An American Family History


Samuel Edmondson

  also spelled Edminston, Edmiston, Edmonson, Edmundson  

The Society of Friends (Quakers) began in England in the 1650s, when they broke away from the Puritans. Pennsylvania was founded by William Penn, as a safe place for Friends to live and practice their faith.

Samuel Edmondson was born about 1767 in Third Haven, Talbot County, Maryland. He was the son of Solomon Edmondson and Susannah Wilkinson.

On September 25, 1791 Samuel married Elizabeth Johnson in Greene County, Tennessee.

Solomon Edmondson (1792),
John William Edmondson (1797),
Samuel Edmondson (1797),
Francis Edmondson (1802),
Thomas Jefferson Edmondson (1805, married Mary Sams),
Susan Edmondson (1806), and
Rebecca Edmondson (1810).

On May 3, 1792 Samuel Edmondson bought 200 acres at the head of Sinking Creek. This was adjacent to Solomon Edmondson and William Handley. They lived there from 1790 to 1807 before moving to the Ballcamp community in Knox County.

On December 6, 1806 Samuel Edmondson sold 200 acres on Sinking Creek.

Samuel died in 1863 in Beaver Creek, Knox County, Tennessee.






Samuel Edmondson
400 ac
Commissioners Certificate
on both sides of the Middle Fork of Holstein River...
Beginning corner to Samuel Steels land...with John Scots line...corner to William Edmondson...leaving Col. Edmondsons line
January 29, 1783

Samuel Edmondson
400 ac
on the middle fork of Holstein, includes improvements.
200 ac surveyed by Military Warrant on March 14, 1774,
actual settlement made in 1771
August 23, 1781

The Holston River flows from Kingsport to Knoxville.
map by Kmusser


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