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    John Richard Edmunds

    John Richard Edmunds

    Male 1812 - 1873  (60 years)

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    • Name John Richard Edmunds 
      Born 26 Aug 1812 
      Gender Male 
      Died 8 May 1873 
      • "Elm Hill", VA
      Person ID I38728  My tree
      Last Modified 28 Jan 2021 

      Father Henry Edmunds,   d. 1857 
      Relationship natural 
      Mother Martha W. Morton 
      Relationship natural 
      Married 1808  [1
      Family ID F8554  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

      Family Mildred Carrington Coles,   b. 1 Mar 1820,   d. 28 Dec 1889  (Age 69 years) 
      Married Jan 1836  Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Children 
       1. Sallie Edmunds,   b. 21 Jun 1850, Halifax Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1918  (Age 67 years)  [natural]
       2. Paul Carrington Edmunds,   b. 11 Nov 1836,   d. 12 Mar 1899  (Age 62 years)  [natural]
       3. Ann Lightfoot Edmunds,   b. 30 Mar 1838  [natural]
       4. Henry Edmunds,   b. 26 Aug 1842,   d. 15 Feb 1907  (Age 64 years)  [natural]
       5. Elizabeth Coles Edmunds,   b. 14 Jun 1848  [natural]
       6. Mildred Coles Edmunds,   b. 1 Jul 1852  [natural]
       7. Lyttleton Edmunds,   b. 26 Sep 1854  [natural]
       8. Edward Carrington Edmunds,   b. 20 May 1857, Halifax Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1916  (Age 59 years)  [natural]
       9. Jr. John Richard Edmunds,   b. 14 Apr 1845  [natural]
      Last Modified 28 Jan 2021 
      Family ID F14205  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    • Notes 
      • John Richard Edmunds was a wealthy man before the Civil War, a staunch sympathizer with the South, and among the many conspicuous services that he did was the building for the Confederate government that section of the Southern Railway lying between Danville and Greensboro. He owned many slaves and other property and was also a large landowner, building Redfield plantation. He attended the University of Virginia, 1828-32, receiving a Bachelor of Laws degree. He married Mildred Coles in 1836 and lived at "Redfield", Halifax County, Virginia.

    • Sources 
      1. [S121] DAR Lineage Books, Daughters of the American Revolution, DAR ID Number: 73154.