Laura Effie Adkins

1883–1959 (Age 75)
Maryland, United States

The Life of Laura Effie

When Laura Effie Adkins was born in March 1883, in Maryland, United States, her father, Samuel Morgan Adkins, was 29 and her mother, Elizabeth Jane Miller, was 28. She lived in Big Lick, Roanoke, Virginia, United States in 1900. She died on 29 January 1959, at the age of 75, and was buried in Frostburg, Allegany, Maryland, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Morgan Adkins
Elizabeth Jane Miller
Charles Francis Adkins
William Henry Adkins
Laura Effie Adkins
James Peter Adkins
John Lewis Adkins

Parents & Siblings

  • Samuel Morgan Adkins


  • Elizabeth Jane Miller




World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 11

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 20

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

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 (2)

  • Effie Adkins in household of Samuel Adkins, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Laura Effie Adkins Kerr, "Find A Grave Index"

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