Roy D. Adkins

3 November 1912–9 March 2003 (Age 90)
Dunlow, Wayne, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Roy D.

When Roy D. Adkins was born on 3 November 1912, in Dunlow, Wayne, West Virginia, United States, his father, Sampson Sanders Adkins, was 40 and his mother, Mountcerine "Erie" Browning, was 28. He died on 9 March 2003, in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 90.

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Roy D. Adkins
Mary Elizabeth Clason

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    Mary Elizabeth Clason


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    Evert Adkins


    Leonard Adkins



    Maudie Adkins


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World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1919 · Mesa Arizona Latter-day Saint Temple Announced

Age 7

The Mesa Arizona Latter-day Saint Temple was announced on October 3, 1919. Don Carlos Young and Ramm Hansen were chosen to design the temple. The Mesa, Arizona temple was the first temple to be built in Arizona.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 25

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

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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Story Highlight

He may have been a Knight.

In my search I found that he had been labeled Sir. His son does not have the exact same name as he does. As soon as I find more out about this I will put the information on here. Patricia Adkins Sav …

Sources (3)

  • Roy Adkins in household of Sampson S Adkins, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Roy D Adkins, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Roy D. Adkins, "Arizona, Mesa LDS Family History Center, Obituary Index, 1959-2014"

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