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Joseph Greenberry ADAMSON

Male 1831 - 1898  (66 years)


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  • Name Joseph Greenberry ADAMSON 
    Born 4 May 1831  Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Tombstone gives birth information as April 1830.
    Gender Male 
    Census 1840  Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2

    • 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  [3

    • 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 4 Jul 1860  Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Address:
    Northern District 
    • Joseph G. Adamson, age 28, born in Georgia; farmer with real property valued at $500 & personal property valued at $300
      Margaret Adamson, age 24, born in Georgia
      Reuben J. Adamson, age 5, born in Georgia
      Martha Adamson, age 3, born in Georgia
      Aurilla Adamson, age 1, born in Georgia
    Census 8 Jun 1870  Rockdale, Randolph County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Joseph Adamson, age 39, born in Georgia; farmer with real property valued at $500 & personal property valued at $550
      Margret Adamson, age 33, born in Alabama
      Reuben Adamson, age 15, born in Alabama
      Martha Adamson, age 13, born in Alabama
      George Adamson, age 8, born in Alabama
      Joseph Adamson, age 7, born in Alabama
      Olivia Adamson, age 2 months, born April 1870 in Alabama
    Census 10 Jun 1880  Rockdale, Randolph County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • J.J. Adamson, age 49, born in Georgia, both parents born in Georgia; farmer
      Margaret Adamson, age 43, born in Alabama, father born in North Carolina, mother born in South Carolina
      R.J. Adamson, age 25, son, born in Georgia
      J.H. Adamson, age 16, daughter, born in Georgia
      G.E. Adamson, age 18, son, born in Georgia
      O.F. Adamson, age 11, daughter, born in Alabama
      C.A. Adamson, age 7, son, born in Alabama
      J.M. Adamson, age 5, son, born in Alabama
      E.W. Adamson, age 2, daughter, born in Alabama
    Died 8 Feb 1898  Randolph County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Tallapoosa River Talk
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      Ofelia, Ala., Feb. 15, 1898.

      Mr. Greenberry ADAMSON died at his home on the 8th inst. and was buried the
      following day at Mount Prospect cemetery. Mr. ADAMSON was the father of our
      Honorable County Commissioner, R. [Reuben] J. ADAMSON, and had been confined to
      his bed for many months. The bereaved relatives and friends have our sincere sympathy.
      Mrs. Margaret ADAMSON, wife of the deceased, has been very sick, but is reported
      better at this writing.

      [From The Randolph Toiler (Wedowee, Randolph County, Alabama), 18 Feb 1898, p.3]

      http://files.usgwarchives.org/al/randolph/obits/jgadamson.txt

      This file is copyrighted and contributed by:
      William Fischer, Jr.

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      December 2001
    Buried Randolph County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Address:
    Mount Prospect Baptist Church Cemetery 
    Person ID I50  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 27 Aug 2009 

    Father James Jefferson ADAMSON,   b. 16 May 1805, Wilkes County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1889  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother 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 
    Family ID F18  Group Sheet

    Family Margaret CUMBY,   b. Abt 1836, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1898  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Children 
     1. Reuben J. ADAMSON,   b. Abt 1855, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Martha J. ADAMSON,   b. 26 Apr 1857, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1925  (Age 67 years)
    +3. Laurah Aurilla ADAMSON,   b. 7 Jun 1859, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1936  (Age 77 years)
     4. George ADAMSON,   b. Abt 1862, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Joseph ADAMSON,   b. Abt 1863, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Olivia ADAMSON,   b. Apr 1870, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Charlie A. ADAMSON,   b. Abt 1873, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1933, Brundidge, Pike County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years)
     8. J. Monroe ADAMSON,   b. Abt 1875, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +9. Ethel A. ADAMSON,   b. 20 Feb 1878, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1948  (Age 70 years)
     10. Felix Cumby ADAMSON,   b. 14 Nov 1880,   d. 8 Jul 1963  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 23 Feb 2016 
    Family ID F20  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 May 1831 - 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 - Address:
    Northern District - 4 Jul 1860 - Heard County, Georgia
    Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 8 Jun 1870 - Rockdale, Randolph County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 10 Jun 1880 - Rockdale, Randolph County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Feb 1898 - Randolph County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Mount Prospect Baptist Church Cemetery - - Randolph County, Alabama
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  • Sources 
    1. [S3100] Alabama, Randolph - Cemeteries - Mount Prospect Baptist Church (or Ophelia ) Cemetery, 13 August 2009; Entry for J. Greenberry Adamson.

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

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

    4. [S3087] Georgia, Heard - 1860 - Joseph G. Adamson, Northern District; page 689; dwelling 208, family 194; Joseph G. Adamson; 8 August 2009.

    5. [S3088] Alabama, Randolph - 1870 - Joseph Adamson, Rockdale; page 476; dwelling 56, family 56; Joseph Adamson; 8 June 1870.

    6. [S3089] Alabama, Randolph - 1880 - Joseph Adamson, Rockdale; 107; page 251.1; dwelling 157, family 162; J.J. Adamson; 8 August 2009.


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