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Dedmon Family

Updated April 2, 2007

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According to Jim Dedmon of Fresno, CA: "The Deadman family adventure began in London, England on the year 1674. John Jr. and his two sons, John III and Thomas boarded the Good Ship Charles captained by Bentony Eaton, destination----AMERICA.

The ship and our ancestors arrived at the Baltimore, Maryland port in the Chesapeake Bay in the same year of their embarcation. The Deadman family settled in a small Maryland township, which is today still called Patapsco. It is located about 20 miles northwest of Baltimore. They lived in Patapsco for approximately 100 years. The Deadman's were Tories, loyal to the king of England.

In 1765, the patriots confiscated the Deadman's property because they refused to pledge allegiance to the newly formed government. Twenty-six Tory families, including Thomas Deadman II, migrated to Rowan County, North Carolina. There is a Deadman family cemetery at the fork of the Yadkin River in North Carolina. And, there are volumes of our historical documents in the Rowan County Library at Salisbury. "

 
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