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 Katherine Norris <I>Love</I> Adkins

Katherine Norris Love Adkins

Birth
Wisconsin, USA
Death 4 Apr 1946 (aged 72)
San Mateo County, California, USA
Burial San Bruno, San Mateo County, California, USA
Plot H-7, 0, 2809
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Memorial ID 260554 · View Source
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Katherine Love Norris Adkins was born on October 12, 1873 in Wisconsin, USA. Her parents were James Ambrose Norris (1843-1922) and Catherine Augusta Love Norris (1847-1939). There were six children in the family, Edith, Ruth, Katherine, Frances, Anna and Margaret.

1898 The Spanish–American War was a conflict between Spain and the United States, effectively the result of American intervention in the ongoing Cuban War of Independence. American attacks on Spain's Pacific possessions led to involvement in the Philippines.

On September 14, 1899 Katherine enlisted as a private in the Hospital Corps. She was Honorably discharged on September 23, 1902. While in the Hospital Corps she met her husband Robert who was also in the Hospital Corps.

Katherine was married to Robert Morris Adkins on October 9, 1902 in Sauk Center, Stearns County, Minnesota at the age of 28. They had one child Frances Love Adkins (1903-??).

In 1910 they lived in Jacksonville, FL where she was a nurse in a private home. In 1930 they were living in San Mateo County, CA.

Katherine died April 4, 1946 at the age of 72 and is buried in the Golden Gate National Cemetery in San Bruno, CA where her husband is also buried.


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  • Maintained by: Member #47700116
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 25 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 260554
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Katherine Norris Love Adkins (12 Oct 1873–4 Apr 1946), Find A Grave Memorial no. 260554, citing Golden Gate National Cemetery, San Bruno, San Mateo County, California, USA ; Maintained by Member #47700116 (contributor 47700116) .