Virginia Alice Adkins

9 June 1903–28 February 1985 (Age 81)
Wade Township, Jasper, Illinois, United States

The Life of Virginia Alice

When Virginia Alice Adkins was born on 9 June 1903, in Wade Township, Jasper, Illinois, United States, her father, Harvey N Adkins, was 30 and her mother, Sophronia Bragg, was 30. She married Robert Beam in 1923, in LaSalle, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Pima, Arizona, United States in 1930 and Supervisorial District 1, Pima, Arizona, United States in 1940. She died on 28 February 1985, in Newton, Jasper, Illinois, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Dundas, Richland, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Beam
Virginia Alice Adkins
Marriage: 1923
Lawrence E Beam
John Beam
Dorothy Beam

Spouse and Children

LaSalle, Illinois, United States


    Lawrence E Beam


    John Beam


    Dorothy Beam


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 3

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.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 22

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women

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)

  • Virginia Beam in household of Robert Beam, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Virginia Beam in household of Robert Beam, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Virginia Adkins in household of Harvey Adkins, "United States Census, 1920"

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