Otisfield ME; Norway ME
Alonzo Edwards Edwards enlisted in the Civil War, Nov. 5, 1861; was mustered into service, Dec. 10, 1861; became Corporal of Co. D, 15th. Me. Vol. Regt., Inf.; and was honorably discharged Aug. 13, 1862.
Member of Norway Lodge, No 16, IOOF of ME; Hope Rebekah Lodge, no 58, IOOF of ME; and Harry Rust Post, GAR of ME.
1870 The Town of Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Edwards Alonzo 29 Shoe Maker 300 157 ME
_____ Judith F 23 Keeping House ME
_____Jesse P 5 At Home ME
_____ Charles M 2 At Home ME
1880 Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Edwards Alonzo 39 Shoe maker ME ME ME
_____ Judith F 37 Wife Keeping house ME ME ME
_____ Jesse P 15 Son at home ME ME ME
_____ Charles M 13 Son going to school ME ME ME
1900 Norway (Oxford) ME
Edwards Alonzo Jun 1840 M 13 ME ME ME Merch. Groceries
_____ Elizabeth H Apr 1849 M 13 0 0 MA MA ME
1910 Norway (Oxford) ME
Edwards Lizzie H 60 Wd 0 0 MA ME ME own income
Frost Alice Boarder 80 Wd 1 0 ME ME ME Braiding Rugs own home
For more information about the ancestors of Lizzie Lord, see this section of Samuel Wardwell of Andover.
Alonzo Edwards son of Benj. divorced first wife. Lived on the Charlotte Bird place next to Casco line, was a shoemaker.
Source: History of Otisfield by William Samuel Spurr; Reprinted by the Town of Otisfield, 2nd edition