Marie Elizabeth Adkins

1894–1984 (Age 89)
Henderson, Henderson, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Marie Elizabeth

When Marie Elizabeth Adkins was born on 14 September 1894, in Henderson, Henderson, Kentucky, United States, her father, John Ellsworth Adkins, was 32 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Schneider, was 37. She had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Garrett Bell James. She lived in Youngstown, Mahoning, Ohio, United States for about 5 years and Wilmette, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1940. She died on 12 July 1984, in Santa Ana, Orange, California, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Ripley, Union Township, Brown, Ohio, United States.

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Marie Elizabeth Adkins
Garrett Bell James
Garrett Bell James Jr
John W James
Mariantha James

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1900 · Governor Shot

Age 6

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 24

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

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)

  • Marie E Adkins in household of Antha A Adkins, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Marie A James in household of Garrett B James, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Marie A Marie A in household of Garrett B James, "United States Census, 1930"

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