Maria Adkins

1802–1826 (Age 23)
Plymouth, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Maria

When Maria Adkins was born on 8 September 1802, in Plymouth, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, her father, David Adkins Sr., was 42 and her mother, Corneila Cleaver, was 44. She married Lemuel Scovill on 20 October 1824, in Plymouth, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 10 February 1826, in her hometown, at the age of 23, and was buried in Plymouth, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States.

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Maria Adkins
Lemuel Scovill
Marriage: 20 October 1824
David Adkins Scoville

Spouse & Children

20 October 1824
Plymouth, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States


Parents & Siblings



  • Female1785–1815Female

  • Randal Adkins


  • Mason Adkins


  • Jonathan Adkins


  • Lavina Atkins


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World Events (8)


Age 1

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 1

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.

Age 10

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

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)

  • Maria Adkins in entry for Lemuel Scovill, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • <Unknown> in entry for David A. Scoville, "Minnesota Deaths and Burials, 1835-1990"
  • Maria Atkins Scovill, "Find A Grave Index"

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