William Clyde Adkins

1909–1966 (Age 57)
Coles, Illinois, United States

The Life of William Clyde

When William Clyde Adkins was born in 1909, in Coles, Illinois, United States, his father, Charles Monroe Adkins, was 33 and his mother, Alice Vada Carter, was 26. He married Ina Leitch in 1933, in Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Pleasant Grove Township, Coles, Illinois, United States for about 10 years and Lafayette Township, Coles, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died in 1966, in Illinois, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Janesville, Cumberland, Illinois, United States.

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William Clyde Adkins
Ina Leitch
Marriage: 1933
Earl L Adkins
Eloise Adkins
Sandra Adkins

Spouse & Children

Illinois, United States


  • Male1933–1994Male

  • Eloise Adkins


  • Sandra Adkins


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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 0

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 1

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 16

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women

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)

  • Clyde Adkins, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Clyde Adkins in household of Charles Adkins, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William C Adkins in household of Charlie M Adkins, "United States Census, 1910"

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