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


Francis Morse Edwards

Father: Mother:

Benjamin Stevens Edwards
Mollie G Morse

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

4/4/1834 Otisfield ME 5/17/1912 Paris ME


Name: Marriage Date: Marriage Location: Father: Mother:
Mary Jane Winship 10/23/1857 Otisfield ME Seth Winship Louisa Fogg

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

11/23/1838 Otisfield ME


Name: Birth Date: Birth Location: Death Date: Death Location:
Angeline Winship Edwards 9/12/1858 Otisfield ME

Ronello Edwards 8/21/1860 Otisfield ME

Horace Edgar Edwards 10/25/1863 Otisfield ME

Willis Ashton Edwards 1/21/1871 Otisfield ME

Amy Louise Edwards 8/6/1874 Otisfield ME

Vernal Edwards 7/15/1877 Otisfield ME


Family located: Otisfield ME; Paris ME
Occupation: Shoemaker in Otisfield; Employee in sled factory in Paris

Other Info:


1860 Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Francis M Edwards    26    Shoe Maker    0    50
Mary J    Wife
Angeline    1

1870 The Town of Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Edwards Francis    36    Shoe maker    150    150    ME
_____Mary J    31    Keeping House    ME
_____ Angeline W    11    At Home    ME
_____ Ronolo    9    At Home    ME
_____ Horrace E    6    At Home    ME

1880 Paris South Paris Village (Oxford) ME
Edwards Francis M    47    Work in Foundry    ME    ME    ME
_____ Mary J    41    Keeping house    ME    ME    ME
_____ Ronello    19    Son    Maker Wheel barrow    ME    ME    ME
_____ Horace E    16    Son    Works on farm    ME    ME    ME
_____ Willis A    9    Son    ME    ME    ME
_____ Amy L    5    Dau    ME    ME    ME
_____ Byron    2    Son    ME    ME    ME

1900 Paris town (Oxford) ME
Edwards Francis M    April 1834    M 42    ME    ME    ME    Laborer Sled Facty
_____ Mary J    Nov 1839    M 42    6    6    ME    ME    ME
_____ Vernal    Son    July 1878    S    ME    ME    ME    Laborer Sled Facty
Strickland Amy    Daughter    Aug 1874    M 5    0    0    ME    ME    ME
_____ Wallace    S in Law    Feb 1873    M 5    ME    ME    ME    Laborer Sled Facty

1910 South Paris (Oxford) ME
Edwards Francis M    77    52    ME    ME    ME    Laborer    Odd Jobs
_____ Mary Jane    71    52    6    6    ME    ME    ME    none

1920 South Paris (Oxford) ME
Edwards Mary J    81    Wd    ME    ME    ME    none
_____ Horace E    Son    56    ME    ME    ME    __ Fitter    Shop
_____ Minnie F    Daughter in law    53    ME    ME    ME    none

Published History/Genealogy:

Mary Jane Winship d 1/6/1929.
Francis Morse Edwards son of Benj. lived south of Lester Jillsons on the same side of the road. The house has long since gone. He moved to Paris afterward. Also lived in the brick house south of Bell Hill.
Source: History of Otisfield by William Samuel Spurr; Reprinted by the Town of Otisfield, 2nd edition