Maggie Adkins

Brief Life History of Maggie

When Maggie Adkins was born about 1858, in Virginia, United States, her father, Attison D Adkins, was 33 and her mother, Patsy Asbury, was 31. She married Pleasant W. Workman on 17 June 1875, in Wayne, Wayne, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Grant, West Virginia, United States in 1870 and Union District, Wayne, West Virginia, United States for about 20 years. She died on 9 December 1902, at the age of 45, and was buried in Wayne Cemetery, Wayne, Wayne, West Virginia, United States.

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Pleasant W. Workman
Maggie Adkins
Marriage: 17 June 1875
Era G Workman

Sources (8)

  • Mary M Workman in household of P W Workman, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Maggie Adkins, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
  • Mary Margaret Adkins Workman, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

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. 


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

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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