Historical Rosters Database

Search | Browse by Name | Browse by Class

Details for Roster ID 2600

This is a summary. Contact the Archives for additional biographical information.

Name:James Easley Edmunds
Affiliation:Class of 1880
Biography & Genealogy:James Easley Edmunds, Class of 1880: Genealogy: Born- July 9, 1860 in Halifax Co. Va. Father- Paul Carrington Edmunds; Mother- Phoebe Ann Easley. Pat. Grandfather- John Richard Edmunds; Pat. Grandmother- Mildred Cole. Mat. Grandfather- James Stone Easley; Mat. Grandmother-Elizabeth Smith Holt. Married- Harriet 'Hattie' Mackall Prescott, daughter of Benjamin Moore Prescott and Katherine 'Kate' Esther Taylor Prescott of Louisiana. Children- 1- Phoebe Easley Edmunds; 2- Katherine 'Kate' Taylor Edmunds, who married Dr. James Walker Walters; 3- James Easley Edmunds; 4- Benjamin Prescott Edmunds; 5- William Wilson Edmunds. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 11, 1877 as a 3rd Classman (Sophomore); Graduated July 1, 1880 ranking 7th in a class of 71. Also received Degree of Bachelor of Law at University of Va. in 1882. Careers: Taught at Locust Dale Academy in Madison Co. Va.; Practiced Law in Lynchburg, Va. Died- Sept. 17, 1952.