Creator

Date Original

1822-1836

Description

This collection contains letters and receipts from the David C. Edmiston and the Zebulon Edmiston estates.

Biographical/Historical Note

Zebulon B. Edmiston was born on April 17, 1830. His father, David Edmiston, was born in Tennessee and came to Clark County, Arkansas, when he was thirteen. David Edmiston married Rebecca Thornton and moved to Washington County, Arkansas, in 1835. He was a farmer until his death in 1884. His wife, Rebecca, died in 1882. Zebulon Edmiston married Eunice Jane Gray on December 16, 1852. They had three sons, James P., David N., and John S. Edmiston was a farmer until 1872, when he moved to Boonsboro, Arkansas, and then became a merchant until his retirement in 1884. Zebulon Edmiston died on November 18, 1891.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.074.024

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Edmiston family papers, SMC.074.024

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Edmiston family papers, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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