Laura Elizabeth Adkins

1882–1969 (Age 87)
Texas, United States

The Life of Laura Elizabeth

When Laura Elizabeth Adkins was born on 17 November 1882, in Texas, United States, her father, Philip Silvester Adkins, was 33 and her mother, Mary Rebecca McMillian, was 23. She married George Cox Dugan on 5 December 1905, in Bells, Grayson, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Justice Precinct 3, Grayson, Texas, United States in 1900. She died on 17 December 1969, in Bells, Grayson, Texas, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in North Cemetery, Bells, Grayson, Texas, United States.

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Laura Elizabeth Adkins
George Cox Dugan
Marriage: 5 December 1905
Eugene Dugan
Agnes Elizabeth Dugan

Spouse & Children

5 December 1905
Bells, Grayson, Texas, United States


  • Eugene Dugan


  • Agnes Elizabeth Dugan


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+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 12

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 23

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.

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)

  • Laura E Atkins in household of Phillip S Atkins, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Laura Elizabeth Dugan, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Laura E. Adkins, "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977"

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