Samuel C Harkins

July 1881–
Delaware, United States

The Life of Samuel C

When Samuel C Harkins was born in July 1881, in Delaware, United States, his father, John H Harkins, was 24 and his mother, Margaret Houghton, was 21. He lived in Wilmington Hundred, New Castle, Delaware, United States in 1900 and Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States in 1910.

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John H Harkins
Margaret Houghton
John H Harkins Jr.
Charles Rumford Harkins
Samuel C Harkins
Mary Harkins
Harry Harkins
Howard Harkins
William Francis Harkins
Harlam Harkins
Frederick W Harkins
Sarah A "Sadie" Harkins

Parents and Siblings


    Margaret Houghton




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World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1893 · First U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain

Age 12

The first time that the rank of Ambassador was used was in 1893. When on March 30, 1893, Thomas F. Bayard was appointed Ambassador to Great Britain.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 31

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: variant of Harkin .2 English and Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Harkin .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (2)

  • Samuel C Harkins in household of Margaret Harkins, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Samues C Harkins in household of John H Harkins, "United States Census, 1900"

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