Orval Russell Adams

1885–1947 (Age 62)
Mercer, Illinois, United States

The Life of Orval Russell

When Orval Russell Adams was born on 29 October 1885, in Mercer, Illinois, United States, his father, John William Adams, was 21 and his mother, Frances Christina Moberly, was 18. He married Maud Ellen Sackman about 1907, in Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Jackson, Missouri, United States in 1935 and Blue Township, Jackson, Missouri, United States in 1940. He died on 23 November 1947, in Independence, Jackson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Independence, Jackson, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Orval Russell Adams
Maud Ellen Sackman
Marriage: about 1907
Marvin Paul Adams
Fern Adams
Russell Adams
Dean Adams
Irene Adams
Naomi P Adams
Donald Lee Adams

Spouse & Children

about 1907
Missouri, United States


  • Male1906–1962Male

  • Dean Adams


  • Irene Adams


  • Naomi P Adams


  • Male1919–2012Male

+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • John William Adams


  • Frances Christina Moberly




World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 7

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 17

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

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)

  • Orval Adams, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Orville Adams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Orval R Adams, "United States Census, 1910"

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