Orvell Lavell Adams

1938–2008 (Age 70)
Eudora, Chicot, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Orvell Lavell

When Orvell Lavell Adams was born on 19 January 1938, in Eudora, Chicot, Arkansas, United States, his father, Orthella J Adams, was 27 and his mother, Erie Elizabeth Lester, was 22. He married Helen Marie Aulwes on 20 October 1956, in Los Angeles, California, United States. He lived in Winterhaven, Imperial, California, United States in 1986. He died on 29 December 2008, in Laughlin, Clark, Nevada, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Clark, Nevada, United States.

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Orvell Lavell Adams
Helen Marie Aulwes
Marriage: 20 October 1956

Spouse & Children

20 October 1956
Los Angeles, California, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 3

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1941 · The Four Freedoms

Age 3

President Roosevelt spoke in front of Congress and gave a speech on what Freedoms everyone should be granted. First being the Freedom of Speech. Second, the freedom of Religion, Third, The Freedom from Want, and Fourth, the Freedom from Fear. Being a big deal, FDR didn't just say that all people should have these freedoms because Americans already expected these freedoms.
1957 · Troops are sent to Central High School

Age 19

In September 1957, troops were sent to Central High school in Little Rock, Arkansas. The reason was that nine African American children were going to start going to this school and putting the new law of Brown v Board of Education into action. These nine children became known as the Little Rock nine.

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)

  • Orvella L Adams in household of Orthella J Adams, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Orvel Adams in entry for Orthella Adams, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
  • Orvell Lavell Adams, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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