Lynden Stanford Adamson

Brief Life History of Lynden Stanford

When Lynden Stanford Adamson was born on 28 June 1907, in Carey, Blaine, Idaho, United States, his father, John Robert Adamson, was 27 and his mother, Elna Pearl Stanford, was 24. He married Elizabeth Coltrin on 22 January 1938, in Carey, Blaine, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 1 August 1996, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lynden Stanford Adamson
Elizabeth Coltrin
Marriage: 22 January 1938
Lyn Stanford Adamson
Jeanne Pearl Adamson

Sources (29)

  • Lynden S Adamson, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Lynden Stanford Adamson, "Idaho, Birth Index, 1861-1911"
  • Lynden Stanford Adamson, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1950"

World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

1909 · Pioneer Park Opens

A monument honoring the Provo pioneers and Indian war veterans was dedicated on July 24, 1909, as Pioneer Park opened to the public.


The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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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