John Adamson

about 1817–21 March 1875 (Age 58)
Lost Creek, Union, Tennessee, United States

The Life of John

John Adamson was born about 1817, in Lost Creek, Union, Tennessee, United States as the son of Wm. F. Carpenter and Airisa Hisenlack. He married Priscilla Adamson in 1840, in Harrison Township, Delaware, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Harrison Township, Delaware, Indiana, United States in 1860 and Indiana, United States in 1870. He died on 21 March 1875, in Harrison, Vigo, Indiana, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Muncie, Delaware, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Adamson
1817–1875
Priscilla Adamson
1821–1882
Marriage: 1840
Henry Riley Adamson
1841–1915
Nancy Ellen Adamson
1842–1866
Eliza Jane Adamson
1848–1934
Rachel Elizabeth Adamson
1851–1924

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1840
Harrison Township, Delaware, Indiana, United States
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    Wm. F. Carpenter

    MaleMale

    Airisa Hisenlack

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 2

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1825 · State Capital Moves to Indianapolis

Age 8

The state capital was moved from Corydon to Indianapolis on January 10, 1825.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 18

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

Name Meaning

Common patronymic form of Adam , especially in Scotland, where the name is borne by a sept of clan McIntosh. In the U.S., this form may also have absorbed some patronymic forms of Adam in various other languages. Compare Adams .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Adamson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John Adamson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John Adamson, "Find A Grave Index"

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