George Randolph Adair

22 June 1890–2 February 1979 (Age 88)
Orderville, Kane, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of George Randolph

When George Randolph Adair was born on 22 June 1890, in Orderville, Kane, Utah, United States, his father, Jedediah Grant Adair, was 31 and his mother, Florence Ellen Fowler, was 30. He married Olga Constance Chandler on 11 October 1911, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons. He lived in Salt Lake City Ward 5, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920. He died on 2 February 1979, in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Randolph Adair
Olga Constance Chandler
Marriage: 11 October 1911
Virgil George Adair
Douglas Ried Adair
Carl Chandler Adair Sr
Verl William Adair
Vern Lee Adair
Jack Legrand Adair
Hal Randolph Adair
Mark Edward Adair

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 October 1911Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 6
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1898 · Electricity Comes to Mesa
    Age 8
    A hydroelectric power plant was built on the Crosscut Canal which provided power for the first electric streetlights in Mesa. The power was then sold to bring electricity to businesses in the area.
    Age 24
    Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (Galloway) and northern Irish: from the Scottish personal name Adair, a form of Edgar .History: James Adair (c. 1709–83) was an ‘Indian trader’ in SC from 1735; he was born in Antrim, northern Ireland. Baron William Adair, from Scotland, also settled in SC at around the same period.

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

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    George Randolph Adair

    GEORGE RANDOLPH ADAIR Written by Olga Chandler Adair-June 16, 1972 in Mesa, Arizona George Randolph Adair was born June 22, 1890, in Orderville, Utah. The son of Jedediah Grant Adair and Florence Fo …

    Sources (70)

    • George Adair in entry for Jack Adair, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • George Randolph Adair, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • George R. Adair, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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