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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

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Washington Edwards



Father: Mother:



Jonathan Edwards
Sarah Stevens

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

9/4/1816 Poland ME 1/31/1887 Casco ME

Married:

Name: Marriage Date: Marriage Location: Father: Mother:
Abigail Stevens Edwards 4/14/1839 Otisfield ME Caleb Edwards
Hannah Welch

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

8/8/1821
Otisfield ME
10/6/1903 Casco ME

Child(ren):

Name: Birth Date: Birth Location: Death Date: Death Location:
Almon L Edwards 10/20/1839 Otisfield ME 6/9/1844 Otisfield ME
Albert Edwards 3/8/1844 Otisfield ME 11/5/1856 Otisfield ME
Delphina Nellie Edwards 12/11/1846 Otisfield ME

Hannah Ella Edwards 12/16/1848 Otisfield ME 7/5/1876 Otisfield ME
Edwin Edwards 5/4/1851 Otisfield ME
Cumberland ME
Van Ransellier Edwards 10/22/1854 Otisfield ME
Casco ME

Comments:

Family located: Otisfield ME; Casco ME
Occupation: Farmer

A double wedding occurred at the home of Nathaniel Edwards 4th., when Britannia Edwards and James Warren, and Washington Edwards and Abigail Stevens Edwards were married.

Other Info:

Abigail S Edwards died cerebral hemorrhage

Census:

1840 Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Washington Edwards
1 male under 5
1 female 15-20
1 male 20-30

1850 Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Washington Edwards    33    Farmer    500
Abigail    28
Albert    7
Delphina    3
Hannah    E    1

1860 Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Washington Edwards    43    Farmer    1000    280
Abigail s    38    Wife
Delphina    13
Hannah  E    11
Edwin    9
V R S    5

1870 The Town of Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Edwards Washington    53    Farmer    1000    775    ME
_____ Abigail S    49    Keeping House    ME
_____ Ellar    21    At Home    ME
_____ Edwin    19    Farm Laborer    ME
_____ Ranselere    15    Farm Laborer    ME

1880 Casco (Cumberland) ME
Edwards Washington    62    Farmer    ME    ME    ME
_____ Abbie S    58    Wife    Keeping house    ME    ME    ME
same house different family
Edwards Edwin    29    Farmer    ME    ME    ME
_____ Leona F    22    Wife    Keeping house

1900 Casco town (Cumberland) ME
Edwards Abigail    Boarder    Aug 1820    Wd    0    0    ME    ME    ME
living in the home of Edward Duran

Cemetery:

Washington Edwards, wife Abigail, and sons Almon and Albert Edwards are buried in Forrest Edwards' Cemetery, Otisfield ME.

Published History/Genealogy:

Washington Edwards son of Jonathan lived south of Scribner Hill on the Jonathan Moors Jr. place, where David Jillson since lived. He took up some hot ashes and put them in a box beside the house and the house burned in consequence. He had the Colby Smith house which stood on Scribner Hill, hauled down to his place after the fire. He bought of Daniel H. Edwards, Oct. 31, 1855 for $1,000 that piece of land lying between Otisfield, Poland, and Thompson Pond Plantation and Thompson Pond, containing 50 acres and had no taxes to pay. He afterwards moved to Casco and died there.
Source: History of Otisfield by William Samuel Spurr; Reprinted by the Town of Otisfield, 2nd edition