George Rison Adkins

11 November 1855–25 February 1940 (Age 84)
Somerset, Pulaski, Kentucky, United States

The Life of George Rison

When George Rison Adkins was born on 11 November 1855, in Somerset, Pulaski, Kentucky, United States, his father, Wyate Adkins, was 24 and his mother, Louisa Callahan, was 21. He married Mary Frances Phelps on 28 October 1872, in Pulaski, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Magisterial District 4, Laurel, Kentucky, United States in 1900 and School District 7 Gardiner, Park, Montana, United States in 1910. He died on 25 February 1940, in Livingston, Park, Montana, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Livingston, Park, Montana, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Rison Adkins
1855–1940
Nancy Elizabeth Roop
1874–1964
Marriage: 1890
Viola Adkins
1892–1984
Roy Adkins
1913–1913
Amy Adkins
1894–1961
Ida Adkins
1896–1967
Minnie Adkins
1898–1979
Myrtle E Adkins
1900–1944
Joseph Adkins
1902–1971
Sarah Jane Adkins
1904–1989
David Adkins
1906–1991
Theodore Adkins
1908–
Ernest Adkins
1908–1970
George William Adkins
1910–1982
Louise Bernice Adkins
1914–2002
Gloria Almeda Adkins
1917–2001

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1890
Laurel, Kentucky, United States
children

(14)

+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Wyate Adkins

    Male1831–1912Male

    Louisa Callahan

    Female1834–1915Female

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872

Age 17

Historical Boundaries - 1872: Gallatin, Montana Territory, United States; 1887: Park, Montana Territory, United States; 1889: Park, Montana, United States
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 26

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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 .

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

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Sources (3)

  • George Adkins, "United States Census, 1880"
  • George R Adkins in household of Wyatt Adkins, "United States Census, 1870"
  • George R Adkins in household of Wyatt Adkins, "United States Census, 1860"

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