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115. Simon ADAMSON was born on 13 November 1806. He died on 13 September 1889 at the age of 82 in Indiana.

Simon married Lydia Frazer, 7 Aug 1828, Wayne Co IN; (2) Anne Elliot, 16 Jan 1834, same place. He is in Perry Twp, Wayne Co 1850 - age 43, Anna age 38, and 4 children, Elizabeth 14, Spencer 11, Catherine 6 and John N. age 3.

In 1860, Simon was in Washington Twp, Randolph Co IN. Enumerated as Simon "Adams" age 53. Anna, age 49. Spencer E. 18. Manerva C. 16. John N. age 13.


1870 Census. Washington Twp, Randolph Co IN
Simon Adamson, age 63. Sarah J. 47. Lorane Hoggatt, age 54. all born NC
1880:
Simon, age 73, Sarah J. 56, wife. Lurena Haggatt, 64 - sister-in-law, b. NC
Lurena was probably kin to Sarah.

Simon ADAMSON and Lydia FRAZIER were married on 7 August 1828 in Wayne County, Indiana. Lydia FRAZIER was born in 1814 in Indiana.

Simon ADAMSON and Anna ELLIOTT were married on 16 January 1834 in Wayne County, Indiana. Anna ELLIOTT was born in 1812 in North Carolina.

Simon ADAMSON and Anna ELLIOTT had the following children:

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i.

Elizabeth A. ADAMSON50 was born on 21 August 1835 in Indiana.50

Married Ancil B. Phillips. They made a joint affidavit when John N. Adamson applied for his Civil War pension and stated they were brother-in-law and sister. The affidavit was dated 5 Oct 1903 - Ancil was age 70, Elizabeth 68. They lived in Muncie, IN

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Spencer E. ADAMSON was born on 19 December 1840 in Indiana.50 He served in the military Company E, 60th Regt, IN Vol. Infantry in 1863 at Civil War. He died on 6 April 1863 at the age of 22 in Miliken's Bend, Madison Parish, Louisiana.50

Although John N. Adamson stated in his pension report that his brother Spencer E. had died at Miliken's Bend LA on 6 Apr 1863, the actual Battle of Miliken's Bend was fought on the 7th of June in 1863 - the battle was part of the campaign against Vicksburg, MS.

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iii.

Catherine Manerva ADAMSON was born on 28 November 1843 in Indiana.50

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John Nelson ADAMSON.

Simon ADAMSON and Sarah J. [ADAMSON] were married before 1870. Sarah J. [ADAMSON] was born circa 1823 in North Carolina.