Martha (McLellan) Edwards
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Martha (McLellan) Edwards (1774 - 1842)

Martha Edwards formerly McLellan
Born in Gorham, Cumberland, Mainemap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 8 Jul 1792 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died at age 67 in Gorham, Cumberland, Maine, United Statesmap
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Martha McLellan was born on 6 November 1774 in Gorham, Maine. Her parents were James McLellan and Abigail McLellan.

She married Samuel Edwards on 8 July 1792[1]. They had ten children, all born in Gorham[2]:

1. James M., born 27 Jun 1793; married 1st Dolly Hill, 2nd Eliza Rolfe
2. Hannah, born 14 Jul 1796; married Simon Elder Jr.
3. Martha, born 17 Feb 1798; married Clark Swett
4. Bryce, born 23 Mar 1800; married Martha Irish
5. Charles, born 9 Mar 1802; died 1804
6. Charles, born 9 May 1805; died 1815
7. Mary Ann, born 8 Dec 1807; married William B. Harding
8. Maria, born 8 Jun 1809; married Joseph Estes
9. Abigail, born 25 Aug 1811; married Paul C. Richmond
10. Theodore B., born 25 May 1815; married Martha R. Gammon

Martha passed away on 20 July 1842[3] in Gorham and is buried in South Street Cemetery.


  1. "Maine Marriages, 1771-1907," database, FamilySearch ( : 10 February 2018), Samuel Edwards and Martha Mclellan, 08 Jul 1792; citing Maine, reference ; FHL microfilm 9,781.
  2. McLellan, Hugh Davis. History of Gorham, Maine. Portland, Maine: Smith & Sale, 1903. Page 477. [1]
  3. "Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1980," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 16 March 2018), Martha Mclellan Edwards, 1842; citing Gorham, Cumberland, Maine, United States, Old Cemetery, Maine State Library, Augusta; FHL microfilm 1,315,197.

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McLellan-136 and McLellan-31 appear to represent the same person because: birth daters, parents and siblings are identical
posted by Robin Kabrich

Rejected matches › Martha Edwards (1774-abt.1812)

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