If you have found the information on these pages useful, you might like to contribute to the costs involved (this money comes directly to me)
Or you may wish to give to one of these charities that are close to my heart - please tell them how you found them, if donating this way

David Webster Adamson

M, #10561, b. 7 October 1878, d. 11 February 1943
Last Edited: 7 Aug 2022


Father*: Archibald Renny Adamson b. 10 Mar 1839, d. 26 Jan 1923
Mother*: Elizabeth Chambling b. 30 Apr 1842, d. 2 Jun 1907
  • Birth*: David Webster Adamson was born on 7 October 1878 at Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland, .1
  • He was the son of Archibald Renny Adamson and Elizabeth Chambling.
  • Marriage*: David Webster Adamson married Leona Louise Kline on Friday, 18 January 1901 at North Platte, Lincoln Co, Nebraska, USA, ; Lot Ac 778 S-1/2.2
  • Death*: David Webster Adamson died on 11 February 1943 at Laramie, Albany County, Wyoming, USA, , at age 64.2
  • Burial*: He was buried on 15 February 1943 at Greenhill Cemetery, Laramie, Albany County, Wy, USA, ; Lot Ac 778 S-1/2.2

Census & Directory Entries

Member of Household3 April 1881They was listed in the 1881 census at 16 Compton Street, Riccarton, Ayrshire, Scotland, . David Adamson, son, 2, scholar, Kilmarnock; Arch R Adamson, head, mar, 41, Arbroath; Elizabeth, wife, mar, 39, Glasgow; Hannah Chambling, mother-in-law, w, 76, formerly in retail hat trade, England.6
Resident9 June 1900David Webster Adamson appeared on the census of 9 June 1900 in the household of Archibald Renny Adamson and Elizabeth Chambling at Eleventh Street, North Platte, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA, , David Adamson, son, white, male, b Oct 1878 Scotland, age 21, single, machinist, employed, can read, write, speak English; US census : dwelling 532, family 560; Adamson, Archibald, head, white, male, b Mar 1838, age 62, married 39 years, born Scotland, parents born Scotland, immigrated 1883, 17 years in US, naturalised, machinist, employed, can read, write, speak English, owns the property free of mortgage.7


Leona Louise Kline b. 3 Jul 1883, d. 20 Jan 1965
  • Marriage*: David Webster Adamson married Leona Louise Kline on Friday, 18 January 1901 at North Platte, Lincoln Co, Nebraska, USA, ; Lot Ac 778 S-1/2.2


James David Adamson8 b. 8 Sep 1901, d. 17 Apr 1975
Laura Alta Adamson8 b. 21 Nov 1903, d. 13 Aug 1972
Harold Leon Adamson8 b. 12 Nov 1905, d. 26 Aug 1988
Bentley Lorraine Adamson2 b. 23 Jul 1909, d. 2 Jul 1974
Chester Charles Adamson+2 b. 15 Jun 1915, d. 28 Feb 1975


  1. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), LDS [Jul 2009].
  2. [S49] Website Web Site online (www.) http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=REG&db=dmelliott&id=I166 and DE [Dec 2010].
  3. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) http://trees.ancestry.co.uk/tree/84378/person/-2129415206/photox/61e14421-c0b2-4d84-aa2b-d7e5a2b89445?src=search member LA [Nov 2014].
  4. [S40] CG [May 2017].
  5. from Pauline Reed collection, linadamson originally shared this on 23 Feb 2007 ; http://trees.ancestry.co.uk/tree/84378/person/-2129415206/photox/61e14421-c0b2-4d84-aa2b-d7e5a2b89445?src=search member LA [Nov 2014]
  6. [S30] LDS 1881 Census FHL film 0203607 GRO ref vol 611 enum 2 page 3 [Dec 2009].
  7. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: North Platte, Lincoln, Nebraska; Roll: 932; Page: 28A; Enumeration District: 0153; FHL microfilm: 1240932. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1900 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004. Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, 1854 rolls. [Nov 2014]
  8. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), image held; GROS ref 272/00 0366.