I have been researching the descendants of one Lansil Edgecomb son of Uriah Edgecomb.Lansil was married in Ohio and lived his later life in Grant County Wisconsin.
Any and all corrections, deletions, and additions are greatly welcomed and appreciated.
Lansil Edgecomb was born abt. 1815 in NY and died Bet. 1870-1880 in Wisconsin, death date and place, a guess from census records.
He married Malinda M. Russell February 06, 1837 in Trumball, OH daughter of possibly Josiah Russell and possibly Nancy Edgecomb.She was born Bet. 1813-1815 in NY, and died Aft. 1880, death date according to census records.
1850-Perry Twp., Allen Co., OH Roll 657 Book 1, page 298
Lanson Edgecomb 35 farmer 600 NY
Malinda 36 NY
Mary 13 OH
Ezra 05 OH
Rufus 03 OH
Lucia Russell 25 NY (No clue on her, maybe sister to Malinda)
1860-Town of Marion, Grant Co.,Wisconsin Roll 1409 Book 1, page 446
Lancill Edgecomb (Note first name spelling)45 carpenter 600 NY
Malinda M. 46 NY
Ezra 15 OH
Rufus 12 OH
Elizabeth L. 10 OH
Sarah A. 5 OH
Wm L. Jacobs 24 OH
Mariette 22 OH
Margaret R. 2 WI
Josiah Russell 84 born in Connecticut
1870-Marion Twp., Grant Co., WI Roll 1717 Book 1 Page 305a
Living next door to son Rufus Edgecomb
Lansil Edgecomb 55 NY
Malinda 57 NY
Sarah A 15 OH
Lansin Jacobs age 7 or 9 WI
1880 census Malinda Russell Edgecomb is living with her widowed daughter Maryette Jacobs and they live a couple of doors away from my ancestor Louisa Elizabeth Edgecomb Ricks
Boscobel, Grant Co., WI Roll 1426 Book 1 Page 43b.
Children of Lansil Edgecomb and Malinda Russell are:
1--Maryette Edgecomb born 11-06-1837 in Ohio; died Bef. 1940.
2--Ezra Edgecomb born 1845 in Allen Co., OH; died Bet. 1870-1880.
3--Rufus Edgecomb born 02-22-1849 in Allen Co., OH; died 05-30-1918 in Waterstown, Grant Co., WI
4--Louisa Elizabeth Edgecomb born 01-04-1850 in Allen Co., OH and died 01-01-1940 in Waterstown, Grant Co. WI
5--Sarah Ann Edgecomb born 1855 in Ohio, died Bef. 1940? She married William E. Clarke 09-30-1877 in Boscobel, Grant Co., WI.He was born in Rutland Co., VT per copy of marriage certificate.
1--Maryette Edgecomb married William L. Jacobs December 20, 1855 in Fennimore, Grant Co., WI, son of Daniel Jacobs.He was born April 18, 1836 in Trumball Co., OH and died February 17, 1868. They were married in Lansil and Malinda Edgecombs home.
Children of Maryette and William Jacobs are Margaret H. Jacobs born abt. 1858 in WI.She married Charles Mayo December 24, 1876 in Grant Co., WI.He was born about 1849 in England.
Lansil W. Jacobs born May 6, 1861and died October 29, 1887
Mariett Jacobs born abt. 1868
2--Ezra Edgecomb married Margaret J. Bartholomew June 22, 1867 in Marion Grant Co., WI daughter of John Bartholomew and Priscilla Tumbleson.She was born May 3, 1852 in Iowa Co., WI. They were married in the home of Jackson Bartholomew.
Ezra Edgecomb served in the Civil War with the Wisconsin Volunteers.He enlisted on Jan. 4 1864 with the rank of Private.He served with Company M, 1st Cavalry Regiment WI.He was mustered out on July 19, 1865 in Edgefield, TN From: Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers: War of the Rebellion published 1886.
Children of Ezra Edgecomb and Margaret Bartholomew are
Alfred Grant Edgecomb born November 19, 1868 in Boscobel, Grant Co., WI
Nellie Edgecomb born May 1869.
3--Rufus Edgecomb married Permelia F. Bartholomew October 24, 1869 in Fennimore, Grant Co., WI.She was born October 27, 1849 in Iowa Co., WI and Died January 8. 1912.
Rufus Edgecomb served in the Civil War with the Wisconsin Volunteers.He enlisted on January 26, 1865 with the rank of Private.He served with Company E Unit 47 WI Cav.He was mustered out on September 4, 1865 in Nashville, TN
From:Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers: War of the Rebellion published 1886.
Children of Rufus Edgecomb and Permelia Bartholomew,
George Walter Edgecomb born abt 1871.He married Mary Ellen Ostrander March 22, 1898 in Fennimore, Grant Co., WI.She was born about 1874.
Arlington Edgecomb born November 6, 1876 in Fennimore, Grant Co., WI died May 31, 1903.
Lawrence Edgecomb, born June 3, 1893 in Waterstown Twp., Grant Co., WI
4--Louisa Elizabeth Edgecomb married William H. Ricks on October 24, 1869 in Fennimore, Grant Co., WI.He was the son of Isaac Ricks and Jane Breadmore.He was born August 29, 1849 in Allagany Co., NY and died March 11, 1931 in Waterstown, Grant Co., WI
Children of Louisa Elizabeth Edgecomb and William Ricks
Frederick A. Ricks married Lora A. Rowley
Elinora jane Ricks married William Robert Ostrander
Mabel Malinda Ricks married James S. Pettit
Maude Ricks married Allen Thomas Ostrander
5--Sarah Ann Edgecomb, all I know about her, I have listed earlier.
If you are a Lansil Edgecomb descendant, I would love to hear from you.
Please free to email me directly if you so choose.