Edith F Adkins

December 1894–after 1914 (Age 19)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Edith F

When Edith F Adkins was born in December 1894, in Missouri, United States, her father, James J Adkins, was 24 and her mother, Margaret Caroline Adams, was 19. She married John Adkins on 12 February 1913, in Missouri, United States. She lived in Lincoln Township, Nodaway, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. She died after 1914, at the age of 21.

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John Adkins
Edith F Adkins
Marriage: 12 February 1913

Spouse and Children

    John Adkins



12 February 1913
Missouri, United States

Parents and Siblings




    Edith Fern Adkins



    Marvin Stanley Adkins


    Martha Hilda Adkins


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 4

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 7

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

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 (2)

  • Edith Adkins in household of James J Adkins, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Edith F Adkins in household of James Adkins, "United States Census, 1900"

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