Archie Wilbert Adams

Male18 September 1893–24 August 1966

Brief Life History of Archie Wilbert

When Archie Wilbert Adams was born on 18 September 1893, in Haldimand, Northumberland, Ontario, Canada, his father, Thomas James Adams, was 31 and his mother, Margaret Brisbin, was 23. He married Mildred Alberta Peate on 9 February 1917, in Cobourg, Northumberland, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Ontario, Canada in 1893 and Northumberland, Ontario, Canada in 1911. He died on 24 August 1966, at the age of 72, and was buried in Saskatchewan, Canada.

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Archie Wilbert Adams
Mildred Alberta Peate
Marriage: 9 February 1917
Kenneth Thomas Adams

Sources (9)

  • Archie Adams in household of Thomas J Adams, "Canada Census, 1911"
  • Archie Wilbert Adams, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Archie Wilbert Adams, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 February 1917Cobourg, Northumberland, Ontario, Canada
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (5)

    1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

    Age 13

    Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

    1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

    Age 41

    Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.

    1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

    Age 50

    George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.

    Name Meaning

    English, Dutch, and German (mainly northwestern Germany): patronymic from the personal name Adam . In North America, this surname has absorbed cognates from other languages, e.g. Greek Adamopoulos , Serbian and Croatian Adamović (see Adamovich ), Polish (and Jewish) Adamski .

    Irish and Scottish: adopted for McAdam or a Scottish variant of Adam , with excrescent -s.

    History: This surname was borne by two early presidents of the US, father and son. They were descended from Henry Adams, who settled in Braintree, MA, in 1635/6, from Barton St. David, Somerset, England. The younger of them, John Quincy Adams (1767–1848) derived his middle name from his maternal grandmother's surname (see Quincy ). — Another important New England family, established mainly in NH, is descended from William Adams, who emigrated from Shropshire, England, to Dedham, MA, in 1628. James Hopkins Adams (1812–61), governor of SC, was unconnected with either of these families, his ancestry being Welsh; his forebears entered North America through PA.

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

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