Marion Adkins

1886–1956 (Age 69)
Martinsburg, Elliott, Kentucky

The Life of Marion

When Marion Adkins was born in October 1886, his father, Harrison Adkins, was 28 and his mother, America Belle Mullins, was 20. He married Ella Mae Wiseman on 1 July 1911. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Vincennes, Knox, Indiana, United States for about 10 years and Vincennes, Vincennes Township, Knox, Indiana Territory, United States in 1940. He died on 11 March 1956, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

Marion Adkins
Ella Mae Wiseman
Marriage: 1 July 1911
Genevieve Matilda Adkins
Marion Adkins
George Meredith Adkins
Dorothy Marie Adkins
Merle Darwin Adkins
Harold Maurice Adkins
Virginia May Adkins
Evelyn Francis Adkins
Doris Jean Adkins
Roberta Lee Adkins
Mary Irene Adkins

Spouse & Children

1 July 1911


  • Genevieve Matilda Adkins


  • Marion Adkins


  • Male1912–1989Male

  • Dorothy Marie Adkins


  • Male1917–1985Male

+6 More Children

Parents & Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

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.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 4

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 20

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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)

  • Marian Atkins, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Marion Adkins, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Marian Adkins, "United States Census, 1930"

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