Elijah Adkins

7 April 1869–15 August 1946 (Age 77)
Lincoln, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Elijah

When Elijah Adkins was born on 7 April 1869, in Lincoln, West Virginia, United States, his father, Matthew Mack Adkins, was 45 and his mother, Judith Adkins, was 36. He married Canzazy Nelson in 1897, in Lincoln, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Laurel Hill Magisterial District, Lincoln, West Virginia, United States in 1930. He died on 15 August 1946, in Midkiff, Lincoln, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Arnolds Creek Cemetery, Gill, Lincoln, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elijah Adkins
1869–1946
Canzazy Nelson
1885–1965
Marriage: 1897
Hulda Adkins
1900–1965
Roxie Adkins
1903–1935
Enoch Adam Adkins
1905–1959
Allen Adkins
1906–
Edith Adkins
1908–1998
Oley Adkins
1909–1985
Everett Adkins
1919–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1897
Lincoln, West Virginia, United States
children

(7)

    Female1900–1965Female

    Roxie Adkins

    Female1903–1935Female

    Enoch Adam Adkins

    Male1905–1959Male

    Allen Adkins

    Male1906–Male

    Edith Adkins

    Female1908–1998Female

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(16)

+11 More Children

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

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.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 1

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 21

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

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)

  • Eliga Adkins, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Elija Adkins in household of Mathew Adkins, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Elijah Adkins, "United States Census, 1930"

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