Garland Jerell Adkins

16 May 1858–12 January 1938 (Age 79)
Boone, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Garland Jerell

When Garland Jerell Adkins was born on 16 May 1858, in Boone, West Virginia, United States, his father, Matthew Mack Adkins, was 34 and his mother, Judith Adkins, was 25. He married Octavia Plumley about 1903, in West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Union District, Lincoln, West Virginia, United States for about 20 years and Lincoln, West Virginia, United States in 1933. He died on 12 January 1938, in Sias, Lincoln, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Sias, Lincoln, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Garland Jerell Adkins
1858–1938
Octavia Plumley
1878–1975
Marriage: about 1903
Doll Adkins
1904–1974
Emory Adkins
1908–1990
Gatewood Adkins
1914–1991
Carrie Adkins
1917–2006
Garnet Adkins
1918–2007
Winford Gay Adkins
1923–2010

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1903
West Virginia, United States
children

(6)

    Doll Adkins

    Male1904–1974Male

    Emory Adkins

    Male1908–1990Male

    Gatewood Adkins

    Male1914–1991Male

    Carrie Adkins

    Female1917–2006Female

    Garnet Adkins

    Female1918–2007Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(16)

+11 More Children

World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 3

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 
1863

Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 23

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Garland J Adkins, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Garlen Adkins, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Garlond J Adkins, "United States Census, 1910"

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