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

Online Sources:

Major Site
Ancestry.com ("The largest collection of family history records on the web") (subscription-based)

FamilySearch.org ("Free Family History, Family Tree, and Genealogy Records and Resources from Around the World")

RootsWeb ("The oldest and largest FREE genealogy site")

Early Ancestors
A Genealogical Dictionary of The First Settlers of New England, Before 1692 by James Savage (searchable)

newenglandancestors.org ("website of the New England Historic Genealogical Society")

The Mayflower Society ("General Society of Mayflower Descendants Founded at Plymouth, Massachusetts 1897")

The Winthrop Society (Descendants of the Great Migration)

Early Vital Records of Massachusetts from 1600 to 1850

Massachusetts Archives Collection Database (1629-1799) "a searchable, descriptive index and catalog for documents of eighteen volumes of the Massachusetts Archives Collection"

Maine Resource
list of Maine Family History Centers

Maine Genealogical Society

Maine Historical Society

Maine in the Civil War from RootsWeb

Maine Old Cemetery Association Dedicated to the Preservation of Maine's Neglected Cemeteries

Maine Genealogy

Place Names
Haverhill and Bradford GenWeb Project (Essex County, Massachusetts)

Gorham (Cumberland County, Maine)

Gilmanton (Belknap County, New Hampshire)

Otisfield (Oxford County, Maine, formerly part of Cumberland County, Maine)

The Massachusetts Historical Society

Vermont Historical Society

New Hampshire Historical Society "The independent nonprofit that saves, preserves, and shares New Hampshire history."

Genealogy Help
Cousin Calculator

Dangerous Dates from genealogy.com - adoption of the Gregorian calendar and date format

Genealogy Abbreviations from RootsWeb

History Toolkit ("...short essays designed to help the beginning historian conduct and organize his or her own historical research")

New England Archivists ( "... represents individuals and institutions responsible for acquiring, preserving, and making accessible records of continuing value")

Unincorporated and Unofficial Names of Massachusetts Communities

Researching Your Family's History at the Massachusetts Archives

 Deciphering Old Handwriting From a course taught by Sabina J. Murray

PhotoTree.com "dedicated to research, dating, and preservation of19th Century Photographs"

Preserving and Protecting Photographs from the American Museum of Photography


Epidemics & Diseases in American History

Encyclopedia of Genealogy "An online reference manual created by you and others like you"

official census dates (RootsWeb Guide to Tracing Family Trees)

Civil War Resources
Andersonville Civil War Prison

The Civil War Archive

Civil War Medical Terminology

Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System ("a cooperative effort by the National Park Service (NPS) and several other public and private partners, to computerize information about the Civil War")

Massachusetts Civil War research center

New Hampshire Heritage

 Vermont in the Civil War "a Vermont Military History Site"

Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War National Graves Registration Database

Message Boards~Mailing Lists

EDWARDS-L Archives

Edwards Family Genealogy Forum

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