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Van Ransellier Stevens Edwards



Father: Mother:



Caleb Edwards
Hannah Welch

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

7/1839
Otisfield ME
2/27/1893
Cape Elizabeth ME

Married:

Name: Marriage Date: Marriage Location: Father: Mother:
Elvira Ann Dresser 2/9/1854 Stoneham MA Elijah Charles Dresser Eliza Dresser

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

6/4/1830 Haverhill MA 2/14/1893 Norway ME

Child(ren):

Name: Birth Date: Birth Location: Death Date: Death Location:
Mary Esther Edwards 10/2/1854
6/13/1862 Otisfield ME
Hattie Elizabeth Edwards 10/1/1856


George Albert Edwards 12/12/1858


Charles Melvin Edwards 10/19/1861


John Herbert Edwards 1/27/1864 Naples ME 1/19/1928 St Petersburg FL

Comments:

Family located: Otisfield ME; Cape Elizabeth ME
Occupation: Shoemaker

Other Info:

[1898 marriage record] grooms f of Cape Elizabeth , m of Georgetown MA b Georgetown MA; bride dau of Hiram Ellis and Ella R Ellis
Elvira Ann Edwards d heart failure; bur MA
Census:

1860 Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Elvira Edwards    28    Mistress    400    Georgetown MA
V R S    26    Farming
Mary E    5
Harriett E    3
George A    1

1880 Cape Elizabeth (Cumberland) ME
Edwards V R S    44    Widowed    Shoe Maker    ME    ME    ME
_____ Charles N    19    Son    Farm Laborer    ME    ME    ME
_____ John H    17    Son    Laborer    ME    ME    ME

1880 Georgetown (Essex) ME
Edwards Elvira A    50    Widowed    Keeping house    Inflammat?? ???    MA    ME    MA
Dresser Elijah W    36    Brother    Working in Shoe factory    MA    ME    MA
also 2 boarders in household

Cemetery:

Mary Esther Edwards is buried in Forrest Edwards' Cemetery, Otisfield ME.

Online:

For more information on the ancestors of Elvira Ann Dresser, see this section of Dresser Family Genealogy - Main Line.

Published History/Genealogy:

Van Ransellier son of Caleb lived on the place with his father until after his children were born, later moved to South Portland or the Cape.
Source: History of Otisfield by William Samuel Spurr; Reprinted by the Town of Otisfield, 2nd edition