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Andrew Adamson
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Birth: Sep. 1, 1845
Fife, Scotland
Death: May 23, 1922
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA

1922 Utah Death Certificate
Heart

Andrew Adamson age 76
Miner, Utah county surveyor and Civil Engineer

1863 Married Scotland
Janet Robertson

1876 Scotland
Janet Robertson, 1st wife
died Scotland

1876 Married: Scotland
Margaret Mcleod
November 1876

1880 Census American Fork, Utah
Andw. Adamson 34, mining engineer
Margaret Adamson 35
David Adamson 16 [mother is Janet]
Andrew Adamson 12 [mother is Janet]
Isabella Adamson 9 [mother is Janet]
Hyrum Adamson 6
Jane Adamson 1
Living on William Street

1900 Census American Fork, Utah
Andrew Adamson 54, mining engineer
Margaret Adamson 35, 5 children, 5 living
Jane Adamson 21
Henry Adamson 19
Agnes Adamson 17
James Adamson 15
Margaret Adamson 14
Own home, free

1910 Census Salt Lake City Ward 3, Utah
Andrew Adamson 64, agent, real estate
Margaret Adamson 64, 6 children, 5 living
Hyrum Adamson 35
Agnes Adamson 27
Own home 134 West 2nd North

1920 Census Salt Lake City Ward 3, Utah
Adam Adamson 74, civil engineer
Margaret Adamson 74
Own home 134 West 2nd North

1922 Funeral
Services Are Held
American Fork, May 25.
--Funeral services will be held in the first ward chapel Friday afternoon at 1 o'clock for Andrew Adamson, who died in Salt Lake Wednesday morning. The deceased was a resident of this city for twenty-seven years, coming here in 1878. In 1905 he moved to Salt Lake and had since resided there.
Salt Lake Telegram, 1922-05-25, page 8


1922
Funeral Services for Andrew Adamson
Andrew Adamson, pioneer civil engineer, and business man of Utah died at his home, 134 West Second North street in Salt Lake , Tuesday afternoon. Mr Adamson was well known here as he made his home in this city from 1878 until 1905 and had a host of friends here.
The body was brought here for burial and the funeral services are being held Friday afternoon at the First Ward Chapel as we go to press.
Mr Adamson came to Utah in 1878 from Scotland, arriving in Salt Lake June 13. Within a few days he came to American Fork. He went back to Salt Lake in 1905.
Mr Adamson was the son of David P and Agnes Nicol Adamson, and was born at Boreland, Fifeshire, Scotland, September 1, 1845. He was the oldest of eleven children. Before the age of 10 he went to work with his father in the coal mines of his native region.
In August, 1863, at the age of 18, he was married to Janet Robertson, and from this marriage there were six children. Mrs Adamson died at Weaver Row Dysart, Fifeshire, Scotland, in April 1876. In November, 1976, Mr Adamson was married to Margaret McLeod, of which marriage there were six children.
In 1876 Mr Adamson joined the Latter-Day Saints church and came to America the same year.
Mr Adamson's first work in Utah was in the Granite marble quarry, Little Cottonwood, helping to get out building material for the construction of the Salt Lake temple. From this he became manager of the mines in Scofield in 1882, and in 1888, in Wyoming, did some work in mining engineering.
In 1892 he became deputy county surveyor of Utah county, and in 1895 became county surveyor or Utah county.
Mr Adamson is survived by his widow, Margaret Adamson, and the following sons and daughters: Andrew, Jr. H. S., Henry and J. M. Adamson, all of Salt Lake; Mrs. J. W Duke of Park City; Mrs Melvin Coverly and Mrs. Agnes Hall of Salt Lake. Also the following brothers and sisters survive him: David P. and Henry M Adamson of Salt Lake; Mrs Elizabeth Cousin of American Fork; Mrs Katherine Firmage, American Fork; Jessie Steggel and Agnes Brunton, Scotland, and Mrs Anna Watson of Coalville.
American Fork Citizen, 1922-06-03, Page 3.

1933 Salt Lake City, Utah
Margaret McLeod, widow
died August 29, 1933

Children of Janet Robertson:
David Patterson Adamson 1863-1895 Canada
John Robertson Adamson 1865-1872
Andrew Adamson Jr 1868-1935 died Seattle
Isabella Adamson 1871-1929 UT single
Hiram Smith Adamson 1873-1959 UT single
William Robertson Adamson 1876-1876
Children of Margaret McLeod:
Jean Watson Adamson Duke 1879-1967
Henry Nicholols Adamson 1880-1964
Agnes Nicol Adamson Davis 1882-1938
James McLeod Adamson 1884-1939 WasLn
Margaret McLeod Adamson Overly 1886-1977
Robert Cunningham Adamson 1888-1889

 
 
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 Parents:
  David Paterson Adamson (1824 - 1904)
  Agnes Nichol Adamson (1827 - 1903)
 
 Spouses:
  Janet Robertson Adamson (1846 - 1876)
  Margaret McLeod Adamson (1845 - 1933)
 
 Children:
  David Patterson Adamson (1863 - 1895)*
  Isabella Adamson (1871 - 1929)*
  Hiram Smith Adamson (1873 - 1959)*
  Jean Watson Adamson Duke (1879 - 1967)*
  Henry Adamson (1880 - 1964)*
  James M Adamson (1884 - 1939)*
  Margaret M. Adamson Overly (1886 - 1977)*
  Robert Cunningham Adamson (1888 - 1889)*
 
 Siblings:
  Andrew Adamson (1845 - 1922)
  Elizabeth Adamson Cousin (1847 - 1930)*
  Hiram Adamson (1849 - 1909)*
  Catherine Adamson Firmage (1854 - 1935)*
  Jessie Adamson Steggell (1857 - 1932)*
  Annie Adamson Watson (1860 - 1947)*
  Emily Adamson Kearns (1862 - 1948)*
  David Paterson Adamson (1864 - 1922)*
  Henry Nicholes Adamson (1867 - 1943)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
American Fork Cemetery
American Fork
Utah County
Utah, USA
Plot: F-40-2
 
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Originally Created by: Wes & Debi Grossnickle
Record added: Jul 25, 2007
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Andrew Adamson
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- Lived Salt Lake City, Utah.
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 Added: Sep. 1, 2015
- Born Scotland.
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- Mining engineer.
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