Olive Edna Adams

26 March 1914–18 July 1995 (Age 81)
Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia

The Life of Olive Edna

When Olive Edna Adams was born on 26 March 1914, in Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia, her father, Edward Adams, was 28 and her mother, Olive May Blank, was 21. She died on 18 July 1995, in Yeppoon, Queensland, Australia, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Edward Adams
1886–1966
Olive May Blank
1893–1983
Olive Edna Adams
1914–1995
Ernest Adams
1915–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

    Female1914–1995Female

    Ernest Adams

    Male1915–Male

World Events (8)

1918

Age 4

Australian troops sent to fight in South African War.
1918

Age 4

Battle on the Somme. Australian forces capture Mont St. Quentin.
1939

Age 25

Australia joins Britain in declaration of war on Germany.

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 .)

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

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Sources (2)

  • Olive Edna Adams, "Australia Cemetery Inscriptions, 1802-2005"
  • Birth certif no 25206

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