William E. Adkins

1904–1975 (Age 71)
Pulaski, Giles, Tennessee, United States

The Life of William E.

When William E. Adkins was born on 7 February 1904, in Pulaski, Giles, Tennessee, United States, his father, Jake Adkins,Sr., was 35 and his mother, Pearl Pinkleton, was 26. He died on 19 December 1975, in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Jake Adkins,Sr.
Pearl Pinkleton
Mary Adkins
Hattie Adkins
Herman Adkins
Pinkelton Adkins
Elic Adkins
William E. Adkins
Eugene P. Adkins
Manuel Adkins, Sr.
Walter Adkins
Clinton E Adkins
Jake Adkins, Jr.

Parents & Siblings

  • Jake Adkins,Sr.


  • Pearl Pinkleton




+6 More Children

World Events (3)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Licencing Butchers

Age 2

A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 27

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 

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.

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