Rufus Hezikiah Atkins

1890–1974 (Age 84)
Walker, Alabama, United States

The Life of Rufus Hezikiah

When Rufus Hezikiah Atkins was born on 2 June 1890, in Walker, Alabama, United States, his father, William Columbus Atkins, was 43 and his mother, Elizabeth Minerva Modena Posey, was 37. He had at least 6 sons and 5 daughters with Paralee Elizabeth Odom. He lived in Election Precinct 3 Zion, Walker, Alabama, United States for about 40 years. He died on 27 August 1974, in Walker, Alabama, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Liberty, Elmore, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rufus Hezikiah Atkins
1890–1974
Paralee Elizabeth Odom
1890–1987
Ida Deverla Atkins
1913–1999
Lovis A Atkins
1913–2002
Homer Atkins
1915–1988
Arlan H Atkins
1920–2000
Millard Atkins
1922–2005
Agnes Atkins
1924–
Mary Etta Atkins
1926–
Grady Atkins
1928–
Ruthie Dee Atkins
1931–
Jerry Don Atkins
1934–
Doris Gail Atkins
1936–

Spouse & Children

children

(11)

  • Ida Deverla Atkins

    Female1913–1999Female

  • Lovis A Atkins

    Male1913–2002Male

  • Homer Atkins

    Male1915–1988Male

  • Arlan H Atkins

    Male1920–2000Male

  • Millard Atkins

    Male1922–2005Male

+6 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • William Columbus Atkins

    Male1846–1925Male

  • Elizabeth Minerva Modena Posey

    Female1853–1904Female

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 5

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Atkin .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Rufus Atkins, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Rufus Atkins, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Rufus Atkins, "United States Census, 1920"

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