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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

Married:

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

Child(ren):

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










Comments:

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:

Census:

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

Online:

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

Cemetery:

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.