Russell Dean Atkins

1921–1973 (Age 52)
Watauga, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Russell Dean

When Russell Dean Atkins was born on 27 April 1921, his father, Sam Atkins, was 31 and his mother, Nannie Faye Shell, was 23. He lived in Boone Township, Watauga, North Carolina, United States in 1940 and Boone, Watauga, North Carolina, United States in 1973. He died on 26 April 1973, at the age of 51, and was buried in Watauga, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sam Atkins
Nannie Faye Shell
Russell Dean Atkins
Ruby Gordon Atkins
Robert Earl Atkins

Parents & Siblings



World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 2

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 14

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Atkin .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Russell Adkins in household of Samuel Adkins, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Russell Adkins in household of Samuel Adkins, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Russell Dean Atkins, "North Carolina, Department of Archives and History, Index to Vital Records, 1800-2000"

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