Harold Atwell Adam

1902–1974 (Age 72)
Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia

The Life of Harold Atwell

Harold Atwell Adam was born in 1902, in Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia as the son of James Hunter Adam and Mary Rose Atwell. He married Mavis Victoria Gelfius in 1937, in Perth, Western Australia, Australia. He died on 26 August 1974, in Perth, Western Australia, Australia, at the age of 72, and was buried in Karrakatta Cemetery, Karrakatta, Western Australia, Australia.

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Family Time Line

Harold Atwell Adam
Mavis Victoria Gelfius
Marriage: 1937

Spouse & Children

Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Parents & Siblings

  • James Hunter Adam


  • Female1873–1965Female



  • Evelyn Rose Adam


  • James Henry Dalziel Adam


  • Dorothy May Adam


  • Male1902–1974Male

  • Edwyna Bertha Adam


+2 More Children

World Events (7)


Age 9

Canberra is founded and designated as the capital. The Federal Capital Territory is established as an area of two 360 square kilometers in the Yass-Canberra district.

Age 12

August: Australia becomes involved in World War One as Britain is preparing to declare war on Germany.

Age 19

Edith Cowan is elected to the Western Australia Parlaiment. She is the first woman parliamentarian in Australia.

Name Meaning

Hebrew: In Hebrew, the scriptural name Adhám signifies "man," literally earthy or red earth; one authority says the name in Ethiopic means to be fair or beautiful. From this name comes the nurse-name Addy, or little Adam. The Gaelic form is Adambh. Adamina is a female name formed from Adam.

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Sources (3)

  • Cemetery record
  • Birth record showing Reg. No.
  • Harold Atwell Adam in the Australia, Death Index, 1787-1985

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