Laura Ann Adkins

1908–1999 (Age 90)
Chatham, Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States

The Life of Laura Ann

When Laura Ann Adkins was born on 15 October 1908, in Chatham, Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States, her father, Bruce William Adkins, was 30 and her mother, Parthenia "Thena" Moore, was 31. She married Robert "Bob" Osborne on 13 October 1927, in Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States in 1935 and Pigg River Magisterial District, Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 19 March 1999, at the age of 90.

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Family Time Line

Laura Ann Adkins
Robert "Bob" Osborne
Marriage: 13 October 1927
Stella M Osborne
Stella Osborne
Happy Ann Osborne

Spouse & Children

  • Female1908–1999Female

  • Robert "Bob" Osborne


13 October 1927
Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States


  • Stella M Osborne


  • Stella Osborne


  • Happy Ann Osborne


Parents & Siblings

  • Bruce William Adkins


  • Parthenia "Thena" Moore




+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Age 9

Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.

Age 24

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

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)

  • Laura Adkins in household of Bruce W Adkins, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Laura Osburne in household of Robert Osburne, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Laura L Osborne in household of Bob Osborne, "United States Census, 1940"

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