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Alison Adam

Signed family name
Adam
Signed given name
Alison
Given address
Clinton
Sheet number
Town/Suburb
Clinton
City/Region
Otago
Notes

Biography contributed by Katherine Blakeley

Alison/Alice McLeod was born about 1846.

She married John Adam, a carpenter from Scotland, in Nov 1876 in Cuyahoga County, Cleveland, Ohio.

The couple moved to New Zealand in the late 1870s and they had three children, one who died in early childhood.

When Alison signed the suffrage petition the family were living in Clinton in South Otago.

In later life they moved to Mataura where Alison died on 24 September 1922 and John died in 1930, they are buried with their daughter in the Mataura Cemetery.

Sources

BDM online NZ https://bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/

Family Search https://www.familysearch.org

Otago Nominal Index http://marvin.otago.ac.nz

Papers Past https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz

Gore District Council https://www.goredc.govt.nz/

Click on sheet number to see the 1893 petition sheet this signature appeared on. Digital copies of the sheets supplied by Archives New Zealand.