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Minnie May George Adkins
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Birth: Feb. 19, 1882
Missouri, USA
Death: Feb. 19, 1957
Hughes County
Oklahoma, USA

Minnie May George was the daughter of Andrew Jackson George and Mary Ann Hopkins. She may have been born in Dunklin Co., MO, that is where the family was living in 1870 census. Her parents moved around quite a bit when she was a young girl, places like Missouri, Arkansas and Texas. Minnie married to Benjamin L. Adkins on c 1904 prob. in Ellis or Waller Co., TX. To this union nine children were born 1) Lillian May 2) Clifford L. 3) Lowell A. 4) Edgar "Ed" Lee 5) Loyd Jackson 6) Benjamin Howard 7) Lantha Lafene 8) Alvin "Whitie" and 9) Elvin "Blackie" [twins] ADKINS. Their first child being born in Saratoga, Jefferson Co., TX and the remaining children being born in Wetumka, Hughes Co., OK. In later years, Ben and Minnie divorced.


1910 Beardon Twp., Okfuskee Co., OK Census, Roll 1265, Book 1, pg 91b (113-113)
Ben L. Adkins, head, M, W, age 35, married twice for 7 yrs, b: IL > TN > IL, Farmer, Rent
Minnie, wife, F, W, age 26, married once for 7 yrs, 3 of 3 children living, b: MO > TN > TN
Lilian, dau., F, W, age 5, b: TX > IL > MO
Clifford, son, M, W, age 3, b: OK > IL > MO
Low, son, M, W, age 2, b: OK > IL > MO

1920 Hickory Ridge, Okfuskee Co., OK Census, vol. 56, E.D. 145, Sheet 5, Line 67, pg. 5 (79-79)
Ben L. ADKINS, head, Rent, M, W, age 44, b: 1875 in IL > TN > IL
Minnie, wife, F, W, age 37, b: MO > MS > AR
Lillian, dau., F, W, age 15, b: TX > IL > MO
Bill, son, M, W, age 13, b: OK > IL > MO
Lowell, son, M, W, age 11, b: OK > IL > MO
Edd, son, M, W, age 9, b: OK > IL > MO
Jack, son, M, W, age 7, b: OK > IL > MO
Howard, son, M, W, age 5, b: OK > IL > MO
Alvin, son, M, W, age 1 2/12, b: OK > IL > MO
Elvin, son, M, W, age 1 2/12, b: OK > IL > MO
Maryan GEORGE, Mother-in-law, White, F, age 60, widow, b: AR > TN > US

1930 Hickory Ridge Twp., Okfuskee Co., OK Census (176-179)
Minnie M. ADKINS, head, F, W, Rent, age 48, widow (actually divorced), b. 1882, Farmer, b: MO > IL > TN
Lowell A., son, M, W, age 22, b: OK > IL > MO; Laborer filling station
Ed L., son, M, W, age 20, b: OK > IL > MO; Farm Laborer
Lloyd J., son, M, W, age 17, b: OK > IL > MO; Farm Laborer
Howard, son, M, W, age 16, b: OK > IL > MO; Farm Laborer
Elvin, son, M, W, age 11, b: OK > IL > MO; Farm Laborer
Alvin, son, M, W, age 11, b: OK > IL > MO; Farm Laborer


Certificate of Death, State of Oklahoma, State file no. 12427
1. Place of Death:
a. County: Hughes Co.
b. City: Wetumka
c. Length of stay in: 50 years
d. Name of hospital or institution: Home
2. Usual Residence:
a. State: OK
b. County: Hughes
c. City or Town: Wetumka
d. Street Address: Wetumka
e. Is residence inside city limits: Yes
f. Is residence on a farm? No
3. Name of Deceased: Minnie May ADKINS
4. Date of Death: Feb 19, 1957
5. Sex: Female
6. Race: White
7. Marital Status: Divorced
8. Date of Birth: Feb 19, 1882
9. Age at last birthday: 75
10 a. Occupation: Housewife
10 b. Kind of business: Home
11. Birthplace: MO
12. Citizen: US
13. Father's Name: Jack GEORGE
14. Mother's Maiden Name: Mary HOPKINS
15. Served in Armed Forces? No
16. Social Security No.: None
17. Informant: Lowell ADKINS, Purcell, OK
18. Cause of Death: Cancer of Uterus
19. - 20. Empty
21. The doctor attended the deceased from: Sept 28, 1956 to Feb 19, 1957 and last saw her alive on: Feb 19, 1957, Death occured: 4 a.m.
22. a. Doctor's Signature: M. M. Hitaluak, D.O. [couldn't read signature]
22. b. Doctor's address: Wetumka, OK
22. c. Doctor's signature dated: Apr 29, 1957
23. a. Burial
23. b. Date Burial: Feb 20, 1957
23. c. Name of Cemetery: City Cemetery
23. d. Location: Wetumka, OK
24. Date Rec'd by Local Reg: Feb 20, 1957
25. Registrar's Signature: Mary Leu Spiller
26. Funeral Director: Spiller Funeral Home, Wetumka

Source: Probate Records, Petition for Letters of Administration for Minnie May ADKINS, No. 7384
Wetumka, Hughes Co., OK
February 19, 1957
Administrator: Ed ADKINS, son of deceased
General character and probable value of the estate left by the decedent:

Lots Nine (9) and Ten (10), in Block Seventy-nine (79), Tiger Addition to the Original Town of Wetumka, Approximate value: $1,850.00

Names of heirs:
Lillian KIRKPATRICK, daugher, aged 52
C. L. ADKINS, son, aged 50
Lowell ADKINS, son, aged 48
Ed ADKINS, son, aged 46
Lloyd ADKINS, son, aged 44
Alvin ADKINS, son, aged 37

Note: Probate records state Minnie May ADKINS was a Widow (she was actually divorced and her ex-husband preceeded her in death by two years). 
Family links: 
  Andrew Jackson George (1849 - 1916)
  Mary Ann Hopkins George (1856 - 1926)
  Benjamin L. Adkins (1876 - 1955)
  Lillian May Adkins Kirkpatrick (1904 - 1996)*
  Edgar Lee Adkins (1910 - 2003)*
  Benjamin Howard Adkins (1914 - 1930)*
  Lafene L. Adkins (1916 - 1918)*
  Elvin Adkins (1918 - 1953)*
*Calculated relationship
Wetumka Cemetery
Hughes County
Oklahoma, USA
Created by: Mindy
Record added: Jul 31, 2005
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Minnie May <i>George</i> Adkins
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Minnie May <i>George</i> Adkins
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- Darlene T.
 Added: Jul. 21, 2010

- Elizabeth Reed
 Added: Jul. 31, 2005

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