Ref _History of Families, Giles Co. Virginia_, [desc in Clark Co. Ohio]
...John Stafford m. Elizabeth BROWN Fair.His father John Stafford, Staffordshire, England, m. Margaret Brunt, and migrated to North Ireland, Enniskillen.Son Ralph m. Jane Kane and came to Cumberland Co., PA in 1778.Later he moved to Giles Co. VA, Pleasant Hill area of Trigg on WalkersCreek.
James Stafford and wf Nancy Eaton and ch came to America, Giles Co., VA c1790, from County Fermanaugh, Ireland.
In 1811 all but three of James' ch went to Clark Co., Ohio [near Miami Co.]
Notice the names FAIR, above and your Emma Stafford, b. 1840, Miami Co., Ohio.
My John F. EDMONDSON and wf Rebecca unknown were in Ohio when their son, Charles E., was born in 1835.
Richard H. EDMONDSON, b. c1840
Boanerges R. EDMONDSON, b. c1840, d. 1866, Cincinnati and New Orleans papers please copy, ref MO Republican
Edwin Fair EDMONDSON, b. 1848, St.Louis, MO, d. 1911, Waco, Texas
Emma EDMONDSON, b. 1857, St. Louis, MO, d. single, 1884, St. Louis, MO
Is my Rebecca UNKNOWN a STAFFORD?On census records she was born in VA.Cemetery record says b. KY.