|Birth: ||Jan. 29, 1807|
|Death: ||Dec. 13, 1849|
John was a large-boned "Scotch" type man and he had blue eyes. John was referred to as "John L". John was named after his maternal grandfather, John Lazena, of Franklin County, Virginia.
It's unclear as to where John Leseney Adney was actually born. Adney Family of America story states the Adneys left Franklin County, Virginia in the year 1805/1806 and moved to the Ohio Territory above the big Miami. In The History of Brown Township, Miami County, Ohio the author states that the Adney family arrived there in the year 1807. John's father entered the southwest quarter of Section 31 and erected a cabin and put up a rude barn. John's father remained here for seven years. His father, finally selling his land in 1815, headed back to Virginia. On the way, John's father came to Huntington Township, Gallia County, Ohio and found an old friend from Virginia and decided to set down roots.
About 1828 in Gallia County, Ohio, John married Mary Ann Pierce. John was a farmer. John and Mary Ann were the parents of, at least, ten children.
John died December 13, 1849, in Mercer County, Ohio from lung fever. From the farm of John Adney (John's father), a tract of land had been set off for a burial ground which is now known as Green Mound Cemetery. Here John Leseney Adney and his father John lie side by side under suitably inscribed headstones. It occupies a knoll that commands a wide view in all directions of the broad valley of the Wabash. Mary Ann is buried next to John.
John Adney (1774 - 1847)
Barbara Lesena Adney (1782 - 1855)
Mary Ann Pierce Adney (1808 - 1853)
Jonathan Adney (1799 - 1866)*
William Adney (1802 - 1873)*
John Leseney Adney (1807 - 1849)
Sarah Adney Hawkins (1814 - 1869)*
Green Mound Cemetery
Plot: Section B
Maintained by: Woodlief
Originally Created by: Tracy Clark
Record added: Jun 16, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38415320