Minerva Mullins

17 November 1879–
Lincoln, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Minerva

When Minerva Mullins was born on 17 November 1879, in Lincoln, West Virginia, United States, her father, Solomon Cathey Mullins I, was 29 and her mother, Mary Jane Wiley, was 27. She had at least 1 son with John Garfield Adkins. She lived in Guyandotte, Cabell, West Virginia, United States in 1910.

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John Garfield Adkins
Minerva Mullins
Arthur Adkins

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    John Garfield Adkins





    Arthur Adkins


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 3

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 31

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

English and Irish: occupational name from Old French molineux ‘miller’ ( see Molyneux ).

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

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Sources (2)

  • Minerva Adkins in household of John Adkins, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Minerva Mullins in entry for Arthur Adkins, "West Virginia Births, 1853-1930"

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