Womer Cemetery ~ Joe Floyd Adkins ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
Adkins, Joe Floyd
LAST: Adkins FIRST: Joe MID: Floyd
BORN: 16 Apr 1901 DIED: 30 Jul 1968 BURIED:  (Womer Cemetery)
BIRTH PLACE:  Fairbury, Jefferson Co., Nebraska
DEATH PLACE: Monmouth, Polk Co., Oregon

Marriage of Parents – Aaron Adkins & Georgia May Dollar md 18 May 1893, Fairbury, Jefferson co, Nebraska

1910 NE CENSUS – Floyd Adkins (6y, b Nebraska) enumerated with parents Aaron (40y, b Illinois, married 17y, occupation salesman) and May G. (34y, b Kansas, mother of 6 children, 5 living at time of census) and 4 siblings, all born in Nebraska, Mabel M. (15y), Rollo E. (11y), Frank (6y) and Mildred (3y)

1930 OR CENSUS – Joe Atkins (29y, b Nebraska, single, occupation laborer on highway)

1940 CA CENSUS – Joe Adkins (39y, b Nebraska, occupation auto mechanic) enumerated with wife Hilda (42y, b Canada, naturalized); family was living at Castaic, Los Angeles co, California in 1935

NOTE – wife was born Hilda Palmquist 20 Oct 1896 in Canada and died 26 June 1981 in Santa Barbara co, California [California death index]. She married 30 June 1914 in Spokane, Washington to Percy R. Talent [Washington Digital Archives]. She appears in 1930 census of Los Angeles, California as Hilda Talent, divorced, with daughter Beryl L. Talent (14y, b Washington)


Services for Joe Floyd Adkins, Monmouth, were conducted at 1 pm Friday in the Bollman Funeral Home with Rev Charles Ludwig officiating. Interment was in the Womer cemetery at Pedee. Adkins died Tuesday, July 30. He was born Sept 16, 1901, in Fairburg, Nebr, the son of Aaron and Georgia Dollar Adkins. He married Hilda G. Talent May 21, 1937 in Socorro, N Mex. He lived in southern California prior to moving to Oregon in October 1961. He was a retired employee of Douglas Aircraft Co of Long Beach, where he worked as an assembler. Survivors include his widow, Hilda G. Adkins, Pedee; two sisters, Mrs Tom Wood and Mrs Martin Deceta, both of Castaic, Calif; three grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren.

Itemizer Observer, Thursday, August 8, 1968, 3:4


Joe F. Adkins

1901 - 1968


OSBH DC (1968 Polk co) #10716

Nebraska Marriage Records (Ancestry.com)

1910 NE CENSUS (Lancaster co, Lincoln, ED 81, sheet 8B)

1930 OR CENSUS (Baker co, Alder, ED 1, sheet 2B)

1940 CA CENSUS (Los Angeles co, Soledad, ED 19-793, sheet 18B)

IO, 8 Aug 1968, 3:4