Edward Francis Adamson

Male25 January 1845–24 March 1930

Brief Life History of Edward Francis

When Edward Francis Adamson was born on 25 January 1845, in Washington, Iowa, United States, his father, Jacob Adamson, was 27 and his mother, Nancy Jane Farley, was 21. He married Martha Jane Davis on 22 October 1867, in Solano, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Mendocino, California, United States in 1880 and Judicial Township 2, Lake, California, United States in 1910. He died on 24 March 1930, in Lower Lake, Lake, California, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Lower Lake, Lake, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Francis Adamson
Martha Jane Davis
Marriage: 22 October 1867
Addie Lena Adamson
Francis "Frank" Milton Adamson
Nina Marcia Adamson

Sources (34)

  • Edward F Adamson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • E F Adamson, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Edward F Adamson, "California Death Index, 1905-1939"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 October 1867Solano, California, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 5

    Historical Boundaries: 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Weber, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Weber, Utah, United States

    1868 · Impeach the President!

    Age 23

    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Adam + Middle English son, meaning ‘son of Adam’. The surname is especially common in Scotland, where it is borne by a sept of clan McIntosh. In North America, this surname has absorbed some Polish and possibly also other European patronymics and other derivatives from the personal name Adam. Compare Adams .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Pioneer Trek

    Edward traveled with William Now and Joseph Young Pioneer company from Kanesville (modern day Council Bluff), Iowa to Utah leaving June 21, 1850 and arriving in Utah 1-4 of October 1850. There were 4 …

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