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John Adamson

M, #4355, b. 20 March 1778, d. 9 September 1859
  • Birth*: John Adamson was born on 20 March 1778 at Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland; LDS [Aug 2008].
  • He was the son of David Adamson and Ann Boutchart.
  • Marriage*: John Adamson married Agnes Webster on Saturday, 21 November 1801 at Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland; LDS M112882 [Aug 2008].
  • Death*: John Adamson died on 9 September 1859 at Backwynd, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, at age 81; image held; GROS ref 288/00 0246; 1859 deaths in the district of Forfar in the county of Forfar; ref 246; John Adamson sawyer widower; 1859 September nineth 8h 45 m am 52 Backwynd Forfar; m 81 years; David Adamson wheelwright (dec) Ann Adamson ms Butchart (dec); old age no medical attendant; New Cemetery Forfar as cert by James Adamson son; James Adamson son present; 1859 September 10 at Forfar John Webster registrar [Aug 2008] and MI.
  • Memorial Inscription*: He was erected in after 9 September 1859 at Newmonthill Cemetery, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland. John Adamson 9.9.1859 81, w Agness Webester 30.1.1839 62, by s Jas 30.12.1891 84 (s Jas 8.10.1849 5); Jean Hillocks 12.10.1896 85.1
    John Adamson 9.9.1859 81, w Agness Webester 30.1.1839 62, by s Jas 30.12.1891 84 (s Jas 8.10.1849 5); Jean Hillocks 12.10.1896 85

Census Events

Principal6 June 1841John Adamson appeared in the 1841 census at Back Wynd, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland. SCT1841/288 Forfar, 15, 17, 9 Back Wynd; Adamson John, 60, linen hand loom weaver jour, Angus; with Pearson Cathrine, 60, winder, Angus & Pearson Cathrine, 12, Angus.
Last Edited: 12 Apr 2015

Parents:

Father*: David Adamson b. c 1740
Mother*: Ann Boutchart b. c 1740

Family:

Agnes Webster b. c 1778, d. 30 Jan 1839

Children:

Mary Adamson b. 14 Feb 1803
Jean Adamson+ b. 13 Nov 1805, d. 26 Dec 1857
James Adamson+ b. 29 Apr 1808, d. 30 Dec 1891
Ann Adamson b. 6 May 1810
John Adamson+ b. 15 Jul 1812, d. 26 Jan 1861
Thomas Adamson b. 10 Sep 1818

Citations

  1. [S42] Alison Mitchell ed. Monumental Inscriptions pre-1855 Angus Strathmore vol 1, Scottish Genealogy Society, Edinburgh, first ed (1979, reprint 1993 & 1996) 0 901061 20 4 Forfar Cemetery pg 136 ref 145 [Apr 2015].