Orval Webster Adams Sr

10 April 1884–18 May 1968 (Age 84)
Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States

The Life Summary of Orval Webster

When Orval Webster Adams Sr was born on 10 April 1884, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, his father, Orval Ferdinand Adams, was 25 and his mother, Marion Nelson, was 22. He married Luella Nebeker on 2 June 1911, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons. He lived in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States in 1915 and Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States in 1922. He died on 18 May 1968, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Orval Webster Adams Sr
1884–1968
Luella Nebeker
1887–1974
Marriage: 2 June 1911
Allan Nebeker Adams
1912–1996
Lane Webster Adams
1915–1993
Hyrum Nebeker Adams
1917–1984
Theodore Nebeker Adams
1920–1990
Preston Geddes Adams
1924–2015
Orval Webster Adams Jr
1928–2011

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 June 1911Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (2)

    World Events (8)

    1886
    Age 2
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
    1891 · The Logan Tabernacle is Dedicated
    Age 7
    The Logan Tabernacle was dedicated by Wilford Woodruff in 1891 and has been a center piece of Logan since then. In the late 1980's, the Tabernacle underwent a restoration project that restored all the original pioneer designs. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on November 20, 1975.
    1906 · Saving Food Labels
    Age 22
    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

    Name Meaning

    English, Dutch, and German (mainly northwestern Germany): patronymic from the personal name Adam . In North America, this surname has absorbed cognates from other languages, e.g. Greek Adamopoulos , Serbian and Croatian Adamović (see Adamovich ), Polish (and Jewish) Adamski .Irish and Scottish: adopted for McAdam or a Scottish variant of Adam , with excrescent -s.History: This surname was borne by two early presidents of the US, father and son. They were descended from Henry Adams, who settled in Braintree, MA, in 1635/6, from Barton St. David, Somerset, England. The younger of them, John Quincy Adams (1767–1848) derived his middle name from his maternal grandmother's surname (see Quincy ). — Another important New England family, established mainly in NH, is descended from William Adams, who emigrated from Shropshire, England, to Dedham, MA, in 1628. James Hopkins Adams (1812–61), governor of SC, was unconnected with either of these families, his ancestry being Welsh; his forebears entered North America through PA.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Adam
    Addams

    Story Highlight

    Orval Webster Adams

    My grandfather was a banker at Zions First National Bank in Salt Lake City, Utah. He loved to play golf. He and my grandma had a very beautiful home in the Federal Heights area in Salt Lake City. He w …

    Sources (51)

    • Orval Webster Adams in entry for Allan Nebeker Adams, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Orval Webster Adams, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • O W Adams in entry for Lane Webster Adams and Elaine Evans, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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