William David Ratcliffe Adkins

1937–1983
Huntington, Cabell, West Virginia, United States

The Life of William David Ratcliffe

When William David Ratcliffe Adkins was born about 1937, in Huntington, Cabell, West Virginia, United States, his father, James Hansford Adkins, was 44 and his mother, Lutie Susan Peters, was 40. He died before 21 August 1983, at the age of 46.

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Family Time Line

James Hansford Adkins
1893–1960
Lutie Susan Peters
1897–1983
Betty Jean Adkins
1933–1994
William David Ratcliffe Adkins
1937–1983

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World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 0

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
1941

Age 4

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1950

Age 13

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

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.

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