William D. Adkins Jr

30 July 1818–1922 (Age 103)
Cabell, Carroll, Virginia, United States

The Life of William D.

When William D. Adkins Jr was born on 30 July 1818, in Cabell, Carroll, Virginia, United States, his father, Rev. William Adkins Sr., was 23 and his mother, Elizabeth Meadows, was 22. He married Ann Douglas on 14 January 1845, in Cabell, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Cabell, Virginia, United States in 1860. He died in 1922, at the age of 104.

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William D. Adkins Jr
Ann Douglas
Marriage: 14 January 1845
Rosa D. Adkins
Jacob Adkins
Letha Adkins
Elizabeth Adkins
William Adkins
Sarah Adkins

Spouse and Children

14 January 1845
Cabell, West Virginia, United States


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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 1

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 6

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 

Age 28

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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 .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William B Adkins, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Wm D Adkins, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William D. Adkins, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

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