Surname: Edmondson

Claybank Cemetery Ozark Alabama

Margaret Claybank Cemetery is located about two miles from Ozark, Alabama on Ozark – Daleville Highway. This cemetery enumeration was performed in 1948 by Eustus Hayes and as such will provide details on headstones which may no longer be present in the cemetery. Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. choose a state: Any AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC...

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Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Florence E. Edmondson

(See Ward and Grant)-Florence Eugenia Williams, born Aug. 3, 1860 in Delaware Dist., educated in the Cherokee Public Schools and Female Seminary. She married Feb. 7, 1878 on Beanies Prairie, Michael Smith Edmondson; born September 9, 1853 in Georgia. They are the parents of: Cherry D. born October 23, 1879; Gonia L, born January 1, 1882 and Bula B. born February 17, 1884. Mrs. Edmondson’s Cherokee name is Galela, she is a member of the Methodist church, is an Eastern Star and belongs to the W. C. T. U. George Ward, born March 17, 1787 married December 15, 1805 Lucy Mayes, the Aunt of Chiefs Joel Bryan and Samuel Houston Mayes. She was born March 5, 1789. George Ward was killed during the civil war and his widow died November 1, 1867. Their daughter Charlotte was born July 18, 1809 in Tennessee, she married January 13, 1824. John H. Stover, born June 2, 1802. Mrs. Stover died August 13, 1857 and he died March 31, 1865. Louisa J. daughter of John and Charlotte (Ward) Stover was born August 8, 1840. She married October 2, 1859 Joseph Lynch Williams (whose Cherokee name was Osceola) born August 1, 1837. They were the parents of Florence Eugenia, Joseph L. Williams, died November 5, 1860. Mrs. Louisa J. (Stover) Williams married February 2, 1864, William Archibald Yell Hastings, born March 8, 1842 in...

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Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Jefferson D. Edmondson

Edmondson, Mrs. Jefferson D. (See Grant and Ward)—Lulu Eugenia, daughter of Sam­uel Taylor and Catherine Jane (Lear) Ward was born in Ark. Feb 28, 1864, educated in Delaware District. Married on Beatty’s Prairie October 6, 1887, Jefferson Davis, son of Augusta Van and Laura Edmonson, born April 21, 1861, In Washington County, Arkansas. They are the parents of: Olive Estella, born April 3, 1889, graduated from Female Seminary, May 29, 1907, married Cicero J. Howard; Laura Helen, born June 8, 1893, and Doda Kate Edmondson, born January 16, 1896, married Peter Ware. Mr. Edmondson is farming near Pryor. George Ward, born March 17, 1787, married December 15, 1805, Lucy Mayes, born March 5, 1879. She was the aunt of Chiefs Joel B. and Samuel H. Mayes. George Ward was assassinated, and his widow died November 1, 1867. They were the parents of: James Ward, born Jan. 17, 1815, married Louisa M. Williams, born June 30, 1825. He died July 20, 1868 and she died October 16, 1894. their son Samuel Taylor ward, born June 13, 1847, married in 1862. Catherine Jane Lear, born in 1844 in Morgan County, MO. He died February 12, 1864 and she is still...

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Biography of Robert Edmondson, M.D.

It is safe to say that no physician ever living in Brockville, was more generally beloved than the late Robert Edmondson, the skilful physician and surgeon, and the christian gentleman, whose death occurred May 7, 1871. He was born in Ballymena, county Antrim, Ireland, September 22,1802, was educated at the University of Glasgow, Scotland, graduating as master of surgery, in 1827, and was in surgical practice in the county of Down, Ireland, until 1829, when he came to Canada, and shortly afterwards settled at Brockville, then a very small village. Here he practiced his profession more than forty years, having a very extensive ride, and winning the universal respect of the people for his scholarship and skill, the kindness of his heart, and his self sacrificing disposition, and his labors, especially to the poor and unfortunate. These have not forgotten his generous offices. He received the degree of M.D. from Victoria College, Cobourg, and was at one time president of the Medical Alumni Association of that institution. Dr. Edmondson belonged, for many years, to the incorporated militia of Canada; was a Captain during the “Patriot War,” participating in the battle of the Windmill, at Prescott, November, 1838, and he afterwards held the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel, and doing all he could, at all times, to keep up the military spirit of the town. At the time of the “Trent affair,”...

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Biographical Sketch of George Mountain Edmondson

Edmondson, George Mountain; photographer; born, Norwalk, O., Aug. 23, 1866; son of George W. Edmondson; educated, public schools of Norwalk, O.; at the age of 14, took up the study of photography; worked in his father’s gallery till 1887; came to Cleveland, at the request of James F. Ryder, to become asst. operator for him; learned the knowledge of enlarging on the then new bromide paper, and won several prizes for work done; after six years, went to the Decker & Wilbur Studio, and in six years succeeded to the business, and soon established a studio on Euclid Ave.; specialties, color photography and home portraiture; pres. of the Photographer’s Association of Ohio, and in 1902, pres. of the Photographer’s Ass’n of America; sec’y and treas. Professional Photographer’s Society of Ohio, and a member of the New York Society; member Chamber of Commerce, Lakewood Yacht, and Athletic Clubs; member Unitarian...

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Biography of Andrew Jackson Edmondson

Andrew Jackson Edmondson, who since 1919 has had the agency for the Studebaker cars at Muskogee, was born in Memphis, Tennessee, September 16, 1872, and is a son of Edmond A. and Ann (Murell) Edmondson. The father was a planter, devoting his life to the management and development of his agricultural interests. His grandfather served as a soldier in the War of 1812 and kept a complete history of the struggle, being with Andrew Jackson in his operations in the south and at the battle of New Orleans. The manuscript which he prepared, however, was burned when the family residence was destroyed by fire. The father of Mr. Edmondson served on General Forrest’s staff in the Civil war. Andrew J. Edmondson, after completing a high school education, then turned his attention to the duties of a business career, securing first a clerkship in a wholesale grocery house. At a later period he devoted two years to the life insurance business and in 1901 he came to the Indian Territory, turning his attention to the banking business at Oldenville, in which he was engaged until 1908. His time and energies were next devoted to the management of the Atlas Abstract Company, a business of which he was the owner and in July, 1917, he came to Muskogee, where he purchased the business of the Muskogee County Abstract Company and conducted...

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Biography of Mack S. Edmondson

Except for looking after his land and other interests of a varied and important nature, Mack S. Edmondson is living retired in Pryor, enjoying the fruits of a life spent in diligence and industry. He was born on the 9th of September, 1853, a son of Van and Laura (Denman) Edmondson, both natives of Georgia. They came to this state after the Civil war but subsequently removed to Texas and located at Kaufman. The mother’s demise occurred there and soon afterward the father removed to Delaware county, Indian Territory, where he engaged in farming and stock raising until his death. Mack S. Edmondson received his education in the public schools of Delaware county and later became a student in the Pea Ridge College at Pea Ridge, Arkansas. Upon putting his text-books aside he engaged in the stock business in Delaware county and was actively identified with that enterprise until coming to Pryor. As the result of intelligently directed effort, stanch determination, courage and innate ability, Mr. Edmondson achieved a substantial success and after locating here he retired from active business life. He does, however, look after his extensive land interests in the county and a few other interests of an important nature.% 9 In Delaware county, Indian Territory, in February, 1878, occurred the marriage of Mr. Edmondson and Miss Florence Williams, daughter of Oce Williams, of a prominent Cherokee...

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Martha Ann Gertrude Todd Edmondson of Brooks County GA

EDMONDSON, Martha Ann Gertrude Todd8, (Samuel B.7, Samuel6, Eliel5, Samuel4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Oct. 24, 1850, died May 25, 1890, married Dec. 25, 1866, David Edmondson, of Brooks County, Georgia. He was a prosperous farmer. Children: I. Martha Ann Ginevra, b. March 14, 1868, d. Sept. 10, 1890, m. Oct. 2, 1888, E. J. Griffin, who d. Nov. 28, 1909. Issue: (1) Anna Maude, b. Sept. 8, 1890, d. June 5, 1893. II. John Jackson, b. Dec. 6, 1870, unmarried. III. Marie Virginia, b. Nov. 18, 1872, m. L. H. Cook, M. D.; they had four children. IV. Lizzie Belle, b. Oct. 3, 1874, d. in 1908, m. John L. Everett; they lived in Milltown, Ga.; they had four children. V. James Lee, b. March 12, 1876, d. Sept. 10, 1907; he m. and had one child. VI. Fannie Todd, b. Dec. 21, 1878; she is m. and lives in Blountstown, Fla., and has five children. VII. Carrie Cleveland, b. May 19, 1880, d. May 11, 1904, m. Oct. 3, 1898, Cleveland G. Beatty. No children. VIII. Florence Eunice, b. Nov. 17, 1883, m. John R. Bostick, who is a prosperous farmer and lives in Hahira, Ga. They have two sons and two daughters. IX. Beulah May, b. Aug. 4, 1886, m. Luther J. Cooper, who is a progressive farmer. They live in Barrett, Ga., and have two...

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Biographies of the Cherokee Indians

Whatever may be their origins in antiquity, the Cherokees are generally thought to be a Southeastern tribe, with roots in Georgia, North Carolina, and Tennessee, among other states, though many Cherokees are identified today with Oklahoma, to which they had been forcibly removed by treaty in the 1830s, or with the lands of the Eastern Band of Cherokees in western North Carolina. The largest of the so-called Five Civilized Tribes, which also included Choctaws, Chickasaws, Creeks, and Seminoles, the Cherokees were the first tribe to have a written language, and by 1820 they had even adopted a form of...

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Edmondson, Shirley Ann Smith Mrs. – Obituary

Shirley Ann Edmondson, 84, died on Monday, May 11, 2009, in Halfway, Ore., at her home with all her family around her after a long fight with cancer. A traditional graveside service will be held on Saturday, May 16, 2009, 2 p.m. at Pine Haven Cemetery. Friends are invited to join the family for a reception to be held at the V.F.W. hall immediately following the interment. Shirley was born on April 28, 1925, at Bear, Idaho. to Jesse Frank Smith and Mary Ann Cornett Smith as the youngest of 4 children. Shirley grew up and attended elementary school in Bear, Idaho, and graduated high school at 15 in Weiser, Idaho. She married Gene Hollie Edmondson on September 21, 1942 in Coeur D’Alene, Idaho. They had two sons, William H. Edmondson and Terry G. Edmondson. She and her family lived at Bear for several years after they were married. They moved to Patterson, Idaho where Gene worked in the mines for 4 years then returning to Bear where the boys went to school for 2 years before moving to Snake River where Shirley worked in the grocery store and post office at Homestead. She and Gene moved to Halfway in 1965 where she also worked in the post office, later becoming post master at Oxbow, retiring in 1987. Shirley was known to many for her historical knowledge of the...

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