Orus Orson Adams

1886–1961 (Age 74)
Bethany Township, Harrison, Missouri, United States

The Life of Orus Orson

When Orus Orson Adams was born on 12 June 1886, his father, Andrew Warren Adams, was 25 and his mother, Sophronia Francis Wilkinson, was 20. He married Estelle Marie Wyland on 7 November 1916, in Onawa, Monona, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Onawa, Monona, Iowa, United States in 1925. He died in March 1961, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Orus Orson Adams
1886–1961
Estelle Marie Wyland
1895–1994
Marriage: 7 November 1916
Dorothy Marie Adams
1916–
Jessie Virginia Adams
1918–
Orus Orson Adams Jr
1921–1983
Andrew William Adams
1923–1998
Arvella Roberta Adams
1925–
Leroy Adams
1927–
Rose M Adams
1930–
Jack Darrel Adams
1931–
Bertha Jean Adams
1933–
Jimmy Dale Adams
1935–
Glora Dee Adams
1939–
Richard Earl Adams
1942–1995

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
7 November 1916
Onawa, Monona, Iowa, United States
children

(12)

  • Dorothy Marie Adams

    Female1916–Female

  • Jessie Virginia Adams

    Female1918–Female

  • Orus Orson Adams Jr

    Male1921–1983Male

  • Male1923–1998Male

  • Arvella Roberta Adams

    Female1925–Female

+7 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 4

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 20

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.

Sources (3)

  • Orus Adams, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Orson Adams, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Oris O Adams, "United States Census, 1930"

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