John Paul Adamson

17 January 1900–27 January 1985 (Age 85)
Lerdala, Västra Götaland, Sweden

The Life Summary of John Paul

When John Paul Adamson was born on 17 January 1900, in Lerdala, Västra Götaland, Sweden, his father, Johan August Adamson, was 38 and his mother, Helga Andersson Snygg, was 36. He married Ragnhild Linnea Margareta Norling on 21 November 1931, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years and Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1930. He died on 27 January 1985, in Sunnyvale, Santa Clara, California, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Paul Adamson
1900–1985
Elvira Helga Ingeborg Andersson
1901–1939
Marriage: 28 May 1936
Ramon Paul Adamson
1937–1974
Ramona Adamson
1938–1938

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 May 1936Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (2)

    World Events (8)

    1901 · Assassination of Mckinley
    Age 1
    President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
    1902 · The Utah Governor's Mansion
    Age 2
    Built in 1902, the Utah Governor's Mansion is the official residence of the Governor of Utah and their family. The mansion was built using the finest materials by the finest craftsmen available, resulting in a quality and style like that of Eastern mansions. From 1957 to 1977, the Utah Historical Society occupied the mansion as a library, museum, and office space. In 1977, the residence underwent extensive renovations and was again reopened in 1980. In December 1993, a fire destroyed much of the mansion but, after another restoration, the historic building was restored to its original design with upgrades in case of another disaster threatened the home. It was listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1970.
    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
    Age 23
    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Adam

    Sources (27)

    • John P Adamson in entry for Adamson, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • John Paul Adamson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • John Paul Adamson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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