Orvest Earl Adams

1916–1957 (Age 40)
Connersville, Fayette, Indiana, United States

The Life of Orvest Earl

When Orvest Earl Adams was born on 2 November 1916, in Connersville, Fayette, Indiana, United States, his father, Louie Earl Adams, was 23 and his mother, Alta Leora Robertson, was 20. He married Jennie Dean Helms on 24 December 1938, in Bartholomew, Indiana, United States. He died on 7 February 1957, in Columbus, Bartholomew, Indiana, United States, at the age of 40, and was buried in Garland Brook Cemetery, Columbus, Bartholomew, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Orvest Earl Adams
Jennie Dean Helms
Marriage: 24 December 1938

Spouse & Children

24 December 1938
Bartholomew, Indiana, United States

Parents & Siblings



  • Male1916–1957Male

  • Imogene Leora Adams


World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1917 · Joining the First World War

Age 1

Starting with the sinking of the RMS Lusitania, which killed 128 American citizens, and many other conflicts with trade from Germany. Congress held a special meeting that resulted in The United States declaring war on Germany. Formally entering the First World War.

Age 13

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English (very common in England, especially in the south Midlands, and in Wales) and German (especially northwestern Germany): patronymic from the personal name Adam . In the U.S. this form has absorbed many patronymics and other derivatives of Adam in languages other than English. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Orvest Adam in household of Louie Adam, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Orvest Adams in household of Louie Adams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Orvest Adams, "United States Census, 1940"

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