Laura Anna Adkins

1871–1948 (Age 76)
Caswell, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Laura Anna

When Laura Anna Adkins was born on 9 October 1871, in Caswell, North Carolina, United States, her father, Alphonso Lee Adkins, was 21 and her mother, Georgeanna Everett, was 19. She married Anderson Bryarly Pleasant on 26 October 1890, in Rockingham, Richmond, North Carolina, United States. She lived in New Bethel Township, Rockingham, North Carolina, United States in 1910 and Rockingham, North Carolina, United States in 1948. She died on 27 January 1948, in Reidsville, Rockingham, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 76.

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Laura Anna Adkins
Anderson Bryarly Pleasant
Marriage: 26 October 1890

Spouse & Children

  • Female1871–1948Female

  • Anderson Bryarly Pleasant


26 October 1890
Rockingham, Richmond, North Carolina, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Alphonso Lee Adkins


  • Georgeanna Everett




  • Lorrie Adkins


  • Female1871–1948Female

  • Male1872–1943Male

  • Eddy Adkins


  • Edward Or Eddy Adkins


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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1877 · Last Troops Leave

Age 6

In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 25

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • Annie Simpson in household of James Simpson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Annie Simpson in household of James Simpson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Annie L Simpson in household of James N Simpson, "United States Census, 1920"

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