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Introductory Material:
Preface

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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Timeline

The Crockett Connection
Edwards and the Civil War
Cemeteries
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Our Immigrant Ancestors
1906 Census

Family Fun
Mayberry Hill Chronicles

This Old House
Justin Edwards had a Farm
Letters from Henry





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Humphrey Small Edwards



Father: Mother:



Richard Edwards
Dorcas Brown

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

3/15/1818 Casco Me 4/10/1900 Casco ME

Married:

Name: Marriage Date: Marriage Location: Father: Mother:
Mary Cobb

Andrew Cobb Nancy Elwell

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

7/20/1817 Otisfield ME 4/271862 Casco ME
Name: Marriage Date: Marriage Location: Father: Mother:
Dorcas Strout Robbins (div 1878)
Auburn Me John Strout Clarissa Tripp

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

8/29/1838
New Gloucester ME

Name: Marriage Date: Marriage Location: Father: Mother:
Mary Ann Nurey 1/17/1884 Auburn ME


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





Child(ren):

Name: Birth Date: Birth Location: Death Date: Death Location:
Dorcas B Edwards 3/25/1838 Casco ME
Raymond ME
Harriet Ellen Edwards 4/27/1839 Casco ME 5/3/1895 Poland Me
Richard Edwards 1840 Casco ME

Nelson W Edwards 1843 Casco ME 7/11/1864 (Civil War)
Esther Edwards 5/25/1850 Casco ME

Llewellyn Edwards 4/6/1855 Casco ME

Jesse Locke Edwards 1/2/1858 Casco ME

Mary Edwards 4/10/1865 Casco ME

Imogene Edwards 1866 Casco ME

Nelson Allbright Edwards 6/24/1867 Casco ME

Comments:

Family located: Casco ME; Auburn ME
Occupation: Farmer

Humphrey S. Edwards enlisted Dec. 10, 1861 in Co. K, 15th. Me. Regt., Inf.

Nelson W.Edwards enlisted Dec. 31, 1861 in Co. D, 15th. Me., Regt., Inf., Civil War; deserted Jan., 1862, but returned to service, and was mustered into Co. L, 1st. Me. Regt. Heavy Artillery, Jan 5, 1864. He died from disease while in service.

Other Info:

Humphrey S Edwards m 12/24/1862 Portland ME Hellen J Holey [Ilsley]

Mary E Edwards m 8/10/1887 Portland ME Hanson Cole
Mary Elizabeth Kennard b 4/10/1866d 10/13/1939 bur Evergreen Cemetery Portland ME; see findagrave

Nelson A Edwards  31 m 12/24/1903 Portland ME Mary Olin Jordan 29 dau of Alonzo Jordan and Mary F Small
William T Edwards b 4/5/1901 Portland ME, 1st child
Elmer F Edwards b 12/29/1902 Portland ME, 2nd child [reported 1/17/1940]
Ada Elizabeth Edwards b 2/24/1904 Portland ME, 3rd child
Dorcas Annie Edwards b 1/20/1907 Portland ME, 4th child

Census:

1850 Poland (Cumberland) ME
Humphrey Edwards    33    Farmer    600
Mary    33
Dorcas    12
Harriet    11
Richard    7
Nelson    4
Richard    59    Farmer    NH

1860 Poland (Androscoggin) ME
Humphrey S Edwards    43    Farm Laborer
Nary    43
Richard    17
Nelson W    14
Esta M    8
Llewyllen    5
Jessee L    2

1870 Gray (Cumberland) ME
Edwards Humphrey F    52    Works on Farm    200    100    ME
_____ Dorcas    32    Keeping House    ME
Ewards Lemael?    7    ME
_____ Mary    5    ME
_____ Nelson    3    ME

1880 Portland (Cumberland) ME
Edwards Dorcas A    35    D    Wash Woman    ME    ME    ME
_____ Mary E    14    Daughter    S    Works in Rug (rag?) Shop    ME    ME    ME
_____ Nelson A    12    Son    S    At School    ME    ME    ME

1900 Portland (Cumberland) ME
Edwards Nelson A    June 1871    Wd    ME    ME    ME    Laborer
Cole Mary E    Sister    Sept 1869    Wd    2    0    ME    ME    ME    Match fcty employee
Edwards Nelson C    Son    May 1888    12    S    ME    ME    ME    at School

1910 Portland (Cumberland) ME
Edwards Nelson A    42    M2    10    ME    ME    ME    Teamster    own Team
_____ Mary O    36    M1    10    5    5    ME    ME    ME    none
_____ William S    Son    9    S    ME    ME    ME    none
_____ Nelson C    Son    21    2    MA    ME    ME    Painter    House
_____ Julia A    Daughter in law    18    2    0    0    ME    ME    ME    none
_____ Elmer F    Son    7    ME    ME    ME    none
_____ Ada E    Daughter    6    ME    ME    ME    none
_____ Dorcas A    Daughter    3    ME    ME    ME    none
_____ Frances A    Daughter    1    ME    ME    ME    none

1920 Poland (Androscoggin) ME
Edwards Nelson    45    ME    ME    ME    Bottling    Poland Spring House
_____ Olive    42    ME    ME    ME    none
_____ William    Son    19    S    ME    ME    ME    Bottling    Poland Spring
_____ Elmer    Son    17    S    ME    ME    ME    Bottling    Poland Spring
_____ Ada    Daughter    14    S    ME    ME    ME    none
_____ Dorcas    Daughter    13    S    ME    ME    ME    none
_____ Francis    Stepson    11    S    ME    ME    ME    none

1930 Poland (Androscoggin) ME
Edwards Nelson A    60    M 29    ME    US    US    none
_____ Mary O    55    M 24    ME    ME    ME    none
_____ Frank E    Son    27    M 21    ME    ME    ME    Pattern Maker    Shoe Shop
_____ Catherine F    Daughter in law    23    M 17    ME    ME    Canada    none
_____ Mary E    Grand Daughter    4 6/12    S    ME    ME    ME    none
_____ Nelson A    Grand Son    3 2/12    S    ME    ME    ME    none

Military:



Online:

For more information about the ancestors of Mary Cobb, see this section of Fairbank/Fairbanks and their descendants, no matter the surname, that I have found and many of their relatives.


For more information about the ancestors of Dorcas Strout, see this section of cheney family tree.

Published History/Genealogy:

Molly Cobb m. Humphrey Edwards 5/16/1837
 Source: History of Otisfield by William Samuel Spurr; Reprinted by the Town of Otisfield, 2nd edition