William E. Adkins

1886–1965 (Age 78)
Illinois, United States

The Life of William E.

When William E. Adkins was born on 3 July 1886, in Illinois, United States, his father, Brooke Adkins, was 27 and his mother, Armilda Augusta Rogers, was 25. He lived in South Muddy Township, Jasper, Illinois, United States in 1900. He died on 13 March 1965, in Illinois, United States, at the age of 78.

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Brooke Adkins
Armilda Augusta Rogers
Delbert Lee Adkins
Flora B. Adkins
William E. Adkins
Melvin E. Adkins
Clara Bernice Adkins
Thomas Adkins

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

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.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 6

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 21

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

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 (1)

  • William E Adkins in household of Brooks Adkins, "United States Census, 1900"

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