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 William Isaiah “Bill” Adkins

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William Isaiah “Bill” Adkins

  • Birth 25 Jun 1895 Fort Scott, Bourbon County, Kansas, USA
  • Death 6 Feb 1947 Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Burial Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Plot 230, 18/RA
  • Memorial ID 3684307

William "Bill" Isaiah Adkins was born to Ida Jane Nalley and Sherman Ulysses Grant Adkins on 25 June 1895 in Fort Scott, Bourbon County, Kansas. He was one of 7 children.

He married Luella Minnie Cardwell 15 Dec 1917 in Alma, Wabaunsee, Kansas. They had a son who was later raised by his mother-in-law (Amanda Higday Cardwell of Sioux City, Iowa) when Minnie died prematurely of cancer while their son was at a fairly young age.

Having eventually moved to California after that he passed away there on 6 Feb 1947. He had received an honorable discharge from his service during World War I. His headstone transcription reveals that he was a Private in the 21st Engineers.

Many of his siblings supposedly or certainly left Kansas for California around the same time he did.


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William I. Adkins
Kansas
Pvt 21 Engrs
World War I
June 25, 1895-Feb 6, 1947


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  • Maintained by: want2buytheworldacoke
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 4 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3684307
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Isaiah “Bill” Adkins (25 Jun 1895–6 Feb 1947), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3684307, citing Los Angeles National Cemetery, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by want2buytheworldacoke (contributor 47457693) .