As a middle child in a large family, John W. Edmonds had good opportunities to communicate with siblings.
John Edmonds married at twenty-one and had at least five children with his wife Sarah.
John Edmonds was a close, long-time from of Martin Van Buren, who became President of the U.S.
J.W. Edmonds Hose Company No. 1 memorializes John W. Edmonds’ service as the first Chief Engineer for the volunteer Hudson Fire Department.
As a leader in the New York Senate in the 1830s, John Edmonds addressed the top political issues of his time.
John Edmonds, a U.S. Commissioner to American Indians in 1836, lived with Indian tribes and learned several Indian languages.
John Edmonds was a founder of the Prison Association of New York, and a high officer of it from 1844 to 1855.
Apart from his belief in spiritualism, John Edmonds had impeccable public standing. He had an extraordinary record of public service.
Francis William Edmonds was communicatively reticent, especially in comparison to his brother John W. Edmonds.
Early nineteenth-century American men’s biographies tend to include little information about their wives and children.