Marion Adkins

1870–1946 (Age 77)
West Liberty, Morgan, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Marion

Marion Adkins was born in January 1870, in West Liberty, Morgan, Kentucky, United States as the son of William Adkins and Mary "Polly" Cleavenger. He married Rebecca Stamper about 1890, in Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Wolfe, Kentucky, United States in 1935 and Magisterial District 3 Campton, Wolfe, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 28 December 1946, in Campton, Wolfe, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Marion Adkins
Rebecca Stamper
Marriage: 1890
Laura B Adkins
Dovie Adkins

Spouse & Children

  • Male1870–1946Male

  • Rebecca Stamper


Kentucky, United States


  • Laura B Adkins


  • Dovie Adkins


Parents & Siblings

  • William Adkins


  • Mary "Polly" Cleavenger




World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 0

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 0

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 20

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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)

  • Marion Adkins in household of Wm A Adkins, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Marion Adkins, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Marion Adkins, "United States Census, 1910"

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