Orville Franklin Adams

1895–1964 (Age 69)
Ontario, Canada

The Life of Orville Franklin

When Orville Franklin Adams was born on 1 August 1895, in Ontario, Canada, his father, John Henry Adams, was 36 and his mother, Sarah Ann Parsons, was 34. He married Jennie May Stewart on 4 October 1920, in Petrolia, Lambton, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Middlesex, Ontario, Canada in 1901. He died on 4 August 1964, in Shetland, Dawn-Euphemia, Lambton, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 69, and was buried in Shetland, Dawn-Euphemia, Lambton, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Orville Franklin Adams
Jennie May Stewart
Marriage: 4 October 1920
Innes Franklin Adams
Ellen Bernice Adams
Orma Mae Adams

Spouse & Children

4 October 1920
Petrolia, Lambton, Ontario, Canada


Parents & Siblings

  • John Henry Adams


  • Sarah Ann Parsons




  • Annie Adams


  • Female1887–1962Female

  • Eliza Adams


  • John William Adams


  • Male1893–1970Male

+4 More Children

World Events (4)

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 11

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 39

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 48

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

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)

  • Orvil F Adams in household of Henery Adams, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Orville Adams in entry for Ennis Franklin Adams, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"
  • Orville Franklin Adams, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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