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John Edmundson

Birthdate: (57)
Birthplace: Westmorland, England, United Kingdom
Death: March 27, 1635 (53-61)
Crosby Garrett, Westmoreland, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Edmundson and Agnes Edmundson
Husband of Grace Cliborn Edmundson
Father of William "The Hammer" Edmundson and Grace Edmundson
Brother of Edward Edmundson; Ellen Edmundson; Jennet Edmundson; Elizabeth Edmundson; Margaret Chappelowin and 2 others

Occupation: Yeoman
Managed by: Mikaël Suzanne Joel Jubert
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About John Edmundson

"I was born at Little Musgrove in Westmorland, in the North of England, in the year 1627; my father and mother's names were John and Grace Edmundson. My father was well accounted of among men who knew him, and religious in what he knew. I was the youngest child of six my parents had. My mother died when I was about four years old, my father also when I was about eight years old. We were left in the care of my uncle, my mother's brother, who used us harshly, and my brothers and sisters left him, but I stayed with him several years, being young. My eldest brother, who was heir to the estate my father left, when he came to the age of twenty-one years, with my eldest sister's husband, went to court against my uncle about our inheritances, and other injuries and wrongs; and they spent a lot of money doing so."(1)


  1. WILLIAM EDMUNDSON - The Irish Hammer
  2. The Texas State Archives lists an application filed for a confederate Pension by: "Dora J. Edmundson, Coleman County, Pension #50219, husband John David Edmundson."
  3. [,_William_(DNB00) Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900, Volume 16. Edmundson, William by Augustus Charles Bickley.] "EDMUNDSON, WILLIAM (1627–1712), quaker, whose father was a wealthy yeoman, was born at Little Musgrove, Westmoreland, in 1627. He lost both parents when very young, and was brought up by a cruel uncle."
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John Edmundson's Timeline

Westmorland, England, United Kingdom
May 8, 1625
Age 47
October 24, 1627
Age 49
Little Musgrave, Crosby Garrett, Westmoreland, England
March 27, 1635
Age 57
Crosby Garrett, Westmoreland, England