Bernath, Salome
B. 25 Nov 1867, Brussels, Ontario, Canada
D. 12 Dec 1953, Portage La Prairie, (Winnipeg), Manitoba, Canada. Buried: Hillside Cemetery, Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Canada
M: 12 Aug 1891,
John "Jack" Adams, at Pembina, North Dakota b. 10/8/63 Chesterton, Cambridge, England d. 1953

FN: George Bernath
MN: Catherine Donneral

Children of John "Jack" Adams and Salome Bernath:

John Henry "Jack" Adams
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

Margaret Catherine Adams
B: 12 Oct 1893, St. Vincent, MN
D: 05 Oct 1976, Buried: Hillside Cemetery, Portage LaPrairie, Manitoba, Canada
M: 1954, Fred Lenton, at Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Canada d. 1968. Buried: Hillside Cemetery, Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Canada.

Harry Adams
B: 05 Sep 1895, St. Vincent, MN
D: 07 Jun 1986, Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Canada. Buried: Hillside Cemetery, Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Canada
M: Never married. No Children.

Sarah "Sadie" Adams
B: 01 Jan 1896, St. Vincent, MN
D: 17 Oct 1966, Costa Mesa, CA
M: "Roz" Gibson "Jimmie" Chambers, at Costa Mesa, California
d. 1950

James Earl Adams
B: 31 Oct 1898, St. Vincent, MN
M: 04 Jan 1930, Hazel Catherine Bernath, at Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
D: 17 Feb 1962, Pratt, Manitoba, Canada. Buried: Austin, Manitoba, Canada

George Arthur Adams
B: 12 Apr 1901, St. Vincent, MN
D: 06 Dec 1935, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Buried: Hillside Cemetery, Portage LaPrairie, Manitoba, Canada
M: 24 Oct 1928, Phyllis McKay, at Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Canada
b. 4/22/08 d. 6/19/95

Vincent Alfred Lloyd "Alf" Adams
B: 09 Jan 1908, St. Vincent, MN
D: 28 Jul 1991, Bagot, Manitoba, Canada.
Buried: Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Canada
M: 06 Oct 1934, Laura Evelyn Blight at Oakville, MB
b. 10/31/1909 d. 5/15/94

Walter Adams
B: 02 Oct 1909, Burnside, Manitoba, Canada
D: Unknown.
Buried: Hillside Cemetery, Portage LaPrairie, Manitoba, Canada
M: 18 Mar 1935 (1) Beryl Scharff at Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Canada
d. 3/18/70
M: 03 Sep 1971 (2) Ann Loewen


Mrs. John Adams

Mrs. Salome Adams passed away on Dec. 12 at the age of 86, widow of the late John Adams of Portage La Prairie. Mrs. Adams was the daughter of George and Catherine Bernath of St. Vincent. She married John Adams at Pembina in 1891. They farmed three miles west of St. Vincent for a number of years before moving to Portage in 1905. They farmed successfully until 1948 retiring in Portage. Mr. Adams passed away Oct. 3, 1953. Surviving members of the family are 5 sons, 2 daughters, 13 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held in the United Church. Burial was in Hillside Cemetery.

Relatives attending the funeral from a distance were Charles Rupp, Balmoral, Manitoba; Mrs. Arthur Hart, sister of Mrs. Adams, and Warren Hart, Max Bernath of Pembina; and James and Wilbur Bernath of St. Vincent.

- - Pembina New Era


Mrs. Solome Bernath Adams

The death occurred in Winnipeg on Saturday, Dec. 12 of Mrs. Salome Adams, widow of the late John Adams.

Mrs. Adams was born in Ontario in 1867 and came to Portage La Prairie in 1905. She had lived in Portage and district since.

Surviving in the family are two daughters, Miss Margaret Adams of Portage and Mrs. S. Chambers of California; and five sons John of Bagot, Harry and Alfred of Portage, James of Pratt and Walter of Burnside. There are 13 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 2 p.m. from Portage United Church. Burial will be in the family plot, Hillside Cemetery, with McKillop's Funeral Home in charge of funeral arrangements.

- - Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Canada, newspaper


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.

Russell M. Hart, <Formation1@earthlink.net>
(Has many pictures of the families)