Laura Adkins

1876–1961 (Age 85)
Floyd, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Laura

When Laura Adkins was born on 5 April 1876, in Floyd, Kentucky, United States, her father, Riley Adkins, was 23 and her mother, Amanda Melvina "Viney" McCown, was 26. She had at least 4 sons and 8 daughters with Nelson Caudill. She lived in Magisterial District 6, Clark, Kentucky, United States in 1900 and Magisterial District 3, Floyd, Kentucky, United States for about 5 years. She died on 24 April 1961, in East McDowell, Floyd, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in East McDowell, Floyd, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Laura Adkins
1876–1961
Nelson Caudill
1873–1948
Lula Caudill
1897–1959
Martha Caudill
1900–1926
Mary Caudill
1900–1976
Millard Caudill
1902–1962
Mandy Caudill
1906–
Lee Caudill
1908–1968
Cloie Mae Caudill
1911–2005
Woodrow Caudill
1913–1978
Daisy Caudill
1914–
Colbert Caudill
1916–1973
Sylvia Caudill
1917–1978
Josephine Caudill
1921–2003

Spouse & Children

children

(12)

  • Female1897–1959Female

  • Martha Caudill

    Female1900–1926Female

  • Female1900–1976Female

  • Male1902–1962Male

  • Mandy Caudill

    Female1906–Female

+7 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Riley Adkins

    Male1853–Male

  • Amanda Melvina "Viney" McCown

    Female1849–Female

siblings

(4)

  • Mary J. Adkins

    Female1875–Female

  • Female1876–1961Female

  • Lee Adkins

    Male1876–Male

  • Martha Ellen Adkins

    Female1880–1920Female

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 16

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 24

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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)

  • Lorra Candill in household of Nelson Candill, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Laura Candille in household of Nelson Candille, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Laura Caudill in household of Nelson Caudill, "United States Census, 1930"

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