Orvel Norman Adams

1888–1946 (Age 58)
East Aurora, Aurora, Erie, New York, United States

The Life of Orvel Norman

When Orvel Norman Adams was born on 8 April 1888, in East Aurora, Aurora, Erie, New York, United States, his father, Loren D. Adams, was 29 and his mother, Emma Hoath, was 25. He married Jessie Mae McKinstry on 1 October 1932, in Erie, Pennsylvania, United States. He lived in Aurora, Erie, New York, United States for about 25 years. He registered for military service in 1917. In 1917, at the age of 29, his occupation is listed as a carpentor, james m. byens in Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States. He died on 6 May 1946, in New York, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in East Aurora, Aurora, Erie, New York, United States.

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Orvel Norman Adams
Jessie Mae McKinstry
Marriage: 1 October 1932

Spouse & Children

  • Male1888–1946Male

  • Jessie Mae McKinstry


1 October 1932
Erie, Pennsylvania, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Loren D. Adams


  • Emma Hoath




  • Mamie K Adams


  • Male1888–1946Male

  • Alvin Adams


  • Harry A Adams


World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 2

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.

Age 16

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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)

  • Orvil N Adams in household of Loren D Adams, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Orvel N Adams in household of Loren D Adams, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Orvel Norman Adams, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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