Mary Hester Barton

Arkansas, United States

The Life of Mary Hester

Mary Hester Barton was born in 1894, in Arkansas, United States. She married Henry Douglas Adkins. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Marion Township, White, Arkansas, United States for about 20 years and Letona, White, Arkansas, United States in 1940.

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Henry Douglas Adkins
Mary Hester Barton
Carl V Adkins
Noble James Adkins
Mabel J Adkins
Dorothy Mae Adkins
Mcray Adkins

Spouse and Children



    Carl V Adkins


    Noble James Adkins


    Mabel J Adkins



    Mcray Adkins


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.
1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

Age 10

Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.

Age 33

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of the numerous places named with Old English bere or bær ‘barley’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’, i.e. an outlying grange. Compare Barwick .2 German and central European (e.g. Czech and Slovak Bartoň): from a pet form of the personal name Bartolomaeus ( see Bartholomew ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hester Adkins in household of Duglas Adkins, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Hester Adkins in household of Henry Adkins, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary H Adkins in household of Henry D Adkins, "United States Census, 1920"

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