|Birth: ||Nov. 26, 1918|
|Death: ||Mar. 9, 1971|
Los Angeles County
Forrest was the fifth of eight children born to Benjamin Harrison Adkins, b. Nov. 23, 1889 in Monroe Co., IN. and
d. Jul. 04, 1964 in Bartholomew Co., IN. &
Elsie Dena Long, b. Sept. 20, 1890 in Morgan Co., IN. and d. Jan. 09, 1929 in Coleman Hosp. Marion Co., IN.
Benjamin and Elsie Adkins' children were:
1. Edith Pearl Adkins, b. Aug. 03, 1911 in IN. Edith married Walter Dixon.
2) Donald Ralph Adkins, b. abt. 1913 in IN.
3) Alvin Roy Adkins, b. abt. 1917 in IN.
4) Basil Paul Adkins, b. Jul. 30, 1915 in Morgan Co., IN.
and d. Nov. 04, 1915 in Morgan Co., IN.
5) Forest Melvin Adkins, b. Nov. 26, 1918 in Morgan Co., IN.
and d. Mar. 09, 1971 in Los Angeles Co., CA.
6) Norma Ruth Adkins, b. May 31, 1921 in Morgan Co., IN. and d. Nov. 23, 1926 in Hancock Co., IN.
7) William Marvin Adkins, b. abt. 1924 in IN.
8) Charles E. Adkins, b. abt. 1928 in IN.
In the Jan. 26, 1920 U.S. census, 14 mth. old Melvin Adkins, b. abt. 1919, was living in Martinsville Ward 1, Morgan, IN. with his
30 yr. old father, Ben Adkins, a trackman for the RR, b. in IN.
29 yr. old mother, Elsie Adkins, a weaver, working at home for a chair factory, b. in IN.
8 yr. old sister, Edith Adkins, b. in IN.
7 yr. old brother, Ralph Adkins, b. in IN.
3 yr. 4 mth. old brother, Roy Adkins, b. in IN.
By the 1930 U.S. census, Forrest's mother had died, and 11 yr. old Forrest, b. in IN., was living in Greenfield, Hancock, IN. with his
40 yr. old widowed father, Benjamin Adkins, an electric line supervisor, b. in IN.
18 yr. old daughter, Edith P. Adkins, b. in IN.
17 yr. old Donald R. Adkins, b. in IN.
13 yr. old Alvin R. Adkins, b. in IN.
11 yr. old Forest M. Adkins, b. in IN.
6 yr. old Wm. M. Adkins, b. in IN.
2 yr. old Charles E. Adkins, b. in IN.
Forrest's mother was b. in IN.
Benjamin was 20 yrs. old at the time he married Elsie.
According to California marriage records, 45 yr. old Forrest M. Adkins, b. abt. 1919, married 35 yr. old Kathleen J. Hoult
on Apr. 16, 1964 in San Bernardino, CA.
According to California Death records, Forrest died in Los Angeles Co., CA.
Benjamin H Adkins (1889 - 1964)
Elsie Dean Adkins (1890 - 1929)
Donald Ralph Adkins (1913 - 2000)*
Roy Alvin Adkins (1916 - 2005)*
Forrest Melvin Adkins (1918 - 1971)
William Marvin Adkins (1923 - 2008)*
CPL US ARMY
WORLD WAR II
Bellevue Memorial Park
San Bernardino County
Created by: Chloé
Record added: Aug 23, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75391287
Added: Aug. 23, 2011