Adams. John Henry "Jack"
B: 23 May 1892, St. Vincent, MN
D: 1976, Buried: Hillside Cemetery, Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Canada
M: 03 Jan 1925, Olga Sampson, at Bagot, Manitoba, Canada d. 1978, Hillside Cemetery, Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Canada
FN: John "Jack"
MN: Salome Bernath
John Henry Adams
John was born May 23, 1892, in St. Vincent, Minnesota, the oldest son of John and Salome Adams. He moved to Manitoba with his family and married Olga Sampson of Bagot on January 3, 1922. They had no children. John, always known as Jack, did some farming, trucking and was also a mechanic, running his own garage in Bagot, where he and his wife lived all their lives. In 1979, both Jack and Olga were awarded Certificates of Merit by the Manitoba Agricultural Museum at Austin, for their donations of an antique car and grand piano. Jack died in 1976 and Olgo in 1978. They are both buried in Hillside Cemetery in Portage.
Sources and/or Contributors:
Excerpts from a book about the Burnside Area, Portage La
Prairie, Manitoba, Canada, pps. 84-88, submitted by Shirley Adams Taylor
via Russell Hart.