William David Adkins

1887–1959 (Age 71)
United States

The Life of William David

When William David Adkins was born on 14 March 1887, in United States, his father, Wyatt Adkins, was 34 and his mother, Rosina Chambers, was 38. He had at least 3 sons with Flora J Roberts. He lived in Whitley, Kentucky, United States in 1900. He died on 13 February 1959, in London, Laurel, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Stanfill, Harlan, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

William David Adkins
Flora J Roberts
Earl Roberts Adkins
William Bill Adkins Jr
Charles L C Adkins

Spouse & Children



Parents & Siblings

  • Wyatt Adkins


  • Rosina Chambers




  • William Adkins


  • Lucretia Adkins


  • Margaret Adkins


  • Nannie Adkins


  • Nancy Atkins


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 5

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 19

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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 D Adkins in household of Wyatt Adkins, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Will Adkins, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1961"
  • William (Will) David Adkins, "Find A Grave Index"

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