Sunday, December 29, 2013

Susan Catherine Edmonds (1852-1923)

Susan Catherine Clegg was born in Clarke County, Georgia on April 19, 1852. She was the seventh child born to the marriage of James Powell Edmonds and Rebecca Ann Snow.

The 1860 U.S. Census shows Susan living with her family in Watkinsville, Clarke County, Georgia.

By 1870, Susan's father, James Powell Edmonds, had died in the Civil War. Susan is seen in the 1880 U.S. Census living with her mother and six siblings near Monroe, Walton County, Georgia.

The 1880 U.S. Census shows Susan Edmonds as head of household and living in Walton County, Georgia.  This census was taken in June of 1880.

On October 29, 1880, Susan Catherine Edmonds married Hiram A. Clegg in Walton County, Georgia

As the following U. S. Census records show, Susan and Hiram made their home in Walton County where they five children.




Susan Catherine Edmonds Clegg died on July 4, 1923.  She is buried in the Clegg Family Cemetery #1 in Walton County, Georgia.  Hiram A. Clegg died on January 12, 1930.  He is buried alongside his wife.

The following children were born to the marriage of Susan Catherine Edmonds and Hiram A. Clegg:
Sallie Frances, 1881-1959 (m. William P. Clegg, 1870-1944)
William A., 1884-1967
Thomas Sanford, 1886-1961 (m. Bertha Huff, 1886-1944)
Joel Wesley, 1889-1967 (m. Lena Moon, 1885-1979)
Wilton Lumpkin, 1893-1919 (m. Eva G. Hogan, 1895-1919)
Susan Catherine Edmonds was my paternal great grand aunt through her brother, my great grandfather, William Newell Edmonds; his son, Bruce Edmonds; and his grandson, Bruce Alfonso Edmonds.

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