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

Henderson Josiah Edwards

Father: Mother:

Albert Edwards
Susan Hill Dunnell

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

4/13/1840 Industry ME


Name: Marriage Date: Marriage Location: Father: Mother:
Elizabeth Eaton Henley 12/25/1866 Charlestown MA Francis Osgood Henley Dorcas Ann Buxton

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

11/5/1842 Portland ME 7/1/1901 Boston MA


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


Family located: Watertown MA; Boston MA
Occupation: Attorney at Law

There were no children.

Henderson Josiah Edwards graduated from Harvard University, July, 1863, and immediately enlisted in the U. S. Army, being mustered into service Dec. 3, 1863. He became 2nd. Lieut. of 3rd. Infantry Corps D'Afrique; 1st. Lieut. of 75th. U. S. Infantry, colored; Capt. of 75th. U. S. Infantry, colored; and was honorably discharged May 31, 1864.

On his return from service he located in Watertown, Mass., where he was Trial Justice for ten years, and Chairman of the School Committee for nine years. He was Representative in Massachusetts Legislature, 1873-74.

Elizabeth Eaton Henley was the sister of Adaline Henley.

Other Info:


1870 the town of Watertown (Middlesex) MA
Edwards Henderson J    30    Lawyer    ME
_____ Lizzie E    27    Keeping House    ME
Henley Eunice    13    At School    ME
Leavitt Mary    30    House Keeper    MA

1900 Precint 3 Popes Hill Boston City (Suffolk) MA
Edwards Henderson J    Mar 1848    M 25    MA    ME    ME    Lawyer
_____ Elizabeth    Nov 1844    M 25    0    0    ME    ME    ME

1910 Boston (Suffolk) MA
Edwards Henderson J    Lodger    70    Wd    ME    ME    ME    Lawyer    Own Office
living in the home of Mary E Moulton