William Clifford Adkins

1912–1973 (Age 61)
Huntington, Cabell, West Virginia, United States

The Life of William Clifford

When William Clifford Adkins was born on 27 January 1912, in Huntington, Cabell, West Virginia, United States, his father, George Willard Adkins, was 25 and his mother, Lelya Mae Corns, was 22. He married Naomi Thompson on 2 June 1933, in Davin, Logan, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Logan, West Virginia, United States in 1935 and Triadelphia Magisterial District, Logan, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died in June 1973, in Huntington, Cabell, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Pecks Mill, Logan, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Clifford Adkins
1912–1973
Naomi Thompson
1917–1991
Marriage: 2 June 1933
Marvin Jarrell Adkins
1934–1967
Gloria Constance Adkins
1936–1970
Brenda Gay Adkins
1941–2017
George Grant Adkins
1946–2008

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
2 June 1933
Davin, Logan, West Virginia, United States
children

(4)

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(10)

  • Juanita Adkins

    Female1908–1985Female

  • Thomas Edward Adkins

    Male1911–1976Male

  • Male1912–1973Male

  • Olive Adkins

    Female1915–1920Female

  • James Orville Adkins

    Male1915–1970Male

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1913 · The Seventeenth Amendment

Age 1

The Seventeenth Amendment allows the people of each state to elect their own Senators instead of having the state legislature assign them.
1929

Age 17

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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 .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Clifford Adkins in household of George Adkins, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Clifford Adkins in household of George Adkins, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clifford Adkins, "United States Census, 1940"

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