Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Botkins in:
 • Atlanta Cemetery
 • Atlanta
 • Logan County
 • Illinois
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Jesse Elmer "Pinky" Botkin
You are taking a random walk through our online cemetery.
Birth: Feb. 20, 1890
Atlanta
Logan County
Illinois, USA
Death: Mar. 24, 1968

Jesse E. Botkin, 78, a lifetime resident of Atlanta, died at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital, Lincoln. He had been a patient for a week.

His funeral was at the Christian Church, the Rev. James Shockney officiating.

He was born Feb. 20, 1890, at Atlanta, a son of Abraham Lincoln and Georgia Jones Botkin. He married Wavie Rench June 8, 1926, in Bloomington.

Surviving are his wife; a son, Dick, Chicago; three grandchildren; and a brother, Oliver, Pomona, Calif. A brother, a sister, a half-brother and a half-sister preceded him in death.

Mr. Botkin was a member of the Christian Church and Royal Neighbors of American Lodge, and a charter member of the Atlanta American Legion Post.

*************************

Married in a double ceremony with Wavie's cousin Nellie Crutchley and Robert Harkreader on 08 Jun 1926 in Eureka,IL.

He received his nickname from the pink suit he started school in as a child.

***************************

Served in World War 1 PFC US Army

**************************

He worked at Hawes Hardware store in Atlanta, IL, then he worked at the State School in Lincoln, IL.

***************************

Taught me how to twiddley my thumbs

**************************


 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Abraham Lincoln Botkin (1854 - 1890)
  Georgia Ann Jones Houghtling (1863 - 1941)
 
 Spouse:
  Wavie Madeline Rench Botkin (1898 - 1984)
 
 Children:
  Richard Allan Botkin (1934 - 1995)*
 
 Siblings:
  Claude Owens Botkin (1888 - 1975)*
  MaBelle Botkin Koehler (1888 - 1964)*
  Jesse Elmer Botkin (1890 - 1968)
  Oliver Thomas Botkin (1891 - 1970)*
  Cecil Marie Houghtling Leach (1892 - 1922)**
  William Ernest Houghtling (1895 - 1942)**
  Everett Houghtling (1899 - ____)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Atlanta Cemetery
Atlanta
Logan County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: Rita Botkin Bomher
Originally Created by: Jupiter
Record added: Jul 09, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54727243
Jesse Elmer Pinky Botkin
Added by: Rita Botkin Bomher
 
Jesse Elmer Pinky Botkin
Added by: Rita Botkin Bomher
 
Jesse Elmer Pinky Botkin
Added by: B.J. May
 
There are 6 more photos not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


-Anonymous
 Added: Aug. 15, 2014

- LdyBugღ
 Added: Aug. 9, 2014

- Starr Dust
 Added: Aug. 3, 2014
There are 51 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
 
This page is sponsored by: Rita Botkin Bomher

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service