Elizabeth Adamson[1, 2]

Female 1818 - 1846  (27 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Adamson 
    Born 12 Dec 1818  Boreland, Dysart, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 14 Nov 1846  Winter Quarters, Douglas, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Nauvoo Land and Records 17765  Family Group Record Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Winter Quarters Cemetery, Winter Quarters (Florence), Douglas, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I17663  Early Latter-day Saints
    Last Modified 2 Apr 2015 

    Family Alexander Melville,   b. 15 Feb 1821, , Pittenweem, Fifeshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1911  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 3 Jan 1844  Boreland, Dysart, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Margarett Melville,   b. 22 Dec 1844, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Aug 1917, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     2. Joseph Alexander Melville,   b. 24 Feb 1845, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1846, Winter Quarters, Douglas, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
    Last Modified 2 Apr 2015 
    Family ID F25355  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Winter Quarters Cemetery, Winter Quarters (Florence), Douglas, Nebraska, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Notes 
    • Name transcribed from A "Grave" Experience at the Mormon Pioneer Winter Quarters Cemetery. By Carlyle B. Jensen and Gail Geo. Holmes, Published by Authors October 1999. Quoted from with permission of Gail Geo. Holmes. The record is a "List of the Deaths and Burials in the Camp of Israel at Cutler's Park, after Sept, 1846. Spellings, dates and etc. are as written in the original record - mistakes and all."

      Stated in record above, "Elizabeth Melvil, age 25 yrs., 11 mos., 24 days; wife of Alexander Melvil; deceased Nov. 14, 1846; disease Chill Canker; birthplace Fifeshire, Scotland; Dec. 20, 1820; grave no. 62"

      Note: Unknown location at Winter Quarters Cemetery. Terry Latey
    • Family Group Record by Nauvoo Land and Records

      OTHER SOURCE:
      Tragedy at Winter Quarters, Andrew Jensen, p 47
      Internet Research:
      rootsweb.com: World Connect, 1 page

      FATHER: Andrew Cunningham Adamson
      MOTHER: Margaret Cunningham

  • Sources 
    1. [S12] Internet Link - BYU Winter Quarters Project - http://winterquarters.byu.edu.

    2. [S17830]