Muriel Olive Adams

18 June 1913–22 February 2001 (Age 87)
Manton, Wexford, Michigan, United States

The Life of Muriel Olive

When Muriel Olive Adams was born on 18 June 1913, in Manton, Wexford, Michigan, United States, her father, Orla Adams, was 38 and her mother, Bernetta Orellia Melvin, was 36. She married Albert Benjamin Church on 17 February 1926, in Gratiot, Michigan, United States. She lived in Painesville, Lake, Ohio, United States in 1935 and Kingsley, Grand Traverse, Michigan, United States in 1940. She died on 22 February 2001, in Traverse City, Grand Traverse, Michigan, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Kingsley, Grand Traverse, Michigan, United States.

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Charles Benjamin Church
Muriel Olive Adams
Marriage: 10 February 1973

Spouse and Children

10 February 1973
Kingsley, Grand Traverse, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Orla Adams


    Bernetta Orellia Melvin




    Harvey Leroy Adams


    Archie W. Adams



    Arlene Emeline Adams



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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Age 4

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 24

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

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 .)

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

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Sources (3)

  • Meril Adams in household of Orla Adams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Muriel Church in household of Albert Church, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Muriel O Adams in household of Orla Adams, "United States Census, 1920"

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