The following data is extracted from Biographical Sketches, Coles County, Illinois - Pleasant Grove Township.
Jacob Edmon, farmer; P. O. Charleston; was born in Highland Co., Va., June 17, 1851, and lived with his father; engaged in farming. He was married to Alwilda Armstrong Dec. 26, 1877; she was born in Highland Co., Va., Nov. 9, 1852. Mr. and Mrs. Edmon's parents were natives of Virginia; Mr. Edmon's father was one of the early settlers in this county, coming here in an early day with but very little property. He now owns 168 acres of very fine farm land on Sec. 14 in this township.
Source: Biographical Sketches, Coles County, Illinois - Pleasant Grove Township