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Elisha ADAMSON[1]

Male - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Elisha ADAMSON 
    Gender Male 
    Land Sale 21 Apr 1796  Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • The land sold was land inherited by Elisha's wife, Nancy, from her father, Archibald Beall.
    Residence 13 Jul 1799  Hamilton County, Territory North West of the Ohio River Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Elisha Adamson was listed on a petition to Congress dated July 13, 1799. The petition was from citizens of Hamilton County seeking relief from paying for their land between the "great and little Miami Rivers" until the controversy with Judge Symmes is resolved.
    Land Grant 4 Sep 1804  Greene County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Section 32, Township 5, Range 11 
    • This land may have been located in the Virginia Military District.
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I82  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 11 Aug 2015 

    Father Basil ADAMSON,   b. 1728, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 16 Nov 1785, Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 57 years) 
    Mother Nancy SPIERS,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1747  [1
    Family ID F32  Group Sheet

    Family Nancy BEALL,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Y  [2
    Last Modified 23 Feb 2016 
    Family ID F3006  Group Sheet

  • Documents
    Final Account by John Adamson, Administrator - Basil Adamson Estate
    Final Account by John Adamson, Administrator - Basil Adamson Estate

  • Notes 
    • Said to have moved to North Carolina.

      I found a Credit Volume Patent in Volume 20, page 510 (BLM.gov) issued to the heirs of Elisha Adamson, dec'd for land lying in Champaign County, Ohio, T5, R11, SE/4, in Section 32 (lying between the Miami Rivers) dated April 1, 1814.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3986] Adamson Book - A.P. Adamson, page 7.

    2. [S3999] Maryland, Montgomery - Montgomery County Abstracts, 1775-1797 (book), page 61.
      195-196. Samuel Beall recorded 21 April 1796, from Elisha Adamson & Nancy Adamson, deed, for property from her father Archibald Beall, her undivided one third part of land owned by James Beall, Rachel Beall and Nancy Beall, now Adamson. Also their right to tract Batchelor's Forest, and Resurvey, which was willed by Alexander Beall to his Archibald Beall. Signed by Elisha Adamson, Nancy Adamson before John L. Summers, Solomon Holland.

    3. [S4000] US Census Reconstructed Records, 1660-1820, viewed; 10 August 2015; Entry for Elisha Adamson, Territorial Papers of the US, Volume 3, Page number 33, Family number 8..

    4. [S4001] Ohio - Early Ohioans' Residences from the Land Grant Records, viewed; 11 August 2015; Listing for Elisha Adamson.


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