Person:Esther Edmondson (1)

Esther Almeda Alice [Hettie] Edmondson
m. 16 Jan 1855
  1. Esther Almeda Alice [Hettie] Edmondson1856 - 1940
  2. William Matthew Hay Buchanan Edmondson1857 -
  3. Mary (Mollie) E Edmondson1859 -
  4. Eddie EdmondsonAFT 1860 -
  5. Samuel F Edmondson1861 -
  6. David B. Edmondson1864 - 1905
  7. James Robert Edmondson1866 - 1927
  8. Thomas Jay Edmondson1867 -
  9. George Edmondson1870 - 1870
  • HJackson Mayfield1850 - 1914
  • WEsther Almeda Alice [Hettie] Edmondson1856 - 1940
m. 25 Oct 1877
  1. Elizabeth Jane Mayfield1878 - 1950
  2. Annie Lee Mayfield1884 - 1954
  3. John Samuel Mayfield1886 - 1968
  4. Hettie Victoria Mayfield1888 - 1953
  5. Hannah Mayfield1893 - ABT 1904
  6. Mary Margaret Mayfield1896 - 1981
Facts and Events
Name Esther Almeda Alice [Hettie] Edmondson
Gender Female
Birth? 21 May 1856 Washington County, Virginia
Alt Marriage 11 Oct 1877 Morgan Co., Moto Jackson Mayfield
Marriage 25 Oct 1877 Morgan, Missouri, United Statesto Jackson Mayfield
Unknown MISSOURI ST
Jackson Mayfield
Death? 7 Jan 1940 Mason, Okfuskee, Oklahoma, United StatesClose to Okemah
Burial? Gyp Valley Cemetery, May, Harper, Oklahoma, United States

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About Esther Alice Almeda Edmondson

Born 21 MAY 1856

IN WASHINGTON CO. VIRGINIA

Jackson and Esther Mayfield was buried at Maye, Oklahoma Evergreen Cemetery

Esther Almeda Alice Edmondson was born in Washington County, Virginia...her father and mother with their children left Virginia and travel to Morgan County, Missouri...when she was 14 years of age..they 

traveled over 700 miles in covered wagons and on foot...other than the sick and the one driving the wagons they walked the average travel was 10 miles a day it would have taken over 70 days that is over two months of travel.

They settled in Morgan County and that is were Esther married and buried her parents after her marriage she and Jackson moved to the next county (Camden) were she gave birth to most of her children...

Then in 1913 they went west to Maye Oklahoma....Esther and Jackson travel by train while her brother John and son-n-law Luther Wills took their stuff by cover wagon...the story is that Jackson had to get off at every train stop and see the sights. Almeda and Jackson got to Buffalo on the train the same day that John and Luther got there with the covered wagons....

Jackson died of Pneumonia the first winter and was buried in Maye, Oklahoma..about 9 miles out of Buffalo, Oklahoma...

Esther Almeda Alice Hettie Edmondson Mayfield lived the rest of her life in Oklahoma and Arkansas she live with her children, Esther was living with her daughter Elizabeth Jane when she died on January 7, 1940 at 1:30 AM she was 83 years 7 months 21 days old. She had been under the care of Doctor Al Lucau from Castle, Oklahoma from Nov. 3, 1939 till she died. Her funeral was taken care of by E. E. Bloom at Okemah, then taken to Evergreen Cemetery and laid to rest by the side of her late husband Jackson Mayfield

Her birth record is from the COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA BIRTH CERTIFICATION FILED BETWEEN 1856 AND 1896 BY HER FATHER FOR ESTHER. PAGE 31 LINE NUMBER: 39 Her birth record is from Washington county, Virginia

HER MARRIAGE RECORD IS FROM MORGAN COUNTY MISSOURI

HER DEATH RECORD FROM OKEMAH, OKLAHOMA

I Donald Lloyd Bradley have a copy of all three

Esther Almeda . Matthew Buchanan Edmondson, brother to Robert her father, married Almeda Parsons in 1850's in Kanawha Co, Va. Could be the source of the name Almeda.

1860 United States Federal Census

1860 United States Federal Census

Name: Esther Edmondson

Age in 1860: 5 Birth Year: abt 1855 Birthplace: Virginia Home in 1860: Western District, Washington, Virginia Gender: Female Post Office: Forks Household Members: Name Age Robert Edmondson 32 Elizabeth Edmondson 24 Esther Edmondson 5 William Edmondson 3 Mary Edmondson 10.12

Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: Western District, Washington, Virginia; Roll: M653_1383; Page: 489; Image: 128.


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References
  1.   Donald Loyd Bradley.

    information for Birth, marriage, death records of which I have...and from my dad George Bradley who knew her, she was his grandmother