Doctor John Glennings Curtis Adams[1]

Male 1839 - 1922  (83 years)


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  • Name John Glennings Curtis Adams  [2, 3, 4
    Title Doctor 
    Born 16 Mar 1839  Acton, Halton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Gender Male 
    Children … 9 Children. 
    Civic Activities … Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    "Dr. Adams is a Liberal Reformer, a believer in Equal Rights, and a member of the Sons of Temperance, Good Templars, Royal Templars, United Workmen, and Select Knights of Canada." 
    Civic Activities … Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    "He has taken a deep interest in charitable work, especially in the Sick Children's Hospital, Boys' and Girls' Homes." 
    Civic Activities … Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    "Largely through his efforts a movement in the direction of windows gardening is gaining ground, and Toronto's business streets are annually beautified by the presence of fine floral displays." 
    Residence 1852  Peel, Wellington, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 1861  Peel, Wellington, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1871  Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1871  Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    History … 1872  Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    "Before John Glennings Curtis Adams opened North America's first tree dentistry clinic in Toronto in 1872, they (poor kids) had nowhere to go." 
    _WLNK https://torontoist.com/2016/04/now-and-then-john-gc-adams/ 
    Buried May 1922  Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Mount Pleasant Cemetery.
    Died 21 May 1922  Burlington, Halton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I24223100273  Our Family Tree
    Last Modified 25 Jan 2022 

    Father Reverend Ezra Adams +,   b. 17 Jul 1788, Cambridge, Washington, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1871, Perth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Amy Edmunds,   b. 18 Jul 1796, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1864  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 8 Aug 1833  Grimsby, Niagara, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Preferred. By Rev. W. Griffis.
    _SREL unknown 
    Family ID F2042  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Ann Fawcett,   b. 14 Jan 1845, Halton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1896, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Married 18 Dec 1861  [5
    Children 
     1. Amy Lavina Adams,   b. 16 Jan 1863, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1916  (Age 53 years)
     2. John Franklin Adams,   b. 23 Sep 1864, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1933  (Age 68 years)
     3. Doctor Ezra Herbert Adams,   b. 19 Sep 1866, Drayton, Wellington, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Ellinor J. Adams,   b. Abt. 1868, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Matilda M. Adams,   b. Abt. 1871, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 25 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F2063  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Mar 1839 - Acton, Halton, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCivic Activities … - "Dr. Adams is a Liberal Reformer, a believer in Equal Rights, and a member of the Sons of Temperance, Good Templars, Royal Templars, United Workmen, and Select Knights of Canada." - - Toronto, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCivic Activities … - "He has taken a deep interest in charitable work, especially in the Sick Children's Hospital, Boys' and Girls' Homes." - - Toronto, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCivic Activities … - "Largely through his efforts a movement in the direction of windows gardening is gaining ground, and Toronto's business streets are annually beautified by the presence of fine floral displays." - - Toronto, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Record is Peel Township, Wellington, Canada West. - 1852 - Peel, Wellington, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Record is Peel, Wellington, Canada West. Marital Status: Single. Relation to Head of House: Head. - 1861 - Peel, Wellington, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - St Johns Ward. Marital Status: Married. - 1871 - Toronto, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - St Lawrence Ward. Marital Status: Married. - 1871 - Toronto, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistory … - "Before John Glennings Curtis Adams opened North America's first tree dentistry clinic in Toronto in 1872, they (poor kids) had nowhere to go." - 1872 - Toronto, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - May 1922 - Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 May 1922 - Burlington, Halton, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S737645016] Ancestry Family Trees, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.), Ancestry Family Tree.

    2. [S-1693089197] 1871 Census of Canada, Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc), Year: 1871; Census Place: St Johns Ward, Toronto West, Ontario; Roll: C-9971; Page: 68; Family No: 278.

    3. [S-1693089197] 1871 Census of Canada, Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc), Year: 1871; Census Place: St Lawrence Ward, Toronto East, Ontario; Roll: C-9971; Page: 23; Family No: 93.

    4. [S709731164] 1861 Census of Canada, Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc), Library and Archives Canada; Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; Census Returns For 1861; Roll: C-1084.

    5. [S706517483] North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), Book Title: A genealogical history of Robert Adams of Newbury Mass. and his descendants 1635-1900.

    6. [S709808619] 1851 Census of Canada East, Canada West, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc), Year: 1851; Census Place: Peel, Wellington County, Canada West (Ontario); Schedule: A; Roll: C_11756; Page: 53; Line: 31.