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Benjamin Willis ADAMSON

Male 1858 - 1939  (81 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Willis ADAMSON 
    Born 19 Nov 1858  Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Various family group sheets give 19 Nov 1858 as the date of Benjamin's birth.
    Gender Male 
    Census 4 Jul 1860  Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2

    • Leaborn H. Adamson, age 26, a farmer with real property valued at $500 and personal property valued at $300, born in GA
      Nancy E. Adamson, age 21, born in GA, cannot read and write
      Henry L. Adamson, age 5, born in GA
      Ann E. Adamson, age 3, born in GA
      Willie Adamson, age 1, born in GA
      Martha J. Hester, age 13, born in GA
    1860 U.S. Census - Seaborn Adamson - Heard Co GA
    1860 U.S. Census - Seaborn Adamson - Heard Co GA
    Census 9 Aug 1870  Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3

    • Seaborn H. Adamson, age 37, Male, White, Farmer, owing real property valued at $500, and personal property valued at $648, born in Georgia
      Nancy E. Adamson, age 32, Female, keeping house, born in Georgia, canot read or write
      Henry L. Adamson, age 14, Farm Laborer, born in Georgia, in school, cannot read or write
      Anna E. Adamson, age 13, At home, born in Georgia, in school, cannot write
      Benjamin W. Adamson, age 11, Farm Laborer, born in Georgia, in school, cannot read or write
      Samuel J. Adamson, age 9, born in Georgia
      Cornelia B. Adamson, age 4, born in Georgia
      Nancy E. Adamson, age 1, born in Georgia
    1870 U.S. Census - Seaborn H. Adamson - Heard Co GA
    1870 U.S. Census - Seaborn H. Adamson - Heard Co GA
    Census 17 Jun 1880  Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4

    • Sebron Adamson, age 47, married, farming, born in GA, father born in GA, mother born in GA
      Nancy Adamson, age 41, married, keeping house, born in Georgia, father and mother both born in Georgia, cannot read or write
      Benjamin Adamson, age 21, single, son, laborer, attended school, born in Georgia, father and mother both born in Georgia
      Samuel Adamson, age 19, single, son, laborer, attended school, born in Georgia, father and mother both born in Georgia
      Cornelia Adamson, age 14, single, daughter, at home, attended school, cannot write, born in Georgia, father and mother both born in Georgia
      Nancy Adamson, age 12, single, daughter, at home, attended school, cannot write, born in Georgia, father and mother both born in Georgia
      Ida Adamson, age 10, single, daughter, at school, attended school, born in Georgia, father and mother both born in Georgia
      Rufus Adamson, age 7, single, son, born in Georgia, father and mother both born in Georgia
      Leana Adamson, age 5, single, daughter, born in Georgia, father and mother both born in Georgia
      Charley G. Adamson, age 2, single, son, born in Georgia, father and mother both born in Georgia
    Census 12 Jun 1900  Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Address:
    State Line 
    • Willis Adamson, age 41, born November 1858 in Georgia; married 19 years
      Elizabeth C. Adamson, age 36, born December 1862 in Georgia; mother of 8 children, 5 of whom are living
      Carey Adamson, son, age 18, born April 1882 in Georgia
      Earnest Adamson, son, age 15, born October 1884 in Georgia
      Avie Adamson, daughter, age 8 , born April 1892 in Georgia
      Iva Adamson, daughter, age 5, born November 1894 in Georgia
      Walter S. Adamson, son, age 2 months, born April 1900 in Georgia Willis and Elizabeth are living with their children, Carey, Earnest, Avie, Iva and Walter.
    Census 19 Apr 1910  Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Address:
    State Line 
    • Willie Adamson, age 51, born in Georgia, father born in Virginia, mother born in Georgia
      Caroline E. Adamson, age 48, born in Georgia, both parents born in Georgia
      Iva L. Adamson, age 14, daughter, born in Georgia
      Walter E. Adamson, age 10, son, born in Georgia Willie and Caroline were living with two of their children, Iva and Walter.
    Census 15 Jan 1920  Fitzgerald, Ben Hill County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Willis B. Adamson, age 61, born in Georgia; both parents born in Georgia
      Callie E. Adamson, age 56, born in Georgia, both parents born in Georgia
      Walter C. Adamson, age 19, born in Georgia, married
      ________ Adamson, age 19, daughter, born in Georgia, married

      I believe this last person to be the wife of Walter C. Adamson. Willis and Callie were living with their son, Walter, and his wife.
    Census 4 Apr 1930  Ben Hill County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Address:
    Militia District 1537 
    • Benjamin Adamson, age 71, born in Georgia; both parents born in Georgia; age 23 at first marriage
      Elizabeth Adamson, age 67, born in Georgia; both parents born in Georgia; age 19 at first marriage
    Died 15 Dec 1939  Fitzgerald, Ben Hill County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Buried Fitzgerald, Ben Hill County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Address:
    Evergreen Cemetery 
    Person ID I517  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 27 Jun 2009 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Nancy Elizabeth JACKSON,   b. 28 Feb 1839, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1926, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 23 Jul 1854  Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Family ID F12  Group Sheet

    Family Elizabeth Caroline O'NEAL,   b. 30 Dec 1862, Franklin, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1947, Fitzgerald, Ben Hill County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 1881  [1
    Children 
     1. Carey ADAMSON,   b. Apr 1882, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Earnest ADAMSON,   b. Oct 1884, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Avie ADAMSON,   b. Apr 1892, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Iva ADAMSON,   b. Nov 1894, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Walter S. ADAMSON,   b. Apr 1900, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 23 Feb 2016 
    Family ID F201  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Nov 1858 - Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 4 Jul 1860 - Heard County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 9 Aug 1870 - Heard County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 17 Jun 1880 - Heard County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
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    State Line - 12 Jun 1900 - Heard County, Georgia
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    State Line - 19 Apr 1910 - Heard County, Georgia
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    Link to Google MapsCensus - 15 Jan 1920 - Fitzgerald, Ben Hill County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
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    Militia District 1537 - 4 Apr 1930 - Ben Hill County, Georgia
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    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Dec 1939 - Fitzgerald, Ben Hill County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Evergreen Cemetery - - Fitzgerald, Ben Hill County, Georgia
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1635] Georgia, Heard - 1900 - Willis Adamson.
      {Willis Adamson, age 41, born November 1858 in Georgia; married 19 years
      Elizabeth C. Adamson, age 36, born December 1862 in Georgia; mother of 8 children, 5 of whom are living
      Carey Adamson, son, age 18, born April 1882 in Georgia
      Earnest Adamson, son, age 15, born October 1884 in Georgia
      Avie Adamson, daughter, age 8 , born April 1892 in Georgia
      Iva Adamson, daughter, age 5, born November 1894 in Georgia
      Walter S. Adamson, son, age 2 months, born April 1900 in Georgia}

    2. [S692] Georgia, Heard - 1860 - Seaborn H. Adamson.

    3. [S695] Georgia, Heard - 1870 - Seaborn Adamson.

    4. [S696] Georgia, Heard - 1880 - Seaborn Adamson.

    5. [S1636] Georgia, Heard - 1910 - Willie Adamson.
      {Willie Adamson, age 51, born in Georgia, father born in Virginia, mother born in Georgia
      Caroline E. Adamson, age 48, born in Georgia, both parents born in Georgia
      Iva L. Adamson, age 14, daughter, born in Georgia
      Walter E. Adamson, age 10, son, born in Georgia}

    6. [S1637] Georgia, Ben Hill - 1920 - Willis B. Adamson.
      {Willis B. Adamson, age 61, born in Georgia; both parents born in Georgia
      Callie E. Adamson, age 56, born in Georgia, both parents born in Georgia
      Walter C. Adamson, age 29, born in Georgia, married
      ________ Adamson, age 19, daughter, born in Georgia, married

      I believe this last person to be the wife of Walter C. Adamson.}

    7. [S1638] Georgia, Ben Hill - 1930 - Benjamin Willis Adamson.
      {Benjamin Adamson, age 71, born in Georgia; both parents born in Georgia; age 23 at first marriage
      Elizabeth Adamson, age 67, born in Georgia; both parents born in Georgia; age 19 at first marriage}

    8. [S369] Find a Grave, Entry for Benjamin Willis Adamson.
      Birth: Nov. 19, 1858
      Franklin
      Heard County
      Georgia, USA Death: Dec. 15, 1939
      Fitzgerald
      Ben Hill County
      Georgia, USA

    9. [S698] Georgia, Heard - 1900 - Seaborn Adamson family.
      {Seaborn Adamson, born June, 1833, age 67, M 46 years, born GA, father born in GA, mother born in Virginia, Laborer, can read and write
      Nancy E. Adamson, born February, 1839, age 62, married 46 years, born Georgia, father born in Virginia, mother born in Georgia, can read and write, mother of 12 children, 10 of whom are living
      Chas. G. Adamson, son, age 22, born Feb 1878 in Georgia, married 2 years, both parents born in Georgia
      Oppie Adamson, daughter-in-law, age 22, born 1878 in Georgia, married 2 years, mother of 1 child who is living, both parents born in Georgia
      Viney Adamson, grandson, age 1, born 1899 in Georgia, both parents born in Georgia}

    10. [S2782] Georgia - Confederate Pension Applications, viewed; 28 April 2009; Widow's Application for Pension filed by Mrs. N.E. Adamson, widow of S.H. Adamson.


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