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Helen Samson

F, #8102, b. circa 1812, d. 17 December 1894
  • Birth*: Helen Samson was born circa 1812 at Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland; from 1881 census [Aug 2008].
  • Married Name: As of 12 October 1834, her married name was Adamson.
  • Marriage*: She married Hay Adamson, son of Alexander Adamson and Margaret Grindly, on Sunday, 12 October 1834 at Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland.1
  • (Witness) Memorial Inscription: Helen Samson is commemorated on the headstone erected after 15 November 1891 at Forfar Cemetery, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland. Inscription reads Hay Adamson 18.11.1891 80, w Ellen Sampson 17.12.1894 82, chn Binny 6.11.1836.2, Ann 28.10.1846 8, Alex 16.3.1863 2 1/2.2
    Headstone Forfar Cemetery - Hay Adamson, Ellen Samson & family
  • (Deceased) Death*: She died on 17 December 1894 at Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, from MI [Aug 2008].

Census Events

Member of Household6 June 1841Helen Samson was listed along with Hay Adamson in the 1841 census at Brander Hall, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland. Adamson, Hay, 25, linen hand loom weaver, Angus; Adamson Helen, 25, Angus; with James Malcolm & family and Margaret Anderson, Janet McKay and Mary Mill.3
Spouse30 March 1851She was listed in the household of Hay Adamson in the 1851 census at Prior Place, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland. Hay Adamson, head, 38, handloom weaver linen, b Forfar; Helen, wife, 88, b Forfar. Margaret Adamson, William Adamson, Agnes Adamson, James Wilson Adamson and John Adamson were also listed in the household.4
Spouse7 April 1861She was listed in the household of Hay Adamson in the 1861 census at 11 South Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland. Hay Adamson, head, 48, linen handloom weaver, b Forfar; Helen, wife, 48, b Forfar. Margaret Adamson, William Adamson, Agnes Adamson, James Wilson Adamson, John Adamson, Ann Adamson and Alexander Adamson were also listed in the household.5
Spouse2 April 1871She was listed in the household of Hay Adamson in the 1871 census at 184 East High Street, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland. Hay Adamson, head, 58, linen handloom weaver, b Forfar; Ellen, wife, 58, b Forfar. Margaret Adamson, John Adamson and Ann Adamson were also listed in the household.6
Principal3 April 1881Helen Samson and Hay Adamson appeared in the 1881 census at 28 Prior Road, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland. Hay Adamson, head, mar, 69, factory labourer, Forfar; Helen Adamson, wife, mar, 68, factory labourer's wife, handicap blind, Forfar.7,8,9,10,11
Last Edited: 14 Apr 2015

Family:

Hay Adamson b. c 1811, d. 15 Nov 1891

Children:

Binny Adamson b. 18 Nov 1834, d. 6 Nov 1836
Margaret Adamson b. 2 Oct 1836
Ann Nicol Adamson b. 6 Jan 1839, d. 27 Oct 1846
Mary Nicoll Adamson b. 31 Aug 1841
William Adamson+ b. 31 Aug 1841
Agnes Adamson b. 1845
James Wilson Adamson+ b. 5 Jun 1847, d. 3 Jun 1926
John Adamson b. 1850
Ann Adamson6 b. c 1853
Alexander Adamson b. 15 Aug 1860, d. 16 Mar 1863

Citations

  1. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), M112884 [Aug 2008].
  2. [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 149 [Aug 2008].
  3. [S13] Website FreeCEN UK Census Online Project (http://www.freecen.org.uk/) SCT1841/288 Forfar 17 19 14 FreeCEN [Aug 2008].
  4. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Forfar; ED: 24; Page: 12; Line: 17; Roll: CSSCT1851_64; 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. [Jan 2013]
  5. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Forfar; ED: 2; Page: 3; Line: 3; Roll: CSSCT1861_42. 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. [Jan 2013]
  6. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Forfar; ED: 1; Page: 14; Line: 9; Roll: CSSCT1871_55. 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. [Jan 2013]
  7. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS 2803492 288 22 33 [Aug 2008].
  8. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Forfar; ED: 22; Page: 33; Line: 1; Roll: cssct1881a_104227. 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.[Jan 2013]
  9. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Forfar; ED: 22; Page: 33; Line: 2; Roll: cssct1881a_104227. 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.[Jan 2013]
  10. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Forfar; ED: 22; Page: 33; Line: 3; Roll: cssct1881a_104227. 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.[Jan 2013]
  11. [S30] LDS 1881 Census FHL Film 0203492 GRO ref vol 288 ED 22 page 33.