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Charles Woodrow "Charlie" Adams
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Birth: Dec. 21, 1881
Missouri, USA
Death: Feb. 12, 1936
Port Orchard
Kitsap County
Washington, USA

SPANISH AMERICAN WAR VETERAN

Charley Adams was the son of John Qunicy and Mary (Mollie) (Herrell) Adams. He was born December 21, 1881 in Missouri. He had many siblings, Arch, Mattie, William, Andrew, Mary, Carroll, Arthur Lee and Elsie. He had two known sons, Dallas and Fred. Wife is unknown.

MILITARY RECORD: Enlisted January 23, 1902 in Joplin, Missouri. Served in Company "A", 5th U. S. Infantry. Discharged as a Private on January 2, 1905. Awarded a pension on Certificate No. 1264524.

At the age of 49 years in July 1931, Mr. Adams applied for admission to the Washington Veterans' Home. He indicated he was 6-1/2 inches tall, had a dark complexion, and was a resident of King County. He had lilved continuously in Washington state since 1919. At the time he was a widower and had two living sons, Dallas and Fred Adams.

Mr.Adams died February 12, 1936 age the age of 54 years in Port Orchard, Washington. He was on furlough from the Home at the time. He is buried in the Washington Veterans' Home Cemetery in Section 26, Lot 18. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Quincy Adams (1850 - 1932)
  Mary Catherine Herrell Adams (1857 - 1937)
 
 Siblings:
  Arch Adams (1876 - 1951)*
  Martha Jane Adams Swiers (1878 - 1955)*
  William M. Adams (1879 - 1949)*
  Charles Woodrow Adams (1881 - 1936)
  Andrew Jackson Adams (1885 - 1941)*
  Mary Elizabeth Adams Chaudoin (1889 - 1969)*
  Carroll Barnes Adams (1891 - 1956)*
  Arthur Lee Adams (1895 - 1956)*
  Elsie Adams Fly (1898 - 1962)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
MISSOURI PVT 5 INF.
 
Burial:
Washington Veterans Home Cemetery
Retsil
Kitsap County
Washington, USA
Plot: Section 71, lot 19
 
Maintained by: Connie Stith
Originally Created by: Margie & Bob von M
Record added: May 17, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37202617
Charles Woodrow Charlie Adams
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Charles Woodrow Charlie Adams
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Your service to our country is remembered by the Sons of Spanish American War Veterans.
- Spanish American War
 Added: Jun. 23, 2015

- Larina Bridenstine
 Added: Nov. 25, 2013

- J.Sullivan
 Added: Aug. 23, 2010
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