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193. Ruth ADAMSON7 was born on 23 November 1821 in Ohio.1,7 She died on 14 September 1886 at the age of 64 in Howard County, Indiana.1

[I doubt that Ruth was born in Ohio, but all the census information says she was. The family could have lived there for a brief time.]

Marriage recorded Delaware Co Book C-1, p.25.


Buried Albright Cemetery.

Ruth ADAMSON and John Calvin LANGLEY were married on 28 November 1839 in Delaware County, Indiana.1,33 John Calvin LANGLEY1,59,60,61,62,63, son of Jonathan LANGLEY and Hannah SMITH, was born on 21 August 1820 in Clinton County, Ohio.1 He died on 29 January 1878 at the age of 57 in Howard County, Indiana.1

Langley lived in Wayne Co IN as early as June of 1823. In the 1830's they purchased several tracts of land in Madison Co IN. The book "History of Delaware Co IN" states that Jonathn Langley was one of the first settlers buying land on 11 Apr 1836. In 1850 they were in Honey Creek Twp, Clinton Co IN. The Adamson families seemed also to have lived in Wayne Co, then Delaware, and Howard Counties. Both families intermarried with Garners and Crousores.


1840 Census, John Langley was in Delaware Co IN, p.310. He was age 20-30, with a female aged 15-20.

1850 Census: Honey Crk Township, Clinton Co IN. John Langled age 30, b. OH. Ruth 32, born OH. Curtis age 10, Jackson 7, Martin 4, and MIles 2.

1860 Census. Taylor Township, Howard Co IN. John Langley age 43, born Ohio. Ruth age 28. Curtis 19. Eliza 19 [wife of Curtis]. Andrew 17; Martin 15, Miles 12; Waitsel 9; Ann 6, and Hannah age 3.

1870 Census. Still in Taylor Twp. John Langley, age 52. Ruth 47. U. S. age 22 [Miles was age 22 - don't know why his initials were "U.S."], Rebecca 16, Hannah 13, M. E. age 10 [female - Mary]

1880 Census. Taylor Twp. Miles C. Langler age 32. Ruth, mother, age 57. Mary E. [Daughter- obviously daughter of Ruth] age 19. Virgil R. age 4.

Buried Albright Cemetery

Ruth ADAMSON and John Calvin LANGLEY had the following children:

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i.

Curtis Charles LANGLEY24,59 was born on 26 December 1840 in Delaware County, Indiana. He died on 7 March 1886 at the age of 45 in Hemlock, Howard County, Indiana.

Curtis married Eliza Jane Huston, 10 May 1860.

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ii.

Andrew Jackson LANGLEY59 was born about 1843 in Howard County, Indiana. He died on 27 March 1864 at the age of 21 in Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee.

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iii.

Martin LANGLEY24,59 was born on 14 June 1845 in Clinton County, Indiana. He died on 1 January 1919 at the age of 73 in Howard County, Indiana.

Martin married (1) Rebecca A. Capron, 8 Sep 1867. His second wife's given name was Elizabeth.

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Miles C. LANGLEY24 was born on 17 November 1848 in Howard County, Indiana.59 He died on 25 March 1901 at the age of 52 in Howard County, Indiana.

Miles married Eliza J. Hugdon, 8 Nov 1874, Howard Co IN. Elizabeth was born 30 Nov 1853, died 2 May 1877, Howard Co.
Miles married (2) Mildred Savannah Lowry, 20 Sep 1884, Howard Co. Mildred was born 10 Sep 1861, the daughter of Charles and Lucinda (Love) Lowry; she died 20 May 1937, Howard Co.

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v.

Waitstill LANGLEY24,59 was born on 17 November 1851 in Russiaville, Howard County, Indiana. She died on 24 August 1919 at the age of 67 in Elwood, Madison County, Indiana.

Married Abraham S. Capron, 23 Dec 1867.

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vi.

Rebecca Ann LANGLEY24,59 was born in August 1853 in Howard County, Indiana.

Rebecca married Orlando Rex, 2 Nov 1876. He married (2) Bessie Cox.

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Hannah Ellen LANGLEY24,59 was born in May 1855 in Howard County, Indiana. She died about 1938 at the age of 83 in Howard County, Indiana.

Hannah married Lewis D. Applegate, 19 Jan 1879.

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Mary E. LANGLEY24 was born on 16 December 1860 in Howard County, Indiana.59 She died on 17 April 1889 at the age of 28 in Howard County, Indiana.

Mary married Samuel E. Gifford, 25 Jun 1885.
Supplemental Record Marriage Applications from Howard Co IN by WPA 1882-1899