1748–1820

Jan­u­ary 22, 1748, Bridge­wa­ter, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

Spring 1820, Wood­stock, New York.

Edson was a black­smith, and al­so owned a farm. Af­ter mar­ry­ing in 1770, he sold his farm, then roamed about, prob­ab­ly teach­ing sing­ing, for six years. In 1776, he moved to New York.

After the Am­er­i­can re­vo­lu­tion, he taught sing­ing in Mas­sa­chu­setts, New York, and Con­nec­ti­cut. He moved to Wood­stock, New York, in 1817.

  1. Bridgewater
  2. Green Fields
  3. Lenox