Wayne County Biographies

Part of the Indiana Biographies Project

Pleasant M. Adamson

Pleasant M. Adamson was born in Dalton Township, Wayne Co., Ind., Dec. 25, 1830, a son of Aaron and Sarah (Milman) Adamson, his father a native of Tennessee and his mother of Ohio. His parents both died when he was nine years old and he went to Marshall County, Ind., to live with an older sister, remaining there till he was twenty years old. He then returned to Wayne County. Feb. 10, 1852, he was married to Lucinda, daughter of Nicholas and Rosa (Petty) Shaw. He soon after went to Delaware County, Ind., and four years later came again to Wayne County and bought his present farm. He owns eighty-six and a half acres of fine well-improved land. Mr. and Mrs. Adamson are members of the United Brethren church. Politically he is a Republican.

History of Wayne County, Indiana, Volume II, 1884, page 692