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George William Adkins (b. March 1866, d. January 18, 1942)George William Adkins (son of Owen Adkins and Matilda Ann Lawless)67 was born March 1866 in Brown County,Indiana68, and died January 18, 1942 in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana69.He married Christina Greenfield on October 14, 1889 in Bartholomew County, Indiana70, daughter of Daniel Greenfield and Samantha Jones.
Notes for George William Adkins:
His son, Earl's WWI draft registration paper says his father was born in BrownCo. IN
1900 Marion County, IN census(lived on 23rd St., Indianapolis)
George W. Adkins b. Mar 1866, 34, m. 11 yrs, b. Indiana, father b. Indiana (wrong-b. KY), mother b. IN, a Carpenter
Christina, b. Oct. 1875, 24 yrs., m. 11 yrs., b. IN, father b. KY (wrong-b. IN), mother b. IN, bore 4 children, 3 alive in 1900
Howard W. b. Dec. 1892, 7, b. IN
Earl E. b. Aug. 1896, 4, b. IN
Lee O., b. Mar. 1899, 1, b. IN
Owen, father, b. Jan. 1837, 63, widowed, b. KY, father b. KY, mother b. KY.
Bartholomew Co. birth records
Adkins, (no first name)George W. (father)C. Greenfield (mother) Aug. 30 1890
Adkins (no first name -- it's Howard from above census records) given as both Dec. 18, 1892 and Dec. 18, 1893.
1920 Marion Co. IN census
George 54, b. IN, father b. IN, mother b. IN
Christina 44, b. IN, father b. IN, mother b. OH
Pierson, Charles son in law, 26, b. IN
Margaret, daughter, 17, b. IN
1930-he was living with his daughter, Margaret, in Indianapolis.
Obituary:Columbus Evening Republican, Jan. 19, 1942;George Adkins passes away; Former resident dies in Indianapolis-burial will be here.George William Adkins, 76, died at 5:00 Sunday afternoon at his home 1206 West Nineteenth St. Indianapolis.He was a former resident of Columbus and has a number of relatives here.
Mr. Adkins had been ill for several weeks and death was attributed to heart trouble.He was a railroader while residing in Columbus and later was a millwright.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 Wednesday morning at an Indianapolis church.The casket will be at the resdience from tonight until time of the services.Burial will be in Columbus city cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Christina Adkins, 3 sons, Howard, Earl and Lee Adkins, all of Indianapolis; a daughter, Mrs. Earl Roberts of Indianapolis, 1 brother, David Adkins of Indianapolis; two brothers-in-law, Daniel W. Greenfield of East Columbus, and Leslie Robertson of Columbus, and several nieces and nephews in this city.
More About George William Adkins:
Burial: Unknown, City Cemetery, Columbus, Bartholomew County, Indiana.71
More About George William Adkins and Christina Greenfield:
Marriage: October 14, 1889, Bartholomew County, Indiana.72
Children of George William Adkins and Christina Greenfield are:
- +Lee O. Adkins, b. March 26, 1899, Marion County, Indiana73, d. October 1942, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana74.