Name: Albert Sidney Edmondson
Given Name: Albert Sidney
Birth: 3 Jul 1905 in Meda, Eatonton, Putnan County, Georgia
Death: 24 Sep 1962 in Eatonton, Putnam County, Georgia of HEART ATTACH, CANCER 1
Burial: Pine Grove Cemetery, Eatonton, Georgia 2
Reference Number: 23312
Note: Died at His Mother's Apartment, Eatonton, Georgia
Note: Supervisior, Roofing Business
Change Date: 12 Jul 2001 at 17:29
SID HAD HIS FIRST AUTOMOBILE AT THE AGE OF 14.HIS LEGS WERE TOO SHORT TO REACH THE PEDALS OF THE CAR. SO HE HAD WOODEN BLOCK BOLTED TO THE PEDALS OF HIS MODEL "T" CAR SO HE COULD DRIVE IT.
HE GRADUATED FROM EATONTON HIGH SCHOOL WHERE HE WAS A TRACK STAR, BASKETBALL AND BASEBALL PLAYER. THE GEM WAS SO SMALL THAT TWO OF THE WALLS WERE THE OUT OF BOUND LINES OF THE BASKETBALL COURT. TO PASS THE BALL YOU COULD bounce THE OFF THEE WALLS TO ANOTHER PLAYER.
AT ONE TIME HE WAS SENT TO THE GEORGIA MILITARY SCHOOL AT MILLEDGEVILLE, GEORGIA BECAUSE HE WAS NOT LIVING UP TO WHAT HE COULD DO.
HE ATTENDED GEORGIA TECH FOR LITTLE OVER A YEAR BEFORE HIS DADDY PEACHES TREES FAILED AND HE HAD TO QUIT SCHOOL AND GO TO WORK.
ONE OF THE ADDRESSES IN ATLANTA WAS 653 CRESTHILL, N.E.
from a wedding announcement ....
'Mr. Edmondson graduted from the Georgia Military College at Milledgeville and then completed his education at Georgia Tech in Atlanta... For several years Mr. Edmondson has been connected with the State Highway Department and is now associated with the department's office located here.'
Fact-BROSEN HOUSE, EATONTON, GEORGIA
Father: Albert Sidney Edmondson b: 22 Sep 1876 in Meda, Putnan County, Georgia
Mother: Mary Frances Harris b: 19 Aug 1878 in Milledgeville, Baldwin County, Georgia
Katharine Elizabeth Finch b: 22 Jan 1903 in Moultrie, Colquitt County, Georgia
- Divorced: Y
3 Dec 1931
in Moultrie, Colquitt County, Georgia 3
Married at Her Father's House, Moultrie, Georgia
- Change Date:
12 Jul 2001
- Albert Sidney Edmondson b: 27 Sep 1932 in Moultrie, Colquitt County, Georgia
- John Gordon Edmondson b: 6 Jan 1934 in Moultrie, Colquitt County, Georgia
- Zachariah Frank Edmondson b: Abt 1936
- Abbrev: DEATH CERTIF
Title: DEATH CERTIF
- Media: Cemetary Records
Abbrev: EATONTON, GA CEMETERY
Title: EATONTON, GA CEMETERY
- Abbrev: WEDDING INVERTATION, NEWS PAPER
Title: WEDDING INVERTATION, NEWS PAPER