Grenville John ADAM

1897–1966 (Age 68)
Kensington, Victoria, Australia

The Life of Grenville John

When Grenville John ADAM was born in November 1897, in Kensington, Victoria, Australia, his father, Henry ADAM, was 36 and his mother, Mary Ann Elizabeth O'NEILL, was 31. He married Dorothy Agnes SIMPSON in 1926, in Victoria, Australia. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 15 August 1966, at the age of 68.

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Grenville John ADAM
Dorothy Agnes SIMPSON
Marriage: 1926
Dorothy ADAM

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Victoria, Australia


  • Dorothy ADAM


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World Events (8)


Age 4

First Federal election.

Age 4

The Australian flag flown for the first time.

Age 21

Australian troops sent to fight in South African War.

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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