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Elizabeth Shanks Adkins
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Birth: 1842
Indiana, USA
Death: Apr. 13, 1924
Carson
Skamania County
Washington, USA

Father: John Shanks (1801-1878)
Mother: Catharine (Linebaugh) Shanks (1803-1873)

Husband: Silas R. Adkins (1837-1910)

Children:
Eugene Adkins (1867-1883)
Mary Adkins (born 1869 in Indiana)
Stephen P. Adkins (born 1870 in Wisconsin - died April 7, 1941 in Oregon)
Russell Adkins (born 1873 in Indiana)
Walter Adkins (born approx 1875 in Indiana)
Henry Adkins (born approx 1878 in Indiana)
Alice Adkins (born approx 1879 in Indiana)
Carry Dennis Adkins (born approx 1882 in Wisconsin)

1870 US Census has the following in the household in Lima, Grant County, Wisconsin: Silas R. Adkins (age 33), Elizabeth Adkins (age 28), Eugene Adkins (age 9), Nancy Adkins (age 2) and Stephen Adkins (age 1 month).

1880 US Census shows the following in the household in Lima, Grant County, Wisconsin: Silas Adkins (age 43), Elizabeth Adkins (age 37), Eugene Adkins (age 13), Mary Adkins (age 11), Stephin Adkins (age 9), Russell Adkins (age 7), Walter Adkins (age 5), Henry Adkins (age 3) and Alice Adkins (age 1). This states that Elizabeth was born in Indiana and her father was born in Holland and her mother in Indiana.

1910 US Census has the following in the household in Chenowith, Skamania County, WA: Steven P. Adkins (age 39 -- son of Elizabeth), Adtia Adkins (age 30), Sadelina Adkins (age 14), Delton A. Adkins (age 12), Mary A. Adkins (age 10) and Elizabeth Adkins (age 67). Elizabeth is listed as being born in Indiana with her father being born in Germany and her mother in Indiana. She is listed as being widowed. She is listed as son to head of household Steven P. Adkins.

1920 US Census has the following in the household in Chenowith, Skamania County, WA: Cary D. Adkins (age 27 -- his mother is Elizabeth), Elizabeth Adkins (age 77) and Mary Adkins (age 15 -- niece of Cary D. Adkins). Elizabeth is listed as being born in Indiana. Her father and mother are listed as being born in Holland. She is listed as being widowed. She is listed as mother to head of household Cary D. Adkins.

She was 81 years old at the time of her death.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Shanks (1801 - 1878)
  Catharine Linebaugh Shanks (1803 - 1873)
 
 Spouse:
  Silas R. Adkins (1837 - 1910)
 
 Children:
  Stephen P Adkins (1870 - 1941)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elisha H Shanks (____ - 1863)*
  Frederick Shanks (1827 - 1907)*
  Andrew Shanks (1830 - 1910)*
  Martha J Shanks (1838 - 1844)*
  Elizabeth Shanks Adkins (1842 - 1924)
  John Shanks (1846 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old Carson Cemetery
Carson
Skamania County
Washington, USA
 
Created by: Fred
Record added: Oct 11, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42975089
Elizabeth <i>Shanks</i> Adkins
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Elizabeth <i>Shanks</i> Adkins
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