Nevada Adkins

1887–1954 (Age 67)
Ranger, Lincoln, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Nevada

When Nevada Adkins was born in 1887, in Ranger, Lincoln, West Virginia, United States, her father, Elisha A Adkins, was 25 and her mother, Frances Alice Clark, was 25. She lived in Laurel Hill Magisterial District, Lincoln, West Virginia, United States in 1900. She died in 1954, in Lincoln, Virginia, United States, at the age of 67.

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Elisha A Adkins
Frances Alice Clark
Caroline Adkins
Arminda Adkins
Chlora Adkins
Nevada Adkins
Lavinia Adkins
Anna Laura Adkins
Elijah Adkins
Lidia Cordelia Adkins
Almeda Adkins

Parents and Siblings


    Frances Alice Clark




+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

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.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 7

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 19

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: 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 .

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

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  • Nevada Adkins in household of Elisha Adkins, "United States Census, 1900"

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