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Henry ADAMSON

Male 1817 - 1911  (94 years)


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  • Name Henry ADAMSON 
    Born 15 Nov 1817  Fayette County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Nov 1911  Numa, Appanoose County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Aft 18 Nov 1911  Adamson Cemetery, Numa, Appanoose County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (1) Jerry F. Adamson <http://www.adamsonancestry.com>, Copyright © 1998-2014, all rights reserved:

      Henry Adamson was born on 15 November 1817 in Fayette Co., Ohio. He died on 18 November 1911 at the age of 94 in Numa, Appanoose Co., Iowa. He was buried after 18 November 1911 in Appanoose Co., Iowa. Henry was buried in Adamson Cemetery.

      Henry Adamson and Penthesilea Frost were married on 1 September 1842 in Lee Co., Iowa. Penthesilea Frost was born on 3 April 1824 in Hamilton Co., Ohio. She died on 15 October 1894 at the age of 70 in Appanoose Co., Iowa. She was buried in Adamson Cemetery.

      Henry Adamson and Penthesilea Frost had the following children:

      i. Elmer Ellsworth Adamson.

      ii. Noah Lewis Adamson.

      iii. Moses Austin Adamson.

      [Note by compiler: The above list of child[ren] of Henry ADAMSON and Pentheselia FROST is incomplete.]

      (2) A household headed by Henry ADAMSON is listed in the 1850 census of Fort Madison Township, Lee County, IA.

      Henry is listed in the 1850 census as a farmer who was then 34 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, he was born in about 1816. According to the 1850 census, he was born in OH.

      Listed with Henry is his wife, Priscilla, who was then 24 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, she was born in about 1826. The place of her birth is not listed in the 1850 census.

      Also listed with Henry is his son, John, who was then 7 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, he was born in about 1843. The place of his birth is not listed in the 1850 census.

      Also listed with Henry is his daughter, Sarah E., who was then 3 years of age; according to the 1850 census, therefore, she was born in about 1847. The place of her birth is not listed in the 1850 census.

      Also listed with Henry is his son, Willis, who was then 1 year of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, he was born in about 1849. The place of his birth is not listed in the 1850 census.

      (3) A household headed by Henry ADAMSON is listed in the 1860 census of Pleasant Township, Appanoose County, IA.

      Henry is listed in the 1860 census as a farmer who was then 43 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1817. According to the 1860 census, he was born in OH.

      Listed with Henry is his wife, Pencelia, who was then 36 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, she was born in about 1824. According to the 1860 census, she was born in OH.

      Also listed with Henry is his son, John, who was then 17 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1843. According to the 1860 census, he was born in OH.

      Also listed with Henry is his daughter, Sarah, who was then 12 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, she was born in about 1848. According to the 1860 census, she was born in OH.

      Also listed with Henry is his son, Isaac, who was then 10 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1850. According to the 1860 census, he was born in OH.

      Also listed with Henry is his son, Moses, who was then 5 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1855. According to the 1860 census, he was born in OH.

      Also listed with Henry is his son, William, who was then 3 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1857. According to the 1860 census, he was born in OH.

      Also listed with Henry is his son, James, who was then 10 months old; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1859. According to the 1860 census, he was born in OH.

      (4) A household headed by Henry ADAMSON is listed in the 1870 census of Pleasant Township, Appanoose County, IA.

      Henry is listed in the 1870 census as a farmer who was then 52 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, he was born in about 1818. According to the 1870 census, he was born in OH.

      Listed with Henry is his wife, Pentealia, who was then 46 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, she was born in about 1824. According to the 1870 census, she was born in OH.

      Also listed with Henry is his son, Isaac W., who was then 20 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, he was born in about 1850. According to the 1870 census, he was born in IA.

      Also listed with Henry is his daughter, Sarah E., who was then 22 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, she was born in about 1848. According to the 1870 census, she was born in IA.

      Also listed with Henry is his son, Moses A., who was then 15 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, he was born in about 1855. According to the 1860 census, he was born in IA.

      Also listed with Henry is his son, William H., who was then 13 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, he was born in about 1857. According to the 1870 census, he was born in IA.

      Also listed with Henry is his son, James E., who was then 11 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, he was born in about 1859. According to the 1870 census, he was born in IA.

      Also listed with Henry is his son, Noah L., who was then 9 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, he was born in about 1861. According to the 1870 census, he was born in IA.

      Also listed with Henry is his son, Elmer E., who was then 5 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, he was born in about 1865. According to the 1870 census, he was born in IA.

      Also listed with Henry is his son, Elza M., who was then 1 year of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, he was born in about 1869. According to the 1870 census, he was born in IA.

      (5) A household headed by Henry ADAMSON is listed in the 1880 census of Pleasant Township, Appanoose County, IA.

      Henry is listed in the 1880 census as a farmer who was then 52 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1828. According to the 1880 census, he was born in OH, and both of his parents were born in England.

      Listed with Henry is his wife, Penthisiliea, who was then 56 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, she was born in about 1824. According to the 1880 census, she was born in IN, her father was born in OH, and her mother was born in KY.

      Also listed with Henry is his daughter, Sarah E., a school teacher who was then 32 years old; therefore, according to the 1880 census, she was born in about 1848. According to the 1880 census, she was born in IA, her father was born in OH, and her mother was born in KY.

      Also listed with Henry is his son, Moses A., a farmer who was then 25 years old; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1855. According to the 1880 census, he was born in IA, his father was born in OH, and his mother was born in KY.

      Also listed with Henry is his son, Willis I., a farm laborer who was then 30 (?) years old; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1850 (?). According to the 1880 census, he was born in IA, and both of his parents were born in OH.

      Also listed with Henry is his son, Elmer E., a farm laborer who was then 16 years old; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1864. According to the 1880 census, he was born in IA, and both of his parents were born in OH.

      Also listed with Henry is his son, James E., a farm laborer who was then 20 years old; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1860. According to the 1880 census, he was born in IA, and both of his parents were born in OH.

      Also listed with Henry is his son, Noah L., a farm laborer who was then 18 years old; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1862. According to the 1880 census, he was born in IA, and both of his parents were born in OH.

      Also listed with Henry is his son, Elza W., who was then 11 years old; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1869. According to the 1880 census, he was born in IA, and both of his parents were born in OH.

      (6) www.findagrave.com:

      Henry Adamson
      Birth: Nov. 15, 1817, Fayette County, Ohio, USA
      Death: Nov. 18, 1911, Numa, Appanoose County, Iowa, USA

      Family links: Parents: Benjamin Adamson (1771 - 1852), Sarah Browne Adamson (1782 - 1851); Spouse: Penthesilea Frost Adamson (1824 - 1894); Children: John Benjamin Adamson (1843 - 1912), Sylvester Adamson (1845 - 1845), Sarah Elizabeth Adamson Shively (1847 - 1906), Isaac Willis Adamson (1849 - 1915), Eston Adamson (1853 - 1854), Moses Austin Adamson (1855 - 1937), William Harrison Adamson (1857 - 1943), James Erastus Adamson (1859 - 1954), Noah Lewis Adamson (1862 - 1939), Elmer Ellsworth Adamson (1865 - 1936), Elza Wallace Adamson (1869 - 1943)

      Burial: Adamson Cemetery, Numa, Appanoose County, Iowa, USA

      Created by: Brett Slocum
      Record added: Aug 24, 2010
      Find A Grave Memorial# 57640611
    Person ID I253  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2017 

    Father Benjamin ADAMSON, Sr.,   b. 17 Jun 1771, Leeds, West Riding, Yorkshire [now West Yorkshire], England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1852, Lee County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Relationship unknown 
    Mother Sarah BROWNE,   b. 16 Oct 1782, Honiton, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1851, Lee County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 14 Feb 1813  Cincinnati, Hamilton County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F1281  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Louisa Pentheselia FROST,   b. 3 Apr 1824, Hamilton County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1894, Numa, Appanoose County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 1 Sep 1842  Lee County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 

    • (1) Lee County, IA Marriage Book #1, 1838-1851, p. 17:

      Henry Adamson to Miss Penthela Frost, 1 Sept. 1842 by James D. Gedney, J.P.

      (2) Early American Marriages: Iowa to 1850, Bountiful, UT: Precision Indexing Publishers, 19xx:

      Adamson, Henry married Frost, Penthela on 01 Sep 1842 in Lee County, Iowa
    Children 
     1. James Erastus ADAMSON,   b. 28 Aug 1859, Numa, Appanoose County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1954, Oberlin, Decatur County, KS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)  [natural]  [unknown]
     2. William Harrison ADAMSON,   b. 9 Jun 1857, Numa, Appanoose County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Oct 1943, Plano, Appanoose County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)  [natural]  [unknown]
     3. Noah Lewis ADAMSON,   b. 21 Apr 1862, Numa, Appanoose County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1939, Nelson, Nuckolls County, NE Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)  [natural]  [unknown]
     4. Elza Wallace ADAMSON,   b. 23 Dec 1869, Numa, Appanoose County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1943, Centerville, Appanoose County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)  [natural]  [unknown]
     5. Elmer Ellsworth ADAMSON,   b. 25 Dec 1865, Appanoose County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1936, Centerville, Appanoose County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)  [natural]  [unknown]
     6. Moses Austin ADAMSON,   b. 21 Feb 1855, Numa, Appanoose County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 1937, Hastings, Adams County, NE Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  [natural]  [unknown]
     7. Sylvester ADAMSON,   b. 1 Sep 1845, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1845, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [natural]  [unknown]
     8. John Benjamin ADAMSON,   b. 20 Aug 1843, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1912, Nora, Nuckolls County, NE Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)  [natural]  [unknown]
     9. Sarah Elizabeth ADAMSON,   b. 30 Oct 1847, Lee County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1906, Nelson, Nuckolls County, NE Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)  [natural]  [unknown]
     10. Eston ADAMSON,   b. 27 Jun 1853, Appanoose County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1854, Appanoose County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [natural]  [unknown]
     11. Isaac Willis ADAMSON,   b. 10 Dec 1849, Lee County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1915, Numa, Appanoose County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)  [natural]  [unknown]
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2017 22:51:11 
    Family ID F1300  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    1. Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Citation Text: (1)http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohhamilt/hamiltonpioneermarr.htm: Pioneer Marriage Records, Hamilton County Ohio 1791-1820 Copied by John Day Caldwell, Secretary of the Cincinnati Pioneer Association, before the Cincinnati Courthouse fire in 1884. Compiled for this site by Shirlene Jensen. MG=Minister of the Gospel Name: Armstrong, Sarah Spouse: Benjamin Dennison/Adamson Date: 14 Feb 1813 Married by: Mg William Lynes.

    2. Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Citation Text: (1) Iowa Marriages to 1850[database online], Provo, UT: The Generations Network, Inc., 1997: Adamson, Henry married Frost, Penthela on 01 Sep 1842 in Lee County, Iowa.