William D Adkins

1869–1918 (Age 48)
Kanawha, West Virginia, United States

The Life of William D

When William D Adkins was born in February 1869, in Kanawha, West Virginia, United States, his father, Stephen Alex Adkins, was 39 and his mother, Cynthia Ann Arthur, was 22. He married Rachel Anna Lara Bragg on 19 September 1895, in Summers, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Richmond Magisterial District, Raleigh, West Virginia, United States for about 20 years and Little Levels District, Pocahontas, West Virginia, United States in 1910. He died on 9 January 1918, in Marlinton, Pocahontas, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Droop, Pocahontas, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

William D Adkins
1869–1918
Rachel Anna Lara Bragg
1871–1955
Marriage: 19 September 1895
Lula Mays Adkins
1889–1981
William E Adkins
1894–
Oscar Stephen Adkins
1896–1980
Walter F Adkins
1899–
Samuel H Adkins
1901–
Kyle T Adkins
1904–
Oliver T Adkins
1906–
Columbus Adkins
1908–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
19 September 1895
Summers, West Virginia, United States
children

(8)

  • Female1889–1981Female

  • William E Adkins

    Male1894–Male

  • Male1896–1980Male

  • Walter F Adkins

    Male1899–Male

  • Samuel H Adkins

    Male1901–Male

+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Stephen Alex Adkins

    Male1830–1906Male

  • Cynthia Ann Arthur

    Female1847–1924Female

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 1

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1886

Age 17

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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)

  • William Adkins in household of Stephen Adkins, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William Adkins, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William D Adkins, "United States Census, 1900"

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