Orson Bennett Adams

9 Mar 1815 - 4 Feb 1901

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Orson Bennett Adams

9 Mar 1815 - 4 Feb 1901
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The historic record of Orson Bennett Adams. Cemetery: LaVerkin Cemetery, Location: La Verkin, Washington, Utah, United States. Birth: 9 Mar 1815, Death: 4 Feb 1901.
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Orson Bennett Adams


LaVerkin Cemetery

55 West 625 North
La Verkin, Washington, Utah
United States


Enlist Age: 33

Memorial Plaque: placed

Note 2 (CHANGE TO "Rank"): 1SGT

Company: C

Summary: Orson B. Adams was SGT in Company C. He was a member of CPT Brown's Pueblo Detachment.

351: Orson B. Adams, 9. On detached service, 17 Oct 1846. 3rd SGT, Co. C.

FINAL: Orson Adams, SGT.

TYLER: Orson B. Adams, 1SGT at M.I., 2SGT at M.O. // Page 370. Harrisburg, Utah. Farmer and stock raiser.

PENSION: Orson B. Adams. // Living in Silver Reef, Washington County, Utah at the time he applied for his pension.

JENSEN: Orson B. Adams, SGT.

IOWA: Orson B. Adams, SGT. On detached service Oct 17 1846. // Orson B. Adams, SGT Co. C on the muster-out rolls.

ESSHOM: Page 709.

FISH: Orson B. Adams, 1SGT at M.I., 2SGT at M.O. // Orson B. Adams, Sergt.

SMOOT: Orson B. Adams, 3SGT, Co. C.

GOLDER: Orson B. Adams, 1SGT. Vol 4 page 728. // Orson B. Adams, 1SGT.

HTW-7: Orson B. Adams, 1SGT at M.I., 2SGT at M.O.

OPH-11: Orson B. Adams, 1SGT.

HISTORICAL FILE: A copy of his journal is on file at the BYU Lee Library.

AF: Born - 9 Mar 1815, Alexander, Genesse, Livingston, New York. Parents - Elisha Bennett Adams and Aseneth Camp. Married - Susannah Smith 20 Mar 1836. Children - Mary Jane, 11 Apr 1838, child; Martha Jane, 24 Feb 1841, child; Susanna, 3 Jan 1853; John Henderson, 1855; Betsy Coddle 1857. Died - 4 Feb 1901, Leeds, Washington, Utah. Buried - Leeds, Utah.

NAUVOO: 5 Jan 1846. 70. Born 9 Mar 1815, Alexander, New York. Married Susan Smith.

GRAVE LOCATION: Leeds, Utah Cemetery.

HEADSTONE: In memory of, Orson B. Adams, Born March 9 1815, Genesso, New York. Died 4 Feb 1901, Leeds, Utah. A government headstone is also on the grave site.

OTHER SOURCE: STATE: GS film number 485503. Died 4 Feb 1901, Leeds, Utah. Buried in the Leeds City Cemetery, Leeds, Utah.
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Orson Bennett Adams was born on 9 Mar 1815
Orson Bennett Adams was 11 years old when The Erie Canal opens: Passage from Albany, New York to Lake Erie. The Erie Canal is a canal in New York, United States that is part of the east–west, cross-state route of the New York State Canal System. Originally, it ran 363 miles (584 km) from where Albany meets the Hudson River to where Buffalo meets Lake Erie. It was built to create a navigable water route from New York City and the Atlantic Ocean to the Great Lakes. When completed in 1825, it was the second longest canal in the world and greatly affected the development and economy of New York, New York City, and the United States.
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Orson Bennett Adams was 25 years old when Samuel Morse receives the patent for the telegraph. Samuel Finley Breese Morse was an American painter and inventor. After having established his reputation as a portrait painter, in his middle age Morse contributed to the invention of a single-wire telegraph system based on European telegraphs. He was a co-developer of the Morse code and helped to develop the commercial use of telegraphy.
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Orson Bennett Adams was 46 years old when American Civil War: Fort Sumter surrenders to Confederate forces. The American Civil War was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865. As a result of the long-standing controversy over slavery, war broke out in April 1861, when Confederate forces attacked Fort Sumter in South Carolina, shortly after U.S. President Abraham Lincoln was inaugurated. The nationalists of the Union proclaimed loyalty to the U.S. Constitution. They faced secessionists of the Confederate States, who advocated for states' rights to expand slavery.
Orson Bennett Adams was 63 years old when Thomas Edison announces his invention of the phonograph, a machine that can record and play sound. Thomas Alva Edison was an American inventor and businessman, who has been described as America's greatest inventor. He developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and the long-lasting, practical electric light bulb. Dubbed "The Wizard of Menlo Park", he was one of the first inventors to apply the principles of mass production and large-scale teamwork to the process of invention, and is often credited with the creation of the first industrial research laboratory.
Orson Bennett Adams was 70 years old when Louis Pasteur successfully tests his vaccine against rabies on Joseph Meister, a boy who was bitten by a rabid dog. Louis Pasteur was a French biologist, microbiologist and chemist renowned for his discoveries of the principles of vaccination, microbial fermentation and pasteurization. He is remembered for his remarkable breakthroughs in the causes and prevention of diseases, and his discoveries have saved many lives ever since. He reduced mortality from puerperal fever, and created the first vaccines for rabies and anthrax. His medical discoveries provided direct support for the germ theory of disease and its application in clinical medicine. He is best known to the general public for his invention of the technique of treating milk and wine to stop bacterial contamination, a process now called pasteurization. He is regarded as one of the three main founders of bacteriology, together with Ferdinand Cohn and Robert Koch, and is popularly known as the "father of microbiology".
Orson Bennett Adams was 84 years old when Spanish–American War: The Treaty of Paris is signed, officially ending the conflict. The Spanish–American War was fought between the United States and Spain in 1898. Hostilities began in the aftermath of the internal explosion of the USS Maine in Havana Harbor in Cuba, leading to US intervention in the Cuban War of Independence. American acquisition of Spain's Pacific possessions led to its involvement in the Philippine Revolution and ultimately in the Philippine–American War.
Orson Bennett Adams died on 4 Feb 1901 at the age of 85