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John Edinger
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Birth: 1812
North Carolina, USA
Death: Apr., 1895
Marion County
Iowa, USA

Husband of Martha Russell,
Martha was the Daughter of Alexander Russell and Catherine Stewart.
John Edinger and Martha Russell got married on Feb. 4th, 1841, in Orange County, Indiana.
Father of Mary Etta, Samuel Newton, Alexander and Catherine
Not much is known about John before he got to Indiana and married Martha, other than he was born in North Carolina. He is one of our brick walls.

1854 Census, Iowa, Marion, Liberty Twp

Name of Head of Family

Edinger John 3 3 1 1 6

3 Males = John Edinger, Samuel Newton Edinger, Alexander Edinger
3 Females = Martha Russell [Edinger], Mary Edinger, Catherine Edinger

1860 Census
Name: John Eddinger
Age in 1860: 42
Birth Year: abt 1818
Birthplace: North Carolina
Home in 1860: Liberty, Marion, Iowa
Household Members: Name Age
John Eddinger 42 <<< Self
Martha Eddinger 48 <<< Wife
Marietta Eddinger 18 <<< Daughter
Samuel N Eddinger 17 <<< Son
Alexander Eddinger 15 <<< Son
Martha C Eddinger 12 <<< Daughter
Charles H Holnes 20 <<< Farmhand? / Unknown?

1870 Census
Name: John Eddinger
Estimated Birth Year: 1815
Gender: Male
Age in 1870: 55y
Birthplace: North Carolina
Home in 1870: Liberty Marion, Iowa
Household Gender Age
John Eddinger M 55y <<< Self
Martha Eddinger F 62y <<< Wife
Mary Eddinger F 28y <<< Daughter
Catherine Eddinger F 22y <<< Daughter (Idiot)
John Eddinger M 8y <<< Grandson (Illegitimate)

*1880 CENSUS*
Residence: Liberty, Marion, Iowa
Birthplace: North Carolina
birth date: 1814
father's birthplace: North Carolina
mother's birthplace: North Carolina
occupation: Farm Laborer
Household Members:
John Edinger 66 North Carolina <<< Self
Martha Edinger 73 North Carolina <<< Wife
Mary Edinger 38 Indiana <<< Daughter
Catharine Edinger 31 Missouri <<< Daughter
A. Lucinda Edinger 7 Iowa <<< Granddaughter (A = Anna)
W. John Edinger 18 Iowa <<< Grandson (W = ?)
W. Abner Edinger 6 Iowa <<< Grandson (W = Worth)

*1885 CENSUS*
Birthplace: North Carolina
Event Place: Liberty, Marion, Iowa
Estimated Birth Year: 1813
Household Members:
John Edinger 72 <<< Self
Mary Edinger 43 <<< Daughter
Lucinda A Edinger 12 <<< Granddaughter (A = Anna)
Abner W Edinger 9 <<< Grandson (W = Worth)
Albert Edinger 4 <<< Grandson (Twin, brother died at birth)
Newton Edinger 42 <<< Son

John made some kind of Application regarding the Civil War and his Son Alexander.

A note from one of John's 3rd Great Granddaughters, Diane H:
John Edinger died the first week of April 1895 - I have his obit - it was dated 4/10/1895 and just said he died one day last week of the grippe (flu) - and that he was 84 years old.
Family links: 
  Martha Edinger (1807 - 1882)
  Mary Edinger (1842 - ____)*
  Samuel Newton Edinger (1844 - 1921)*
  Alexander Edinger (1845 - 1865)*
*Calculated relationship
Marysville Cemetery
Marion County
Iowa, USA
Maintained by: evilC
Originally Created by: Roxanne Jenkins Riggan
Record added: Aug 21, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 95721050
John Edinger
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- zoey
 Added: Jul. 20, 2015
- evilC
 Added: Mar. 19, 2013

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