Orval L. North

1916–1978 (Age 62)
Kinsley, Edwards, Kansas, United States

The Life of Orval L.

When Orval L. North was born on 10 October 1916, in Kinsley, Edwards, Kansas, United States, his father, Roy Daniel North, was 31 and his mother, Francis Mary ( Fanny) Agnew, was 36. He lived in Kinsley Township, Edwards, Kansas, United States in 1920. He died on 16 November 1978, in Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States.

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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

Age 11

The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 19

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name, from Middle English north ‘north’, for someone who lived in the northern part of a village or to the north of a main settlement ( compare Norrington 1), or a regional name for someone who had migrated from the north. Compare Norris 1.2 Irish: regional name for someone from Ulster, the northern area of Ireland, in part as an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Ultaigh ( see McNulty ) or (in Westmeath) of Ultach.3 German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name composed with a cognate of Old High German nord ‘north’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Orvil North in household of Roy North, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Orval North in household of Roy North, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Orval North in household of Roy North, "United States Census, 1920"

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