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66. Mordecai ADAMSON5,14 was born on 30 January 1798 in Lost Creek, Jefferson County, Tennessee.5,18 He died on 19 April 1848 at the age of 50 in Jefferson County, Iowa.

1823, 3, 29. Lost Creek Monthly Meeting: Mordecai Adamson was received on certificate from Newberry MM, dated 1822, 12, 7. Wife Susannah and children Adam & Peter included He also condemned his marriage contrary to discipline.
1825, 11, 26. Modecai & fam were granted certificate to Honey Creek MM, Howard Co, IN. Susanna and children Adam, Peter,Catherine, John, Mary & Eliza, granted certificate the same day.

Mordecai is in the Henry Co IN census in 1830 - age 30-40. His brother Solomon also seems to be there.

Moved to Wayne Co IN; the Milford Monthly Meeting.

Jefferson Co, Iowa records:
Posted By: Debbie Nash (email)
Date: 6/11/2003
Guardian Box 1, County Clerk's Office.
Admr. Papers, Box 1 - Estate of M. Adamson, Dec'd.
Mordica Adamson died on or about 19 Apr 1848, leaving land W 1/2 SE 1/4 of Sec. 3, Township 73 R9W, & E 1/2 SW 1/2 same section township & range (Penn); Enos Adamson is a minor heir; Sarah Adamson, minor heir; Susannah Adamson, widow.

1850 Census Penn Twp, Jefferson Co, Iowa. Hh 14 [Name written as Anderson.]
Susannah Adamson, age 43, b. NC
Adam, 27, farmer, b. Tenn.
Peter, 22, b. Tenn.
Catherine 19, b. IN
John 18, b. IN
Mary 17, b. IN
Eliza 14, b. IN
Delilah 12, b. IN
Sarah, 10, b. Iowa
Enos, 8 b. Iowa
in Hh 16, Adam seemed to be counted again, except they got his name right.
Adam Adamson, age 27, b. TN and Luanah, age 15, b. IN

Mordecai ADAMSON and Susannah PECK were married on 19 December 1822 in Jefferson County, Tennessee.5,16 Susannah PECK was born (date unknown).