Marie Ella Adkins

1916–2007 (Age 90)
Minnesota, United States

The Life of Marie Ella

When Marie Ella Adkins was born on 23 December 1916, in Minnesota, United States, her father, George Henry Adkins, was 29 and her mother, Maria Ella O'Kane, was 31. She lived in Breckenridge, Wilkin, Minnesota, United States for about 10 years. She died on 29 January 2007, at the age of 90, and was buried in Saint Marys Cemetery, Breckenridge, Wilkin, Minnesota, United States.

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Marie Ella Adkins
Raymond R Oakley
Marriage: April 1957

Spouse & Children

April 1957
Miami, Miami-Dade, Florida, United States

Parents & Siblings



  • George William Adkins


  • Sister Ignatia Marion Adkins


  • Male1915–2006Male

  • Female1916–2007Female

  • Rose M Adkins


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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1931 · The Prehistoric Minnesota Woman

Age 15

The Minnesota Woman was the name given to the skeletal remains of a woman thought to be 8,000 years old found near Pelican Rapids. The bones were brought to the University of Minnesota for more study. Later, Dr. Albert Jenks identified them as the bones of a 15 or 16 year old woman. Scientists now recognize the girl as someone whose ancestors were Paleo-Indian and now her skeletal remains have been reburied in South Dakota, not available for further study.

Age 25

Japanese attack 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)

  • Ella Adkins in household of George Adkins, "United States Census, 1920"
  • M Ella Adkins in household of George H Adkins, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Marie Ella Adkins Oakley, "Find A Grave Index"

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