Anna Edgemond

1822–about 1902 (Age 80)
Roane, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Anna

When Anna Edgemond was born in 1822, in Roane, Tennessee, United States, her father, Johnston Edgemon, was 19 and her mother, Rebecca Pierce, was 14. She married John Allen Durham on 20 December 1848. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died about 1902, at the age of 80.

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John Allen Durham
Anna Edgemond
Marriage: 20 December 1848
John Durhame

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    John Allen Durham



20 December 1848


    John Durhame


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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 3

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 13

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

Age 24

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

Name Meaning

Origin uncertain.1. Perhaps an altered spelling of English Hedgeman , a variant of Hedge . 2. Alternatively, it may be an Americanized form of German Etschmann , a topographic name from Middle High German ezzisch ‘open field’, ‘unenclosed cultivated land’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Anna Edgman, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Anna Edgman, "Tennessee Marriages, 1796-1950"
  • Anna Edgmand, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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