Charles Adkins Keith

16 February 1870–25 July 1953 (Age 83)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Charles Adkins

When Charles Adkins Keith was born on 16 February 1870, in Indiana, United States, his father, Andrew Keith, was 36 and his mother, Martha Ellen Owens, was 23. He married Kellie C Tankersley on 21 October 1920, in Garland, Arkansas, United States. He lived in Kelso, Cowlitz, Washington, United States for about 5 years and Election Precinct 3 Carrolls, Cowlitz, Washington, United States in 1940. He died on 25 July 1953, in Longview, Cowlitz, Washington, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Cowlitz View Memorial Gardens, Kelso, Cowlitz, Washington, United States.

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Charles Adkins Keith
Kellie C Tankersley
Marriage: 21 October 1920

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21 October 1920
Garland, Arkansas, United States

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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1889 · Washington Becomes a State

Age 19

On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 26

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: habitational name from the lands of Keith in East Lothian. In the 17th century numerous bearers of this name settled in Ulster.2 German: nickname from Middle High German kīt ‘sprout’, ‘offspring’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Charles H Keith in household of Albert De Velbiss, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Charlie A Keith, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Charles A Keith in household of Andrew Keith, "United States Census, 1880"

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