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John Adamson

M, #9875, b. 17 June 1829, d. 22 November 1920
Last Edited: 4 Aug 2015

Parents:

Father*: Thomas Adamson b. 4 Dec 1782, d. bt 30 Mar 1851 - 1 Jan 1855
Mother*: Agnes Kerr b. 1 Apr 1785, d. 23 Oct 1872
  • Birth*: John Adamson was born on 17 June 1829 at Farnell, Forfarshire, Scotland, .1
  • He was the son of Thomas Adamson and Agnes Kerr.
  • Marriage: John Adamson married Agnes Paterson on Friday, 11 June 1852 at Glamis, Forfarshire, Scotland, .2
  • (Groom) Marriage*: John Adamson married Mary Ann Lakie in 1878 at Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, .3
  • (Deceased) Death*: John Adamson died on 22 November 1920 at 7 Chapel Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, , at age 91 1920 deaths in the district of Forfar in the county of Forfar, ref 159; John Adamson labourer retired widower of 1st Agnes Paterson 2nd Mary Lakie; 1920 November Twenty-second 1h 0m pm 7 Chapel Street Forfar; male aged 91 years; David Adamson crofter (dec) Agnes Adamson ms Kerr (dec); senile decay as cert by Jno Cable LRCP; Geo Gordon friend Rosewell Cottages Forfar; 1920 November 23rd at Forfar John F Craib registrar.4,5
  • Burial*: He was buried on 25 November 1920 at Newmonthill Cemetery, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; page 507, ref 16888, John Adamson, burial 1920 Nov 25, compartment J, square 26, grave 3, depth 5, age 91.6
  • (Informant) Death: He registered the death of Agnes Paterson on 11 April 1873 at 3 Archie's Park, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1872 deaths in the district of Forfar in the county of Forfar, ref 91; Agnes Adamson married to John Adamson general labourer, illegitimate; 1873 April eleventh 8h 0m pm 3 Archie's Park Forfar; female aged 42 years; Isabella Paterson farmer's daughter; typhoid fever in child bed 14 days as cert by William F Murray LRCS Ed; John Adamson widower present; 1878 April 12th at Forfar James Burns registrar.7

Census Events

Member of Household6 June 1841John Adamson was listed along with Thomas Adamson in the 1841 census at Drumglay Cotter, Glamis, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Thomas Adamson, 55, no occupation stated, Angus; Agnes Adamson, 55, Angus; John Adamson, 10, weaver, Angus.8
Member of Household30 March 1851He was listed in the 1851 census at Nether Hayston, Glamis, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; John Adamson, serv, 22, farm serv, Farnell; with 4 other men aged 17-33; William More is head, 33, farm overseer, Errol.9
Head of Household7 April 1861He was listed as head of household, along with spouse Agnes Paterson in the 1861 census at Arnifoul Farm, Glamis, Forfarshire, Scotland, . John Adamson, head, 31, ploughman (foreman), Farnell; Agnes, wife, 30, ploughman's wife, Glamis; also in the household were William Paterson Adamson, Mariann Webster Adamson, Isabella Adamson and Elizabeth Adamson.10
Head of Household2 April 1871He was listed as head of household along with spouse Agnes Paterson in the 1871 census at Douglastown, Kinnettles, Forfarshire, Scotland, . John Adamson, head, 42, labourer, Farnell; Agnes, wife, 40, labourer's wife, Glamis; also in the household were Elizabeth Adamson, James Adamson, Alexander Millar Adamson and John Alexander Adamson.11
Head of Household3 April 1881He was listed as head of household along with spouse Mary Ann Lakie in the 1881 census at Kinnettles, Forfarshire, Scotland, . John Adamson, head, mar, 51, labourer, Farnell; Mary Ann Adamson, wife, mar, 40, Forfar; also in the household were Alexander Millar Adamson, John Alexander Adamson and Ann Moir Adamson.12,13
Head of Household5 April 1891They was listed as head of household along with spouse Mary Ann Lakie in the 1891 census at 49 West High Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, . John Adamson, head, mar, 61, farm labourer, Farnell; Mary Ann Adamson, wife, mar, 50, cotton winder, Forfar.14
Head of Household31 March 1901He was listed as head of household in the 1901 census. Not found.

Family 1:

Agnes Paterson b. c 1830, d. 11 Apr 1873
  • Marriage: John Adamson married Agnes Paterson on Friday, 11 June 1852 at Glamis, Forfarshire, Scotland, .2

Children:

William Paterson Adamson b. 7 Nov 1852
Mariann Webster Adamson b. 18 Nov 1854
Isabella Adamson b. 15 Apr 1857
Elizabeth Adamson b. 1 Apr 1860
James Adamson b. 27 May 1863
Alexander Millar Adamson+ b. 1 Sep 1866
John Alexander Adamson+ b. 6 Mar 1869, d. 12 Jan 1934
David Whitton Adamson b. 26 Mar 1873, d. s 1 Apr 1873

Family 2:

Mary Ann Lakie b. c 1840, d. s 26 Apr 1913
  • (Groom) Marriage*: John Adamson married Mary Ann Lakie in 1878 at Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, .3

Child:

Ann Moir Adamson+ b. c 1879, d. 28 Aug 1948

Citations

  1. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), C112864 [Dec 2010].
  2. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI), M112894 LDS [Jun 2009].
  3. [S64] Unknown subject, International Genealogical Index (IGI) (New Register House, Edinburgh, Scotland: General Record Office of Scotland), GROS Statutory Marriage 1878 Forfar 288/00 0021 no image [Dec 2010].
  4. [S50] Unknown subject, International Genealogical Index (IGI) (New Register House, Edinburgh, Scotland: General Record Office of Scotland), GROS Statutory Death 1920 Forfar 288/0A 0159 [Dec 2010].
  5. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Information Ancestry.com. Australia Death Index, 1787-1985 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Original data: Compiled from publicly available sources.[Jan 2015]
  6. [S62] Website Deceased online (www.deceasedonline.com) Burial Record 1920 Forfar Newmonthill [Mar 2015].
  7. [S50] International Genealogical Index (IGI), 1872 Forfar ref 91 [Dec 2010].
  8. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) 1841 census Glamis Forfarshire [Dec 2010].
  9. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) 1851 census Glamis Forfarshire [Dec 2010].
  10. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) 1861 census Glamis Forfarshire [Dec 2010].
  11. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) 1871 census Glamis Forfarshire [Dec 2010].
  12. [S30] LDS 1881 Census FHL film 0203493 GRO ref vol 297 enum dist 1 page 3 [Jun 2009].
  13. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) 1881 census Glamis Forfarshire [Dec 2010].
  14. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) 1891 census Forfar Forfarshire [Dec 2010].