Zora Bell Atkin

1900–1978 (Age 77)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Zora Bell

When Zora Bell Atkin was born on 28 August 1900, in South Carolina, United States, her father, Albert Allen Atkin, was 29 and her mother, Ida Verena Poore, was 20. She had at least 3 sons and 4 daughters with Paul Kay Gambrell. She lived in Honea Path, Anderson, South Carolina, United States for about 10 years and Dunklin Township, Greenville, South Carolina, United States in 1940. She died on 10 March 1978, in South Carolina, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in East View Cemetery, Honea Path, Anderson, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Zora Bell Atkin
Paul Kay Gambrell
Ansel Kay Gambrell
Margie Lee Gambrell
Ellen Gambrell
Herbert Gambrell
Ernest O Gambrell
Alma Gambrell
Sara Bell Gambrell

Spouse & Children



  • Ansel Kay Gambrell


  • Margie Lee Gambrell


  • Ellen Gambrell


  • Herbert Gambrell


  • Ernest O Gambrell


+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1871–1933Male

  • Ida Verena Poore




+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1916 · Anthony Crawford Lynched

Age 16

South Carolina native, father to 13 children, and a local farmer, Anthony Crawford, is lynched on October 21, 1916, in Abbeyville, South Carolina. The lynching is followed after Crawford has an arguement with a white storekeeper.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 23

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Atkin, one of the many pet forms of Adam . Compare Scottish Aitken .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Zara Atkins in household of A E Atkins, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Zora Gambrell in household of Paul K Gambrell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Zona Gambrell in household of Paul Gambrell, "United States Census, 1930"

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