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192. James Minor ADAMSON7 was born on 12 August 1819 in Indiana.7

Married Rebecca Cook and had children Isaac, Ruth and James Albert - I believe there were many more children, as found in the censuses.

James Minor Adamson was born on 12 Aug 1819 in Indiana. He died on 23 Jan 1884 in Wilson Co., Kansas.
He was married to Rebecca Cook about 1840. Rebecca Cook was born on 30 Dec 1818 in Wayne Co., Indiana. She died in Mar 1903 in Kansas. <http://www.adamsonancestry.com/>


Civil War Draft Registration in Howard Co, IN, 1863-1865 includes:
SubDist. No. 49. James M. Adamson, age 44, farmer, b. NC - Class 2 [he would certainly be the right age and a Moses Adamson was listed on the same page, also from Howard Co]
Note on Ancestry.com about this draft:
This is a collection of lists of Civil War Draft Registrations. There were four drafts between 1863 and 1865, which included 3.175 million records. Historically, the 1863 draft was one of the most tenuous moments in the Union outside of the battles fought on Northern soil. Most of the concern was due to the draft riots that took place in New York in 1863.
These records include 631 volumes of registries and are basically lists of individuals who registered for the draft. The records are split into two different classes, Class I are those aged 20-35 as well as those 36-45 and unmarried. Class II is everyone else that registered.


1850 Census. Delaware Twp, Hamilton Co, In, Hh 86
James Adamson, age 30
Rebecca, age 30
Mary Ann 10. John 7. Isaac 5. Lucinda 3. Naomi, age 1.

The Kentucky birthplaces are confusing - just wrong I believe:
1860 Census. Union Twp, Howard Co, IN, P.O. Jerome, Hh 1111
James Adamson, 45, b. KY
Rebecca, 42, b. KY
Mary, 21. John 19. Isaac 17. Lucinda 15. Naomi 14. Ruth 12. Sarah 9. Rachel 7, Margaret, age 3.

1870 Census, Union Twp, Howard Co, IN, P.O. Jerome, Hh 50
J. M. Adamson, age 50, Farmer, b. IN
Rebecca, 51, b. IN
N. 22, female. Lydia 11, James 7, Nolan, age 1

1880 Census. Duck Creek, Wilson Co KS, Hh 213
James Adimson, age 60, b. IN, parents b. IN
Rebecca, 61, wife [Epoletic, Fits], b. IN, father b. SC, mother b. NC
James A., 18, son, b. IN
Nolan, 12, Grandson, b. IN
Elias Denny, age 23
Mary 31
Isaac, age 1

1880 Census. Fall River, Wilson Co, KS, Hh 248
Isaac Adamson, 35, b. IN, as were his parents.
Rebecca A., 24, wife, b. IN
Cora A. 10, dau. Lilly R. 4, Dau, John W., 2 Son - all born in KS


Please note that the following James married to a Rebecca is NOT the same man. The James with a son Isaac A. [Andrew] is a cousin, a son of Isaac Adamson & Nancy Garner.
1860 Census.
Harrison Twp, Delaware Co, IN:
James Anderson, age 29, b. IN. Rebecca, 26, b. IN. Isaac A., age 6, b. IN. Nancy, age 63, b. Tenn.

James Minor ADAMSON and Rebecca COOK were married circa 1839. Rebecca COOK was born circa 1820 in Indiana.

James Minor ADAMSON and Rebecca COOK had the following children:

333

i.

Mary Ann ADAMSON was born in 1840 in Indiana.

334

ii.

John ADAMSON was born in 1843 in Indiana.

335

iii.

Isaac ADAMSON was born in 1845 in Indiana.

Isaac Ruth Adamson was born on 27 January 1845 in Hamilton Co., Indiana. He died on 26 June 1920 at the age of 75 in Pottawatomie, Co., Oklahoma. He was buried in Pottawatomie, Co., Oklahoma, Box Cemetery. Parents: James Minor Adamson and Rebecca Cook.
Spouse: Rebecca Ann Denny. Rebecca Ann Denny and Isaac Ruth Adamson were married on 25 October 1865. Children were: John Wesley Adamson, Jessie James Adamson.
http://www.adamsonancestry.com/list/b8.htm

1880 Census. Fall River, Wilson Co, KS, Hh 248
Isaac Adamson, 35, b. IN, as were his parents.
Rebecca A., 24, wife, b. IN
Cora A. 10, dau. Lilly R. 4, Dau, John W., 2 Son - all born in KS


336

iv.

Lucinda ADAMSON was born in 1847 in Indiana.

337

v.

Naomi ADAMSON was born in 1849 in Indiana.

338

vi.

Ruth ADAMSON was born circa 1850 in Indiana.

339

vii.

Sarah ADAMSON was born in 1851 in Indiana.

340

viii.

Rachel ADAMSON was born in 1853 in Indiana.

341

ix.

Margaret ADAMSON was born in 1857 in Indiana.

342

x.

Lydia ADAMSON was born circa 1860 in Indiana.

343

xi.

James Albert ADAMSON was born in 1862 in Indiana.