William Whitfield Edmondson

4 May 1840–3 October 1862 (Age 22)
Lee, Iowa, United States

The Life of William Whitfield

When William Whitfield Edmondson was born on 4 May 1840, in Lee, Iowa, United States, his father, John Edmondson, was 40 and his mother, Nancy Farley, was 35. He died on 3 October 1862, in Corinth, Alcorn, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 22.

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John Edmondson
Nancy Farley
Sally Jane Edmondson
Charles Showman Edmondson
Rachel Edmondson
John Wesley Edmondson
Emily Cook Edmondson
Isaac S. Edmondson
William Whitfield Edmondson

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World Events (6)


Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 6

Iowa is the 29th state.
1847 · The Great Seal of the State of Iowa is made

Age 7

The Great Seal of the State of Iowa was created in 1847 and depicts a soldier standing in a wheat field surrounded by symbols including farming, mining, and transportation with the Mississippi River in the background. An eagle overhead bears the state motto.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from Edmond .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • William W Edmondson, "Iowa, Adjutant General's Office, Grave Registration Service, Cemetery Records, 1800-2000"
  • William W Edmondson, "Iowa, Armed Forces Grave Registrations, ca. 1835-1998"
  • William W Edmondson, "Find A Grave Index"

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