William Lennox Adamson

Brief Life History of William Lennox

When William Lennox Adamson was born on 11 February 1882, in Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States, his father, John Adamson, was 32 and his mother, Margaret Murdoch, was 23. He married Laura Jane Rawson on 3 January 1912, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Carey, Blaine, Idaho, United States for about 15 years and Carey Election Precinct, Blaine, Idaho, United States in 1940. He died on 19 May 1967, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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William Lennox Adamson
Laura Jane Rawson
Marriage: 3 January 1912
Isa Mary Adamson
Jack Hale Adamson
Rebecca Jean Adamson
Janet Lennox Adamson

Sources (32)

  • William Lennox Adamson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • William L. Anderson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
  • William Lennox Adamson, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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Historical Boundaries 1883: Alturas, Idaho Territory, United States March 5, 1885: Blaine, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Blaine Idaho, United States


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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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The following is transcribed from a mimeographed typed document found in my wife’s grandmother’s papers. After finding the record of Isabellele Adamson and seeing this story absent, I decided to digi …

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