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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James David Edmondson
Elinder Rosanna Rish
Marriage: 1 December 1867
Robert Rudolphus Edmondson
Laura Adel Edmondson
John Lafayette Edmondson
James David Edmondson
Thomas Green Edmondson
Wesley Edmondson
Ira Edmondson
Lizzie Edmondson

Spouse and Children

1 December 1867
Calhoun, Mississippi, United States



    Laura Adel Edmondson


    John Lafayette Edmondson




    James David Edmondson


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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.

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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