Laura Bell Adkins

1879–1956 (Age 78)
West Virginia, United States

The Life of Laura Bell

When Laura Bell Adkins was born in 1879, in West Virginia, United States, her father, Harrison Adkins, was 32 and her mother, Delilah Deal, was 22. She had at least 1 son and 5 daughters with George Floyd McKinney. She lived in Clay, Clay, West Virginia, United States in 1910. She died on 29 December 1956, in Richwood, Nicholas, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 77.

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Laura Bell Adkins
George Floyd McKinney
Tinis Mckinney
Peggy Ann Mckinney
Martha Mckinney
Louise McKinney
Golda Mable McKinney
Jane McKinney

Spouse & Children

  • Female1879–1956Female

  • George Floyd McKinney




+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings

  • Harrison Adkins


  • Delilah Deal




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 3

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 21

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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 (2)

  • Laura Mckinney in household of Floyd Mckinney, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Laura Adkins in entry for Peggy Deal, "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999"

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