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197. Priscilla ADAMSON17,24 was born on 5 November 1820 in Wayne County, Indiana.17 She died on 17 November 1882 at the age of 62 in Delaware County, Indiana.12

Said to have married John Adamson - he was her second cousin.

1870 Census Harrison Twp, Delaware Co, IN Hh 3
John Adamson, age 54, b. TN [b. 1816]
Precilla, age 49, keeping house
Elizabeth, age 19
Riley Gronandike, age 9


1880 Census. Harrison Twp, Delaware Co, IN, Hh 206
Percilla Adamson, age 55, widow
N. C. Jones, age 32, male, farmer, b. IN, parents b. VA
R. Elizabeth, age 30, housewife, b. IN [possibly Priscilla's daughter]
David R. Gronendike, age 18, nephew, b. IN
Wm Adamson, age 50, uncle, retired, b. IN [probably her husband John's brother]


www.adamsonancestry.com:
Priscilla Adamson was born on 5 November 1820 in Wayne Co., Indiana. She died on 17 November 1882 in Delaware Co., Indiana. Parents: Isaac Adamson-1922 and Nancy Garner-1923.
Spouse: John Adamson-1925. Priscilla Adamson and John Adamson were married about 1840. They were married. Children were: Henry Riley Adamson-1926.
John Adamson was born in 1816 in Tennessee. He died on 21 March 1875 in Delaware Co., Indiana. Parents: Abraham Adamson-230 and Eleanor Lewis-231.

Priscilla ADAMSON and John ADAMSON were married circa 1840. John ADAMSON, son of Abraham ADAMSON and Eleanor "Nelly" LEWIS, was born about 1815 in Tennessee. He died on 21 March 1875 at the age of 60.

The estate file of John's mother reveals that he was deceased by July of 1875, leaving a widow Priscilla, and three children, Riley, Jane and Elizabeth. They lived in Delaware Co, Indiana.

1860 Census. Harrison Twp, Delaware Co IN
John Adamson, age 43, b. TN
Priscilla, age 39, b. IN
children born in IN: Henry R. age 19, Eliza J. 12, and Rachel E.age 9.

1870 Census. Harrison Twp, Delaware Co IN
John Adamson, age 54, b. TN
Priscilla, age 49, b. IN
Elizabeth 19, b. IN
Riley Granondyke, age 9, b. IN

FindAGrave.com
Jones Cemetery, Muncie, Delaware Co IN
John Adamson, d. 21 Mar 1875, age 58.
Peracilla Adamson, d. 17 Mar 1882, age 60y 4m 12d, wife of John
probably a child of theirs:
Nancy, d. 17 Feb 1849 - age 12 years [stone is broken]