Laura Adkins

7 October 1891–7 July 1970 (Age 78)
Texas, United States

The Life of Laura

When Laura Adkins was born on 7 October 1891, in Texas, United States, her father, Edward William Adkins, was 28 and her mother, Kathryn Cecile Halamuda, was 22. She lived in Justice Precinct 7, Bexar, Texas, United States in 1910. She died on 7 July 1970, in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States.

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Laura Adkins

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Parents and Siblings

    Edward William Adkins


    Kathryn Cecile Halamuda




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World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 3

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 21

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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 .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Laura Adkins in household of Edward W Adkins, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Laura Adkins - Government record: Death record or certificate

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