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Zachariah T “Zebb” AdkinsAge: 63 years18591922

Zachariah T “Zebb” Adkins
Given names
Zachariah T
Birth calculated 1859 19 24
Census August 28, 1860 (Age 19 months)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 2 years)

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War -
Birth of a sisterCordelia “Delia” Adkins
calculated 1865 (Age 6 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherStephen Atkins
1866 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a sisterNancy Adlay “Nan” Adkins
March 3, 1867 (Age 8 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 8 years)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 8 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Birth of a brotherWarham Eastey Adkins
July 4, 1869 (Age 10 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 10 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network -
Census June 4, 1870 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a brotherWalter W Adkins
May 1874 (Age 15 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 19 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a sisterLillie Rebecca Adkins
calculated 1879 (Age 20 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherMillie Rector
March 4, 1885 (Age 26 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherNancy Chandler
March 1, 1890 (Age 31 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 39 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence -
Death of a motherRebecca Needham
July 22, 1909 (Age 50 years)
Death of a fatherHenry Adkins
April 12, 1915 (Age 56 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 57 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 58 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 59 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history -
Death 1922 (Age 63 years)
Last change May 28, 201713:50:16

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: July 28, 1856Grainger, Tennessee, United States
9 months
elder brother
Samuel M Adkins
Birth: May 8, 1857 18 22Grainger, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 2, 1937
3 years
Zachariah T “Zebb” Adkins
Birth: calculated 1859 19 24Granger, Tennessee, United States
Death: 1922Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States
7 years
younger sister
Cordelia “Delia” Adkins
Birth: calculated 1865 25 30Granger, Tennessee, United States
Death: November 26, 1960Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States
2 years
younger sister
2 years
younger brother
Warham Eastey Adkins
Birth: July 4, 1869 30 35Granger, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 16, 1938Amarillo, Potter, Texas, United States
5 years
younger brother
6 years
younger sister

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Census1860 United States - Census transcript - Henry Adkins - Household

Rutledge Granger, Tennessee

Henry Adkinshead21MWFarmerTN
Rebecca Adkinswife25FWTN
Zachariah T Adkinsson1MWTN
Samuel Adkinsson3MWTN

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Census1870 United States - Census transcript - Henry Adkins - Household

Powder Springs Granger, Tennessee

Adkins, Henryhead31MWFarmerTN
Adkins, Rebeccawife34FWKeeping HouseTN
Adkins, Samuelson13MWFarm LaborerTN
Adkins, Zachariahson11MWFarm LaborerTN
Adkins, Cordeliadaughter5FWTN
Adkins, Nancydaughter3FWTN
Adkins, Warhamson11mMWTNJul