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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Family Time Line

John Edmondson
1799–1839
Nancy Farley
1804–1897
Sally Jane Edmondson
1826–1844
Charles Showman Edmondson
1830–1863
Rachel Edmondson
1833–1834
John Wesley Edmondson
1828–1903
Emily Cook Edmondson
1833–1908
Isaac S. Edmondson
1837–1908
William Whitfield Edmondson
1840–1862

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World Events (6)

1846

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1846

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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