Lucinda "Lucy" Artrip

1869–1959 (Age 90)
Wayne County, West Virginia

The Life of Lucinda "Lucy"

When Lucinda "Lucy" Artrip was born in June 1869, her father, Alexander Artrip, was 39 and her mother, Temperance Herazetta Fraley, was 37. She married Edgar Kossuth Adkins on 16 January 1895, in Wayne, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Stonewall Magisterial District, Wayne, West Virginia, United States in 1900 and Kyle Magisterial District, Cabell, West Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 25 May 1959, in Huntington, Cabell, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Barboursville, Cabell, West Virginia, United States.

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Lucinda "Lucy" Artrip
Edgar Kossuth Adkins
Marriage: 16 January 1895
Frank Chilton Adkins
William J Adkins
George Adkins
Gladys Irene Adkins
Eleanor Marie Adkins

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16 January 1895
Wayne, West Virginia, United States


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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 1

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 27

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Probably Danish or southern Swedish in origin, a respelling of a habitational name formed with -rup ‘village’, ‘hamlet’ (Old Norse þorp) as the second element.

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

Sources (3)

  • Lucy Adkins in household of Edgar Adkins, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lucy Adkins in household of Edgar K Adkins, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lucy Adkins in household of Edgar Adkins, "United States Census, 1940"

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