Walter Etson Redmon, b. 23 October 1911 in Almartha, Ozark County, Missouri, d. 27 January 1990 in Springfield, Missouri

Father: George Granville Redmon, b. 24 February 1881 in Craig, Missouri, d. 22 June 1938 in Fairfax, Missouri
Mother: Sarah Alma Piland, b. 6 December 1888 in Almartha, Missouri, d. 1 August 1978 in Maryville, Missouri
Walter grew up around Fairfax, Missouri, and attended college in Maryville for two years. In 1940, he moved his family to Ozark County where he bought the Piland family farm from his mother, Alma. He farmed during World War II. In 1945, he became an agent for Production Credit Association, serving in Ozark, Douglas and Texas counties for 16 years. He moved his family to Houston, Missouri, in the fall of 1951. Walter was a deacon in the First Baptist Church of Houston, Missouri, and was also on the school board for several years. In early 1961, he quit working for PCA and worked for the Bank of Houston until June when he moved his family to Simmons, Missouri, where he bought a small grocery store. He ran the store for a short time before finally surrending to the Ministry. He was a Southern Baptist pastor, serving principally at Simmons Baptist Church which he helped to reestablish. He retired in 1983 and moved to Springfield, Missouri, where he joined the South Haven Baptist Church in 1984. Walter was, above all, a man of integrity with a total commitment to his Lord, Jesus Christ.

Spouse: Charlene Margaret Forney, b. 10 January 1914 in Mound City, Missouri, d. 7 October 1993 in Springfield, Missouri

Father: Moss Howard Forney, b. 11 May 1882 in Oregon, Missouri, d. 15 August 1949 in Mound City, Missouri
Mother: Nellie Kreek (2), b. 10 May 1887 in Oregon, Missouri, d. 2 May 1975 in Mound City, Missouri
Married 21 October 1934 in Mound City, Missouri.

Children: To help insure the privacy of living individuals, they are not listed.


George Granville Redmon, b. 24 February 1881 in Craig, Missouri, d. 22 June 1938 in Fairfax, Missouri

Father: Elvis Granville Redmon, b. 11 November 1853 in Holt County, Missouri, d. 9 November 1914 in Craig, Missouri
Mother: Mary Elizabeth Yount, b. 5 December 1858 in Cole County, Missouri, d. 30 January 1935 in Craig, Missouri
While living in Ozark County with his father, George met Sarah Alma Piland. Her father's farm bordered his father's farm. They married and moved to Holt County with his father in 1908. When Alma's father died in 1910, they moved back to Ozark County to live with her mother, Julia Piland. In 1913, he moved his family by covered wagon back to Holt County. George lived the rest of his life around Craig, Missouri. George converted to Methodism in October, 1912, and remained a faithful member. He lived on a farm south of Fairfax when he died.

Spouse: Sarah Alma Piland, b. 6 December 1888 in Almartha, Missouri, d. 1 August 1978 in Maryville, Missouri

Father: John William Piland (3), b. 20 December 1861 in Ozark County, Missouri, d. 18 December 1910 in Almartha, Missouri
Mother: Julia Emily Parnell , b. 6 October 1859 in Ozark County, Missouri, d. 14 July 1927 in Holde, Ozark County, Missouri
Married 6 January 1907.

Children:

  1. Mabel Redmon, b. 6 August 1909 in Craig, Missouri, m. Col. Robert Starnes Perkins, 1 June 1933 in Maryville, Missouri, d. 15 March 1987 in Maryville, Missouri
  2. Walter Etson Redmon, b. 23 October 1911 in Almartha, Ozark County, Missouri, m. Charlene Margaret Forney, 21 October 1934 in Mound City, Missouri, d. 27 January 1990 in Springfield, Missouri
  3. Julie Redmon, b. 1913 in Holt County, Missouri, d. 1915 in Holt County, Missouri
  4. Mildred Marie Redmon, b. 22 November 1914 in Fairfax, Missouri, d. 29 May 1955 in Maryville, Missouri

Elvis Granville Redmon, b. 11 November 1853 in Holt County, Missouri, d. 9 November 1914 in Craig, Missouri

Father: William Thomas Redmon (1), b. 26 October 1824 in Hardin County, Kentucky, d. 6 March 1906 in Leavenworth, Kansas
Mother: Amelia L. Cunningham, b. 1827 in Mercer County, Kentucky, d. 1862 in Holt County, Missouri
Elvis homesteaded a farm near Almartha, Ozark County, Missouri. It was deeded to him by the U.S. Government on Aug. 31, 1901. He sold the farm in 1908 and went back to Holt. County, Missouri.

Spouse: Mary Elizabeth Yount, b. 5 December 1858 in Cole County, Missouri, d. 30 January 1935 in Craig, Missouri

Father: Thomas David Yount, b. 6 June 1839 in Jefferson City, Missouri, d. 27 January 1923 in Craig, Missouri
Mother: Sarah Farrel Murray, b. 19 July 1838 in Cole County, Missouri, d. 9 September 1916 in Union TWP, Missouri
Married 1876 in Craig, Missouri.

Children:

  1. William Thomas Redmon (2), b. 1 March 1878 in Craig, Missouri, m. Adah (Betty Lou) Brooks, 1918, d. 1 June 1943 in Mo. Methodist Hospital - St. Joseph, Missouri
  2. George Granville Redmon, b. 24 February 1881 in Craig, Missouri, m. Sarah Alma Piland, 6 January 1907, d. 22 June 1938 in Fairfax, Missouri
  3. Myrtle Waldren, b. 21 May 1891, adopted by Mary Elizabeth Yount and Elvis Granville Redmon, 24 August 1901 in Ozark County, Missouri

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 in the Missouri Valley near Craig, Holt County, Missouri, in 1852. William served with a Missouri State Militia.

The Redmon(d) - Carlton families moved from Illinois (1860) to Holt County, Missouri. (Source: Janet Elliott Ewart - 9/18/94) Private William T. Redmon (1824 -1912) served with Company C, 9th Missouri Calvary, SM, from Feb. 1864 to May, 1865. (Source: Regimental History ('64-'65) of the 9th Missouri Cavalry, SM. )

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.

Spouse: 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
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

George Redmon (2), b. 24 January 1800 in Hardin County, Kentucky, d. 1855 in Matoon, Illinois

Father: Ledstone Redmon, b. 25 December 1778 in Rowan County, North Carolina, d. 15 May 1856 in Edgar County, Illinois
Mother: Fanner "Sunnie" Glasscock, b. ca. 1774
George was married three times. The first wife's name is unknown. Eda Carlton was his second wife. It is thought his third wife's name was Mae Stickler.

George and Eda moved to Illinois near Charleston in 1825.

Spouse: Edith "Eda" Carlton, b. 1805 in Henry County, Kentucky, d. 1855 in Matoon, Illinois

Father: Kimball Carlton, b. 7 August 1744 in Massachusetts, d. 22 May 1830 in Hardin County, Kentucky
Mother: Elizabeth Spillman, b. 1769 in Halifax County, Virginia, d. 28 July 1851
Married 1823 in Kentucky.

Children:

  1. William Thomas Redmon (1), b. 26 October 1824 in Hardin County, Kentucky, m. Amelia L. Cunningham, 27 August 1848 in Edgar County, Illinois, m. Sarah Isgrigg, 12 October 1862 in Holt County, Missouri, m. Mary Eleanor (McElhaney) Wilson, 1884, d. 6 March 1906 in Leavenworth, Kansas
  2. Lewis Wayne Redmon, b. 19 March 1829 in Edgar County, Illinois, m. Mary E. Bailey, d. 30 August 1862 in Helena, AR
  3. Peter Granville Redmon, b. 10 August 1831 in Cole County, Illinois, m. Rose Ann Replogle, 20 June 1857 in Cole County, Illinois, d. 18 July 1905 in Holt County, Missouri
  4. Martha Redmon, b. 31 March 1836 in Cole County, Illinois, m. Joseph T. Bush, d. 7 November 1917 in Winchester, Indiana
  5. John T. Redmon, b. 20 February 1838 in Clark County, Illinois, m. Rachel Carlton (2), 9 April 1863 in Cole County, Illinois, d. 27 February 1875

Ledstone Redmon, b. 25 December 1778 in Rowan County, North Carolina, d. 15 May 1856 in Edgar County, Illinois

Father: George Redmon, b. 24 March 1757 in Virginia, d. 5 April 1837 in Edgar County, Illinois
Mother: Henrietta Noland, b. 28 September 1759 in Charles County, Maryland
They were in Shelby County, Kentucky, through 1820. Ledstone fought in the War of 1812 and was probably at the Battle of New Orleans. In about 1825, he moved his family to Edgar County, Illinois, and settled on a farm in Grandview Township where he lived until his death.

Spouse: Fanner "Sunnie" Glasscock, b. ca. 1774

Father: Jesse Glasscock
Mother: Dorothy Adams
Married ca. 1798 in Madison County, Kentucky.

Children:

  1. George Redmon (2), b. 24 January 1800 in Hardin County, Kentucky, m. Edith "Eda" Carlton, 18 March 1822 in Kentucky, d. 1855 in Matoon, Illinois
  2. Mary Elizabeth Redmon, b. 22 December 1801 in Shelby County, Kentucky, m. David Morgan, 1823 in Kentucky, d. 1883 in Courtland, Cass County, Texas
  3. Nancy Redmon, b. 1802 in Hardin County, Kentucky, m. Lewis Wayne, 24 April 1829 in Edgar County, Illinois, d. 25 September 1893
  4. William Redmon, b. ca. November 1803 in Hardin County, Kentucky, m. Nancy ?
  5. Enoch Redmon, b. ca. November 1804 in Shelby County, Kentucky, m. Martha ?
  6. Catherine Redmon, b. ca. 1805 in Shelby County, Kentucky, m. Moses Burnett
  7. Sarah Redmon, b. 1810 in Shelby County, Kentucky
  8. Granville Redmon, b. 1823 in Shelby County, Kentucky, m. Prudence ?

George Redmon, b. 24 March 1757 in Virginia, d. 5 April 1837 in Edgar County, Illinois

November 10, 1778 - George Redmon served two weeks as private in Captain Nichols' North Carolina company, after which he was transferred, on the road between Charleston, South Carolina, and Purrysburg on the Savannah River, and served as wagoneer under wagoneerter, Richardson, in the South Carolina troops and continued until April 10, 1779.

April 1779 - George re-enlisted and served three months as private in Captain John Johnston's company, part of Colonel Davidson's North Carolina Regiment.

August 1780 - George Redmon enlisted and served one month as private in Captain Chapman's North Carolina company.

At some point George migrated to Rowan County, North Carolina. While there, he served in the American Revolutionary War as a Private Wagoner. He served one year under Captain Nichols, one year under Captain John Johnson and one year under Captain Chapman, all of whom were from Rowan County George and Henrietta then settled in Shelby County, Kentucky, and moved to Edgar County, Illinois, in 1831. They are buried in the Green Cemetery on the Stewart farm south of Paris, Illinois, with a Revolutionary War Marker on his grave.

At some point George migrated to Rowan County, North Carolina. While there, he served in the American Revolutionary War as a Private Wagoner. He served one year under Captain Nichols, one year under Captain John Johnson and one year under Captain Chapman, all of whom were from Rowan County George and Henrietta then settled in Shelby County, Kentucky, and moved to Edgar County, Illinois, in 1831. They are buried in the Green Cemetery on the Stewart farm south of Paris, Illinois, with a Revolutionary War Marker on his grave.

Spouse: Henrietta Noland, b. 28 September 1759 in Charles County, Maryland

Father: Daniel Noland, b. 1712 in Charles County, Maryland, d. March 1761 in Charles County, Maryland
Mother: Henrietta Smallwood
Married ca. 1777 in Rowan County, North Carolina.

Children:

  1. Ledstone Redmon, b. 25 December 1778 in Rowan County, North Carolina, m. Fanner "Sunnie" Glasscock, ca. 1798 in Madison County, Kentucky, d. 15 May 1856 in Edgar County, Illinois
  2. Polly Redmon, b. 2 March 1780 in Shelby County, Kentucky, m. Jonathan Yount, 10 November 1800 in Shelby County, Kentucky
  3. Washington Redmon (1), b. 18 March 1781 in Shelby County, Kentucky
  4. Ann Redmon (1), b. 4 October 1784 in Shelby County, Kentucky, m. William Patton, 1807 in Shelby County, Kentucky, m. George Yount (1), 14 July 1841 in Edgar County, Illinois, d. 1865 in Edgar County, Illinois
  5. Sally Redmon, b. 5 October 1786 in Shelby County, Kentucky, m. Robert Tague, 1806 in Shelby County, Kentucky, m. Lester Gardner, 11 July 1844 in Edgar County, Illinois
  6. Betsy Redmon, b. 30 January 1789 in Shelby County, Kentucky, m. Dave Galway
  7. Jemima Redmon, b. 22 May 1791 in Shelby County, Kentucky, m. William Metcalf, 13 April 1809 in Shelby County, Kentucky, d. 1 July 1866 in Shelby County, Kentucky
  8. Bennett Redmon, b. 2 October 1794 in Shelby County, Kentucky, m. Mary Nice in Shelby County, Kentucky, d. 20 March 1870 in Edgar County, Illinois
  9. Rebecca Redmon, b. 21 December 1795 in Shelby County, Kentucky, m. Samuel Woodsill, 20 March 1830 in Shelby County, Kentucky
  10. George Washington Redmon, b. 26 July 1797 in Madison County, Kentucky, m. Elizabeth Green, 29 October 1818 in Shelby County, Kentucky, d. 7 November 1872 in Edgar County, Illinois
  11. Rubemma Redmon, b. 18 August 1799 in Shelby County, Kentucky, m. Samuel Cozad, 20 August 1828 in Edgar County, Illinois
  12. Eunice Redmon, b. 7 April 1802 in Shelby County, Kentucky, m. William Green, 1827
  13. William Noel Redmon, b. 2 April 1805 in Shelby County, Kentucky, m. Lou Ann Miller, d. 1860 in Platte River, cause of death was drowning while on the way to California