Laura Adkins

1903–1999 (Age 96)
Butler, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Laura

Laura Adkins was born in 1903, in Butler, Kentucky, United States. She died on 31 January 1999, at the age of 96.

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Family Time Line

Laura Adkins
1903–1999
Hiram Lamar
1899–1997

Spouse & Children

World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 0

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1904 · The Black Patch War

Age 1

From 1904-1909, the Black Patch War took place. This was a war between about 30 counties in southwestern Kentucky and northwestern Tennessee. The war was mostly over the Dark Fired Tobacco that was produced in the area during this time.
1929

Age 26

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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)

  • Laura Adkins Lamarr, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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