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Frank Walton AdkinsAge: 79 years18901969

Frank Walton Adkins
Given names
Frank Walton
Birth May 1, 1890
MarriageNell Rhea DriskillView this family

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 7 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 -
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 25 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 26 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 27 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 -
Birth of a son
#1Frank Walton Adkins Jr.
November 4, 1923 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 39 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 11, 1930 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Gloria Adkins
January 10, 1937 (Age 46 years)
Census April 10, 1940 (Age 49 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 51 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers -
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 59 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union -
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Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 55 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. -
Death October 19, 1969 (Age 79 years)
Last change May 13, 202013:51:11

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Nell Rhea Driskill - View this family
Frank Walton Adkins
Birth: May 1, 1890Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 19, 1969Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States
Nell Rhea Driskill
Birth: July 1, 1896 35 27Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 1, 1970Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States
Frank Walton Adkins Jr.
Birth: November 4, 1923 33 27Windsor, Weld, Colorado, United States
Death: November 8, 2006Roswell, Fulton, Georgia, United States
13 years

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Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Frank Walton Adkins - Household

58 21 St S W Akron, Summit, Ohio

Adkins, FrankheadMW39MKYKYKYPitt ManRubber Shop
Adkins, NellwifeFW33MKYKYKY
Adkins, Frank JrsonMW6SCOKYKY

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Frank Walton Adkins - Household

324 Florida Avenue Akron, Summit, Ohio

Adkins, FrankheadMW49MKYSame HouseLaborerW P A
Adkins, NellwifeFW43MKYSame House
Adkins, Frank JrsonMW16SCOSame House
Adkins, GloriadaughterFW3SOHSame House