JEFFERSON COUNTY NEW YORK

PIONEER EDMONDS FAMILY (1a)


1. JOHN EDMONDS was born 22 August 1784 at Hillsdale, Columbia, NY. He was the son of JOHN & MARGRET (---) EDMONDS. He was baptized 13 July 1785 at Nobletown by traveling minister Rev. Gideon Bostwick.

Came to Adams in 1807 and for a time worked with his brothers Samuel and Richard who were then engaged in the business of blacksmithing. Shortly thereafter left the business and took up farming on ten acres in Adams. Eventually Richard and then Samuel left the area and supposedly returned to the eastern part of NY.

1820 Federal Census information indicates that there may be two additional females in the to 10 age group at the residence. In 1840 he is shown at Lorraine, Jefferson County, NY, 1850/1860 - Lorraine, Jefferson County as a Farmer, 1870 - Adams, Jefferson, NY Farmer

He died 15 August 1872 at Adams, NY, and was buried at Adams Rural Cemetery, Adams, Jefferson, NY.

He married 15 September 1813

PHOEBE COX

Children, EDMONDS:

 +  2    i SARAH EDMONDS

+    3   ii JAMES ROY EDMONDS

+    4  iii RICHARD EDMONDS

+   5   iv CLARISSA EDMONDS

     6    v MATILDA EDMONDS

+   7   vi HENRY F. EDMONDS

Notes: Last name shown as Edmunds or Emonds in some information

Source(s):

Family information

A document titled "Baptism Recordsfor Nobletown & Hillsdale at http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~clifflamere/Bp/BP-Noble.htm

Obituary of John Edmonds in the Jefferson County Journal 08/22/1872

Latter Day Saints information from familysearch.org

PIONEER EDMONDS FAMILY document at jefferson.nygenweb.net/edmondsp.htm

A document titled "Baptism Records for Nobletown & Hillsdale at http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~clifflamere/Bp/BP-Noble.htm

Federal Census information at heritagequestonline.com and/or ancestry.com

Last information update 06/05/2004 by Rodger H. Edmonds


2. SARAH EDMONDS, daughter of JOHN and PHOEBE (COX) EDMONDS was born in New York State 22 March 1817. In 1820 she was in Rodman, 1830/1840 - Lorraine, Jefferson County. She died 26 March 1844 at Rodman, Jefferson County, NY and was buried at Ross Corners Cemetery.

She married 7 April 1843

CHARLES SHERMAN BOYNTON

Child, BOYNTON:

     8    i WILLIAM C. BOYNTON

Notes: Information on Charles Sherman Boynton is available in the Clarissa Edmonds Genealogy folder

Source(s): Family information

Federal Census information at heritagequestonline.com and/or ancestry.com

Last information update 09/17/2004 by Rodger H. Edmonds


3   JAMES ROY EDMONDS, son of JOHN and PHOEBE (COX) EDMONDS was born in Lorraine, Jefferson County, NY 5 April 1819. He died 24 Nov 1897 at Rodman, Jefferson County, NY and was buried at Fairview Cemetery, Rodman.

He married (1) before 1847

RUTH WOOLWORTH

Children: at least two EDMONDS:

     9    i JAMES EDMONDS

    10   ii JOHN S. EDMONDS

JAMES married (2) 2 February 1859

MILA WOOLWORTH

Children: at least one EDMONDS

    11  iii ORA A. EDMONDS


Notes: Name shown as John Edmonds, Jr. in some information

Birth date shown as 04/15/1819 in some information

James Roy Edmonds is listed twice in the 1860 Federal Census; at the residence of John and Phoebe Edmonds in Lorraine with Matilda and James, and at his own residence in Rodman with Mila and John S.

James Roy Edmonds, Mila Edmonds and John S. Edmonds are listed at the Rodman residence in the 1860 Federal Census

James Roy Edmonds and James Edmonds about age 14 are listed at the Lorraine residence in the 1860 Federal Census

Mila shown as Millie or Milly or Nina or Mina in some information


4.  RICHARD EDMONDS son of JOHN and PHOEBE (COX) EDMONDS was born in Jefferson County NY April 4, 1821. He died March 22, 1900 at Lamont, Buchanan County, IA and was buried Oakhill-Campton Cemetery, Campton.

He married 09/17/1844

LUCINDA WEAVER.

Children, 3, WEAVER:

    12    i MARY E. EDMONDS

    13   ii CHARLES J. EDMONDS

    14   iii LEROY EDMONDS

Notes: Resided on the old Edmonds homestead one year then moved to Prairie Center in La Salle County, IL. Three years later, went to Aurora, IL. In July, 1855 went to Clayton County, IA.

1830/1840 - Lorraine, Jefferson, NY

1850 - Dayton, LaSalle, IL (Farmer)

1860/1870 - Lodomillo, Clayton, IA (Farmer)

1880 - Lodomillo, Clayton, IA

1895 - Lamont, Buchanan, IA

Source(s): Family information

Federal Census information at heritagequestonline.com and/or ancestry.com


5. CLARISSA EDMONDS, daughter of JOHN and PHOEBE (COX) EDMONDS was born in New York State in 1827. According to family information, from 1830/1840 she lived in Lorraine, Jefferson, NY. In 1850, she was in Rodman, Jefferson County, NY. They came to Clayton County and settled on present farm in spring of 1857. The farm consists of 120 acres, 100 under cultivation. In 1860 they were living in Lodomillo, Clayton County, IA and were there 1860/1870/1880. In 1900 they are found in Grant, Union, IA.

CLARISSA died in 1904, and is buried in Oakland Cemetery, Jefferson, Ringgold, IA

She married

CHARLES SHERMAN BOYNTON, with whom she had six children.

Children, BOYNTON:

    15    i CHARLES HENRY BOYNTON

    16   ii DAVID F. BOYNTON

    17  iii GEORGE H. BOYNTON

    18   iv LEO BOYNTON

    19    v VICTOR A. BOYNTON

    20   vi DORA R. BOYNTON

Notes: Information on John Edmonds (1) and Phoebe Cox is available in the Edmonds Genealogy folder

Source(s):

Family information

Document titled Lovica HANCOCK m. William BOYNTON, have son Charles…. at boards.ancestry.com

Federal Census information at heritagequestonline.com and/or ancestry.com

Document titled "Biographies, beginning with B, History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882" at quine.org

Document titled "Oakland Cemetery (Shannon City) A-L at ringgoldcountyiowa.com/oaklandcemal.htm

Last information update 09/17/2004 by Rodger H. Edmonds


7. HENRY F. EDMONDS, son of JOHN & PHOEBE (COX) EDMONDS was born 1824 in Lorraine, Jefferson County, NY. By 1850, he is listed as a farmer in Lorraine. By 1860, he has moved to Adams, and his occupation is given as pump making In 1870 he is still in Adams as a liquor agent. 1880 he is in Cokato, Wright, MN

He died in 1888.

He married about 1848, in Lorraine,

MARY K. (---). Mary K. Edmonds 08/11/1909 obituary at Historical Association of South Jefferson (HASJ), Adams, Jefferson, NY

Child, EDMONDS:

    21   i   SARAH MARIAH EDMONDS

Notes: First name shown as Neony or Neoney in some information

Source(s):

Family information
Federal Census information at heritagequestonline.com and/or ancestry.com
Latter Day Saints information at familysearch.org

Last information update 06/15/2004 by Rodger H. Edmonds


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