Alma Jane Birks

8 November 1911–14 May 1994 (Age 82)
Arkansas, United States

The Life of Alma Jane

When Alma Jane Birks was born on 8 November 1911, in Arkansas, United States, her father, Purdon D Birks, was 35 and her mother, Melissa Sara Elisabeth Kaler, was 29. She married Artie James Adkins on 17 September 1930, in Florence, Pinal, Arizona, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States in 1935 and Chesapeake Magisterial District, Elizabeth City, Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 14 May 1994, in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Mesa Cemetery, Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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Artie James Adkins
Alma Jane Birks
Marriage: 17 September 1930
Archie James Adkins
Betty Jane Adkins

Spouse and Children

17 September 1930
Florence, Pinal, Arizona, United States


    Archie James Adkins


    Betty Jane Adkins


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1919 · Mesa Arizona Latter-day Saint Temple Announced

Age 8

The Mesa Arizona Latter-day Saint Temple was announced on October 3, 1919. Don Carlos Young and Ramm Hansen were chosen to design the temple. The Mesa, Arizona temple was the first temple to be built in Arizona.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 24

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

Northern English: variant of Birch .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alma Adkins in household of Artie J Adkins, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Alma Birks in household of Purdom Birks, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alma Birks in entry for Betty Jane Adkins, "Arizona Deaths, 1870-1951"

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