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My name is John Edmonds
and I am the Webmaster of this site. I am a direct descendant of Joseph Edmonds born in 1745 in Beckley, Sussex, England.
I started this website to research my own family and create a vehicle for others to contribute and pass along information about the Edmonds family. I have hundreds of photos given to me by my uncle Robert Edmonds and will be scanning them for others to download. As well, I am conducting research on the internet and posting what I find.
Please, if you have any information regarding any of the people in the Edmonds Family Tree, please update this website with your information or email me. I would love to receive full names, birth dates, marriage dates, death dates, locations, and stories about anyone related to my family. I am also happy to pass along any information to others.
If you have any comments or feedback about this site, please click here to contact me.
Our family tree is posted online on this site! There are 53 names in our family site.
The site was last updated on Aug 3 2014, and it currently has 13 registered member(s). If you wish to become a member too, please click here.
John Arthur Edmonds
Aug 30, 2008
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|Posted by: John Edmonds
on Oct 10 2008 08:09|
I was recently contacted by Jill Stevens who is the grand daughter of George Edmonds (1891-1955) son of James Edmonds and Elizabeth Burr.
Jill's mother Audrey is the daughter of George Edmonds, brother of my grand father Edward Edmonds. Audrey is 81 years old now but still remembers my grand father coming to visit her parents in Kent and also my father George.
It is wonderful to know another member of the Edmonds Family and I look forward to learning more about The Edmonds Family Tree through Jill.
|Posted by: John Edmonds
on Aug 31 2008 06:47|
|This interesting name is one of the many patronymic forms of Edmond, which is derived from the Middle English (1200 - 1500) given name "Edmund" from the Old English pre 7th Century "Eadmund", composed of the elements "ead", prosperity, fortune, and "mund, protection. In medieval England and France the name was often bestowed in honour of the East Anglian King, St. Edmund the martyr, who was killed by pagan Danish invaders in 869. The name development since 1210 (see below) includes the following: John Edmond (1275, Worcestershire), Sibil Edmund (1275, Worcestershire), William Admond (1349, Cambridgeshire), Robert Edmondson (1379, Yorkshire) and John Edmundson (1414, Yorkshire). The modern surname can be found as Edmond(s), Edmons, Edmund(s), Edmondson and Edmundson. An interesting namebearer was Sir William Edmonds, who was a Scottish colonel in the Dutch service; he was killed during the defence of Rhineberg in 1606. Henr...|