Person:John Edmonson (1)

John Lewis Edmonson
b.13 February 1761/62 Augusta County, Virginia
m. 10 Sep 1791
  1. John Simpson Edmonson1800 - 1887
Facts and Events
Name John Lewis Edmonson
Alt Name John Edmondson
Alt Name John Edmundson
Alt Name John Edmiston
Gender Male
Birth[1] 13 February 1761/62 Augusta County, Virginia
Marriage 10 Sep 1791 Washington County, Virginiato Elizabeth Robinson
Death[1] 1847 Fulton County, Illinois

John Edmonson was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Revolutionary War Pension Information

Information from “Virginia/West Virginia Genealogical Data from Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Records”, Vol. 2, compiled by Patrick G. Wardell, Lt. Col. U.S. Army Ret. :

Edmonson, John - born 2/13/1761-2 near Rockbridge [then Augusta] County, Virginia; entered service 1777 in Abbeville District, South Carolina; resided there after Revolutionary War, thence near Holichucky River in Tennessee, thence to Blount County, Tennessee, thence to Lincoln County, Tennessee, thence to Jackson County, Alabama, where granted Pension in 1833; resided 1835 in Fuiton County, Illinois; in 1841 referred to wife, daughter & 2 grandchildren mentioned but not named; resided in Sangamon County, Illinois, 1842 age 82; query letter in file 1929 from Miss Anna L. Bays, Lewistown, Illinois, descendant of a Virginia Revolutionary War soldier John Edmonson/Edmundson who was born near Fredericksburg, Virginia, 164; query letter in file in 1925 from great granddaughter (on mother's side) Mrs. L.E. Shairly, Harlingen, Texas, states her father age 88 then was living in Pasadena, CA, grandson of soldier. F-S322229, R899.


Edmiston on the marriage - Charles Cummings, Presbyterian minister officiated

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