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


Mary Ann Edwards

Father: Mother:

Samuel Edwards
Martha McLellan

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

12/8/1807 Gorham ME 12/1/1881 Gorham ME


Name: Marriage Date: Marriage Location: Father: Mother:
William B Harding 12/21/1826 Gorham ME Nicholas Harding  Miriam Bacon

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

7/3/1802 Gorham ME 9/21/1859 Gorham ME


Name: Birth Date: Birth Location: Death Date: Death Location:
Martha Ellen Harding 1/21/1828 Gorham ME 10/10/1917
Gorham ME
Mary Coleman Harding 5/23/1832 Gorham ME 3/10/1858 Gorham ME
Roscoe Greene Harding 7/10/1834 Gorham ME 11/12/1910 Gorham ME


Family located: Gorham ME
Occupation: Contractor and Builder

William B. Harding was Col. of Militia, State of Maine. 

Other Info:

Mary C Harding m William W Lowe b 2/7/1834 Buckfield ME d 11/18/1914 Belmont MA ulcer of stomach and arterio schlerosis; s of Moses Lowe and Margaret Coburn
Martha E Harding m 12/16/1862 Chelsea MA William W Lowe

Roscoe G Harding m 3/24/1858 Thorndike ME Mary Elizabeth Higgins b 5/17/1835 Thorndike ME d 5/23/1918 Gorham ME dau of William Higgins and Phebe Coffin
Fred William Harding b 4/23/1859 Gorham ME d 8/18/1922 Gorham ME
Mary C Harding b 3/31/1867 Gorham ME
Harry L Harding b 8/5/1869 Gorham ME
Fred W Harding m 10/11/1881 Gorham ME Emma Amanda Pike b 11/6/1862 Cornish ME d 6/6/1927 Gorham ME dau of Henry B Pike and Amanda E Stone
Harry L Harding clerk m 8/21/1906 Boston MA Julia H Herbert 33 stenographer b Winchester dau of Edward F Herbert and Mary A Hackett, 1st marr for both
Roscoe Henry Harding b 3/26/1882 Gorham ME d 1904


1830 Gorham (Cumberland) ME
William B Harding
1 female under 5
1 male 15-20
1 male, 1 female 20-30

1840 Gorham (Cumberland) ME
Harding, William B
1 male, 1 female 5-10
1 female 10-15
1 male 20-30
1 male, 1 female 30-40

1850 Gorham (Cumberland) ME
William B Harding    48    Mason    200
Mary A    44
Martha E    21
Mary C    17
Roscoe G    16    none
John Parington    20    student
William Lavener    19    Student    Cardenas
James Lavener    17    student    Cardenas

1860 Gorham (Cumberland) ME
Mary Ann Harding    53    2825    1000
Martha E    32
Roscoe G    25    Merchant
Mary E    25
Fred W    1
William H Lowe    26    Shoemaker    700

1870 Gorham (Cumberland) ME
Harding Roscoe G    35    Grocer (Ret)    5000    9000 ME
_____ Mary E    34    Keeping house    ME
_____ Fred W    11    At school    ME
_____ Mary C    3    ME
_____ Harry L    11/12    ME
_____ Mary A 63    ME
Higgins Sybbil    26    Domestic servant    ME

1880 Gorham (Cumberland) ME
Harding Roscoe G    45    Retail Grocer    ME    ME    ME
_____ Mary E    45    Wife    Keeping house    ME    ME    ME
_____ Fred W    21    Son    Clerk in store    ME    ME    ME
_____ Mary C    13    Daughter    At school    ME    ME    ME
_____ Harry L    11    Son    At school    ME    ME    ME
_____ Mary A    72    Mother    Widowed    At home    ME    ME    ME
Higgins Sybil    35    Sister in law    Dress Maker    ME    ME    ME

1900 Gorham town part of (Cumberland) ME
Harding Roscoe    July 1834    M 41    ME    ME    ME    Reporter daily paper
_____ Mary E    May 1835    M 41    3    3    ME    ME    ME
_____ Roscoe    Mar 1882    S    ME    ME    ME    At School

1900 Boston Precinct No 5 (Suffolk) MA
Harding Fred W    Roomer    Apr 1860    M 15    ME    ME    ME    Salesman Dry Goods
_____ Emma P    Roomer    Nov 1862    M 15    1    1    ME    ME    ME    School Teacher
living in the household of Winfred Pike

1900 Boston (Suffolk) MA
Harding Mary C    Lodger    Mar 1867    S    ME    ME    ME    Stenographer
living in the household of Garrophelia Brown

1910 Boston (Suffolk) MA
Harding Fred W    51    M1 28    ME    ME    ME    Superintendent    Department Store
_____ Emma A    47    M1 28    1    0    ME    ME    ME    Teacher    Public School

1910 Gorham (Cumberland) ME
Harding Roscoe G    75    53    ME    ME    ME    Vice President    Savings Bk
_____ Mary E    74    53    3    3    ME    ME    ME    none
_____ Mary C    Daughter    43    S    ME    ME    ME    none

1870 Ward 9 Boston (Suffolk) MA
Lowe Wm W    35    Leather Dealer (Who)    ME
_____ Martha A    40    at home    ME
living in the household of Joseph Kyle

1880 Saugus (Essex) ME
Lowe William W    45    M    Real Estate Broker    MA
_____ Martha E    50    M    Keeping house    ME    ME    ME

1900 Belmont (Middlesex) MA
Lowe William W    Feb 1834    M 38    ME    ME    ME    Real Estate
_____ Martha E    Jan 1828    M 38    ME    ME    ME
Nilson Joanna    Servant    Aug 1863    S    Sweden    Sweden    Sweden    Servant

1910 Belmont (Middlesex) MA
Lowe William W    76    M1 40    ME    ME    ME    own income
_____ Lowe Martha E    82    M1 40    0    0    ME    ME    ME    none
Nilson Johanna    Servant    46    S    Sweden    Sweden    Sweden    1884    Servant    Private Family

1920 Gorham (Cumberland) ME
26 State Street
Harding Mary    52    S    ME    ME    ME    none
Higgins Sybil    Aunt    77    S    ME    ME    ME    none

1930 Gorham (Cumberland) ME
26 State Street
Harding Mary C    63    S    ME    ME    ME    none
Higgins Sybil    Aunt    88    S    ME    ME    ME    none

1940 Gorham (Cumberland) ME
Harding Mary C    73    S    ME

1910 Houston (Harris) TX
Harding Harry    Boarder    38    M 2    ME    ME    ME    Secretary    Car Co
_____ Julia    Boarder    31    M 2    0    0    MA    MA    MA    Stenographer    Rice Mill

1920 part of Justice Precinct Houston (Harris) TX
Harding Harry    50    M    ME    ME    ME    Treasurer    H Electric Co
_____ Julia    45    M    MA    England    Ireland    Operator Telegraph    Car Wheel Co

1930 Ward 4 Boston (Suffolk) MA
Harding Harry L    60    M 35    ME    ME    ME    Custodian    Bank
_____ Julia H    56    M 31    MA    MA    Ireland    none

1940 Boston (Suffolk) MA
Harding Julia H    66    W    MA