Richard Caswell Adkins

1852–9 December 1898 (Age 46)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Richard Caswell

When Richard Caswell Adkins was born in 1852, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Caswell Richard Adkins, was 51 and his mother, Margaret Peggy Connelly, was 34. He married Rhoda Ann Geddes on 22 December 1878, in Vernon, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Fennimore, Grant, Wisconsin, United States in 1860 and Sioux, Iowa, United States in 1895. He died on 9 December 1898, in Sioux Township, Clay, Iowa, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard Caswell Adkins
1852–1898
Rhoda Ann Geddes
1853–1938
Marriage: 22 December 1878
Samuel Richard Adkins
1879–1950
William Henry Adkins
1880–1964
Mitchell Raymond Adkins
1881–1940
Vernon Edward Adkins
1882–1979
Grover Cleveland Adkins
1885–1966
Jessie Franklin Adkins
1887–1970
Dolly N Adkins
1890–1979
Laura Pearl Adkins
1891–1973
Harvey Caswell Adkins
1892–1964
Tressa E Adkins
1898–1990

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 December 1878
Vernon, Wisconsin, United States
children

(10)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1854 · The Creation of the Republican Party

Age 2

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim that the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.
1861

Age 9

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.
1865

Age 13

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

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)

  • Ritchard C Adkins, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • Caswell Adkins in household of David Conley, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Richord C Adkins, "United States Census, 1880"

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