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~Edward M. Gideon~

Edward M. Gideon b. 05-NOV-1787, Wilkes Co. Nc., married abt. 1810, in North Carolina, Catherine Elizabeth "Katie" Bunting, b. About 1795. Edward died Before 1840, Laurel Co. Ky.

Soon after 1810 moved from Wilkes Co, NC to Hawkins Co, TN where his father moved in 1809. Edward served in War of 1812 with the Tennessee Volunteers under Capt Andrew Jackson and was in the Battle of New Orleans. Edward was a saddler having learned the trade from his father. In 1830 he and his family were living in Claiborne Co., TN and showed on the 1830 census. He moved to Laurel Co, KY before Aug 1831. At that date he signed the marriage bond for his daughter, Abigail and George Brock, Elder of the Baptist Church of Laurel Co, KY.

Katie Bunton died sometime in the 1850's.

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