Person:Margaret Edmondson (18)

Margaret E Edmondson
m. 19 Apr 1761
  1. Margaret E Edmondson1762 -
  2. John Montgomery Edmiston1764 - 1813
  3. Esther Edmiston1766 - 1823
  4. Samuel Edmiston1768 - 1821
  5. Robert Edmiston1771 - 1823
  6. Thomas Edmiston1773 - 1822
  7. Mary Edmonson1776 -
  8. Martha Montgomery (Patsy) Edmiston1777 -
  9. William Edmiston1781 -
  1. Cynthia Montgomery1791 - 1849
Facts and Events
Name Margaret E Edmondson
Alt Name _____ Edmiston
Gender Female
Birth? 16 Feb 1762 Virginia, United Statespossibly at Borden's Grant, based on parent's location at the time
Residence? 1777 Fort Boonesboroughhusband John makes settlement and grows a crop of corn
Residence? 27 Feb 1781 Logan's Fort, Kentuckyhusband John Montgomery is killed by Indians
Marriage Abt 1782 Virginiato Robert Harreld
Residence? Aft 1790 Warren, Kentucky, United Stateswent west toward Bowling Green with sister of her first husband Flora (Montgomery) Forbes
Property[1] 17 May 1820 Washington, Virginia, United Statesnamed in land record

Research notes

Margaret is said to have married first John Montgomery in SW VA. Supposedly the family moved to Kentucky where her husband was KBI'd, and Margaret captured. According to one story:

Mrs Margaret Edmiston Montgomery and Dr./Capt. John Montgomery were captured by Indians in KY and John Montgomery was killed. Mrs Montgomery made a trail by breaking the weeds as she went. Robert Harald, Capt of a Company who followed their trail, overtook them and she ran into his arms. He later married her and they had 10 children. Ephemeral Source
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    [Lincoln Co. Deeds 101-B-1, p. 103].

    Robert and Margaret Harrald of Warren Co., KY on May 17, 1820 by agent and attorney John Harrald sold their claim to the land transferred by Wm. Edmiston, Senr. of Washington Co., VA by deed April 28, 1809 (except one undivided third of property and land warrants of Elekiel Norris in Lincoln Co., TN) to Wm. Edmiston 6/12th part of undivided 13th part, Gen. William Campbell Edmiston 12th part, Vance Greer [Hetty Esther's son-in-law] 12th part, James Gillespie & wife Patsey Gillespie, and John Beatty and wife Sally Beatie.
    Witnesses were William E. Kennedy and Thomas Buchanan