Orum Waltermyer Adams

1860–1946 (Age 86)
Sherman, Texas, United States

The Life of Orum Waltermyer

When Orum Waltermyer Adams was born on 18 February 1860, in Sherman, Texas, United States, his father, Ralston Waltermyer Adams, was 32 and his mother, Paralee Virginia Barnard, was 21. He married Alice Lenora Hill on 25 December 1883, in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Mason Valley, Benton, Arkansas, United States in 1930 and Mason Valley Township, Benton, Arkansas, United States in 1940. He died on 14 June 1946, in Fowler, Otero, Colorado, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Buffalo, Wilson, Kansas, United States.

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Orum Waltermyer Adams
Alice Lenora Hill
Marriage: 25 December 1883
Miss Adams
Ivan Orlando Adams
Miss Adams
Raphael Jewett Adams
Ethel Adams
Rawlston Allen Adams
Bertha Mae Adams

Spouse & Children

25 December 1883
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States


  • Miss Adams


  • Ivan Orlando Adams


  • Miss Adams


  • Male1887–1958Male

  • Female1889–1977Female

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World Events (8)

1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

Age 1

On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 26

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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)

  • O W Adams, "Kansas State Census, 1915"
  • Orum W Adams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Orum Adams in household of Ralston W Adams, "United States Census, 1880"

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