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Andrew "River Andy" Edmondson son of William Edmondson and Martha Edmiston born 26 Jan 1797 and Susan DeBusk daughter of Elijah DeBusk and Catherine Rouse born 1795.
It is believed that he is the son of William Edmondson & Martha Edmiston. This relationship has been accepted for joining the DAR. Martha's father, Andrew Edmiston, was a Revolutionary Soldier killed in the battle of Kings Mountain in 1780. Andrew's will of 22 June 1868 probated in Claiborne County, Tennessee 6 September 1869 and 6 March 1871, in Scott County, Virginia in 24 July 1868 names his sons as William, John D., Andrew, Thomas, James, and Isaac and his daughters as Margaret Blevins, Ann Pennington, Martha, Rachel, and Ellen.

They moved from Washington County, Virginia to Claiborne County, Tennessee in the 1850's.

Their children were


1 -- William Edmondson born 20 Oct 1817 married Elizabeth Montgomery Wright
2 -- Elijah Edmondson born 1819 married Catherine Owens
3 -- John D. Edmondson born 1820 married Margaret Widener
4 -- Andrew Edmondson born Oct 1822 married Mary "Polly" Mock
5 -- Martha Edmondson born 16 Mar 1824 married Elias DeBusk
6 -- Katherine Edmondson born 09 Nov 1826 married Abraham Garrett
7 -- Ann Edmondson born 1828 married Isham Blevins
8 -- Margaret B. Edmondson born 1831 married James M. Blevins
9 -- Thomas Edmondson born 19 Oct 1835 married Rachel S. Widener
10 - Isaac John Edmondson born 02 May 1838 married Martha Blevins
11 - Rachel Elizabeth Edmondson born 20 Jun 1840 married James "Squire James" James Widener
12 - James T. Edmondson born 02 Jul 1842 married Rachel B. Widener

13 - Ellen Edmondson born 15 Feb 1847 married William McDougal Widener

This picture belongs to Thomas Alexander Edmondson