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Thomas Adamson
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Birth: Apr. 27, 1841
Devonport
Devon, England
Death: Nov., 1912
Plymouth County
Iowa, USA

Thomas was the son of John E and Margaret (Cousins) Adamson. He sailed to Canada with his mother and five siblings on the Ellen Austin in 1856 at the age of 15.

Thomas married Mary Ellen Mellor Jones on May 28, 1862 in Detroit, Michigan. They had the following children:
.Martha Elizabeth Adamson Smith 1864 1952
.Ellen Maritta "Ella" Adamson Bennett 1865 1935
.Joseph Ebenezer Adamson 1867
.Cora Margaret Adamson 1869
.Charles Thomas Adamson 1870 1896
.Arthur Daniel Adamson 1874 1878
.John Eugene Adamson 1876 1878
.Clarence Alborn Adamson 1877 1878
.Archie Lee Adamson 1880 1942
.Walter David Adamson 1883 1883
.Ernest Eldredge Adamson 1886 1933

In LeMars, Iowa, Thomas was the City Weighmaster as well as the Chief of the Fire Department where he was a member for over 25 years. He served as a Supervisor for District 1 from 1893 to 1904 and served as the Chairman of the Board. He lived first on a farm and then in the 1880's moved to town due to health problems of his wife and lived at either 900 or 920 Cedar Street. Both he and his brother Charles were very active in the Masons.

After the death of his first wife, Thomas married Mrs. N.L. Greer - the former Julia Gibbs - on January 26, 1910 in Iowa.

~*~Please contact Jen Powers if you have additional information about this family.~*~
 
 
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 Parents:
  Margaret H Cousins Adamson (1811 - 1889)
 
 Spouses:
  Julia Bell Gibbs Adamson (1850 - 1922)
  Mary Ellen Mellor Jones Adamson (1843 - 1907)*
 
 Children:
  Martha Elizabeth Adamson Smith (1864 - 1952)*
  Ellen Maritta Adamson Bennett (1865 - 1935)*
  Charles Thomas Adamson (1870 - 1896)*
  Arthur Daniel Adamson (1874 - 1878)*
  John Eugene Adamson (1876 - 1878)*
  Clarence Alborn Adamson (1877 - 1878)*
  Archie Lee Adamson (1880 - 1942)*
  Walter David Adamson (1883 - 1883)*
 
 Sibling:
  Joseph Adamson (1839 - 1870)*
  Thomas Adamson (1841 - 1912)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Memorial Cemetery
Le Mars
Plymouth County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Block 7 Lot 9
 
Created by: Jennifer Bennett Powers
Record added: Nov 12, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44257719
Thomas Adamson
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Thomas Adamson
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Thomas Adamson
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- Robert Jones
 Added: Jan. 8, 2011

- Neil B (John 3:16)
 Added: Sep. 22, 2010
With love from a great, great granddaughter,
- Jennifer Bennett Powers
 Added: Nov. 12, 2009
 
 
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