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Martha Adamson

F, #8128, b. 22 March 1815, d. 1 July 1872
  • Baptism*: Martha Adamson was baptised on 22 March 1815 at Balmackaty, Kirriemuir, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1815, March 22; Adamson Robert, Balmackaty (Balmuckety, Lintrathen), by Margaret Bruce, Martha.1,2
  • She was the daughter of Robert Adamson and Margaret Bruce.
  • (Issue of (1855)) Death: Their parent Robert Adamson died on 17 August 1855 at School Wynd, Kirriemuir, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1855 deaths in the parish of Kirriemuir in the county of Forfar registered by James Stirling registrar, ref 136; Adamson Robert agricultural labourer, male aged 73 years; born Kingoldrum, 73 years in this district; parents Charles Adamson farmer (dec) and Martha Adamson maiden name Fenton (dec); married to Margaret Bruce (dec), Children 1) George dec at 35 in 1843, 2) Charles dec at 22 in 1834, 3) Robert dec at 20 in 1834, 4) Martha 43, 5) Elizabeth 39, 6) James dec at 33 in 1854, 7) Margaret dec at 19 in 1839, 8) David 33, 9) Jean 31, 10) William 29; died 1855 August seventeenth 4h am at School Wynd Kirriemuir of disease of the heart 10 months no medical attendant; buried church yard Kirriemuir as cert by John Robertson custodian; informant David Adamson son; registered 1855 August 18th at Kirriemuir James Stirling registrar.3
  • Married Name: As of 24 December 1858, her married name was Rodgers.4
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Martha Adamson married Andrew Rodgers on 24 December 1858 at Kirriemuir, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1858 marriages in the parish of Kirriemuir in the county of Forfar, ref 48; On the Twenty-fourth day of December 1858 at Kiriemuir. Marriage (after Banns) was solemnised between us according to the forms of the Established Church of Scotland; signed Andrew Rogers, aged 54, residing Milton, Glen of Ogilvie, Glenisla, shoemaker widower, parents William Rogers ploughman (dec) and Janet Rogers mn Kinmont (dec) and signed Martha Adamson, aged 44, residing Kirriemuir, weaver spinster, parents Robert Adamson carter (dec) and Margaret Adamson ms Bruce (dec); signed David G S Ramsay minister, signed William Thoms, Catherine Gordon, witnesses; the above marriage was registered by me at Kirriemuir on the 27th day of December 1858, signes James Stirling registrar.4
  • (Deceased) Death*: Martha Adamson died on 1 July 1872 at 17 Zoar, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, at age 57 Deaths in the district of Forfar in the county of Forfar, ref 147; Martha Rodger widow of Andrew Rodger gardener, 1872 July First 5h 30m pm 17 Loar Forfar, female aged 58 years, parents Robert Adamson carrier (dec) and Margaret Adamson ms Bruce (dec), gangrene of lungs 10 days as cert by William F Murray LRCS Edin, signed David Adamson brother 8 Graham Place Prince's Street Dundee, registered 1872 July 2nd at Forfar signed James Burns registrar.5,3

Census Events

Member of Household6 June 1841Martha Adamson was listed along with Robert Adamson in the 1841 census at Back Wynd, Kirriemuir, Forfarshire, Scotland. Adamson, Robert, m, 55, carrier, Angus; Adamson, Margaret, f, 55, Angus; Adamson, Martha, f, 20, linen hand loom weaver, Angus.6
Member of Household30 March 1851They was listed as a member of the household of Robert Adamson and Margaret Bruce in the 1851 census at W Tenements, Kirriemuir, Forfarshire, Scotland. Martha Adamson, daug, 34, HLW (br linen), Kirriemuir; Robert Adamson, head, 68, gen lab, Kingoldrum; Margaret, wife, 66, Airlie.7
Spouse7 April 1861She was listed in the household of Andrew Rodgers in the 1861 census at Westownend, Kirriemuir, Forfarshire, Scotland. Andrew Rodgers, head, 57, gardiner, b Glamis; Martha Rodgers, wife, 46, b Kirriemuir. Jane Ann Reid were also listed in the household.8
Head of Household2 April 1871She was listed as head of household in the 1871 census at 17 Village of Lour, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland. Martha Rodger, head, 54, b Kirriemuir; also in the household was Jane Ann Reid, Ann Sime and Jean Mortimer.9
Last Edited: 15 Apr 2015

Parents:

Father*: Robert Adamson b. 28 Dec 1783, d. 17 Aug 1855
Mother*: Margaret Bruce b. c 1785, d. 5 Aug 1853

Family:

David Reid b. c 1815

Child:

Jane Ann Reid+8 b. c 1852

Citations

  1. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), LDS [Jun 2009].
  2. [S35] Old Parochial Register of pre-1855 (General Record Office of Scotland) OPR birth Kirriemuir 1815 ref 299/00 0020 0294 [Sept 2014].
  3. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS statutory deaths 1855 Kirriemuir 299/00 0136 [Oct 2010].
  4. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Marriages 1858 Kirriemuir 299/00 0048 [Sept 2014].
  5. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS statutory deaths 1872 Forfar 288/00 0147 [Oct 2010].
  6. [S13] Website FreeCEN UK Census Online Project (http://www.freecen.org.uk/) SCT1841/299 Kirriemuir enum 4 folio 4 page 6; Back Wynd [Jun 2009].
  7. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Kirriemuir; ED: 7; Page: 13; Line: 4; Roll: 924; 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 2011]
  8. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Kirriemuir; ED: 1; Page: 10; Line: 7; Roll: CSSCT1861_43. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1861 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. [Sept 2014]
    Original data: Scotland. 1861 Scotland Census. Reels 1-150. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland.
  9. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Forfar; ED: 15; Page: 13; Line: 23; 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. [Sept 2014]