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Edmondson, James K., Colonel

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1832-1898

Secretary (and treasurer), 1865-70, trustee, 1870-98. Mayor, Lexington.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Edmondson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0251
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters and receipts of Colonel James Kerr Edmondson, a Lexington, Virginia lawyer, judge and mayor, and of his wife, Emily Jane Taylor Edmondson. Also included are Edmondson's letters to his wife during the Civil War, while he was an officer in the Stonewall Brigade. Their are some items from their relations, the Monroes and Penicks of Lexington.
Dates: Inclusive 1861-1904

Rockbridge Historical Society collection of deeds

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-35
Identifier: WLU -Coll-0043
Scope and Contents A collection of original land deeds and indentures from the vicinity of Rockbridge County, Virginia collected by the Rockbridge Historical Society.
Dates: 1748 - 1920

Silverwood

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 80
Scope and Contents This folder contains a report on Silverwood, a home built by General E. Frank Paxton in 1857 and later sold to Judge John White Brockenbrough and wife Mary Caldwell. The report discusses other owners, including Judge James Kerr Edmondson and wife Emily, and Mary K. Monroe Robinson and husband Edward (descended from the Lyles and Grahams); a physical description of the house and its renovations; and historical information about the owners and their children.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1800 - 1995

Silverwood, 1942

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 81
Scope and Contents This folder contains a bound report (written in 1942) on Silverwood, a home built by General E. Frank Paxton in 1857 and later sold to Judge John White Brockenbrough and wife Mary Caldwell. The report discusses other owners, including Judge James Kerr Edmondson and wife Emily, and Mary K. Monroe Robinson and husband Edward (descended from the Lyles and Grahams); a physical description of the house and its renovations; and historical information about the owners and their children.
Dates: 1942