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  • ID: I0922
  • Name: Bartlett Edmunds
  • Sex: M
  • ALIA: Bartlett /EDMONDS/
  • Birth: in prob Lunenberg, VA
  • Note:
    ((1)) This Bartlett Edmunds is almost certainly the same person as the Bartlett Edmonds seen living in Rutherford Co., TN, at the time of the 1830 Census and in Marshall Co., TN, at the time of the 1840 Census. The equation of these two names is based on (a) the same uncommon first name of Bartlett and (b) the closeness in the spelling of the two last names (Edmunds and Edmonds) both of which can be placed in Rutherford Co., TN, in the 1823 to 1830 timeframe. It is considered highly unlikely that two different persons with such similar names would be present in this sparsely populated county during this period.

    ((2)) Only one name resembling Bartlett Edmunds/Edmonds can be found anywhere in TN in either the 1830 or 1840 Census Reports. Bartlett Edmonds is found in the 1830 Census in Rutherfor d Co. and in adjoining Marshall Co. in the 1840 Census. No names resembling Bartlett Edmonds /Edmunds can be found anywhere in the 1850 Census for TN. Moreover, there are no Edmunds/Edmonds names listed in the 1850 Census for Marshall Co., TN.

    ((3)) Although the names of his children are unknown there was a Mary Jane Edmunds who married a Jeremiah Bennett in Marshall Co., TN, on 31 Jul 1841, who was very likely Bartlett's daughter. This family is found in the 1850 Census living in Calloway Co., KY, with three Edmonds children, James, Nancy and John. These children were probably three of Mary's minor and orphaned siblings (see more under Jeremiah Bennett in this database). Another of Bartlett's daughters may have been Emily Edmunds who married Gordon Devoar/Devore in Marshall Co., TN, on 1 Nov 1840 (not 31 Oct, not 1 Dec--you have to actually read the image, not rely on the transcribed index). See more under the name Gordon Devore in this database and another file on WorldConnect. And yet another of Bartlett 's children, may have been Calvin C. Edmonds, see more under his name.

    ((4)) In the same county where Bartlett Edmunds was married to .... Steagall (Lunenburg Co. , VA), two other Edmunds men, Cain and Wilkins, and an Edmunds woman, Elizabeth, were married between the years 1807 and 1819 by the same Methodist Minister, Thomas Adams, who married Bartlett. (Thomas Adams' occupation is found in the 1850 Census.) These commonalities suggest these three Edmunds persons along with Bartlett may have all lived in the same vicinity of Lunenburg County, may have attended the same church and may even have been related as siblings and/or at least cousins.

    ((5)) Other databases posted at, World Connect, show a Bartlett Edmunds married to a Lizzie Steagall, daughter of Randolph and Susanna (Lafoon/Laffoon) Steagall. A Randolph Steagall (born about 1767 in VA) is found living with a probable son in Marshall Co., TN , in the census for 1850. See more under his name in this database.

    Marriages of Lunenburg Co., VA, 1746-1853, compiled by Emma R. Matheny and Helen K. Yates, Genealogical Pub. Co., Inc., Baltimore, 1979.
    Edmunds, Bartlett and .... Steagall (no other name shown). Married 7 Jun 1818 by Thomas Adams . Will Book 8/67.
    ((Note, other family tree databases at show that the bride's name was Lizzie.))

    Extract of Records of Rutherford Co., TN, Vol. V - Wills, Inventories, Settlements, Etc., 1820 - 1823.
    Recorded June 17th 1823-
    Inventory of the property, goods and chattels, rights and credits belonging to state of Jospeh Morton dec'd on the 19th day of April 1823 - remaining due and unpaid-
    Bartlett Edmunds - $11.25.

    1830 U.S. Census, Rutherford Co., TN.
    Bartlett Edmonds:
    males -
    (0-5) 2,
    (5-10) 1, Calvin?
    (20-30) 1; Bartlett
    females -
    (5-10) 2, Mary Jane?, Emily?
    (20-30) 1; Lizzie
    total - 7.

    1836 Tax List, Bedford Co., TN, Dist. no. 12.
    Edmonds, Bartlett, (White Polls) 1
    ((Note: (1) Bartlett did not own any acreage or slaves. (2) Bedford Co. is located directly east of Marshall Co. and directly south of Rutherford Co.))

    1840 U.S. Census, Marshall Co., TN.
    Bartlett Edmonds:
    males -
    (0-5) 1, John?
    (5-10) 1, James?
    (10-15) 2,
    (15-20) 1, Calvin?
    (40-50) 1; Bartlett
    females -
    (0-5 ) 2, Nancy?
    (5-10) 1,
    (10-15) 1, Mary Jane? (where is Emily?
    (40-50) 1; Lizzie
    total - 11;
    number males working in agriculture - 4.
    ((Note, Marshall Co. is located directly west of Bedford Co. and southeast of Rutherford Co.) )

    1839-1841Tax Record, Marshall Co., TN.
    Edmondson, Bartlet, (polls) 1, (tax) .25
    ((Note, record shows this person did not own any land or anything else of taxable value.))

    Found on GoogleBooks:
    The Stegall family of Pontotoc County, Mississippi: from 1735 ...
    1991 - 662 pages - Snippet view

    My ancestors were of the first families of Virginia, not in fame or importance, but of the first inhabitants that ...
    2) My grandfather, Randolph Stegall, born l767, lived in Virginia, emmigrated to Tennessee about l820 and settled in Rutherford Co. near where the town of Fos- terville is now. My Grandmother Stegall was born also in Virginia and her
    ... sis. of Elizabeth Bush Webb, wife of Jessie, (tp. note)
    Jessie Stegall, my father, was 8 years younger than his brother, Ralph. One sister of my father, Lizzie , married Bartlett Edmonds. , Jane Stegall, the second sister, married Hartwell Stegall, a cousin. The Third was only a half sister and married a "Maiden." All of these were prolific and raised large families. (tp. note) Taken from book, Early Marriages in Brunswick Co., VA, l730-l852. (tp. note) The Widow Puckett was the sis. of . . .
    Ralph's wife died and he married (2) my mother's sister, who was a Widow Puckett. Two children, Pleasant and Richard ... (tp. note) The Widow Puckett was the sis. of Elizabeth Bush Webb, wife of Jessie, (tp. note) Randolph Stegall first name must have been Rolph or Ralph. ...
    Vicki says this Sarah ( ) Stegall died 6 Feb. l829 probably in Giles Co., Tennessee.?? (Note: Soloman was already in Monroe Co., MS, by l825.) In l790 Soloman, a medical doctor, was still in the home of Moses Stegall. ...

    Marriage 1 Lizzie Steagall b: in prob Lunenberg, VA
    • Married: 7 JUN 1818 in Lunenburg Co., VA

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