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Ann Moir Adamson

F, #9863, b. circa 1879, d. 28 August 1948
Last Edited: 7 Aug 2022


Father*: John Adamson b. 17 Jun 1829, d. 22 Nov 1920
Mother*: Mary Ann Lakie b. c 1840, d. s 26 Apr 1913
  • Birth*: Ann Moir Adamson was born circa 1879 at Kinnettles, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; from 1881 census.1
  • She was the daughter of John Adamson and Mary Ann Lakie.
  • Marriage*: Ann Moir Adamson married David Easton say 1900.
  • Marriage: Ann Moir Adamson married William Strachan on Monday, 23 July 1923 at The Manse, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1918 marriages in the distrcit of Forfar in the county of Forfar; ref 39; 1918 on the twenty-third day of July at The Manse Forfar after banns according to the forms of the established Church of Scotland; William Strachan factory fireman widower, 50, 4 Coutties Wynd Forfar, father John Strachan stone quarrier (dec) mother Margaret Strachan ms Carrie (dec); Ann Moir Easton facrtory worker widow, 40, 79 West High Street Forar, father John Adamson general labourer (retired) mother Mary Adamson MS Rathie (dec); signed W G Donaldson minister of Forfar, Robert Dorward Clarl, Georgina Carcarry witnesses; reg 1918 July 25th at Forfar John Y Craib registrar.2
  • Death*: Ann Moir Adamson died on 28 August 1948 at Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; from MI.3
  • Married Name: As of circa 1900, her married name was Easton.
  • Married Name: As of 23 July 1923, her married name was Strachan.
  • (Witness) Memorial Inscription: She is commemorated on the headstone erected by John A Easton say 1948 at Newmonthill Cemetery, Forfar, Angus, Scotland, . Inscription reads Erected by John A Easton in memory of his father David Easton who died 6th April 1908 in his 32nd year, also his step-father William C Strachan who died 12th July 1948 in his 81st year and his dearly loved mother Ann Adamson who died 28th August 1948 in her 71st year. At Rest.3
    Ann Adamson, David Easton, William C Strachan; Forfar Newmonthill

Census & Directory Entries

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, . Ann Adamson, daur, 2, Kinnettles; John Adamson, head, mar, 51, labourer, Farnell; Mary Ann Adamson, wife, mar, 40, Forfar.4,5
Head of Household5 April 1891They was listed as head of household along with spouse Mary Ann Lakie in the 1891 census at 49 West High Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, . John Adamson, head, mar, 61, farm labourer, Farnell; Mary Ann Adamson, wife, mar, 50, cotton winder, Forfar.6


David Easton b. 1876, d. 6 Apr 1908
  • Marriage*: Ann Moir Adamson married David Easton say 1900.


John A Easton b. s 1902


  1. [S30] LDS 1881 Census [Jun 2009].
  2. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Marriage 1918 Forfar 288/A0 0039 image held [Jan 2008].
  3. [S21] Headstone Photograph; , photos held PCC [Sept 2010].
  4. [S30] LDS 1881 Census FHL film 0203493 GRO ref vol 297 enum dist 1 page 3 [Jun 2009].
  5. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) 1881 census Glamis Forfarshire [Dec 2010].
  6. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) 1891 census Forfar Forfarshire [Dec 2010].