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Helen Adamson

F, #107, b. 9 July 1802, d. 4 July 1882
Last Edited: 27 Nov 2014

Parents:

Father*: David Adamson weaver b. c 1765, d. a 1808
Mother*: Jannet Hall servant to Mr Carnegie younger of Lour b. c 1770
  • Birth*: Helen Adamson was born on 9 July 1802 at Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, .1
  • She was the daughter of David Adamson weaver and Jannet Hall servant to Mr Carnegie younger of Lour.
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Helen Adamson married John Forrest on 17 May 1840 at Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, .2
  • (Erector) Memorial Inscription*: A Headstone was erected by Helen Adamson in 1872 at Forfar Cemetery, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Inscription reads 1872 erected by Hellen Adamson in memory of her husband John Forrest merchant in Forfar who died 6th Apirl 1870 aged 79 years. The said Hellen Adamson died 4th July 1882 aged 80 years.3
    Headstone Forfar Newmonthill - Helen Adamson & John Forrest
  • (Deceased) Death*: She died on 4 July 1882 at 143 East High Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, , at age 79 1882 deaths in the district of Forfar in the county of Forfar, ref 115; Helen Forrest widow of John Forrest manager East Port Association 1882 July 4th 9h 30m pm 143 East High Street Forfar, female aged 80 years, parents David Adamson linen weaver (dec) & Janet Adamson ms Hall (dec) scishus mammoe 2 years debility as cert by A S ML Widderburn MD, signed John Adamson nephew 40 West High Street Forfar, reg 1882 July 5th Forfar signed W H Thomson.4
  • (Interred) Burial*: She was buried with Helen Adamson on 7 July 1882 at Newmonthill Cemetery, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, .5
  • Married Name: As of 17 May 1840, her married name was Forrest.2
  • (Spouse) Death: Her spouse John Forrest died on 6 April 1870 at Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, .6

Census & Directory Entries

Principal6 June 1841Helen Adamson and John Forrest appeared in the 1841 census at East High Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, . John Forrest, 45, merchant, Angus; Helen Forrest, 35, Angus; James Forrest, 55, merchant, Angus.7
Spouse30 March 1851She was listed in the household of John Forrest in the 1851 census at East High Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, . John Forrest, head, mar, 59, merhcant grocer, Forfar; Helen Forrest, wife, mar, 48, merchant's wife, Forfar. William Adamson were also listed in the household.8
Spouse7 April 1861She was listed in the household of John Forrest in the 1861 census at 150 East High Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, . John Forrest, head, mar, 69, provision merchant gocer, Forfar; Helen Forrest, wife, 58, Forfar; 2 rooms with windows. Peter Mathew were also listed in the household.9
Principal2 April 1871Helen Adamson appeared in the 1871 census at 143 East High Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Helen Forrest, head, wid, 68, Forfar, 2 rooms with windows.10
Principal3 April 1881She appeared in the 1881 census at 143 East High Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Elen Adamson, head, wid, 78, annuitant, Forfar.11

Citations

  1. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index).
  2. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI), LDS M112884.
  3. [S43] PCC - transcript from photograph 2010 [photos held].
  4. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Death 1882 Forfar ref 115, image held [Aug 2005].
  5. [S49] Website Web Site online (www.) http://www.deceasedonline.com/ search only no detail [Jan 2012].
  6. [S57] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Wills & Testaments 26 April 1870 inventory of the personla estate of John Forrest [Aug 2006].
  7. [S13] Website FreeCEN UK Census Online Project (http://www.freecen.org.uk/).
  8. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Census 1851 Forfar image held [Aug 2006].
  9. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Census 1861 Forfar image held [Aug 2006].
  10. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Census 1871 Forfar image held [Aug 2006].
  11. [S30] LDS 1881 Census.