Name: Myra DUNCAN 1
Death: JUL 1879 in Sevier, Tennessee. The mortality schedule for 1880 starts June 1879, She died in July 1879 which was good because Tilman married Julia Adams in Aug 1879,
In her General Affidavit in support of Tilman Edmonds' pension request, on Dec 27, 1920, Francis Shewbert said her age was 75 years and she was a resident of Knox County, TN.
She said that "Mirah L. Edmonds, died June 6th 1878 . . .and that her means of knowledge is that she ws present at th edeath of the said Miral H. Edmonds, and attended her funeral. (her X mark).
L M Shubert
L A Edmonds
Tilman W. EDMONDS b: 3 MAR 1841 in TN per his Civil War pension application and all his censuses but one ((not BUG MUD CREEK, NC)) and we do NOT know it was Jefferson County!
- Title: name of first wife from Tilman's Civil War pension application
Text: Second wife listed as Julia Adams. She's the one who got widow benefits
- per Richard Huddleston's WC post.