Oris B Wilkins

Brief Life History of Oris B

When Oris B Wilkins was born on 30 August 1887, in Rinehart, Vernon, Missouri, United States, his father, James Loyd Wilkins, was 43 and his mother, Arminta May Summers, was 23. He married Emily Moats on 26 May 1932, in Kitsap, Washington, United States. He lived in Tacoma Election Precinct, Pierce, Washington, United States in 1940 and Pierce, Washington, United States in 1950. He died on 5 March 1957, in Imperial, California, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Mountain View Memorial Park, Lakewood, Pierce, Washington, United States.

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Oris B Wilkins
Bessie M McGowen
Velma Wilkens
Zoris Leroy Wilkins
John Roy Wilkins

Sources (27)

  • Oris B Wilkins, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Oris B Wilkins, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
  • Oris B Wilkins, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

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.

1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.

1906 · Saving Food Labels

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English (West Midlands and southern England): variant of Wilkin , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

North German and Dutch: variant of Wilkens .

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

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