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An American Family History

 

William Edmonston

 
  also spelled Edmiston, Edminston, Edmundson  
 

William Edmondson was born about 1734. He was the son of John Edmonston.

William married Margaret Montgomery.

Margaret Edmondson (1762)
John Edmondson (1764)
Esther Edmondson (1766)
Samuel Edmondson (1768)
Robert Edmondson (1771, married Margaret Buchanan),
Thomas Edmondson (1773),
Mary Edmondson (1776).

He married Elizabeth Kennedy.

Martha Edmondson (1779),
William Edmondson (1781)
Andrew Edmondson (1783)
William Campbell Edmondson (1785),
Elizabeth Edmondson (1788),
Sarah Edmondson (1790),
Catherine Moffett Edmondson (1795),
Anna Kennedy Edmondson (1798).

In 1773 William was on the list of the united Presbyterian congregations of Ebbing and Sinking Springs, on the Holston River in Fincastle County, Virginia who called the Reverend Charles Cummings to be their pastor.

In 1776, William was on the Cherokee Expedition.

He was mentioned in John Sevier's diary in 1799.

April 21. Lodged at Col. Wm. Edmistons in Washington County, Virginia. Called on Saml. Edmiston, Esqr., and dined on our way to the Cols. 28 mls.

 
     
 

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