Isaac Adkins

15 April 1890–23 December 1947 (Age 57)
Greasy Creek, Pike, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Isaac

When Isaac Adkins was born on 15 April 1890, in Greasy Creek, Pike, Kentucky, United States, his father, Winright Adkins, was 65 and his mother, Elizabeth Harriss, was 30. He married Elizabeth Adkins in 1910, in Pike, Kentucky, United States. He lived in Magisterial District 3, Pike, Kentucky, United States in 1900. He died on 23 December 1947, in Pikeville, Pike, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Shelbiana, Pike, Kentucky, United States.

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Isaac Adkins
Elizabeth Adkins
Marriage: 1910

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    Elizabeth Adkins


Pike, Kentucky, United States

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Age 15

Historical Boundaries - 1905: Pike, Kentucky, United States
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 16

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Adkin, a pet form of Adam that was in use particularly in the English Midlands, + patronymic -s. Compare Atkins .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Isaac Adkins, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Isaac Adkins in household of Winright Adkins, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Isaac Adkins, "United States Headstone Applications for U.S. Military Veterans, 1925-1949"

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