Husband: Florien Adelbert Adams (1 2)
Born: 13 Dec 1900 in Money Creek, Minnesota
Married: 26 Jul 1930 in Wibaux, Wibaux, Montana (11)
Died: 06 Sep 1989 in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon (3)
Wife: Vera Gladys Braden (4)
Born: 29 Apr 1915 in Quinion, Billings, North Dakota (5 6)
Died: 27 Nov 1991 in Portland, Oregon (7)
Father: William F. Braden
Mother: Winifred Ellen Pierce
01 (?): Living
02 (?): Living
03 (?): Living
04 (M): Kenneth Florien Adams (8 9)
Born: 11 Sep 1936 in Beach, ND
Died: 15 Sep 2006 in Portland, Washington, Oregon (10)
Spouses: >>>
05 (?): Living
Additional Information

Florien Adelbert Adams:


Per Greely Manual - Florien was the son of Calvin Hamilton and Imogene Sophia (Smith) Adams. His and Vera's residence was at 4439 N. Willis, Portland, OR 97203

Vera Gladys Braden:


R L Pierce source has name listed as Gladys Vera. 1930 Census says Vera G.

per mother's Obit, Jan 1943, Vera is living in Dickinson, ND.

per father's obit, Jan 1952, she is living in Portland, Oregon.

Per phone conversation with sister, Mable Adams, on 9 Apr 2004, Vera was the child that Musa told about who fell into the pot of boiling lye soap one day when the women were out doing laundry on the prairie in North Dakota. She survived but had scars for the rest of her life.

per Y Scheller letter of May 2004, Vera had 5 children.

  1. contact: RICHARD L. Pierce <>, Thomas Pierce of Charlestown, Mass.
  2. Margrit Hamilton Lees, Greely Manual.
  3. Social Security Death Index.
  4. Census, Federal - 1920 - Billings Co., ND, unorganized twsp 144N -R100W; ED# 13, sheet 4 recorded 28 Jan 1920, ED: 13, sheet 4.
    (28 Jan 1920)

    Line 4 Dwelling #2 Family #2

    Braden, William head age 44 WI Eng Canada Farmer, General
    Winifred E. wife 29 WI WI WI
    Jessie I dau 6 ND WI WI
    Vera G dau 4 8/12 ND WI WI
    Mable M dau 3 3/12 ND WI WI
    Arnold W son 1 4/12 ND WI WI

  5. Ibid.
  6. contact: RICHARD L. Pierce <>, Thomas Pierce of Charlestown, Mass.
  7. Ibid.
  8. Margrit Hamilton Lees, Greely Manual.
  9. Obituary, The Oregonian.
    (19 Sep 2006)

    Kenneth Florien Adams
    Monday, September 18, 2006
    Kenneth Florien Adams died Sept. 15, 2006, at age 70. Mr. Adams was born Sept. 11, 1936, in Beach, N.D., and moved to Portland in 1946. He graduated from Roosevelt High School and served in the Oregon National Guard. He was a truck driver for Albertsons. In 1999, he married Marlene Storie.
    Survivors include his wife; sons, Steve and Shaun; daughter, Holly Peters; brothers, Leroy and Leonard; sisters, Joyce Bollenbaugh and Carol Joan Batsch; and four grandchildren.
    Remembrances to Kern Critical Care Unit at Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital. Arrangements by Skyline.

  10. Social Security Death Index.
  11. Margrit Hamilton Lees, Greely Manual.
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