Hannah Edwards was born about 1689 in Wenham, Mass., being baptized at the Wenham Congregational Church in that year.The vital records for Wenham in the years 1687 to 1695 are lost.She was the daughter of John Edwards and his second wife, Sarah Woodin.John Edwards was the son of Rice and Elnor Edwards, born in Wenham in 1643 and died there August 28, 1697.He first married at Beverly, May 21, 1666, Mary Solart who died before 1680 at Wenham.He married 2nd., Sarah Woodin about 1680.She was born in Salisbury, Mass. January 31, 1656/7, daughter of John and Mary (Johnson) Woodin.After John Edwards died, Sarah Edwards along with her sister Martha Raymond moved to Rochester, Mass.Sarah then married Joseph Doty at Rochester March 5, 1711/12.Hannah Edwards married Joseph Doty, daughter of Joseph and Deborah Ellis at Rochrester, Mass. 2 July 1708. She and her husband subsequently moved to Sharon, Conn. where she died 18 june 1749.Have sources for all this information. Rice Edwards was the progenitor of this branch of the Edwards family in America, having arrived in Salem, Mass. before 1640.