Henry A. Adkins

May 1859–
Buckhorn, Nansemond, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Henry A.

When Henry A. Adkins was born in May 1859, in Buckhorn, Nansemond, Virginia, United States, his father, Jackson Adkins, was 44 and his mother, Elizabeth Stewart, was 35. He married Mary M. Manning on 17 August 1886, in Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States. He lived in Northern District, Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States in 1860 and Callands District, Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States in 1900.

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Henry A. Adkins
Mary M. Manning
Marriage: 17 August 1886

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World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas
Age 2
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. 
Age 4
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
Age 31
This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

(1997: 22808;2007: 53639; 2010: 73599)English: from the Middle English personal name Adkin (a pet form of Adam formed with the suffix -kin) + genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This name was particularly common in the English Midlands. Compare Atkins .

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

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Sources (4)

  • Henry A. Adkins, "Virginia Births and Christenings, 1584-1917"
  • Henry Adkins in household of Effie Rigney, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Henry A Adkins, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, County Marriage Registers, 1853-1935"

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