Orville B Adams

1916–1976 (Age 59)
Wolfe, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Orville B

When Orville B Adams was born on 2 August 1916, in Wolfe, Kentucky, United States, his father, James William Adams, was 24 and his mother, Bertha Ellen Byrd, was 21. He married Ruby Doris Palmer on 8 February 1964, in Missouri, United States. He lived in Morgan Township, Coles, Illinois, United States in 1930. He died on 28 June 1976, in Logan, Illinois, United States, at the age of 59.

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Orville B Adams
Ruby Doris Palmer
Marriage: 8 February 1964

Spouse & Children

8 February 1964
Missouri, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 9

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women

Age 16

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

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)

  • Orvan Adams in household of James W Adams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Orville in entry for Mr Corbert Adams, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Orville Adams, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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