Orval Leard Adams

1899–1986 (Age 86)
Randolph, Illinois, United States

The Life of Orval Leard

When Orval Leard Adams was born in October 1899, in Randolph, Illinois, United States, his father, Ichabod Warren "John" Adams, was 23 and his mother, Sophia Anne Blank, was 20. He married Mary Irene Hansen on 19 June 1937, in Lucas, Ohio, United States. He lived in Marissa, St. Clair, Illinois, United States in 1910 and Dearborn, Wayne, Michigan, United States for about 20 years. He died on 6 April 1986, in Cadillac, Wexford, Michigan, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Maple Hill Cemetery, Cadillac, Wexford, Michigan, United States.

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Orval Leard Adams
Mary Irene Hansen
Marriage: 19 June 1937

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  • Male1899–1986Male

  • Mary Irene Hansen


19 June 1937
Lucas, Ohio, United States

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 11

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 24

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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"
  • Orval I Adams in household of John W Adams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Orville Adams in household of John Adams, "United States Census, 1920"

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