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


Jonathan Edwards

Father: Mother:

William Edwards
Lydia Baker

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

6/30/1784 Gilmanton NH 3/28/1867 Otisfield ME


Name: Marriage Date: Marriage Location: Father: Mother:
Sarah Stevens

Jonas Stevens Sarah _____

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

10/17/1787 Norway ME 3/30/1852 Otisfield ME
Name: Marriage Date: Marriage Location: Father: Mother:
Mrs. Olive Hodgdon 6/28/1855

of Poland ME Birth Date: Birth Location: Death Date: Death Location:


Name: Birth Date: Birth Location: Death Date: Death Location:
Benjamin Stevens Edwards 11/17/1807 Poland ME 4/12/1864 Otisfield ME
Preston Edwards 7/1/1809 Poland ME 9/29/1888 Keene NH
Baker Edwards 12/25/1811 Poland ME 3/25/1884 Brockton MA
Franklin Edwards 6/13/1814 Poland ME 1893 Mt. Vernon NH
Caroline Edwards 6/13/1814 Poland ME 12/26/1880 Otisfield ME
Washington Edwards 9/4/1816 Poland ME 1/31/1887 Casco ME
Deliverance Stevens Edwards 10/15/1818 Poland ME

Susan Edwards 3/9/1821 Poland ME

Alice Lovejoy Edwards 5/11/1823 Poland ME
Casco ME
Jonas Edwards 4/6/1825 Poland ME

Ruth Lovejoy Edwards 1//1827 Poland ME 10/7/1856 Otisfield ME
Wesley Edwards 8/14/1833 Poland ME 10/4/1872
Stoneham MA


Family located: Poland ME
Occupation: Farmer

Jonas Stevens, a soldier of the Revolution, and Sarah, his wife, settled May, 1785, on the west shore of Pennessewassee Lake in the plantation of Rustfield, now town of Norway, Me. They came from Gray, Me., and were one of the first three pioneer families of the plantation. Sarah, their youngest daughter, was the first white child born in the plantation.


Other Info:

Jonathan Edwards d Lawrence MA paralysis


1810 Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Jon'n Jr
2 males under 10
1 female 16-26
1 male 26-45

1820 Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Jonathan Jr
3 males 2 females under 10
2 males 10-16
1 male 1 female 26-45
1 agri

1830 Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
1 male 10-15
2 males 1 female 15-20
1 male 2 females 20-30
1 male 40-50
1 female 50-60

1840 Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Jonathan Edwards
1 male 5-10
1 female 10-15
1 female 15-20
1 male 1 female 50-60

1850 Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Jonathan Edwards    67    Farmer    800
Sally    63
Wesley    17    none


Jonathan Edwards and wife Sarah is buried in Forrest Edwards' Cemetery, Otisfield ME.


For more information about Sarah Stevens' ancestry, see this section of Four Frances Family Tree

Published History/Genealogy:

Jonathan son of William lived on the east side of Pleasant Pond, near the cemetery, where Mr. Carter now lives. His first wife, Sally was the first child born in Norway.
Source: History of Otisfield by William Samuel Spurr; Reprinted by the Town of Otisfield, 2nd edition