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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Adkins Family Tree

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Adkins Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Adkins family tree.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Adkins

Wikipedia Homer Martin Adkins (15 October 1890 ? 26 February 1964) was a Democratic Governor of Arkansas.
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Wikipedia Dan Adkins (born March 15, 1937) is an American illustrator who worked mainly for comic books and science-fiction magazines.
Wikipedia Jonathan Scott Adkins (born August 30, 1977 in Huntington, West Virginia) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher currently playing for the Lotte Giants of the Korean Baseball Organization.
Wikipedia Margene Adkins (born April 30, 1947 in Fort Worth, Texas) is a former American college football, National Football League, and Canadian Football League player.
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Wikipedia Nigel Howard Adkins (born 11 March 1965 in Birkenhead, England) is a former footballer and is the current manager of Scunthorpe United.
Wikipedia Seth Elijah Adkins (born October 30, 1989) is an American actor.
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Wikipedia Roy Francis Adkins (4 October 1947 - 28 September 1990) was a recognised London gangland figure during the 1970s and 80s.
Wikipedia Sir William Ryland Dent Adkins (11 May 1862 ? 30 January 1925) was an English barrister, judge and Liberal politician.
Wikipedia Robert Grant Adkins (born February 17, 1917) was an American football blocking back, defensive end, guard and linebacker in the National Football League who played for the Green Bay Packers.
Wikipedia Samuel Adkins (born December 3, 1991) in Birmingham, England is a footballer playing for Walsall.
Wikipedia Jesse Corcoran Adkins (April 13, 1879 ? March 29, 1955) was a United States federal judge.
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