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James Harker Roach Edwards (1807 - 1890)

James Harker Roach Edwards
Born in Gorham, Cumberland, Maine, United Statesmap
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Husband of — married Nov 1835 in Gorham, Mainemap
Died at age 82 in Gorham, Cumberland, Maine, United Statesmap
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James H. R. Edwards was born on 13 November 1807 in Gorham, Maine. His parents were William Edwards and Dorcas (Merrill) Edwards[1].

He married Emeline McLellan in November 1835 in Gorham[2].

Emeline passed away in 1846, and James married Abby F. Jones on 9 August 1847[3].

After Abby's death, he married Harriet McLanathan on 31 December 1870 in Portland, Maine[4].

James passed away on 26 May 1890[5] and is buried in Eastern Cemetery in Gorham, Maine.


  1. "Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900," database, FamilySearch ( : 10 February 2018), James H Edwards, 13 Nov 1807; citing Gorham, Cumberland, Maine; FHL microfilm 10,930.
  2. "Maine Marriages, 1771-1907," database, FamilySearch ( : 10 February 2018), James N R Edwards and Emeline Mclellan, Nov 1825; citing Gorham, Cumberland, Maine, reference p 146; FHL microfilm 10,930.
  3. "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 3 November 2017), James H R Edwards and Abby F Jones, Marriage 09 Aug 1847; citing Division of Vital Statistics, State Board of Health, Augusta; FHL microfilm 9,781.
  4. "Maine Marriages, 1771-1907," database, FamilySearch ( : 10 February 2018), James H R Edwards and Mrs Haincel M Mclanathan, 31 Dec 1870; citing Portland, Maine, reference ; FHL microfilm 9,781.
  5. Headstone. See image.

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