William Edward Adkins

1877–1963 (Age 85)
Magnet Cove, Hot Spring, Arkansas, United States

The Life of William Edward

When William Edward Adkins was born on 21 September 1877, in Magnet Cove, Hot Spring, Arkansas, United States, his father, William M. Adkins, was 32 and his mother, Elizabeth Kaziah Power, was 36. He married Jenny Guyer on 6 January 1904, in Linn, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 daughters. He lived in Saline Township, Hot Spring, Arkansas, United States in 1900 and Magnet Township, Hot Spring, Arkansas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 27 August 1963, in Magnet Cove, Hot Spring, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Magnet Cove Cemetery, Magnet Cove, Hot Spring, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Edward Adkins
Jenny Guyer
Marriage: 6 January 1904
Clara E Adkins
Lois Eleanor Adkins
Thelma Frances Adkins
Margaret E Adkins
Lillian Catherine Adkins
Janet Adkins

Spouse & Children

6 January 1904
Linn, Missouri, United States


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Parents & Siblings

  • William M. Adkins


  • Elizabeth Kaziah Power




  • Margaret Adkins


  • Thomas Adkins


  • Samuel Adkins


  • Female1874–1957Female

  • Male1877–1963Male

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

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.
1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded

Age 6

The Mosaic Templar is an African American fraternal organization founded in Little Rock. it was founded by former slaves, John Edward Bush and Chester W. Keatts. It was part of a movement that was going on at the time, where everyone was forming fraternities and sororities. The main departments for this one where endowment, monument, analysis, uniform, rank, recapitulation, records, and a juvenile division.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 23

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 (3)

  • William E Atkins, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Edward Adkins, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William Adkins in household of W M Adkins, "United States Census, 1880"

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