Marguerite W Adkins

1914–1976 (Age 62)
Iowa, United States

The Life of Marguerite W

When Marguerite W Adkins was born on 10 January 1914, in Iowa, United States, her father, Odie Earl Adkins, was 30 and her mother, Laura C. Atteberry, was 30. She married Donald E. Mckay on 17 October 1941, in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States. She lived in Decatur, Iowa, United States in 1925 and New Buda, Decatur, Iowa, United States in 1930. She died on 10 February 1976, at the age of 62.

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Marguerite W Adkins
Donald E. Mckay
Marriage: 17 October 1941

Spouse & Children

17 October 1941
Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Odie Earl Adkins


  • Female1883–1957Female



World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1917 · Camp Dodge

Age 3

Original construction of the Camp Dodge began in 1907 and was originally planned to provide a place for the National Guard units to train. In 1917, it was handed over to national authorities and expanded to become the regional training center for World War I forces. The Camp was named after Brigadier General Grenville M. Dodge, who organized Iowa's first National Guard unit. When the war ended, the camp was downsized and turned back over to the state until the start of World War II. Today, Camp Dodge has served only as a Guard and Reserve installation.

Age 17

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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)

  • Margurite Adkins, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Wilma M Adkins in household of Odie E Adkins, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Margrete Adkins in household of Oka Adkins, "United States Census, 1930"

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