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


Alonzo Edwards

Father: Mother:

Benjamin Stevens Edwards
Mollie G Morse

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

6/18/1839 Otisfield ME 12/19/1901 Norway ME


Name: Marriage Date: Marriage Location: Father: Mother:
Judith Frances Plummer 5/1/1864 Otisfield ME Jesse Plummer Elizabeth Hamlin 

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

Raymond ME

Name: Marriage Date: Marriage Location: Father: Mother:
Lizzie H Lord 12/31/1885
William Holmes Lord Chloe Wardwell

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



Name: Birth Date: Birth Location: Death Date: Death Location:
Jesse Plummer Edwards 5/27/1865 Otisfield ME

Charles Mitchell Edwards 10/9/1869 Otisfield ME 10/8/1897 Norway ME


Family located: Otisfield ME; Norway ME
Occupation: Shoemaker; Grocer

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.

Other Info:


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.

Published History/Genealogy:

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