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Thomas J. EDSALL

Edsall Cemetery
Jersey County,
Illinois

Thomas J. Edsall, son of Coe Edsall and Lidice H. Perry, b. April 25, 1841 d. February 21, 1928. Husband of Eliza A. Myers.

From History of Greene and Jersey Counties, 1885, p. 285:

Thomas Edsall, son of Coe and Lidice H. (Perry) Edsall, was born in Jersey county, in 1841. Coe Edsall was a native of New York, and his wife of Tennessee. The subject of this sketch grew to manhood in this county. During the war of the Rebellion he served ten months as a member of Co. E, of the 9th Ill. Cav. He has always followed the occupation of farming and now owns a a good farm of 120 acres in Otter Creek township. He was married in 1884 to Eliza A. Myers, a native of Reynolds county, Mo. She is a daughter of Lorenzo D. and Angeline (Legate) Myers. Mrs. Angeline Myers was born in 1820 and died in the year 1881. She was an old settler of Jersey county, was well known and highly respected. Mr. Edsall has served two terms as road commissioner, and is highly respected citizen of this township.

Contributed on 11/19/06 by camelot
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Submitted: 11/19/06 • Approved: 11/24/06 • Last Updated: 4/6/18 • R4063-G0-S3

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