Goldie M Adkins (1920 - 2001)

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Hillman, Montmorency County, Michigan

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Janice Adkins

Janice Adkins

Sallie Stamper

Sallie Stamper

Unknown couple, Kentucky

Unknown couple, Kentucky

Clarence E Adkins

Clarence E Adkins

John Henry & Angeline (Adkins) Mullins

John Henry & Angeline (Adkins) Mullins

Cora (Mullins) Ford

Cora (Mullins) Ford

Parton and Gibson Family, West Virginia

Parton and Gibson Family, West Virginia

Adkins family crest

Adkins family crest

Donald and Cecil Adkins

Donald and Cecil Adkins

Donald Ray Adkins

Donald Ray Adkins

Adkins Family of Charlotte, NC

Adkins Family of Charlotte, NC

Angeline L. (Daugherty) Vertrees, Kentucky

Angeline L. (Daugherty) Vertrees, Kentucky

Lois C. Adkins

Lois C. Adkins

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Adkins Janice Adkins Sallie Stamper Unknown couple, Kentucky

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1920 - In the year that Goldie M Adkins was born, Italian born factory worker Nicola Sacco and fish peddler Bartolomeo Vanzetti were picked up by police on May 5th in connection with the April 15th murder and robbery of a guard and a paymaster at the Slater and Morrill Shoe Company in South Braintree, Mass. Although in later years they were thought to be innocent, they were anarchists and were convicted of the crime and put to death.

1923 - When she was merely 3 years old, on August 2, President Warren G. Harding died in office, apparently of a heart attack. He was staying at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco after completing a nationwide tour. Suffering from cramps, indigestion, a fever and shortness of breath, his doctor thought he had food poisoning. After several days of being ill, he suddenly shuddered, slumped over, and died. There were rumors of foul play (some thought that his wife had poisoned him because of his affairs) but no evidence has ever been found.

1961 - At the age of 41 years old, Goldie was alive when on May 5th, Navy Cmdr. Alan B. Shepard, Jr., made the first manned Project Mercury flight, MR-3, in a spacecraft he named Freedom 7. He was the second man to go into space, the first was Yuri Gagarin - a Soviet cosmonaut.

1962 - When she was 42 years old, lasting from October 16th - 28th, the Cuban Missile Crisis was the closest that the United States and the Soviet Union came to nuclear war. The Soviet Union had been installing a nuclear missile base in Cuba. The United States established a blockade to stop the base from being completed. Through secret negotiations, war was averted: the Soviet Union agreed to dismantle their weapons in Cuba and the United States agreed to never invade Cuba and to dismantle weapons in Turkey and Italy.

1973 - Goldie was 53 years old when in October, Vice President Spiro Agnew resigned - President Nixon nominated Gerald Ford for Vice President. Nixon's tax returns came under investigation. Nixon offered the recently discovered Oval Office tapes be heard by one person and summarized - his offer was rejected by the Special Prosecutor. Nixon ordered the Attorney General, then the assistant Attorney General, to fire the Special Prosecutor. Both refused and were fired. The Solicitor General became the acting Attorney General and fired the Special Prosecutor (the Saturday Night Massacre). Nixon releases some of the tapes, under extreme pressure because of the firings.

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Goldie M Adkins passed away on March 12, 2001 at 81 years of age. There is no listed cause of death. She was born on February 25, 1920. We have no information about Goldie's immediate family. We know that Goldie M Adkins had been residing in Hillman, Montmorency County, Michigan.

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