Hester Adamson

16 November 1857–21 May 1890 (Age 32)
Howard, Indiana, United States

The Life of Hester

When Hester Adamson was born on 16 November 1857, in Howard, Indiana, United States, her father, Andrew Jackson Adamson, was 39 and her mother, Rachel Garner, was 40. She married John Wesley Learner on 25 December 1879, in Delaware, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Taylor Township, Howard, Indiana, United States in 1860 and Indiana, United States in 1870. She died on 21 May 1890, in Kokomo, Howard, Indiana, United States, at the age of 32, and was buried in Crown Point Cemetery, Center Township, Howard, Indiana, United States.

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John Wesley Learner
Hester Adamson
Marriage: 25 December 1879
Blanche Learner
Grace A Learner
Millie Learner

Spouse and Children

25 December 1879
Delaware, Indiana, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 6

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 10

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

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 (3)

  • Esther Dayhuff in household of A J Adamson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Hettie Learner in household of John W Learner, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Hettie Adamson in household of B F Leaner, "United States Census, 1870"

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