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 Thomas Adamson

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Thomas Adamson

  • Birth 27 Apr 1841 Devonport, Plymouth Unitary Authority, Devon, England
  • Death Nov 1912 Plymouth County, Iowa, USA
  • Burial Le Mars, Plymouth County, Iowa, USA
  • Plot Block 7 Lot 9
  • Memorial ID 44257719

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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  • Created by: Jennifer Bennett Powers
  • Added: 12 Nov 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 44257719
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Adamson (27 Apr 1841–Nov 1912), Find A Grave Memorial no. 44257719, citing Memorial Cemetery, Le Mars, Plymouth County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Jennifer Bennett Powers (contributor 47199003) .