Because of this blog, I've been contacted by a woman who is descended from Benjamin Adamson's second wife, Sarah Browne Adamson, but through her first husband, John Higgins Armstrong. So, something like fourth half-cousins. She told me that Sarah Adamson wrote a diary for 33 years, giving a day-to-day account of pioneer life in early Ohio and Iowa. The original diaries are in Ohio and Iowa historical societies. I want to get copies of these diaries for the Adamson book project, so I'm going to contact the museums to see if they have electronic copies. She also had handwritten pages from an Adamson/Armstrong record book, which she thinks was originally started by Sarah, based on the handwriting. This record contains data on Benjamin's first set of children with Susannah Pool. It also contains children and dates that I've never seen, such as the two Susannah Adamson's, one who was born in 1806 and died in 1808, and one who was born in 180...