William Clark Adkins

1868–1950 (Age 81)
Laurel, Kentucky, United States

The Life of William Clark

When William Clark Adkins was born on 8 December 1868, in Laurel, Kentucky, United States, his father, William W. Adkins, was 46 and his mother, Samantha F Campbell, was 37. He married ? on 22 September 1888, in Laurel, Kentucky, United States. He lived in Gray, Knox, Kentucky, United States in 1910 and Corbin, Whitley, Kentucky, United States in 1920. He died on 16 March 1950, in Whitley, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 81.

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William Clark Adkins
Marriage: 22 September 1888

Spouse & Children

22 September 1888
Laurel, Kentucky, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1822–1908Male

  • Samantha F Campbell




World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

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.

Age 14

Historical Boundaries - 1882: Whitley, Kentucky, United States
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 22

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)

  • William C Adkins in household of William W Adkins, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Wm Adkins, "United States Census, 1900"
  • N C Adkins, "United States Census, 1920"

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