William D Adkins

1887–1956 (Age 69)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of William D

When William D Adkins was born in 1887, in North Carolina, United States, his father, Zebulon Adkins, was 18 and his mother, Ellen Husketh, was 21. He lived in Ramseytown Township, Yancey, North Carolina, United States in 1900 and Yancey, North Carolina, United States in 1910. He died in 1956, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

Zebulon Adkins
1869–1927
Ellen Husketh
1866–1913
Hester Adkins
1885–
William D Adkins
1887–1956
Frankie Adkins
1890–1969
Hattie Adkins
1893–
John Wesley Adkins
1894–1966
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1896–1961
Lillie Adkins
1898–
Dave W Adkins
1902–1975
Maud Adkins
1919–

Parents & Siblings

  • Zebulon Adkins

    Male1869–1927Male

  • Female1866–1913Female

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

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.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 10

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 19

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)

  • William D Adkins in household of Lib M Adkins, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William D Adkins in household of Zeb Adkins, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Will Adkins, "North Carolina Marriages, 1759-1979"

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