Herbert Henry Adkins

about 29 November 1923–19 June 1964 (Age 40)
Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Herbert Henry

When Herbert Henry Adkins was born about 29 November 1923, in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, his father, Albert William Adkins, was 34 and his mother, Hetty Maud Gadenne, was 23. He died on 19 June 1964, in his hometown, at the age of 40.

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Family Time Line

Albert William Adkins
1889–1954
Hetty Maud Gadenne
1900–1914
Herbert Henry Adkins
1923–1964

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 11

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

Age 20

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.
1955 · General Motors Auto Workers Strike

Age 32

From 1955-1956, around 17,000 workers for General Motors went on strike. They wanted a pay raise, more secure working conditions, and a health plan half paid by General Motors. The strike lasted 148 days.

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 .

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Herbert Henry Adkins - Government record: birth-name: Herbert Henry Adkins

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