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


Albion Higgins Edwards

Father: Mother:

John Edwards
Eliza Raynes

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

7/17/1823 Otisfield ME 8/10/1900 Otisfield ME


Name: Marriage Date: Marriage Location: Father: Mother:
Lydia Ann Noble 8/31/1859 Yarmouth ME Henry Noble Sabrina Burnham

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

10/31/1831 Norway ME 1/3/1905 Otisfield ME


Name: Birth Date: Birth Location: Death Date: Death Location:
John Henry Edwards 10/28/1860 Otisfield ME

Marshall Edwards 5/22/1864 Otisfield ME 2/16/1865 Otisfield ME
Ella Jane Edwards 9/2/1866 Otisfield ME


Family located: Otisfield ME
Occupation: Farmer

John H. Edwards was for several years a member of Otisfield, Me. School Board. Master of Oxford and Pomona Grange in 1915.

Other Info:


1860 Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Albion Edwards    34    Farmer    1500    600
Lydia A    28    Wife    Norway ME
Nancy Bonney    10
Lorenzo Moors    4    Norway ME

1870 Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Edwards Albion    44    Farmer    2000    1068    ME
_____ Lydia A    38    Keeping House    ME
_____ John H    9    at home    ME
_____ Ella J    3    at home    ME
_____ John    80    Farmer    NH
_____ Eliza    71    Keeping house    ME

1880 Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Edwards Albion    54    Farmer    ME    NH    ME
_____ Lydia A    45    Keeping house    ME    ME    MA
_____ John H    19    Son    at home    ME    ME    ME
_____ Ella J    13    Daughter    going to school    ME    ME    ME
_____ John    90    Father    at home    NH    NH    NH
_____ Eliza    81    Mother    at home    ME    ME    ME
Raines Solomon G    80    Uncle    Wd    Boarder    ME    ME    ME

1900 Otisfield town (Cumberland) ME
Edwards Albion    Aug 1825    M 41    ME    ME    ME    Farmer
_____ Lydia A    Oct 1831    M 41    3    2    ME    ME    ME
_____ John H    Son    Oct 1860    S    ME    ME    ME    Laborer
Meserve Eler E    Daughter    Sept 1866    Wd    ME    ME    ME    Servant

1910 Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Edwards John H    49    S    ME    ME    ME    Farmer    General Farm
_____ Albion    Father    84    Wd    ME    NH    ME    none
Meserve Ella E    Sister    43    Wd    0    0    ME    ME    ME    none

1920 Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Edwards John H    62    S    ME    ME    ME    Laborer    Farm


For more information on the possible ancestors of Lydia Ann Noble, see this section of Clark.ged.


Albion, wife Lydia, and sons John Henry and Marshall are buried in Merrill Memorial Cemetery, Otisfield, ME.

Published History/Genealogy:

Albion Edwards son of John lived on his fathers old place, east of Ryefield bridge, near the corner of the road, and died there. He and his sister-in-law, Elizabeth, got injured at the R. R. crossing at Oxford Station and he got $3,200 in damages.
John Henry Edwards d 5/8/1941, unmarried.
Source: History of Otisfield by William Samuel Spurr; Reprinted by the Town of Otisfield, 2nd edition

Albion Edwards, his son John and daughter Ella Meserve (who was widowed) are listed in the 1906 Census, living in Otisfield.