Doctor John Glennings Curtis Adams[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7]

Male 1839 - 1922  (83 years)


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  • Name John Glennings Curtis Adams  [3, 4, 5
    Title Doctor 
    Birth Abt. 1839  Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Birth Abt. 1839  Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Birth 16 Mar 1839  Acton, Halton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Toronto, Old and New: A Memorial Volume
    Toronto, Old and New: A Memorial Volume
    Gender Male 
    Birth Abt. 1840  Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Religion Abt. 1852  Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    "At the age of 13 he became a member of the Methodist Church, and has filled all the offices a layman can hold." He is a prominent and influential official of the Avenue Road Methodist Church of Toronto. 
    Toronto, Old and New: A Memorial Volume
    Toronto, Old and New: A Memorial Volume
    Residence 1852  Peel, Wellington, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1861  Peel, Wellington, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Education 1870  Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    "He commenced the study of dentistry in Toronto in 1870 …" 
    Toronto, Old and New: A Memorial Volume
    Toronto, Old and New: A Memorial Volume
    Residence 1871  Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1871  Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    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."
    Education 1873  Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    "… and became a graduate of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons in 1873." 
    Toronto, Old and New: A Memorial Volume
    Toronto, Old and New: A Memorial Volume
    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."
    Toronto, Old and New: A Memorial Volume
    Toronto, Old and New: A Memorial Volume
    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."
    Toronto, Old and New: A Memorial Volume
    Toronto, Old and New: A Memorial Volume
    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."
    Toronto, Old and New: A Memorial Volume
    Toronto, Old and New: A Memorial Volume
    Name John Gennings Curtis Adams  [2, 6, 7
    Occupation Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    L. D. S. Unclear whether refers to religion or Academy of LDS Dentists. 
    Occupation 1912 
    "He continued to work in a private practice until 1912, and died in 1922." 
    Burial May 1922  Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Mount Pleasant Cemetery.
    Death 21 May 1922  Burlington, Halton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
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    Person ID I24223100273  Our Family Tree
    Last Modified 30 Mar 2024 

    Father Reverend Ezra Adams +,   b. 17 Jul 1788, Cambridge, Washington, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 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 locationd. 23 Apr 1864 (Age 67 years) 
    Marriage 8 Aug 1833  Grimsby, Niagara, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Preferred. By Rev. W. Griffis.

    Married 8 Aug 1833  York, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 9
    • Alternate.
    Family ID F1187  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Ann Fawcett,   b. 14 Jan 1845, Halton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 28 Oct 1896, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 51 years) 
    Marriage 18 Dec 1861  [7
    Children 
     1. Amy Lavina Adams,   b. 16 Jan 1863, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 9 Nov 1916 (Age 53 years)
     2. John Franklin Adams,   b. 23 Sep 1864, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 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
    Family ID F1201  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 30 Mar 2024 

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Abt. 1839 - Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Abt. 1839 - Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 16 Mar 1839 - Acton, Halton, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Abt. 1840 - Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - "At the age of 13 he became a member of the Methodist Church, and has filled all the offices a layman can hold." He is a prominent and influential official of the Avenue Road Methodist Church of Toronto. - Abt. 1852 - Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1852 - Peel, Wellington, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1861 - Peel, Wellington, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - "He commenced the study of dentistry in Toronto in 1870 …" - 1870 - Toronto, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1871 - Toronto, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1871 - Toronto, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistory … - 1872 - Toronto, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - "… and became a graduate of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons in 1873." - 1873 - Toronto, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCivic Activities … - - Toronto, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCivic Activities … - - Toronto, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCivic Activities … - - Toronto, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - L. D. S. Unclear whether refers to religion or Academy of LDS Dentists. - - Toronto, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - May 1922 - Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 21 May 1922 - Burlington, Halton, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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    Toronto, Old and New: A Memorial Volume
    Toronto, Old and New: A Memorial Volume
    How One Pioneering Toronto Dentist Saved a Million Teeth
    How One Pioneering Toronto Dentist Saved a Million Teeth
    Dr. John Glennings Curtis Adams
    Dr. John Glennings Curtis Adams
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    Dr. John Gleenings Curtis Adams 1
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  • Sources 
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