Orval Webster Adams

1884–1968 (Age 84)
Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States

The Life of Orval Webster

When Orval Webster Adams 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
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
1928–2011

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
2 June 1911
Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
children

(6)

  • Allan Nebeker Adams

    Male1912–1996Male

  • Lane Webster Adams

    Male1915–1993Male

  • Hyrum Nebeker Adams

    Male1917–1984Male

  • Theodore Nebeker Adams

    Male1920–1990Male

  • Male1924–2015Male

+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1886

Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1896 · Utah becomes a state

Age 12

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
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 (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.

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 …

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Sources (3)

  • Orville W. Adams in household of Nancy Obrien, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Orval W Adams, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Orval W Adams, "United States Census, 1920"

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