:

Asa Baker Edwards is buried in Forrest Edwards' Cemetery, Otisfield ME.

Published History/Genealogy:

Asa son of William lived on the east side of Pleasant Pond next to his brother Jonathan on the east side of the road adjoining Casco. His wife was called "Aunt Poppy Sally" from her habit of collecting poppy seeds for the opium.
Source: History of Otisfield by William Samuel Spurr; Reprinted by the Town of Otisfield, 2nd edition