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William J. Adkins
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Birth: 1840
Illinois, USA
Death: Oct. 8, 1922, USA

William J. Adkins never knew for sure his birthdate or place or the names of his parents & siblings. His whole family was killed during a raid on their wagon train when he was very young. He was in the Battle of the Washita in Co. G. 19th Kansas Volunteers with Custer's 7th Cavalry in Oklahoma Territory in 1868 in Roger Mills County. His grandson's remember that at his funeral he was represented by many Mason members and it was quite a ceremony. He married Mary Etta Dunlap in 1872 in Hill Co. TX. They were in Ok Terr before 1900, parents of Susan C. (Hankins), M. Annie (Morris), Elmira (Flanary), Archibald, Mary Etta (Morton) and Lafayette 'Fate' Adkins. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Mary Etta Dunlap Adkins (1851 - 1930)
 
 Children:
  Malissa Annie Adkins Morris (1875 - 1913)*
  Elmira Adkins Flanary (1879 - 1898)*
  Archibald Adkins (1881 - 1963)*
  Mary Etta Adkins Morton (1883 - 1951)*
  Lafayette Adkins (1885 - 1962)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Carter Cemetery
Carter
Beckham County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: Sue Weber
Record added: Jun 07, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7548406
William J. Adkins
Added by: Rita Collvins Mayfield
 
William J. Adkins
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Added by: Dennis Alan Deel
 
 
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- tjb
 Added: May. 8, 2004
 
 
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