Amelia L. Cunningham, b. 1827 in Mercer County, Kentucky, d. 1862 in Holt County, Missouri

Father: Isaac Cunningham, b. November 1798 in Virginia, d. 14 April 1869 in Holt County, Missouri
Mother: Esther M. Wright, b. ca. 1808 in Virginia

Spouse: William Thomas Redmon (1), b. 26 October 1824 in Hardin County, Kentucky, m. Sarah Isgrigg, 12 October 1862 in Holt County, Missouri, m. Mary Eleanor (McElhaney) Wilson, 1884, d. 6 March 1906 in Leavenworth, Kansas

Father: George Redmon (2), b. 1794 in Hardin County, Kentucky, d. 1855 in Matoon, Illinois
Mother: Edith "Eda" Carlton, b. 1805 in Henry County, Kentucky, d. 1855 in Matoon, Illinois

William moved with his parents to Illinois near Charleston when he was a year old. He lived there until he was grown and married Amelia Cunningham.

He moved from Edgar County, Illinois and took up farming at Craig, Mo. 1852 in the Missouri Valley near Craig, Mo., Holt County. William served with a Missouri State Militia.

The Redmon(d) - Carlton families moved from Illinois (1860) to Holt County, Missouri. Private William T. Redmon (1824 -1912) served with Company C, 9th Missouri Calvary, SM, from Feb. 1864 to May, 1865.

Feb. 6, 1864 - Wm. T. Redmon enlisted as a private in Company C, 9th Missouri Cavalry, under Captain McFarland, in Forest City, Missouri. He joined his Company in pursuit of Bill Anderson on the north side of the Missouri River. He was motivated to protect his family and home from Confederate mauraders.

Feb. 12, 1864 - Skirmish at Macon, Missouri;

Apr. 11, 1864 - Detachment skirmish in Charlton County, Missouri;

May 24, 1864 - Wm. T. Redmon was granted a 10 day furlough to see his family in Holt County, Missouri. He wanted to take care of his family and make sure they did not suffer while he was away with the Regiment.

Jun 3, 1864 - Redmon returned to duty in the early morning.

Jun 10, 1864 -While on a scouting patrol under command of Lt. Patterson in pursuit of guerillas near Keytesville, Private Redmon was severely injured when his horse fell, throwing him on the front of his saddle, causing a severe hernia as he attempted to cross a ravine in the dark.

May 18, 1865 - Private Wm. T. Redman was mustered out of military service in St. Louis, Missouri.

Mar 3, 1884 - William T. Redmon (age 60) applied for an invalid pension.

In 1887, after his wife, Sarah, died, William moved into Craig. He married Mary McIlhaney there in 1888.

Dec 23, 1895 - In case number 314627, William T. Redmon (age 71) was pensioned under the Act of June 27, 1890. He received $12.00 per month veteran benefit for injuries due to disease of left varicocele (swollen veins in the spermatic cord) and disease of rectum and left hip.

January, 1906 - William Redmon (age 81) was admitted to Soldiers National Home in Leavenworth, Kansas.

March, 1906 he was admitted to Wadsworth Veterans Hospital. He suffered from mitral insufficiency, blindness of the left eye, incontinence of urine, inguinal hernia; also weakness of mind due to senility. He had no memory of recent events, but said he would like to take care of himself, but could not think things out.

Married 27 August 1848 in Edgar County, Illinois.

Children:

  1. Ann Redmon, b. 1850 in Edgar County, Illinois
  2. Elvis Granville Redmon, b. 11 November 1853 in Holt County, Missouri, m. Mary Elizabeth Yount, 1876 in Craig, Missouri, d. 9 November 1914 in Craig, Missouri
  3. John Coleman Redmon, b. 5 December 1856 in Holt County, Missouri, m. Ida Florence Perkins, d. 14 August 1925 in Craig, Missouri
  4. Mary E. Redmon, b. 1858 in Holt County, Missouri

Isaac Cunningham, b. November 1798 in Virginia, d. 14 April 1869 in Holt County, Missouri

Father: William Cunningham, b. ca. 1777 in Shenandoah County, Virginia, d. in Edgar County, Illinois
Mother: Sybilla Denton, b. ca. 1776 in Shenandoah County, Virginia

Spouse: Esther M. Wright, b. ca. 1808 in Virginia

Father: Alexander Wright, b. 1780 in Amherst County, Virginia, d. 7 October 1861 in Holt County, Missouri
Mother: Lucy Griffin, b. 1786 in Virginia, d. 3 November 1859 in Holt County, Missouri
Married 9 January 1826 in Mercer County, Kentucky.

Children:

  1. Amelia L. Cunningham, b. 1827 in Mercer County, Kentucky, m. William Thomas Redmon (1), 27 August 1848 in Edgar County, Illinois, d. 1862 in Holt County, Missouri
  2. Demaris Cunningham, b. ca. 1827 in Mercer County, Kentucky, m. Richard Lane, 13 June 1845 in Clark County, Illinois, d. ca. 1862
  3. ? Cunningham, b. ca. 1829 in Mercer County, Kentucky
  4. Susan Cunningham, b. 1831 in Edgar County, Illinois, m. Joseph B. Williams
  5. Coleman Columbus Cunningham, b. 23 July 1833 in Matoon, Illinois, m. Mary Angeline David, d. 1 August 1915 in Holt County, Missouri
  6. Esther Cunningham, b. 1837 in Edgar County, Illinois, m. James Golden, 3 September 1864, d. 12 March 1909 in Craig, Missouri
  7. James Cunningham, b. 1841 in Edgar County, Illinois
  8. Milton Cunningham, b. 1843 in Edgar County, Illinois
  9. Alexander Cunningham, b. 1845 in Edgar County, Illinois, m. Susan ?, m. Matilda Jane Adams, 11 April 1878 in Holt County, Missouri, d. 8 March 1916 in Holt County, Missouri
  10. Jane Cunningham, b. 27 March 1848 in Edgar County, Illinois, m. Jacob Quick, 14 February 1867, d. 2 June 1916

William Cunningham, b. ca. 1777 in Shenandoah County, Virginia, d. in Edgar County, Illinois, m. Nancy Dawson, 20 April 1824 in Mercer County, Kentucky

There are two or three other possible children. John may have been the name of one.

Spouse: Sybilla Denton, b. ca. 1776 in Shenandoah County, Virginia

Father: John Denton Jr., b. 1737 in Frederick County, Virginia, d. 1787 in Shenandoah County, Virginia
Mother: Ann Margaret Weaver, b. 1740 in Germany, d. 1807 in Shenandoah County, Virginia
Married 27 February 1798 in Shenandoah County, Virginia.

Children:

  1. Isaac Cunningham, b. November 1798 in Virginia, m. Esther M. Wright, 9 January 1826 in Mercer County, Kentucky, d. 14 April 1869 in Holt County, Missouri
  2. Elizabeth Cunningham, b. ca. 1802 in Sullivan County, Tennessee, m. Samuel Lyons, 31 July 1828 in Mercer County, Kentucky
  3. Alexander Cunningham (1), b. ca. 1808 in Fauquier County, Virginia, m. Elizabeth James, 22 November 1831 in Edgar County, Illinois, m. Mary Ann Long, 2 September 1858 in Edgar County, Illinois, d. 12 November 1864 in Edgar County, Illinois
  4. Sarah Ann Cunningham, b. ca. 1810 in Virginia, m. Clarkson Cannon, 4 July 1848 in Edgar County, Illinois, d. ca. 1881