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Alexander Millar Adamson

M, #9862, b. 1 September 1866
Last Edited: 17 Apr 2018

Parents:

Father*: John Adamson b. 17 Jun 1829, d. 22 Nov 1920
Mother*: Agnes Paterson b. c 1830, d. 11 Apr 1873
  • Birth*: Alexander Millar Adamson was born on 1 September 1866 at Kinnettles, Forfarshire, Scotland, .1
  • He was the son of John Adamson and Agnes Paterson.
  • Marriage*: Alexander Millar Adamson married Helen Anderson Campsie, daughter of Charles Campsie and Ann Smeaton, on Friday, 9 May 1890 at 44 Gray Street, Lochee, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1890 marriages in the district of Lochee in the burgh of Dundee, ref 42; 1890 on the Ninth day of May at 44 Gray Street Lochee after banns according to the forms of the Established Church of Scotland, signed Alexander Adamson railway surfaceman batchelor, age 24, residence 5 Kirk Entry Dundee, parents John Adamson general labourer & Agnes Adamson me Paterson (dec); signed Melly Campsie domestic servant spinster, age 24, residence 44 Gray Street Lochee, parents Charles Campsie foreman quarrier & Ann Campsie ms Smeaton (dec); signed Wm May of St Lukes Parish Lochee, signed William Shepherd, Euphemai Campsi witnesses; registered 1890 May 13th at Lochee J Robertson registrar.2
  • (Informant) Birth: Alexander Millar Adamson registered the birth of John Campsie Adamson on 11 January 1892 at 31 Union Place, Lochee Road, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1892 births in the district of St Mary in the burgh of Dundee, ref 62; John Adamson 1892 January Eleventh 11h 0m pm 31 Union Street Place Lochee Road Dundee, male, parents Alexander Adamson brewers cellarman & Helen Adamson ms Campsie married 1890 May 9 Lochee, signed Alexander Adamson father present, 1892 January 29th at Dundee Jas Anderson registrar.3,4
  • Passenger List*: Alexander Millar Adamson was found on the passenger list of an unknown person on 7 June 1899 at Quebec, Quebec, Canada, , candidate: Steerage; Adamson, Alex M, age 31, labourer, born Scotland, bound for ... Winnipeg.5
  • Passenger List: He was found on the passenger list of an unknown person on 25 February 1913 at St Johns, Newfoundland, Canada, , candidate: Adamson, Alexander, 46, married, been in Canada before in 1912 at Alberta for 14 years intending to stay in Canada permanently, b Scotland of Scotch people, destination Calgary, Alta, stamped 'Ret'd Canadians'; departed Glasgow.5
  • (Spouse) Death: His spouse Helen Anderson Campsie died on 19 May 1913 at Royal Infirmary, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1913 deaths in the district of St Mary in the burgh of Dundee, ref 335; Helen Anderson Adamson ms Campsie jute weaver married to Alexander Miller Adamson stone quarrier, 1913 May Nineteenth 4h 10m pm Royal Infirmary Dundee UR 40 Peel Street Lochee, female aged 47 years, parents Charles Campsie famer & Ann Campsie ms Smeaton (dec), cause peritonitis after panhysterectomy for carcinoma of cortex uteri as cert by Muriel Frances Forester Brown MBBS, signed John Adamson son 40 Peel Street Lochee, registered 1913 May 20th at Dundee signed Thos Meek registrar.6

Census Events

Member of Household2 April 1871They was listed as a member of the household of John Adamson and Agnes Paterson in the 1871 census at Douglastown, Kinnettles, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Alexander Adamson, son, 4, Kinnettles; John Adamson, head, 42, labourer, Farnell; Agnes, wife, 40, labourer's wife, Glamis.7
Member of Household3 April 1881They was listed as a member of the household of John Adamson and Mary Ann Lakie in the 1881 census at Kinnettles, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Alexander Adamson, son, 14, farm labourer, Kinnettles; John Adamson, head, mar, 51, labourer, Farnell; Mary Ann Adamson, wife, mar, 40, Forfar.8,9
Head of Household5 April 1891He was listed as head of household along with spouse Helen Anderson Campsie in the 1891 census at Scarlet Land, Coupar Street, Lochee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Alexander Adamson, head, 25, railway platelayer, b Kinnettles; Helen Adamson, wife, 25, Longforgan Perthshire; also in the household were Agnes Ann Adamson.10
Head of Household4 April 1901He was listed as head of household in the 1901 census at R-1, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, . Candidate: Alexander M Adamson, male, single, birthday 2 Sept 1866 Scotland, Lodger, immigration 1899, Scotch, nationality Canadian, Presbyterian, stone maker.11
Head of Household5 June 1911He was listed as head of household in the 1911 census at Pincher Creek, Alberta, Canada, . Candidate: Alexander Adamson, male, married, age 43, b September 1867 Scotland, head, immigration 1900, works on buildings; wife Maggie Adamson, born Jun 1866 Scotland, age 45.12

Family:

Helen Anderson Campsie b. 1866, d. 19 May 1913
  • Marriage*: Alexander Millar Adamson married Helen Anderson Campsie, daughter of Charles Campsie and Ann Smeaton, on Friday, 9 May 1890 at 44 Gray Street, Lochee, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1890 marriages in the district of Lochee in the burgh of Dundee, ref 42; 1890 on the Ninth day of May at 44 Gray Street Lochee after banns according to the forms of the Established Church of Scotland, signed Alexander Adamson railway surfaceman batchelor, age 24, residence 5 Kirk Entry Dundee, parents John Adamson general labourer & Agnes Adamson me Paterson (dec); signed Melly Campsie domestic servant spinster, age 24, residence 44 Gray Street Lochee, parents Charles Campsie foreman quarrier & Ann Campsie ms Smeaton (dec); signed Wm May of St Lukes Parish Lochee, signed William Shepherd, Euphemai Campsi witnesses; registered 1890 May 13th at Lochee J Robertson registrar.2

Children:

Agnes Ann Adamson13 b. a 9 May 1890
John Campsie Adamson3 b. 11 Jan 1892, d. 22 Apr 1961

Citations

  1. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), LDS C112971 [Jun 2009].
  2. [S64] Unknown subject, International Genealogical Index (IGI) (New Register House, Edinburgh, Scotland: General Record Office of Scotland), GROS Stautory Marriage 1890 Lochee 282/05 0042 [Nov 2014].
  3. [S50] Unknown subject, International Genealogical Index (IGI) (New Register House, Edinburgh, Scotland: General Record Office of Scotland), GROS Statutory Death 1961 Lochee 282/03 0084 [Oct 2014].
  4. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Births 1892 St Mary Dundee 282/02 0062 image held [Nov 2014].
  5. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Information Ancestry.com. Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. Original data: Passenger Lists, 1865–1935. Microfilm Publications T-479 to T-520, T-4689 to T-4874, T-14700 to T-14939, C-4511 to C-4542. Library and Archives Canada, n.d. RG 76-C. Department of Employment and Immigration fonds. Library and Archives Canada Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. [Nov 2014]
  6. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Statutory Death 1913 St Mary 282/02 0335 [Nov 2014].
  7. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) 1871 census Glamis Forfarshire [Dec 2010].
  8. [S30] LDS 1881 Census FHL film 0203493 GRO ref vol 297 enum dist 1 page 3 [Jun 2009].
  9. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) 1881 census Glamis Forfarshire [Dec 2010].
  10. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Liff, Benvie and lnvergowrie; ED: 5; Page: 40; Line: 7; Roll: CSSCT1891_97. 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.. [Nov 2014]
  11. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation Year: 1901; Census Place: Calgary (Centre), Alberta, The Territories; Page: 2; Family No: 9 Source Information Ancestry.com. 1901 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. Original data: Library and Archives Canada. Census of Canada, 1901. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada, 2004. <http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/databases/census-1901/index-e.html>. Series RG31-C-1. Statistics Canada Fonds. Microfilm reels: T-6428 to T-6556. Images are reproduced with the permission of Library and Archives Canada. [Nov 2014]
  12. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation Year: 1911; Census Place: Pincher Creek, MacLeod, Alberta; Page: 6; Family No: 59 Source Information Ancestry.com. 1911 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. Original data: Library and Archives Canada. Census of Canada, 1911. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada, 2007. <http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/databases/census-1911/index-e.html>. Series RG31-C-1. Statistics Canada Fonds. Microfilm reels T-20326 to T-20460. Images are reproduced with the permission of Library and Archives Canada. [Nov 2014]
  13. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Liff, Benvie and lnvergowrie; ED: 6; Page: 38; Line: 7; Roll: CSSCT1901_104. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1901 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007. Original data: Scotland. 1901 Scotland Census. Reels 1-446. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Nov 2014]