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 Francis James Adam

Francis James Adam

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Death 8 Jun 1820 (aged 29)
Burial Body buried at sea
Memorial ID 75240373 · View Source
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FRANCIS, THE FIFTH AND YOUNGEST SON OF THE LORD CHIEF COMMISSIONER, WAS A MERCHANT IN LONDON ACTUATED BY A HIGH SENSE OF HONOUR, HE UNDERTOOK A VOYAGE TO DEMERARA
FOR THE ARRANGEMENT OF SOME ARDUOUS AFFAIRS.

HIS BROTHER (REAR ADMIRAL ADAM) ACCOMPANIED HIM. A SIGNAL INSTANCE OF FAMILY AFFECTION. FRANCIS WAS SEIZED WITH THE YELLOW FEVER ON THEIR VOYAGE HOME AND ON THE 8TH OF JUNE 1820, AGED 29, HE EXPIRED IN HIS BROTHER'S ARMS.

HIS REMAINS WERE COMMITTED TO THE OCEAN.

Stone erected by father in Greyfriar's Church Cemetery in Edinburgh, Scotland in July 1827.


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  • Created by: GraveRobber
  • Added: 21 Aug 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 75240373
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Francis James Adam (24 Mar 1791–8 Jun 1820), Find A Grave Memorial no. 75240373, ; Maintained by GraveRobber (contributor 47357039) Body buried at sea.