|Birth: ||Nov. 14, 1871|
|Death: ||Jul. 16, 1953|
Born on Tuesday, Died on Thursday.
Aged 81 years, 8 months, 2 days.
George L. Edmundson, of the firm of Hunter & Edmundson, funeral directors, 600 Market Street, McKeesport, was born in Lincoln Township, Allegheny Coounty, Pennsylvania, on November 14, 1871, on the same farm on which his father, Havilla G. Edmundson, only son of Levi Edmundson was born June 16, 1842 and died June 7, 1879.
His mother, Sarah C. Edmundson, oldest daughter of Joseph Peairs, of Elizabeth Township, Allegheny County, remained on the farm until 1890, when her present home was built at Rhodes Station, now a part of Glassport.
In 1891, Mr. Edmundson entered the employ of the Diamond Lumber Company, remained with this concern two years, and then began a successful career as undertaker with the firm of W. W. Hunter & Son.
In 1899 he was made a member of the firm, which was then called W. W. Hunter, Son & Company, and two years later, upon the retirement of Mr. W. W. Hunter, the name was again changed and has been known since then as Hunter & Edmundson.
Mr. Edmundson married Mary R. Harrison, daughter of John and Mary Harrison, of McKeesport, and has one daughter, Helen R.
The family resides in the second ward, McKeesport. Mr. Edmundson is in political belief a republican. He is a member of the First Presbyterian church of McKeesport.
Taken from "Memoirs of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; personal and genealogical.(2 Volumes)"; Madison, Wis., Northwestern Historical Association, 1904.
with Mary H. Edmundson
Located at :
N 40° 14' 27.9" x W 079° 51' 30.5"
Accuracy within 29 feet.
[ A big thank you to James for the information. ]
Havilla Gamble Edmundson (1842 - 1879)
Sarah Catherine Peairs Edmundson (1846 - 1915)
Mary H. Edmundson (1874 - 1965)*
Round Hill Cemetery
GPS (lat/lon): 40.24108, -79.85847
Created by: Dead Ringer
Record added: Jul 14, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28261718