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Richard Addison was born April 10,1824/1826 in Gosport, Hants,
Hampshire, England.
( He was the son of       ? )
Died: April 4, 1914 in Portsea, Hampshire, England.
 Ruth Eliza Foster
Born: May 2,1837 in Odiham, Hants, Englan  (She was the daughter of Thomas Foster and Mary Foster     
 Children of Richard Addison & Ruth Eliza Foster :
1.Richard Addison 
   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, settled in 
   Polk County, FL & homesteaded near Lakeland, growing citrus.
     Children of Richard Addison and Susan Flowers:
        1.Richard Benjamin Addison ,b.1892 Laughman, FL
        2.Eliza Frances Addison,b.1893 Laughman, FL.- married Reeves
        3.Mary V.Addison,b.1896 Laughman, FL.-married Arthur Brannen 
        4.James Thomas Addison,b.1902, Laughman,FL
        5.Maggie M.Addison,b.1904 Laughman, FL.- married: W.E.Lassiter
        6.George Washington Addison,b.May 6,1907 Laughman - d.May 24,1994
        7.Joseph Lee Addison,b.1909 Laughman.
        8.Gertrude Addison,b.1912 Laughman, FL.   
2.Louisa Addison
   Born: abt.1861 Portsmouth,Hants, England
3.George Addison
   Born: abt.1863 in Portsmouth, Hants, England
   General Occupation:
4.Alice Louisa Addison
   Born:abt.1867 in Portsmouth, Hants,England
   Died: After 1953
   Buried: England?
5 Albert Benjamin Addison
   Born: April 15,1870/71 in Portsmouth, Hants, England
   Died: June 8,1954 in Fort Myers, Lee county, FL.
   Buried: 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.
   Charity was the daughter of Edward Robert Newell and Charity Ann Wright 
   Children of Albert Benjamin Addison & Charity ( Newell ) Addison 

     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 Lee Co, FL.
      Married:Nola Naomi Williams, b. 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 Jan.29,1924.(Ira was b.June16,1893 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.
             Children of George Addison & Lessie Lee ( Daughtrey ) Addison
                    1.Ruby Lee Addison, b. Jan.8,1929 Citrus Center, Glades County, FL.
                     Died: April 30, 2010 Moore Haven, Glades County, FL.
                     Married1.Cale H.Jones Jr- 2.Norwood Donnie Strickland- 3.Joseph M.Collins
         2 George Gerald Addison,born Jan.30,1931 Fort Myers, Lee County FL
                      Veteran of Korean War.
                      Carpenter by Trade..
Died: Aug.18,1957 in Collier County, Fl.
                      Buried: Naples Memorial Gardens in Naples, Collier County, FL.
                      Cause of death- Struck by lightning
                      Married: Edith Ann (Gibbs) Curry  in Naples, FL.on June 2,1954
                      (Ann was born in Miami, FL. abt 1927) - Married 1st Walter Paul Curry
3.William Fred Addison, b.Jan,9, 1934 FL.
                    4.Patricia Joyce Addison. b.Oct.15,1936 Naples, Collier County, FL.
                    5.Doris Rebecca Addison, b.Nov.22,1939 Naples, Collier County, FL.
      7James Addison
       Born: April 24, 1906 on Marco Island, FL.
       Died: Sept. 1975 in Dade County, FL.
       Buried: Naples Memorial Gardens, Naples, 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 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.
        General occupation:  Self-employed in the fishing Industry

6.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)


7.Amilia "Minnie" Addison
   Born: Abt.1875 Sheerness, Kent, England. 

8.James Addison
   Born: Jan.1,1877 in Sheerness, Kent, England
   Died: Jan.22,1917 in Marco Island, FL. ( drowned)
   Buried: Marco Island Cem. Marco Island, Collier Co, FL.
   General occupation: Fisherman