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HELP! flag female ancestor  Celia Ann  EDWARDS

  (b. 10 May 1853 Portland, Maine, USA   d. 17 February 1933 Brunswick, Maine, USA )  

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Celia Ann EDWARDS was born 10 May 1853 in Portland, Maine, USA

Celia Ann EDWARDS was the child of Joshua EDWARDS   and   Eunice VERRILL

Spouse(s)/Partner(s) and Child(ren):

Celia Ann  married  Ivory COBB 04 July 1868 in Poland, Maine, USA .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. They divorced. Ivory COBB  was born December 1845 in Casco, Maine, USA.  Ivory died 19 February 1912 in Minot, Maine, USA (West Minot).  Ivory was the child of William Elwell COBB and Hannah COBB.

Celia Ann  married  (2) Samuel William FRENCH 5 October 1878 in Brunswick, Maine, USA .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Samuel William FRENCH  was born 30 August 1850 in Gardiner, Maine, USA.  Samuel William died 25 June 1916 in Augusta, Maine, USA.  Samuel William was the child of David Moulton FRENCH and Matilda W KEENEN.

Celia Ann  married  (3) William P SANFORD 7 December 1916 in Bath, Maine, USA .  William P SANFORD  was born September 1863 in Windsor, Nova Scotia, Canada (Pisiquit, Acadia).  William P died May 1927 in Maine, USA. 

Celia Ann  married  (4) George Herbert COLLINS 3 September 1927 in Brunswick, Maine, USA .  George Herbert COLLINS  was born 17 November 1873 in Maine, USA. 

Celia Ann EDWARDS died 17 February 1933 in Brunswick, Maine, USA.
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Spouse(s) / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Celia Ann EDWARDS

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Celia Ann EDWARDS married Grave has been locatedflag male ancestor Ivory COBB-- Date: 04 July 1868 Place: Poland, Maine, USA
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Ivory COBB was the child of William Elwell COBB and Hannah COBB


Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907
groom's name: Ivory Cobb
groom's birth date:
groom's birthplace:
groom's age:
bride's name: Celia A. Edwards
bride's birth date:
bride's birthplace:
bride's age:
marriage date: 04 Jul 1868
marriage place: Poland,Androscoggin,Maine
groom's father's name:
groom's mother's name:
bride's father's name:
bride's mother's name:
groom's race:
groom's marital status:
groom's previous wife's name:
bride's race:
bride's marital status:
bride's previous husband's name:
indexing project (batch) number: M50285-2
system origin: Maine-ODM
source film number: 11739
reference number:

alternate place of marriage: Casco, Maine

Libelant: Celia A. Cobb
Libelee: Ivory Cobb
Former Name of Female: Celia A. Edwards
Date of Divorce: 1876
County Where Divorced: Androscoggin
Notes: Divorce case heard Apr. term, 1876.
Source: Maine Supreme Judicial Court Records (Androscoggin Co.), 15/ 202 (docket no. 291)

Source citation: "Maine Divorces, 1799-1903," database, Maine Genealogy (www.mainegenealogy.net/ individual_divorce_record.asp?id=15212 : accessed 13 June 2012), entry for Celia A. Cobb & Ivory Cobb, 1876, citing Maine Divorce Index, Maine State Archives.


Children of Ivory COBB and Celia Ann EDWARDS:

Grave has been locatedflag female ancestor Eunice Hannah COBB (b.23 August 1872, Lewiston, Maine, USA  d. 16 June 1917, Poland, Maine, USA )
m. David Albion FRENCH 20 November 1892 in Bath, Maine, USA
m. William MILLER 5 September 1904 in Harpswell, Maine, USA (Orrs Island)




Celia Ann EDWARDS married flag male ancestor Samuel William FRENCH-- Date: 5 October 1878 Place: Brunswick, Maine, USA
Samuel William FRENCH was the child of David Moulton FRENCH and Matilda W KEENEN




Children of Samuel William FRENCH and Celia Ann EDWARDS:

Grave has been locatedflag female ancestor Ernestine FRENCH (b.23 October 1876, New Gloucester, Maine, USA  d. 16 February 1924, Brunswick, Maine, USA)
m. William H DAVIS 21 January 1892 in Brunswick, Maine, USA




Celia Ann EDWARDS married flag male ancestor William P SANFORD-- Date: 7 December 1916 Place: Bath, Maine, USA


Children of William P SANFORD and Celia Ann EDWARDS:



Celia Ann EDWARDS married flag male ancestor George Herbert COLLINS-- Date: 3 September 1927 Place: Brunswick, Maine, USA
Name of Groom: George H. COLLINS
Groom's Place of Residence: Brunswick, Me.
Name of Bride: Celia A. EDWARDS
Possible Alternate Name of Bride: Celia A. FRENCH [View alternate record]
Bride's Place of Residence: Brunswick, Me.
Marriage Date: Saturday, 3 Sept. 1927
Marriage Certificate Number: Not available

"Maine Marriages, 1892-1966, 1977-1996," database, Maine Genealogy (www.mainegenealogy.net/ individual_marriage_record.asp?id=91792 : accessed 27 Jul 2012), entry for George H. COLLINS and Celia A. EDWARDS, Saturday, 3 Sept. 1927, citing Maine Vital Records.


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1850 Her family
1850 Casco (Cumberland) ME
Joshua 26 none 200
Eunice 18
Rosanna 4/ 12

1850 Census Ancestry (U.S.)
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1853 Birth
Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900
name: Celia A Edwards
gender: Female
baptism/ christening date:
baptism/ christening place:
birth date: 10 May 1853
birthplace: Portland, Maine
death date:
name note:
race:
father's name: Joshua Edwards
father's birthplace:
father's age:
mother's name: Eunice
mother's birthplace:
mother's age:
indexing project (batch) number: I03055-1
system origin: Maine-EASy
source film number: 9781
reference number:

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News1857 - March 6 – Dred Scott v. Sandford: The Supreme Court of the United States rules that Blacks are not citizens and slaves can not sue for freedom, driving the country further towards the American Civil War.
1860 Poland, Androscoggin, Maine
name: Celia A Edwards
residence: , Androscoggin, Maine
ward: Poland
age: 8 years
estimated birth year: 1852
birthplace: Maine
gender: Female
page: 59
family number: 448
film number: 803432
dgs number: 4231243
image number: 00233
nara number: M653

1860 Poland (Androscoggin) ME
Joshua Edwards 40 Farm Laborer 0 25
Eunice 27
Rosannah 10
Celia A 8
Ephriam 5
Orrin 2
1860 Census Ancestry (U.S.)
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News1861 - February 8 – American Civil War: The Confederate States of America are formed, comprising the first six break-away states
News1863 - January 1 - President Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, freeing slaves
News1863 - November 19 – American Civil War: U. S. President Abraham Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address at the military cemetery dedication ceremony in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
NewsApril 14, 1865 - President Abraham Lincoln was mortally wounded by John Wilkes Booth at in Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C. He died the next day.
marriage1868 Marriage / Partner
Celia Ann EDWARDS and Ivory COBB 04 July 1868, Poland, Maine, USA (Poland Spring) (East Poland) (Hackett Mills)

She was 15 years old.
1870 Oxford, Oxford, Maine
Edwards Dexter 30 __ at ___ mill 0 100 ME
_____ Unice 35 works in woll mill ME
_____ Ada C 4 ME
_____ Charles L 1 ME
_____ Ephraim 14 Work in w mill ME
_____ Milton 7 ME

1870 Census Ancestry (U.S.)
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News1870 - June 26 - Christmas becomes a Federal holiday in the United States. It was still illegal in some states.
1872 Birth of Child
Eunice Hannah COBB was born 23 August 1872, Lewiston, Maine, USA

Celia Ann was 19 years old.
1876 Birth of Child
Ernestine FRENCH was born 23 October 1876, New Gloucester, Maine, USA

Celia Ann was 23 years old.
marriage1878 Marriage / Partner
Celia Ann EDWARDS and Samuel William FRENCH 5 October 1878, Brunswick, Maine, USA

She was 25 years old.
1880 Brunswick, Cumberland, Maine
name: Celia French
residence: Brunswick, Cumberland, Maine
birthdate: 1852
birthplace: Maine, United States
relationship to head: Wife
spouse's name: Samuel W. French
spouse's birthplace: Maine, United States
father's name:
father's birthplace: Maine, United States
mother's name:
mother's birthplace: Maine, United States
race or color (expanded): White
ethnicity (standardized): American
gender: Female
martial status: Married
age (expanded): 28 years
occupation: Keeping House
nara film number: T9-0477
page: 50
page character: A
entry number: 407
film number: 1254477
Household Gender Age Birthplace
self Samuel W. French M 29 Maine, United States
wife Celia French F 28 Maine, United States
dau Tena E. French F 3 Maine, United States
1880 Census Ancestry (U.S.)
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1880 Lewiston, Androscoggin, Maine
Edwards Eunice 40 Wd Keeps house ME ME ME
_____ Una 14 Daughter at home ME ME ME
_____ Charles 11 Son at school ME ME ME
_____ Ellen P 8 Daughter ME ME ME
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News1881 - The American Red Cross is established by Clara Barton
NewsJames A. Garfield, the 20th president of the United States, was shot at the Baltimore and Potomac Railroad Station in Washington, D.C., at 9:30 am on Saturday, July 2, 1881. He died in Elberon, New Jersey, two months later on September 19, 1881. The shooting occurred less than four months into his term as president. Charles J. Guiteau was convicted of Garfield's murder and executed by hanging one year after the shooting. (wikipedia)
marriage1892 Marriage of Child
Ernestine FRENCH married 21 January 1892, Brunswick, Maine, USA to William H DAVIS
marriage1892 Marriage of Child
Eunice Hannah COBB married 20 November 1892, Bath, Maine, USA to David Albion FRENCH
News1898 - December 10 – The Treaty of Paris is signed, ending the Spanish-American War
1900 Brunswick, Cumberland, Maine
name: Cecilia French
titles & terms:
event: Census
event date: 1900
event place: ED 36 Brunswick town (east part) Brunswick village, Cumberland, Maine, United States
birth date: May 1852
birthplace: Maine
relationship to head of household: Wife
father's birthplace: Maine
mother's birthplace: Maine
race or color (standardized): White
gender: Female
marital status: Married
years married: 25
estimated marriage year: 1875
mother how many children: 2
number living children: 2
immigration year:
page: 26
sheet letter: A
family number: 542
reference number: 1
film number: 1240589
digital folder number: 004119816
image number: 00825
Household Gender Age Birthplace
head Samuel W French M 51 Maine
wife Cecilia French F 48 Maine
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NewsWilliam McKinley, the 25th president of the United States, was shot on the grounds of the Pan-American Exposition in the Temple of Music in Buffalo, New York, on September 6, 1901, six months into his second term. He was shaking hands with the public when an anarchist, Leon Czolgosz, shot him twice in the abdomen. (wikipedia)
News1904 - June 28 - U.S. begins construction of Panama Canal
marriage1904 Marriage of Child
Eunice Hannah COBB married 5 September 1904, Harpswell, Maine, USA (Orrs Island) to William MILLER
Invention 1906 - August 22 – The first Victor Victrola, a phonographic record player, was manufactured, revolutionizing the way people listened to music at home.
Invention In 1906, Reginald Fessenden made the first AM radio broadcast on December 24th. This event marked a significant advancement in radio technology, paving the way for the modern broadcasting industry.

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Brunswick, Maine, USA
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1912 Death of Spouse/Partner
Ivory COBB died 19 February 1912, Minot, Maine, USA (West Minot)
marriage1916 Marriage / Partner
Celia Ann EDWARDS and William P SANFORD 7 December 1916, Bath, Maine, USA

She was 63 years old.
1916 Death of Spouse/Partner
Samuel William FRENCH died 25 June 1916, Augusta, Maine, USA
News1917 - March 2 – The enactment of the Jones Act grants Puerto Ricans United States citizenship
1917 Death of Child
Eunice Hannah COBB died 16 June 1917, Poland, Maine, USA (Poland Spring) (East Poland) (Hackett Mills)

Celia Ann was 64 years old.

Brunswick, Maine, USA
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1924 Death of Child
Ernestine FRENCH died 16 February 1924, Brunswick, Maine, USA

Celia Ann was 70 years old.
Invention 1927 - The aerosol can is invented (Erik Rotheim, Norway)
marriage1927 Marriage / Partner
Celia Ann EDWARDS and George Herbert COLLINS 3 September 1927, Brunswick, Maine, USA

She was 74 years old.
1927 Death of Spouse/Partner
William P SANFORD died May 1927, , Maine, USA
News1929 - October 29 - Black Tuesday - Stock market crash - The Great Depression Begins - It lasted until 1941 (WW2)
1930 Brunswick, Cumberland, Maine
name: Celia A Collins
event: Census
event date: 1930
event place: Brunswick, Cumberland, Maine
gender: Female
age: 70
marital status: Married
race: White
birthplace: Maine
estimated birth year: 1860
immigration year:
relationship to head of household: Wife
father's birthplace: Maine
mother's birthplace: Maine
enumeration district number: 0007
family number: 114
sheet number and letter: 5B
line number: 80
nara publication: T626, roll 830
film number: 2340565
digital folder number: 4584730
image number: 00223
Household Gender Age Birthplace
head George H Collins M 57 Maine
wife Celia A Collins F 70 Maine

NOTE: In the 1930 Census, she lists her age at first marriage as 14.
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News1931 - March 3 – The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the United States National anthem
death1933 Death
17 February 1933
Brunswick, Maine, USA

She died at the age of 79.
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