Forrest Adkins was born November 15, 1881 in Boggess, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. He was the second of four children born to Marcellus Adkins and Harriet Artesia Wickliffe. He was raised on the family farm in Boggess.
On September 12, 1918, Forrest registered for the draft for World War I at the age of 36 years. He was living in Greenville, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky and was a self employed merchant. He was of medium height and build, with blue eyes and black hair. He was not a veteran of the World War.
Forrest was living with his widowed mother in 1930. They owned a house on Cherry Street in Greenville, valued at $4,000.
Forrest Adkins died on March 31, 1976 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. He was 94 years old at his death.
Notes for Forrest Adkins
Birth, Occupation, Physical Description, Residence in 1918: Ancestry.com. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. Original data: United States, Selective Service System. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration. M1509, 4,582 rolls.
Residence in 1930: Year: 1930; Census Place: Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky; Roll: 771; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 19; Image: 993.0.
Death: Commonwealth of Kentucky, Health Data Branch, Divisision of Epidemiology and Health Planning, comp.. Kentucky Death Index, 1911-2000 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2000. Original data: Commonwealth of Kentucky, Health Data Branch, Divisision of Epidemiology and Health Planning. Kentucky Death Index, 1911-present. Frankfort, KY, USA: Kentucky Department of Information Systems.
Signature: see draft card information above