Ethel Adeline Elks

28 July 1918–20 January 2007 (Age 88)
Pomona Park, Putnam, Florida, United States

The Life of Ethel Adeline

When Ethel Adeline Elks was born on 28 July 1918, in Pomona Park, Putnam, Florida, United States, her father, Jonah King Elks, was 39 and her mother, Annie Adeline McCormick, was 31. She married Clyde Watts Bradley on 30 July 1936, in Florida, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Election Precinct 6, Putnam, Florida, United States in 1940. She died on 20 January 2007, in Green Cove Springs, Clay, Florida, United States, at the age of 88.

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Clyde Watts Bradley
Ethel Adeline Elks
Marriage: 30 July 1936
Shirley White

Spouse and Children

    Clyde Watts Bradley



30 July 1936
Florida, United States


    Shirley White


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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1941 · Florida Involvement in World War II

Age 23

Similar to the first World War, Florida's location and temperature served as an ideal location for military training; in fact, Florida would end up having 172 military installations. As a result of World War II growth, Camp Blanding became the fourth largest city in Florida, capable of housing over 55,000 soldiers. Many Floridians sacrificed their lives among other Americans to win the war; it's estimated that about 3,000 U.S. deaths were from Floridian troops.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 24

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

English: reduced form of Elkins .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Adline Elks, "Florida State Census, 1945"
  • Adeline Bradley in household of Clyde Bradley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Adeline Elko in household of J K Elko, "Florida State Census, 1935"

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