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"ADAMSON. A not uncommon surname at the present day in Angus, meaning "son of Adam." Adam filius Ade filius Philippi was burgess of Suhtberewick in 1261 (May, 36). John Adamsone of the county of Berewyke took the oath of fealty in 1296 (Bain, n, p. 206). Colin, son of Ade, provost of Aberdeen in 1340, appears again in 1349 as Colin Adamson (ER., i, p. 456; Friars, 15), and John Adamson (fitz de Adam), a Scot, had a safe conduct to go to Bruges from England in 1433 (Bain, rv, 1071). Cuthbert Adamson, a notary public of Glasgow diocese, 1587 (Pohalfoch writs, p. 75). Sir Harvey Adamson (b. 1854) was formerly lieutenant-governor of Burma. Adamesoune 1595, Ademsoun 1537, Ademson. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Adamson Genealogy

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