edwards genealogy


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


Aurora Edwards

Father: Mother:

Benjamin Stevens Edwards
Mollie G Morse

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

11/27/1843 Otisfield ME 6/14/1914 Otisfield ME


Name: Marriage Date: Marriage Location: Father: Mother:
Otis F Mitchell 10/11/1861 Otisfield ME William Mitchell Fannie Weston

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

2/26/1839 Raymond ME (?) 11/28/1913 Otisfield ME


Name: Birth Date: Birth Location: Death Date: Death Location:
Lenora Mitchell 11/5/1861 Otisfield ME 1/31/1882 Otisfield ME
Volora Edith Mitchell 9/15/1869 Otisfield ME 5/20/1906 Otisfield ME
Charles Mitchell 6/26/1873 Otisfield ME


Family located: Otisfield ME
Occupation: Carpenter

Otis Mitchell enlisted May 4, 1861 in Co. G, 1st. Me. Regt., Inf.; Civil War; was discharged at Washington, D. C., Aug., 1861; re-enlisted Sept. 21, 1864 in Co. C, 16th. Me. Vol. Regt., Inf.; and was honorably discharged Sept. 5, 1865 at Arlington Heights, Va., by reason of expiration of term of enlistment.

Other Info:


1870 The Town of Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Mitchell Otis F    31    Farmer    500    445    ME
_____ Aurora    26    Keeping House    ME
_____ Lenora    8    At Home    ME
_____ Volora    8/12    At Home    ME    Sep
_____ Fanny    69    Keeping House    ME
Edwards Molly    59    Keeping House    ME

1880 Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Mitchell Otis F    41    House Carpenter    ME    ME    ME
_____ Aurora    36    Wife    Keeping house    ME    ME    ME
_____ Lenora    18    Daughter    at home    ME    ME    ME
_____ Volora    10    Daughter    going to school    ME    ME    ME
_____ Charles    6    Son    ME    ME    ME

1900 Otisfield town (Cumberland) ME
Mitchell Otis F    Feb 1839    M 40    ME    ME    ME    Farmer + mechanic
_____ Aurora    Nov 1843    M 40    3    2    ME    ME    ME

1910 Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Mitchell Otis F    71    48    ME    ME    ME    Carpenter    House
_____ Aurora    66    48    3    1    ME    ME    ME    none
_____ Charles F    Son    36    1    ME    ME    ME    Engineer    Lumber Mill
_____ Helen E    Daughter in law    23    1    ME    ME    ME    none

1920 Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Mitchell Charles F    46    ME    ME    ME    Farmer    General Farm
_____ Helen E    33    ME    ME    ME    none

1930 Otisfield (Cumberland) ME
Mitchell Charles F    57    M 36    ME    ME    ME    Carpenter    All Round
_____ Helen    43    M 21    ME    ME    ME    none
1 boarder also in household



Aurora Edwards, husband Otis Mitchell, and all three children are buried in Forrest Edwards' Cemetery, Otisfield ME.

Published History/Genealogy:

Otis Mitchell ... lived at first in his fathers old house but after it burned in 1877 he with his family moved in with Daniel Edwards an lived in part of his house for 6 years. He then moved to Spurrs Corner and lived in the house that Wm. & Abel Thurston built and made some additions to it, he was a carpenter. His son Charles now lives there, also a carpenter.
Charles m. Helen Flanders of Rockland 3/2/1909
Source: History of Otisfield by William Samuel Spurr; Reprinted by the Town of Otisfield, 2nd edition

This family is listed in the 1906 Census, living in Otisfield.


For more information about the ancestors of Otis F Mitchell, see this section of Willoughby, Heath, Carter families of New England.