Russell Bryan Atkins

1896–1978 (Age 81)
Ouachita, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Russell Bryan

When Russell Bryan Atkins was born on 9 September 1896, in Ouachita, Arkansas, United States, his father, Leonidas Alford Atkins, was 26 and his mother, Cora Jane Stott, was 22. He married Hattie Mae Ridling in 1924, in Ouachita, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Chidester, Ouachita, Arkansas, United States in 1930 and Red Hill Township, Ouachita, Arkansas, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 5 July 1978, in Ouachita, Dallas, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Chidester, Ouachita, Arkansas, United States.

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Russell Bryan Atkins
Hattie Mae Ridling
Marriage: 1924
Oliver Bryan Atkins

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Ouachita, Arkansas, United States


  • Oliver Bryan Atkins


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

Age 8

Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 22

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Atkin .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Russell B Atkins in household of Leon A Atkins, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Russel Atkins in household of Leonidas A Atkins, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Russie Atkins in household of Leon A Atkins, "United States Census, 1900"

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