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Robert Wilson Adams (1822 - 1847)

Robert Wilson Adams
Born in South Pool, Devon, Englandmap
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died at about age 24 in Kingsbridge Registration District, Devon, Englandmap
Profile last modified | Created 23 Aug 2015
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This profile is part of the South Pool One Place Study.


Robert Wilson Adams was born to John Adams and Sarah (Michelmore) Adams. He was baptised on 15 December 1828, age 6, by Independent minister Thomas Mountford. [1] [2] Robert lived with his parents, his two older sisters Miriam and Elizabeth, and two younger sisters Mary and Louisa.

Robert appears on the 1841 census in South Pool, aged 15. [3] No occupation is recorded, but it is possible he helped his father, a malster.

Robert died in 1847, aged 25. [4] Further research will prove/disprove whether or not he was married.


  1. "England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977," database, FamilySearch ( : 11 December 2014), Robert Wilson Adams, 15 Dec 1828, Baptism; citing p. 51, Stokenham & Chivelstone, Devon, record group RG4, Public Record Office, London.
  2. "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch ( : 11 February 2018, Robert Wilson Adams, 12 Apr 1822); citing , index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 590,695.
  3. "England and Wales Census, 1841," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 23 May 2019), Robert Adams in household of John Adams, South Pool, Devon, England, United Kingdom; from "1841 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast ( : n.d.); citing PRO HO 107, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.
  4. England & Wales death registration: Kingsbridge [district], Volume 9, Page 195, September quarter 1847

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