Orville Clyde Adams

1896–1959 (Age 62)
Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Orville Clyde

When Orville Clyde Adams was born on 27 September 1896, in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Ancil Adams, was 38 and his mother, Elizabeth Elnora Dollins, was 31. He died on 31 July 1959, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Orville Clyde Adams
1896–1959
Ethel Florence Avis
1906–1983

Spouse & Children

Parents & Siblings

  • John Ancil Adams

    Male1858–1935Male

  • Elizabeth Elnora Dollins

    Female1865–1904Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 9

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 17

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

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)

  • 1940 United States Federal Census
  • 1930 United States Federal Census
  • 1920 United States Federal Census

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