Laura Adkins

1896–
Cabell, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Laura

When Laura Adkins was born on 21 January 1896, in Cabell, West Virginia, United States, her father, Warren William Adkins, was 29 and her mother, Barbara Ann Clonch, was 28.

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Family Time Line

Warren William Adkins
1866–1962
Barbara Ann Clonch
1868–1934
Violette May Adkins
1895–
Nancy Leona Adkins
1895–1970
Laura Adkins
1896–
Iverton William Adkins
1897–1958
Ivy Adkins
1898–
Vermont Adkins
1900–
Berman W Adkins
1901–1966
Charles Stewart Adkins
1903–1983
Leona M Adkins
1906–1983
Clayton L Adkins
1906–
Leo Adkins
1907–
Clifford Granville Adkins
1908–1974
Eric Adkins
1912–

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (3)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 4

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

Age 4

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.

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 (1)

  • Laura Adkins, "West Virginia Births, 1853-1930"

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