James David Edmondson

1 November 1834–29 August 1877 (Age 42)
Georgia, United States

The Life of James David

When James David Edmondson was born on 1 November 1834, in Georgia, United States, his father, Eli Edmondson, was 30 and his mother, Jane Mc Bride, was 28. He married Lavina Gable on 1 May 1861, in Calhoun, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in District 496, Fayette, Georgia, United States in 1850. He died on 29 August 1877, in Vardaman, Calhoun, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 42, and was buried in Calhoun, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

James David Edmondson
1834–1877
Elinder Rosanna Rish
1841–1890
Marriage: 1 December 1867
Robert Rudolphus Edmondson
1863–1948
Laura Adel Edmondson
1866–1934
John Lafayette Edmondson
1868–1934
Lenora
1869–1871
James David Edmondson
1872–
Thomas Green Edmondson
1873–1874
Wesley Edmondson
1874–1958
Ira Edmondson
1875–1906
Lizzie Edmondson
1878–1958

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 December 1867
Calhoun, Mississippi, United States
children

(9)

    Male1863–1948Male

    Laura Adel Edmondson

    Female1866–1934Female

    John Lafayette Edmondson

    Male1868–1934Male

    Lenora

    Female1869–1871Female

    James David Edmondson

    Male1872–Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (7)

1835 · Treaty of New Echota

Age 1

A minority group of Cherokees including John Ridge, Major Ridge, Elias Boudinot, and Stand Waite, signed the Treaty of New Echota which ceded all Cherokee territory east of the Mississippi in exchange for five million dollars. The majority of Cherokees did not agree and 16,000 Cherokee signatures were gathered to protest the treaty. Boudinot and both Ridges were killed several years later by angry Cherokees for signing the treaty.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 2

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1846

Age 12

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

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from Edmond .

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

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Sources (2)

  • James Edmondson in household of Eli Edmondson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James David Edmondson, "Find A Grave Index"

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