Descendant of Richard Addison Sr.

& Ruth Eliza (Foster) Addison



Richard Addison Sr.
 
was born April 10,1824/1826 in Gosport, Hants,
Hampshire, England.
( He was the son of       ? )
Died: April 4, 1914 in Portsea, Hampshire, England.
Buried: England
Married:
Ruth Eliza Foster
on Feb.11,1857 in England.
Born: May 2,1837 in Odiham, Hants, England.
(She was the daughter of Thomas Foster and Mary Foster
  Died: England

Children of Richard Addison & Ruth Eliza Foster :

1. Richard Addison Jr 
 Born: Abt.1859 Portsmouth, Hants, England.
 Died: March 23,1953 in Loughman, Fl. at 93 yrs.old
 Buried: Rosehill cemetery in Kissimmee, FL.
 Married:
Susan Frances Flowers, abt.1889 in FL.
 Notes: Richard was the first of Richard's & Ruth Eliza
 Addison's children to come to the United States from
 England, coming to Florida at the age of 19 yrs,  and settled in 
 Polk County, FL & homesteaded near Lakeland growing citrus.
 Richard and Susan were among the first settlers in Laughman, FL.

(Added Info from Polk County Library: )
date of his arrival is in question.
 In one record he claims to have arrived in 1870 and in another he claimed 1880.
The correct date is unknown.
     Richard was married about 1890
 to Miss Susan Frances Flowers 
The place where the couple married is unknown.

However,I can state for sure they did not marry in
 Polk County or Orange County.
The couple arrived in Polk County
in 1891 and settled near the present-day community of Loughman.

 The Everglades Cypress Company built a huge sawmill and turpentine
still near their
 lands in the late 1890's.   Richard was a pioneer citrus
grower and there is no record of him working
in the lumber
or naval stores industry.
     Richard Addison died in
 Loughman on 23 March 1953.
 He was 93 years old.
 His funeral was held at
 Grissom Funeral Home in Kissimmee Florida
and he was also buried there, in the Rosehill Cemetery.
 At the time of his death he had
 a sister Miss Alice Addison of Bristol, England and a
 brother, Mr. Albert Addison of Fort Myers, Florida. -------

Richard Addison and Susan had the following children:

1. Richard Benjamin Addison -
 born August 1892 at Loughman,
            Lived at Loughman, FL.
         2. Eliza Frances Addison -
born August 1893 at Loughman,
 married a Mr.Reeves.
             lived at Lakeland, FL.
         3. Mary V. Addison -
 born October 1896 at Loughman,
 married Arthur Brannen.
             Lived in Laughman, FL.
         4. James Thomas Addison -
born about 1902 at Loughman,
lived at Kissimmee,FL.
         5. Maggie M. Addison -
born about 1904 at Loughman,
married W.E. Lassiter.
            Lived in Lake Wales, FL
.
         6.George Washington Addison -
 born 6 May 1907 at Loughman,
lived at Loughman,
            Died May 24,1994 in Haines City, FL.
         7. Joseph Lee Addison -
 born abt 1909 at Loughman,
later lived at Davenport, Florida
         8. Gertrude Addison -
 born about 1912 at Loughman,
 married Everette Goodman.
            Lived in Tampa, FL.
 
 2. Albert Benjamin Addison

Born: April 15,1870/71 in Portsmouth, Hants, England
    Died: June 8,1954 in Fort Myers, Lee county, FL.
    Buried:
 Marco Cemetery, Marco Island, FL.
    Married:
Charity Newell on June 13, 1894 in Lee County, Fl.
     Born: April 11,1875 Texas
     Died: Feb.4,1962 in Fort Myers, Lee Co, FL.
     buried; Marco Cemetery
    ( Charity was the daughter of Edward Robert Newell and Charity Ann Wright )
 
Albert Addison & Charity
had the following children


1.Albert Bryant Addison
            Born:April 23, 1895 in Florida
            Died: Jan 28, 1968 in fort Myers, Lee Co.FL.
            Buried:
Alva, Lee Co, Fl.
            Married:
Laura Belle McDanial on Oct.15,1916 in Alva, Lee Co, Fl.
                      ( she was the daughter of James McDanial and Margaret Renfro )
            General Occupation: Commercial Fisherman

        2.Chester Addison
            Born:June 6, 1897 on Marco Island, FL.
            Died: April 9,1985 Lee County, FL.
            Buried: Gardner Cem.in Lee Co, FL.
           Married:
Nola Naomi Williams,
 born Aug.30th or Sept.4,1904 --died.1965
            Lee county, Fl. --
buried Gardner Cemetery in Lee county, FL.
                 ( Daughter of William A "Bud" Williams & Ellen Lenora "Linnie" Whidden )
            General Occupation: employed by Boat Yard ( retired)

         3.Annie Ruth Addison
            Born: July 27, 1899 on Marco Island, FL.
            Died: Jan.28,1982 in Naples, Collier Co, FL.
            Buried:
       Marco Island Cem.Marco Island, FL.
          Married:
        Ira Howard on Jan.29,1924
             ( Ira was b June 16,1893 in Arcadia, FL.
                   Died on Sept.13,1952 Marco Island, FL.)
             Buried:
             Old Marco Island Cemetery, Collier County, FL.
                     Ira was the son of ________________?

  4.Alice Addison
            Born: Nov.11,1901/02 on Marco Island,  Fl.
            Died: Oct.26,1987 in Medford, Ma.
            Buried:
      Oak Groves- Medford, Ma.
            Married:
          James Graziano , Boston, Mass.on__________
                 James Graziano was born abt.1903 in Italy,
 Died_April 16,1965 Mass.
                 (James's General Occupation: Trucking Business)

         5.Richard Addison
           Born:April 19, 1904 on Marco Island, FL.
           Died: Sept.11,1987 in Labelle, FL.Hendry county
           Buried:
              Naples Memorial Gardens, Naples, Collier co, FL.
           Married:
               1. Lucy May Arthur on March 19,1926 Collier Co.FL.
         - Divorced.
                     2  Mildred Eleanor Brazil 
                            Born: July 20,1913 Al.- Died: May 2, 1988 Collier County, FL.
           General Occupation:  Commercial Fishing

6.     George Addison
            Born: March 29, 1905 on Marco Island, FL. ( or George Island, Fl.)
            Died: April 4, 1989 in Naples, Collier Co, FL. 
            Buried:
Naples Memorial Gardens, Naples, Collier Co, FL.
            Married:
Lessie Lee Daughtrey

on May 28, 1927  in Lee Co, FL.
           (Daughter of Henry W. Daughtrey & Sarah Floyd Williams of Desoto Co.)
            General occupations: Carpenter and Plant Nursery.

         7.James Addison
            Born: April 24, 1906 on Marco Island, FL.
            Died: Sept. 1975 in Dade County, FL.
            Buried:
           Marco Island Cem. Marco Island, FL.
            Married:
            1. Myrtle 
                   2.Elizabeth Hamilton
               on July 17, 1934 in Collier Co, FL
            General Occupation: Commercial fishing

8.Dolly Charity Addison .
            Born: Dec.25,1913 on Marco Island, FL.
            Died: July 12,2006 in Fort Myers, Lee County, FL.
            Buried:
Naples Memorial Gardens, Naples, FL.
            Married:
 Herbert Morrison "Hub" Storter in Florida
          ( Herbert was born July 27,1909- died July 25,2006 Fort Myers, FL
            buried:
              Naples Memorial Gardens, Naples, FL.)   
   
        
 9:Ernest Addison
            Born: Jan.27,1912  on Marco Island, FL.
            Died: May 4,1989 in Lee County, FL. ( Cert.# 52700)
            Buried:
            Naples Memorial Gardens, Naples, Collier Co, FL.
            Married:
   Violet ?
           ( last name unknown )
            General occupation:  Self-employed in the fishing Industry
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3.Amilia "Minnie" Addison
    Born: Abt.1875 Sheerness, Kent, England. 

    Died: England
   
Buried: England
    Married: Never married

 4.Alice Louisa Addison
    Born:abt.1867 in Portsmouth, Hants,England
    Died: After 1953
    Buried: England?
    Married:

 5.Louisa Addison
    Born: abt.1861 Portsmouth,Hants, England
    Died: England
    Buried: England
    Married:

 6.James Addison
    Born: Jan.1,1877 in Sheerness, Kent, England
    Died: Jan.22,1917 in Marco Island, FL.
    He had a heart attack while out fishing, fell overboard and drowned.
    Buried:
Marco Island Cem. Marco Island, Collier Co, FL.
    General occupation: Fisherman
    Married: no marriages

7.George Addison
    Born: abt.1863 in Portsmouth, Hants, England
    Died: possibly in Australia
    Buried:
    General Occupation:
    Married:

 8.Joseph Addison
    Born: Feb.12,1873 Portsmouth, Hants, England.
    Died: Nov.3,1934 Fort Myers, Lee County, Fl.
    Last Residence: Buckingham, FL.
    Buried: Fort Myers Cemetery,  Lee county, Fl.
    General Occupation: Farmer
    Married: Josephine Harding ( maiden name possibly Jenkins)




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