John Adamson

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

The Life Summary of John

When John Adamson was born about 1817, in Lost Creek, Union, Tennessee, United States, his father, Abraham Adamson, was 27 and his mother, Eleanor Lewis, was 25. 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, Fayette Township, Vigo, Indiana, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Muncie, Center Township, Delaware, Indiana, United States.

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John Adamson
Priscilla Adamson
Marriage: 1840
Henry Riley Adamson
Nancy Ellen Adamson
Eliza Jane Adamson
Rachel Elizabeth Adamson

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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. 
Age 10
Historical Boundaries: 1827: Delaware New Purchase, Indiana, United States 1827: Delaware, Indiana, United States
Age 17
Historical Information 1834: Delaware, Indiana, United States

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.

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Sources (9)

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

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