|Death: ||May 1, 1863|
John R. Adamson: His widow Elizabeth [1820-1906] filed for his Civil War pension, 30 Jun 1863, and she gave his date of death as 1 May 1863 - he was killed, shot three times, near Port Gibson, MS, at the battle of Thompson Hills. He served as a 1st Sgt, Company D, 69th Indiana Infantry; enlisted at Richmond on 26 Jul 1862. Papers are on Fold3. Also the 1850 census, Huntsville, Randolph Co IN gives his age as 33, in 1850, or born about 1817. Their marriage record is in the pension file - they married 2 Nov 1847, Randolph Co. Children are listed in the file:
David H., b. 9 Feb 1848, Andrew J., b. 12 Aug 1849. Mary Ann, b. 17 Jan 1854, and John H., born Nov 18 1857 and also buried Buena Vista Cemetery.
Elizabeth's death is also noted in the Pension file as 20 Oct 1906, when the pension was halted.
Elizabeth J. Shepherd Adamson (1820 - 1906)*
Buena Vista Cemetery
Plot: Lot 31, Section 2, Space 1
Created by: Burt
Record added: Oct 18, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16236845