David William Adamson

Male1 October 1871–10 February 1944

Brief Life History of David William

When David William Adamson was born on 1 October 1871, in Brighton, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Alexander Gillespie Adamson, was 30 and his mother, Elizabeth Shaw Mcgill, was 31. He married Margret Ann Hawkes in 1891, in West Weber, Weber, Utah, United States. He died on 10 February 1944, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in West Weber, Weber, Utah, United States.

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David William Adamson
Sarah Elizabeth Hawkes
Marriage: 8 November 1904
Nathan Welby Adamson
Elizabeth Hawkes Adamson
David William Adamson Jr
Adrienne Adamson
Julia Adamson

Sources (44)

  • P W Adamson in entry for Adamson, "Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1915"
  • David Wm Adamson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • David W Adamson, "Utah, Weber County Marriages, 1887-1941"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 November 1904Weber, Utah, United States
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 1

    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.


    Age 10

    Revolt against the Turco-Egyptian administration.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 25

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    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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