Isaac Adkins

1 October 1757–
Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Isaac

When Isaac Adkins was born on 1 October 1757, in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, his father, James Adkins, was 33 and his mother, Rebecca Stow, was 30.

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Family Time Line

James Adkins
1724–1768
Rebecca Stow
1727–1761
Rebecca Adkins
1748–
Hephzibah Adkins
1749–1813
James Adkins
1751–1768
Azubah Adkins
1753–1825
Elizabeth Adkins
1755–1829
Isaac Adkins
1757–

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+1 More Child

World Events (3)

1776

Age 19

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 19

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 24

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.

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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  • Isaac Adkins, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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