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

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Mayberry Hill Chronicles

This Old House
Justin Edwards had a Farm
Letters from Henry





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Cordelia Maguire Edwards



Father: Mother:



Caleb Edwards
Hannah Welch

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

11/8/1826
Otisfield ME
2/17/1899
Otisfield ME

Married:

Name: Marriage Date: Marriage Location: Father: Mother:
Ansel Fields Brooks 5/13/1843
William Brooks Mehittable Emery

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

2/18/1823 Oxford ME 7/28/1884 Otisfield ME

Child(ren):

Name: Birth Date: Birth Location: Death Date: Death Location:
Mary Abigail Brooks 6/28/1848 Oxford ME 12/30/1909 Portland Me
Emma Jane Brooks 7/13/1850 Otisfield ME 9/6/1895 Windham ME
Caroline Maria Brooks 3/15/1852 Otisfield ME

Orrin Johnson Brooks 4/15/1852 Otisfield ME

Clara Brooks 8/26/1856 Otisfield ME

Elizabeth Boyker Brooks 10/13/1857 Otisfield ME 8/23/1862 Otisfield ME
Nellie Brooks 10/27/1859 Otisfield ME

Etta Love Brooks 7/2/1861 Casco ME

Frederick Augustus Brooks 4/26/1864 Otisfield ME

Frank Augustus Brooks 4/26/1866 Otisfield ME

William Stone Brooks 1/6/1868 Otisfield ME

Herbert Sylvester Brooks 12/18/1869 Otisfield ME

Vascona Lemont Brooks 6/26/1872 Otisfield ME

Comments:

Family located: Oxford ME; Otisfield ME

Other Info:

James Oliver Arnold Fogg b 12/23/1839 Boxton ME s of Jorden Fogg and Mary B Harmon
De Oscar Crane b 5/7/18551 s of William M Crane and Mary J Jamison
Oscar G Crane of Boston 28 Conductor b China ME m 6/23/1884 Boston MA Abby M Brooks 35 b Oxford ME
Catherine Ellen Brooks d 6/5/1907 Dixfield ME appendicitis with peritonitis; age 40 4 3 b Halifax NS dau of Joseph Michener and Adelaide Lyon
Frederick A Brooks m 3/18/1899 Harrison ME Almeda B Libby of Porter ME dau of Thomas B Libby and Ruth R Downs
Ansel F Brooks b 11/3/19?? Otisfield ME 1st child of Fred A Brooks and Almeda B Libby b Porter
Emma J Jordan d 9/6/1904 Windham ME abscess of spleen
[1900 Cumb marriage record] dau of Josiah Morrill and Angelina Clough
[1902 Cumb marriage record] s of John Jordan and Susan Cash

Census:

1860 Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Ansel Brooks    37    Farmer    300    150    Oxford ME
Cordelia M    34    Wife
Mary A    11
Emmer J    9
Caroline M    8
Orren J    6
Clara    3
Elizabeth    2
Ellen    7/12

1870 The Town of Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Brooks Ansell    46    Farmer    500    240    ME
_____ Cordelia    43    Keeping House    ME
_____ Ervina J    20    At Home    ME
_____ Orrin J    16    Farm Laborer    ME
_____ Clarra    13    At Home    ME
_____ Nellie    10    At Home    ME
_____ Ella    8    At Home    ME
_____ Freddie    6    At Home    ME
_____ Frankey    4    At Home    ME
_____ Willie    2    At Home    ME
_____ Charles    5/12    At Home    ME    Dec

1880 Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Brooks Ansel F    57    Farmer    ME    ME    ME
_____ Cordelia    53    Wife    Keeping house    ME    ME    ME
_____ Frederic    16    Son    at home    ME    ME    ME
_____ Franklin    14    Son    going to school    ME    ME    ME
_____ Willie    12    Son    going to school    ME    ME    ME
_____ Bascona L    7    Son    ME    ME    ME

1880 Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Keene Fernald L    29    M    Farmer    ME    ME    ME
_____ Emma J    29    M    Keeping house    ME    ME    ME

1880 Saco (York) ME
Fogg James O    40    Farmer    ME    ME    ME
_____ Carrie    32    Keeping House    E    ME    ME
_____ John    74    Father    Retired Farmer    rheumatism    ME    ME    ME

1880 Brattleboro (_____) VT
Rowell Austin    26    M    Asylum gardner    VT    VT    VT
_____ Clara    28    M    Keeping house    ME    ME    ME

1880 Augusta (Kennebec) ME
Smith Llewellyn K    28    Tailor    ME    ME    ME
_____ Etta L    23    Keeping house    ME    ME    ME

1900 Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Brooks Frederick A    Apr 1864    M 1    ME    ME    ME    Farmer
_____ Almeda B    Dec 1878    M 1    0    0    ME    ME    ME

1900 Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Brooks Orin J    Apr 1854    M 7    ME    ME    ME
_____ Carrie S    July 1856    M 7    0    0    Nova Scotia    Nova Scotia    Nova Scotia

1900 Canton (Oxford) ME
Packard Mellen B    July 1857    M 25    ME    ME    ME    Farmer
_____ Nellie B    Oct 1859    M 25    2    2    ME    ME    ME
_____ Packard Ethel W    Daughter    Feb 1883    S    ME    ME    ME    At School
_____ Packard Arthur M    Son    Mar 1886    S    ME    ME    ME    At School

1900 Boston (Suffolk) MA
Brooks Frank    Apr 1866    M 8    ME    ME    ME    Officer (Mass State Prison)
_____ Catherine E    Feb 1869    M 8    1    0    Canada    England    Virginia

1900 Lewiston (Androscoggin) ME
Central Maine General Hospital
Packard Nellie    patient    Oct 1859    M 20    2    2    ME    ME    ME

1900 Buxton (York) ME
Fogg James O    Dec 1839    M 20    ME    ME    ME    Farmer
_____ Caroline    Aug 1847    M 20    4    4    ME    ME    ME
_____ Harriet C    Daughter    Oct 1880    S    ME    ME    ME
_____ Mildred    Daughter    Nov 1882    S    ME    ME    ME    at school
_____ Sarah E    Daughter    Aug 1884    S    ME    ME    ME    at school
_____ Ina M    Daughter    Mar 1889    S    ME    ME    ME    at school

1900 China (Kennebec) ME
Craine Wm    Nov 1824    M 49    ME    ME    ME    Farmer
_____ Mary J    Dec 1820    M 49    4    3    ME    ME    ME
_____ Osca J    Son    May 1855    M 13    ME    ME    ME    Farm laborer
_____ Abbie    Daughter in law    July 1850    M 13    ME    ME    ME    Nurse

1910 Buxton (York) ME
Fogg James O    70 M 30    ME    ME    ME    Farmer    General Farm
_____ Caroline M    62    M 30    4    4    ME    ME    ME    none
_____ Sara E    Daughter    25    S    ME    ME    ME    none
1 boarder also in household

1910 Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Brooks Orin J    Laborer    36    M 17    ME    ME    ME    Farmer    Home Farm
_____ Carrie S    ___    54    M 17    Can    Can    Can    Housekeeper    Home Farm
living in the household of Walter W Hamlin

1910 Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Brooks Fred A    46    D    ME    ME    ME    Farmer    General Farm

1910 Augusta (Kennebec) ME
Maine Insane Hospital
Brooks Bert F    Employee    40    S    ME    ME    ME    attendant    Insane Hospital

1910 Canton (Oxford) ME
Packard Mellen B    52    M 30    ME    ME    ME    Farmer    General Farm
_____ Nellie B    50    M 30    2    2    ME    ME    ME    none
????? ???    son in law    25    M 2    ME    ME    ME    Laborer    odd jobs
_____ Ethel W    daughter    27    m 2    0    0    ME    ME    ME    none
Packard Arthur M    Son    23    S    ME    ME    ME    Laborer    odd jobs

1920 Buxton (York) ME
Fogg James O    80    M    ME    ME    US    Farmer    general
_____ Mildred A    Daughter    37    S    ME    ME    ME    Teacher    school
_____ Sarah E    Daughter    35    S    ME    ME    ME    none

Military:



Cemetery:

Cordelia Maguire Edwards, husband Ansel, and children Caroline , Elizabeth, Emma Frank, Frederick, Herbert, and Orrin, are buried in Forrest Edwards' Cemetery, Otisfield ME.

Published History/Genealogy:

Ansel Fields Brooks lived in Thompson Pond Plantation on the Phineas Morse place, where his son Orin since lived. His sister Lucy Ann married Robert K. Edwards
Mary Abigail m Oscar Crane of China
Emma Jane m Fernald Keen, then Fred Jordan of Windham
Caroline Maria m James G. Fogg, int 4/17/1872
Orin Johnson m Carrie Atwater of N.S.
Clara m Austin Rowell, then Ernest Houpsez
Nellie m Mellen B. Packard 12/24/1879
Etta Love m Llewellyn Smith 12/24/1879
Frederick A. m Almeda Libby of Porter
Frank Augustus m Catherine E. Mitchner of Cambridge
William Stone died 2//1945
Herbert Sylvester m _Burns of Mexico
Source: History of Otisfield by William Samuel Spurr; Reprinted by the Town of Otisfield, 2nd edition

Orrin Johnson Brooks and either Frederick or Frank Brooks are listed in the 1906 Census, living in Otisfield.

Online:

For more information about the ancestors of Ansel Fields Brooks, see this section of New England Bryant's Web Site.