Veronica Regina Adam

20 April 1917–5 June 1987 (Age 70)
Orrin, Pierce, North Dakota, United States

The Life of Veronica Regina

When Veronica Regina Adam was born on 20 April 1917, in Orrin, Pierce, North Dakota, United States, her father, Nicholas Adam, was 36 and her mother, Philomena Baumstark, was 31. She married Stephen Frank Volk on 5 November 1934, in Orrin, Pierce, North Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in McHenry, North Dakota, United States in 1935 and Towner, McHenry, North Dakota, United States in 1940. She died on 5 June 1987, in Minot, Ward, North Dakota, United States, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Stephen Frank Volk
Veronica Regina Adam
Marriage: 5 November 1934
Evangeline Volk
Loretta May Volk
Richard Anthony Volk

Spouse and Children

5 November 1934
Orrin, Pierce, North Dakota, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Nicholas Adam


    Philomena Baumstark




    Elizabeth Adam


    Theresa Doris Adam



    Katie Adam


    Mariana Adam


+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 20

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

From the Biblical personal name Adam, which was borne, according to Genesis, by the first man. It is the generic Hebrew term for ‘man’, probably from Hebrew adama ‘earth’. Compare the classical Greek legend that Zeus fashioned the first human beings from earth. It was very popular as a personal name among non-Jews throughout Europe in the Middle Ages, and the surname is found in one form or another in most of the countries of Europe. Jews, however, have never used this personal name, except in recent times under Polish and English influence. Among Scottish and Irish bearers it is sometimes a reduced form of McAdam .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Veronica Volk in household of Steve Volk, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Feronica Adam in household of Nick Adam, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Veronica Adam Volk, "United States, Obituaries, American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1899-2012"

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