Ephraim Adamson

Male1 January 1881–27 May 1942

Brief Life History of Ephraim

When Ephraim Adamson was born on 1 January 1881, in Rangarnö, Stockholm, Sweden, his father, Anders Adamson, was 36 and his mother, Catharina Margreta Mattsdotter, was 29. He married Rosina Eliza Woodland on 18 October 1911, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Park City Election Precinct, Summit, Utah, United States in 1940 and World in 1940. He died on 27 May 1942, in Summit, Iron, Utah, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Park City Cemetery, Park City, Summit, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ephraim Adamson
Rosina Eliza Woodland
Marriage: 18 October 1911
Lee Woodland Adamson
Margaret Adamson
Phyllis A Adamson
Ella LaVere Adamson
May Bonnie Adamson
Jack Sterling Adamson
Jean William Adamson
Bobbie Dell Adamson

Sources (78)

  • Ephriam Adamson in entry for Lee Woodland Adamson, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
  • Ephraim Adamson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Ephraim in entry for Noal Davis Despain and Phyllis Adamson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 October 1911Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 0

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1884 · Fredrika Bremer Association is Founded

    Age 3

    Fredrika Bremer Association was founded in 1884 and is Sweden's oldest women's rights organization.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 17

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    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


    Ephraim Adamson was born June 6, 1889 by Willilam G. Danielson and confirmed by W. K. Burnham. He was ordained an Elder April 6, 1908 by Lewis Burnham. He did farm work as a youth and then decided to …

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