Mathew Sibley Edmiston

Male15 February 1839–14 January 1908

Brief Life History of Mathew Sibley

When Mathew Sibley Edmiston was born on 15 February 1839, in Pocahontas, Virginia, United States, his father, George McNeel Edmiston, was 27 and his mother, Nancy Jordan, was 29. He died on 14 January 1908, in Garden City, Finney, Kansas, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Garden City, Finney, Kansas, United States.

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George McNeel Edmiston
Nancy Jordan
Mathew Sibley Edmiston
Andrew A. Edmiston
Richard McNeel Edmiston
Abraham Jordan Edmiston
John Jordan Edmiston
Lewis Cass Edmiston
William Russell Edmiston

Sources (4)

  • Matthew Edmiston in household of George M G Edmiston, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mathew Sibley Edmiston - birth: 1839; Pocahontas, Virginia, United States
  • Matthew Edmiston, "Find A Grave Index"

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Siblings (7)

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World Events (8)

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 5

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.


Age 7

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


Age 22

Kansas is the 34th state

Name Meaning

Scottish (Lanarkshire): habitational name from Edmonstone (Midlothian) or Edmonston (Lanarkshire). The former is so named from the Old English personal name Ēadmund (see Edmond ) + tūn ‘settlement’.

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

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