Harold Joseph Adlington

28 February 1902–30 October 1966 (Age 64)
Saugus, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Harold Joseph

When Harold Joseph Adlington was born on 28 February 1902, in Saugus, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Winslow D. Adlington, was 30 and his mother, Ida May Berrett, was 28. He married Iva L Handy in 1943, in Saugus, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. He immigrated to Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1914. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 30 October 1966, in Saugus, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Saugus, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Harold Joseph Adlington
Iva L Handy
Marriage: 1943

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    1943Saugus, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor
    Age 1
    A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
    Age 2
    St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
    Age 17
    The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

    Name Meaning

    English: (i) locative name from Adlington (Lancs), which is recorded as Edeluinton in the 12th century, Adelventon in 1202, and Adlington in 1288, or from Adlington (Cheshire), which is recorded as Eduluintune in 1086 and Adelvinton, Adelinton in the 13th century. The place-names mean ‘farmstead associated with a man called Ēadwulf ’, from the Old English personal name Ēadwulf + the connective particle -ing- + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’. (ii) see Allington .

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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    Sources (11)

    • Harold Joseph Adlington, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"
    • Harold J Adlington in household of Winslow W Adlington, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Harold J Adlington in household of Winslow D Adlington, "United States Census, 1910"

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