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64. DAVID ADAMSON was born about 1793 in Tennessee.1 He died on 18 July 1828 at the age of 35 in Wayne County, Indiana.1,4

Listed in Tennessee Soldiers in War of 1812 are two David Adamsons.

Found in the War of 1812 database on Ancestry:
Name: DAVID ADAMSON
Company: CHILES' BATTALION, MOUNTED GUNMEN, EAST TENNESSEE VOLUNTEERS.
Rank - Induction: PRIVATE Rank - Discharge: PRIVATE


1820 Census. Wayne Co IN
David Adamson. 2m under 10 [Andrew & James]. 1m 16-26 [David]. 1f under 10 [Ann]. 1f 16-26 [Mary Ann].

1830. No widow named Mary Ann found. In Delaware Co IN were a Jesse & a David Adamson, both age 30-40. About the same age as this David. The information for the children of David in Delaware Co does not match that of the children of David & Mary Ann, but then David was already deceased.

DAVID ADAMSON and MARY ANN ROBERTS were married on 2 November 1813 in Knox County, Tennessee.4 MARY ANN ROBERTS was born (date unknown).

In 1840 there is in Delaware Co a listing for a Nancy "Adamnson". there are three males in the household. One age 10-15 [Moses?], one age 15-20 [John?] and one age 20-30 [James?]. There was one female age 15-20 [Ruth?]. One female age 50-60 [Mary Ann's approximate age. And a female age 70-80. Nancy is often the nickname for Ann - could Mary Ann have used this name?

Listed next to the above Nancy was Jackson Adamnson with both a male and female child under 5 and himself and Rachel as age 20-30.

DAVID ADAMSON and MARY ANN ROBERTS had the following children:

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i.

Ann ADAMSON.

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ii.

ANDREW JACKSON ADAMSON.

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iii.

James Minor ADAMSON.

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iv.

Ruth ADAMSON.

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v.

John ADAMSON33 was born about 1822 in Indiana.7

Is this John L. Adamson who married Lydia Ann Crousoure on 29 Dec 1846 in Howard Co IN? There are way too many John Adamsons out there!

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vi.

Moses ADAMSON.