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Alexander Adamson

M, #11093, b. 2 July 1838, d. 7 June 1895
Last Edited: 31 Mar 2020

Parents:

Father*: Alexander Adamson b. c 1800, d. 8 Apr 1879
Mother*: Agnes Saunders b. 30 Dec 1802, d. 20 Apr 1880
  • Birth*: Alexander Adamson was born on 2 July 1838 at Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, .2
  • He was the son of Alexander Adamson and Agnes Saunders.
  • Marriage*: Alexander Adamson married Margaret Millar Bell, daughter of Henry Bell and Ann Lees, on Friday, 18 May 1860 at 14 Wellington Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1860 marriages in the 1st district of the burgh of Dundee in the county of Forfar, ref 133; On the Eighteenth day of May 1860 at 14 Wellington Street Dundee marriage after banns was solemnized between us according to the forms of the Cjurch of Scotland; signed Alexr Adamson aged 21 residing 69 King Street Dundee, sawyer bachelor, parents Alexander Adamson stoker Dundee & Agnes Adamson ms Saunders; signed Margt Bell her + mark signed William Smith witness, aged 21 residing 3 Bucklemaker Wynd Dundee, power loom weaver spinster; parents Henry Bell seaman Dundee & Ann Bell ms Lees; signed R Logan minister Dundee, signed Willaim Smith M..., William Smith Tailor, witnesses; registered at Dundee on the 21st day of May 1860 signed Wm Fairweather registrar.3,4
  • Death*: Alexander Adamson died on 7 June 1895 at 45 Cotton Road, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, , at age 56; 1895 deaths in the district of St Andrew in the burgh of Dundee, ref 601; Alexander Adamson wood sawyer married to Margaret Bell; 1895 June Seventh 10h 25m am 45 Cotton Road Dundee, male aged 56 years, parents Alexander Adamson stoker in ship yard (dec) & Agnes Adamson me Saunders (dec), cause laceration of two fingers 1 1/2 months pnuemonia 5 days as cert by D Steele Moon LRCP, signed Alexander Adamson son present, registered 1895 June 7th at Dundee Jas Murray registrar.5
  • (Informant) Death: He registered the death of Alexander Adamson on 8 April 1879 at 15 Arbroath Road, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1879 deaths in the district of St Andrew in the burgh of Dundee, ref 363; Alexander Adamson stoker in ship building yard married to Agnes Saunders, male aged 82 years; parents John Adamson crofter (dec) & Mary Adamson ms [Primrose?] (dec), cause paralysis 1 1/2 months as cert by D Steele Moon LRCP; signed Alexr Adamson son 35 Cotton Road; regsitered 1879 April 8th at Dundee F Macdiarmid, registrar.6
  • (Informant) Death: Alexander Adamson registered the death of Agnes Saunders on 20 April 1880 at 37 Arbroath Road, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1880 deaths in the district of St Andrew in the burgh of Dundee, ref 471; Agnes Adamson widow of Alexander Adamson stoker in ship yard, 1880 April Twentieth 3h 15m am 37 Arbroath Road Dundee, female aged 79 years, parents William Saunders ... warper (dec) & Margaret Saunders ms Ogilvie (dec), cause paralysis 10 days as cert by Peter Young LRCSM, signed Alexr Adamson son 35 Cotton Road, registered April 20th at Dundee F Macdiarmid registrar.7

Census Events

Member of Household6 June 1841Alexander Adamson was listed along with Alexander Adamson in the 1841 census. Not found.
Member of Household30 March 1851They was listed as a member of the household of Alexander Adamson and Agnes Saunders in the 1851 census at 57 King Street / 2 William Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Alexander Adamson, son, 12, scholar, b Dundee; Alexander Adamson, head, 50, fireman at flax & tow yarn & powerlooms, b Aberdour; Agnes Adamson, wife, 45, b Dundee.8
Member of Household7 April 1861They was listed as a member of the household of Henry Bell and Ann Lees in the 1861 census at Lambs Lane, 2 Mills Land, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Alexnder Adamson, lodger, 23, sawyer, Dundee; henry Bell, head, 58, sawyer, Dundee; Ann Bell, wife, 57, Dundee.9
Head of Household2 April 1871He was listed as head of household along with spouse Margaret Millar Bell in the 1871 census at 35 Cotton Road, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Alexander Adamson, head, 32, saw miller, Dundee; Margaret Adamson, wife, 32, Dundee; also in the household were Alexander Adamson, Margaret Adamson, Thomas Bell Adamson and Henry Adamson.10
Head of Household3 April 1881He was listed as head of household along with spouse Margaret Millar Bell in the 1881 census at 35 Cotton Road, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Alexr Adamson, head, mar, 42, saw miller, Dundee; Mart Adamson, wife, mar, 42, Dundee; also in the household were Alexander Adamson, Margaret Adamson, Thomas Bell Adamson, Henry Adamson, Elizabeth Lees Adamson, Helen Phillip Adamson, Jane W Adamson and William Adamson.11,12
Head of Household5 April 1891He was listed as head of household along with spouse Margaret Millar Bell in the 1891 census at 45 Cotton Road, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Alexander Adamson, head, 52, saw miller, Dundee; Margaret Adamson, wife, 52, Dundee; also in the household were Thomas Bell Adamson, Alexander Adamson, Henry Adamson, Elizabeth Lees Adamson, Helen Phillip Adamson, Jane W Adamson, Charlotte Adamson and Margaret Bell Adamson.13

Family:

Margaret Millar Bell b. 16 Aug 1837
  • Marriage*: Alexander Adamson married Margaret Millar Bell, daughter of Henry Bell and Ann Lees, on Friday, 18 May 1860 at 14 Wellington Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1860 marriages in the 1st district of the burgh of Dundee in the county of Forfar, ref 133; On the Eighteenth day of May 1860 at 14 Wellington Street Dundee marriage after banns was solemnized between us according to the forms of the Cjurch of Scotland; signed Alexr Adamson aged 21 residing 69 King Street Dundee, sawyer bachelor, parents Alexander Adamson stoker Dundee & Agnes Adamson ms Saunders; signed Margt Bell her + mark signed William Smith witness, aged 21 residing 3 Bucklemaker Wynd Dundee, power loom weaver spinster; parents Henry Bell seaman Dundee & Ann Bell ms Lees; signed R Logan minister Dundee, signed Willaim Smith M..., William Smith Tailor, witnesses; registered at Dundee on the 21st day of May 1860 signed Wm Fairweather registrar.3,4

Children:

Ann Adamson b. 1 Jun 1860
Alexander Adamson+ b. 1 Jun 1862
Agnes Adamson b. 7 Apr 1864
Margaret Adamson b. 25 Jan 1866
Thomas Bell Adamson+ b. 6 Feb 1868
Henry Adamson b. 12 Aug 1870
Elizabeth Lees Adamson b. 30 May 1872
Helen Phillip Adamson b. 5 Jun 1874
Jane W Adamson b. c 1877
William Adamson b. Oct 1880
Charlotte Adamson13 b. 1884

Citations

  1. My Heritage MA
  2. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), LDS C112829 [May 2009].
  3. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI), LDS M112821 [May 2009].
  4. [S64] Unknown subject, International Genealogical Index (IGI) (New Register House, Edinburgh, Scotland: General Record Office of Scotland), GROS Statutory Marriage 1860 Dundee 282/01 0133 image held [Nov 2014].
  5. [S50] Unknown subject, International Genealogical Index (IGI) (New Register House, Edinburgh, Scotland: General Record Office of Scotland), GROS Statutory Death 1895 St Andrew 282/04 0601 image held [Nov 2014].
  6. [S50] International Genealogical Index (IGI), GROS Statutory Death 1879 Dundee 282/04 0363 image held [Nov 2014].
  7. [S50] International Genealogical Index (IGI), GROS Statutory Deaths 1880 Dundee 282/04 0471 image held [Nov 2014].
  8. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Dundee; ED: 57; Page: 38; Line: 16; Roll: CSSCT1851_62; Year: 1851. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1851 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. Original data: Scotland. 1851 Scotland Census. Reels 1-217. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Oct 2014]
  9. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Dundee; ED: 24; Page: 43; Line: 9; Roll: CSSCT1861_39. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1861 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. Original data: Scotland. 1861 Scotland Census. Reels 1-150. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Oct 2014]
  10. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: St Andrew; ED: 22; Page: 21; Line: 9; Roll: CSSCT1871_52. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1871 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007. Original data: Scotland. 1871 Scotland Census. Reels 1-191. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Oct 2014]
  11. [S30] LDS 1881 Census FHL film 0203489 GROS ref vol 282-4 enum dist 40 page 28 [May 2009].
  12. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Dundee; ED: 40; Page: 28; Line: 13; Roll: cssct1881_88. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1881 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007. Original data: Scotland. 1881 Scotland Census. Reels 1-338. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Oct 2014]
  13. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Dundee; ED: 40; Page: 20; Line: 14; Roll: CSSCT1891_96. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1891 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007. Original data: Scotland. 1891 Scotland Census. Reels 1-409. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Oct 2014]