|Birth: ||Jan. 25, 1841|
|Death: ||Mar. 30, 1916|
James M Edmundson, ownner of Salem Farm, PO Ripon, was born in Meigs County, Ohio, January 25, 1841, and was reared there a farmer, which industry he was actively identified with until 1871, when he came to Kansas, and located upon his present place, which he improved. He married in 1867, Miss Emma C Hayes, who was born in Gallia, and reared in Meigs County, Ohio. They have one son and two daughters - Warren H, Ethel E and Hollis L.
During the war he did service in Company I, 53rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry, from October 1861 until August 1865, when he was honorably discharged as a veteran of Comany I, 53rd Ohio Veteran Infantry, and was pensioned for disabilities received in the service. Since locating here (Edna, Kansas) he has since worked towaqrds the development of the public and social life of his locality, serving actively in municipal and school offices. Salem farm contains 160 acres of valuable land, all under a good state of improvement. It has nice dwellings and out buildings located upon it, and an orchard of well associated fruits. In stock rearing Mr. Edmundson pays special attention to that of the fine bred aniamls.
(Excerpt taken from Cutler's History of Labette County, Kansas.)
Emma Caroline Hayes Edmundson (1846 - 1929)
Emma Ethel Edmundson Hostetler (1872 - 1907)*
Veteran - Civil War/ Company I, 53rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry
Elm Grove Cemetery
Created by: Margaret
Record added: Sep 12, 2011
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