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Edmund H. Damon

Male 1809 - 1891  (81 years)


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  • Name Edmund H. Damon  [1
    Born 16 Jun 1809  Bridgeport, Madison, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Mar 1891  Calamus, Clinton, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Buried Rose Hill Cemetery, Calamus, Clinton County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I33394  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of DK
    Last Modified 29 Apr 2021 

    Father Jason Damon,   b. 30 Jul 1763, Warren, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1835, Bridgeport, Madison, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Lucy Owen,   b. 1 Feb 1775, New Lebanon, Columbia, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1851, Vernon, Waukesha, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 21 Feb 1793  Grafton, Rensselaer, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Family ID F19701  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Hicks,   b. 25 Aug 1811, Albany County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1886, Calamus, Clinton, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 15 Nov 1835  [5, 8
    Children 
    +1. Norton Jason Damon,   b. May 1846, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1912  (Age ~ 65 years)
    Last Modified 29 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F19700  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "E. H. DAMON, retired farmer; P. O. Calamus. Son of Jason and Lucy (Owen) Damon; was born June 16, 1809, in Madison Co., N.Y. From 1845 to 1861, he was engaged in running a hotel in Sullivan of that county. In the spring of 1861, emigrated to Iowa, stopping at Davenport till the fall, when he came into Olive Township, Clinton Co., having purchased a farm of 240 acres. In 1875, moved into Calamus and subsequently sold the farm. Married Miss Sarah Hicks Nov. 15, 1835; she was born Aug. 10, 1810, in Albany Co., N.Y.; have ten children—Ammon, Albert, Elizabeth, Riley and Emily, Myron, Sarah, Norton, Alpheus and Anna. Three sons—Ammon, Myron and Riley, served in the 8th Iowa Infantry Volunteers. Albert is a member of the New York Conference of' M. E. Church. Norton and Alpheus engaged in the mercantile business in Calamus. Republican." [History of Clinton County, Iowa, citation details below]

      Edmund Damon (1809-1891) = Sarah Hicks (1810-1886)
      Albert Nelson Damon (1838-1893) = Hattie Salisbury (1839-1910)
      Albert Howe Damon (1878-1948) = Grace Henrietta Telfer (1879-1956)
      Albert Howe Damon (1912-1986) = Roberta M. Fay (1913-2003)
      Kent Telfer Damon (1942- ) = Nancy June Carlsson-Paige (1944- )
      Matthew Paige "Matt" Damon (1970- )

  • Sources 
    1. [S5287] The Mayflower 500: Five Hundred Notable Descendants of the Founding Families on the Mayflower by Gary Boyd Roberts. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2020.

    2. [S5278] Find a Grave page for Edmund N Damon., date and county only.

    3. [S5279] The History of Clinton County, Iowa. Chicago: Western Historical Company, 1879., date and county only.

    4. [S5281] Find a Grave page for Pvt Jason Damon.

    5. [S5566] The Damon Family of Wayland, Massachusetts by Richard A. Damon, Jr. Penobscot Press, 1997.

    6. [S5278] Find a Grave page for Edmund N Damon., date only.

    7. [S5278] Find a Grave page for Edmund N Damon.

    8. [S5279] The History of Clinton County, Iowa. Chicago: Western Historical Company, 1879.