William D. Adkins

1916–1996 (Age 79)
Green, Kentucky, United States

The Life of William D.

When William D. Adkins was born on 15 December 1916, in Green, Kentucky, United States, his father, William D Adkins, was 26 and his mother, Fannie Lee Sidebottom, was 20. He married Mary Bishop on 25 October 1946, in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States. He lived in Donansburg, Green, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years. He died on 10 March 1996, in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Lebanon National Cemetery, Lebanon, Marion, Kentucky, United States.

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William D. Adkins
Mary Bishop
Marriage: 25 October 1946

Spouse & Children

25 October 1946
Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • William D Adkins


  • Fannie Lee Sidebottom




  • Corliss Curtis Adkins


  • Male1916–1996Male

  • Celia Lee Adkins


World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 10

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 21

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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • William Adkins in household of Thomas F Milby, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William Adkins in household of Willie Adkins, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William Adkins, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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