Orville Bernard Ainsworth

4 March 1895–21 March 1941 (Age 46)
Woodbury, Washington, Vermont, United States

The Life of Orville Bernard

When Orville Bernard Ainsworth was born on 4 March 1895, in Woodbury, Washington, Vermont, United States, his father, Orville Jefferson Ainsworth, was 34 and his mother, Sarah Nellie Paine, was 33. He married Loleda Dow on 4 June 1921, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died on 21 March 1941, in Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan, United States, at the age of 46.

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Family Time Line

Orville Bernard Ainsworth
Loleda Dow
Marriage: 4 June 1921
June M. Ainsworth
Marjorie Ellen Ainsworth

Spouse and Children

4 June 1921
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States


    June M. Ainsworth


    Marjorie Ellen Ainsworth


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 8

Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car "Sweepstakes" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 13

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from a place near Manchester named Ainsworth, from the Old English personal name Ægen + Old English worþ ‘enclosure’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Orville B Ainsworth in household of Sadie M Ainsworth, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Bernard O Ainsworth in household of Sadie N Ainsworth, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Bernard Orville Ainsworth, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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