- Birth Date
- 23 July 1821
- Death Date
- 13 October 1891
Circumstantial evidence from census records, church records, newspaper records and genealogical information proves the Edmiston family traveled to Utah in 1851. In the 1850 Iowa census the surname is spelled Edinson; in the 1852 "Registry of names of Persons Residing in the Various Wards as to Bishop's Reports, Great Salt Lake City," the surname is spelled Edminister.
- Age at Departure: 29
- 1850 Iowa Census, Pottawattamie County.
- 1856 Utah Census.
- "Deaths," Deseret News, 8 November 1890, 8.
- "Registry of Names of Persons Residing in the Various Wards as to Bishops' Reports, Great Salt Lake City, Dec. 28th, A.D. 1852." In Wright, Norman Edgar, ed., Key to Migration Sources Great Britain and North America.