Maria Adele Adkins

1899–1981 (Age 82)
Richmond, Henrico, Virginia, United States

The Life of Maria Adele

When Maria Adele Adkins was born on 2 January 1899, in Richmond, Henrico, Virginia, United States, her father, Thomas Adkins, was 41 and her mother, Adele Tyler, was 25. She married George Carmichael on 9 November 1921, in Richmond, Henrico, Virginia, United States. She lived in Richmond, Virginia, United States in 1910 and Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States in 1930. She died in May 1981, at the age of 82.

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Maria Adele Adkins
George Carmichael
Marriage: 9 November 1921

Spouse & Children

9 November 1921
Richmond, Henrico, Virginia, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Thomas Adkins


  • Female1873–1956Female



World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1913 · The Woolworth Building Opens as the Tallest Building in the World

Age 14

At 792 feet above Broadway, the Woolworth Building became the tallest building in the world and held the record for 17 years. The Woolworth Building was overshadowed by the Chrysler Building at 1,046 feet in 1930 and the Empire State Building at 1,454 feet in 1931. Retailer and mogul Frank W. Woolworth commissioned the Woolworth Building in 1910 with the intent of his namesake building to be the tallest in the world. The 13 million dollar project was financed in cash by Woolworth which allowed him freedoms in the design and construction of the ornate, gothic building. An opening ceremony was held on April 24, 1913 at which President Woodrow Wilson pressed a button from the White House and lit the historic building in New York City.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 24

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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)

  • Marier Adkins in household of Thomas Adkins, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mariah C Adkins in household of Thomas Adkins, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Maria Carmichael in household of George Carmichael, "United States Census, 1930"

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