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James Jefferson ADAMSON

Male 1805 - 1889  (83 years)


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  • Name James Jefferson ADAMSON 
    Born 16 May 1805  Wilkes County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 1820  Morgan County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Address:
    Captain Knight's District 
    • Greenberry Adamson head of household:
      1 male under 10: [Nathaniel]
      1 male age 10 thru 15: [James Jefferson]
      2 males age 16-25: [Augusta Young, George Washington]
      1 male age 45 and over: [Greenberry]
      1 female under age 10: [Mary Ann Amanda]
      1 female age 10 thru 15: [Martha]
      1 female age 45 and over: [Sarah]
    Census 1830  Henry County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3

    • James J. Adamson head of household:
      1 male age 20-29: [James]
      1 female age 15-19: [Elizabeth]
    Census 1840  Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4

    • James J. Adamson head of household:
      3 males age 5-9: [Joseph, Seaborn, George]
      1 male age 30-39:[James]
      2 females under age 5:[Nancy, Martha]
      1 female age 20-29: [Elizabeth]
      2 male slaves age 10-23
      1 female slave age 10-23
    Census 6 Nov 1850  Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5

    • James J. Adamson, age 45, Farmer, value of real estate - $1000, born in Georgia
      Elizabeth D. Adamson, age 39, born in Virginia
      Joseph G. Adamson, age 19, Farmer, born in Georgia, attended school
      Seaborn H. Adamson, age 17, Farmer, born in Georgia, attended school
      George M. Adamson, age 15, born in Georgia
      Nancy Adamson, age 13, born in Georgia
      Martha L. Adamson, age 11, born in Georgia
      James G. Adamson, age 9, born in Georgia
      John Adamson, age 7, born in Georgia
      Thomas L. Adamson, age 2, born in Georgia
    1850 Census - James J. Adamson (Heard Co GA)
    1850 Census - James J. Adamson (Heard Co GA)
    Census 30 Jul 1860  Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • James J. Adamson, age 55, Farmer, value of real estate - $1000, value of personal property - $500, born in Georgia
      Elizabeth Adamson, age 48, born in Virginia
      Martha L. Adamson, age 19, born in Georgia, in school
      James G. Adamson, age 17, born in Georgia, in school
      John W. Adamson, age 14, born in Georgia, in school
      Thomas G. Adamson, age 13, born in Georgia, in school
      Sarah A. Adamson, age 10, born in Georgia, in school
      Nathaniel R. Adamson, age 6, born in Georgia, in school
    1860 Census - James J. Adamson (Heard Co GA)
    1860 Census - James J. Adamson (Heard Co GA)
    Census 10 Aug 1870  Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7

    • James J. Adamson, age 65, Farmer, value of real estate - $1000, value of personal property - $739, born in Georgia
      Elizabeth D. Adamson, age 57, keeping house, born in Virginia, cannot write
      Thomas L. Adamson, age 21, none, born in Georgia, cannot read or write (the word "Fitts" was written in and then lined through)
      Frances E. Adamson, age 17, at home born in Georgia, cannot read or write
      Nathaniel Adamson, age 16, Farm Laborer, born in Georgia, cannot write
    Census 16 Jun 1880  Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [8

    • James J. Adamson, age 75, married, Farming, born in Georgia, father born in Ma (Maryland), mother born in Georgia
      Elizabeth D. Harris, age 68, wife, married, keeping house, born in Virginia, father and mother both born in Virginia
      Thomas L. Adamson, age 32, son, single, at home, born in Georgia, "idiotic", cannot read or write, father born in Georgia, mother born in Virginia
      Nathanial R. Adamson, age 26, son, married, Farming, born in Georgia, father born in Georgia, mother born in Virginia
      Malissa C. Adamson, age 26, daughter-in-law, at home, born in Georgia, both parents born in Georgia
      James W. Adamson, age 3, grandson, born in Georgia, both parents born in Georgia
      Ada Lee Adamson, age 1, granddaughter, born in Georgia, both parents born in Georgia
    Died 13 Apr 1889  [1
    Buried Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Address:
    Adamson Cemetery 
    Headstone - James Jefferson Adamson
    Headstone - James Jefferson Adamson
    Person ID I48  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 27 Jun 2015 

    Father Greenberry ADAMSON,   b. 20 Oct 1770, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1831, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Mother Sarah COATES,   b. 20 Feb 1774,   d. 8 Nov 1849, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 26 Dec 1793  Wilkes County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Family ID F25  Group Sheet

    Family Elizabeth D. HARRIS,   b. 1 Aug 1812, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1892  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 4 Feb 1830  Henry County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Joseph Greenberry ADAMSON,   b. 4 May 1831, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1898, Randolph County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    +2. Seaborn Henry ADAMSON,   b. 15 Jan 1833, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1903, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    +3. George M. ADAMSON,   b. 1835, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1863, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
     4. Nancy E. ADAMSON,   b. 1837, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Martha L. ADAMSON,   b. 1839, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +6. James G. ADAMSON,   b. Aug 1842, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1914, Randolph County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years)
    +7. John W. ADAMSON,   b. 3 May 1844, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1915  (Age 70 years)
     8. Thomas L. ADAMSON,   b. 1847, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Sarah ADAMSON,   b. 1850, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +10. Nathaniel R. ADAMSON,   b. Feb 1854, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 23 Feb 2016 
    Family ID F18  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 May 1805 - Wilkes County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1830 - Henry County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Feb 1830 - Henry County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1840 - Heard County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 6 Nov 1850 - Heard County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 30 Jul 1860 - Heard County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 10 Aug 1870 - Heard County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 16 Jun 1880 - Heard County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Adamson Cemetery - - Heard County, Georgia
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  • Sources 
    1. [S331] Georgia, Heard - Cemetery book, page 159.

    2. [S3927] Georgia, Morgan - 1820 - roll 10, Capt Knight's District; page 138; line 7; Greenberry Adamson household; viewed; 27 June 2015.
      {Greenberry Adamson head of household:
      1 male under 10: [Nathaniel]
      1 male age 10 thru 15: [James Jefferson]
      2 males age 16-25: [Augusta Young, George Washington]
      1 male age 45 and over: [Greenberry]
      1 female under age 10: [Mary Ann Amanda]
      1 female age 10 thru 15: [Martha]
      1 female age 45 and over: [Sarah]}

    3. [S155] Georgia, Henry - 1830 - James Adamson family (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S687] Georgia, Heard - 1840 - James J. Adamson.

    5. [S689] Georgia, Heard - 1850 - James Adamson.

    6. [S693] Georgia, Heard - 1860 - James J. Adamson.

    7. [S694] Georgia, Heard - 1870 - James Adamson.

    8. [S697] Georgia, Heard - 1880 - James J. Adamson.

    9. [S369] Find a Grave, Entry for Greenberry W. Adamson.
      Birth: Oct. 20, 1770 Death: Mar. 31, 1831
      Born Maryland. Married Sarah Coates Adamson 26 Dec 1793. Parents of: J.C., W.C., G.W., A.Y., J.J., N.C., Mrs. M.L. Ward and Mrs. M.A. Stevens Burial:
      Adamson Family Cemetery
      Jonesboro
      Clayton County
      Georgia, USA


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