Minnie Geneva Adkisson (1927 - 2000)

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Minnie Geneva (Johnson) Adkisson
1927 - 2000
updated October 26, 2019
Minnie Geneva Adkisson, mother to 10 children, was born on April 7, 1927 at Union City, Union City, Tennessee. She was born into the Johnson family and married into the Adkisson family. She was born to Minnie Hogan Johnson and Ira Booker T Johnson ( Father), with siblings Ira, John, Alpha, and Samuel. Minnie married Wilbur Clinton Adkisson, and they gave birth to Steve R Adkisson, Phyllis Adkisson, Sharon Adkisson, Mark Adkisson, and Ronald Adkisson. She married Wilbur Clinton Adkisson, and they gave birth to Steve R Adkisson, Phyllis Adkisson, Sharon Adkisson, Mark Adkisson, and Ronald Adkisson. She died on October 21, 2000 in Indianapolis, Indiana at 73 years old. We know that Minnie Geneva Adkisson had been residing in Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois United States 61832.


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Minnie Geneva Adkisson

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Minnie Adkisson was born on at Union City, in Union City, Obion County, Tennessee United States 38261


Minnie Adkisson died on in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana United States

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Danville National Cemetery, Il Section 20 Site 808, 1900 East Main Street - Va Medical Center, in Danville, Illinois 61832


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African American

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Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois United States 61832


MADELINE Beauty College-Graduated, Nashville, TN, Danville Illinois Cosmotology School-Graduated, Miles High School-Union City, TN.


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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: CPL
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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In 1927, in the year that Minnie Geneva Adkisson was born, in September, the Columbia Broadcasting System (later called CBS) became the second national radio network in the U.S. The first broadcast was a presentation by the Howard Barlow Orchestra from radio station WOR in Newark, New Jersey.

In 1949, Minnie was 22 years old when on April 4th, NATO (the North Atlantic Treaty Organization) was established. Twelve nations originally signed the North Atlantic Treaty - the United States, Great Britain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Iceland, Canada, and Portugal. Greece, Turkey, and West Germany later joined. Today, there are 26 nations in NATO.

In 1963, at the age of 36 years old, Minnie was alive when on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

In 1974, by the time she was 47 years old, on February 5th, Patty Hearst, age 19 - granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst and daughter of publisher of the San Francisco Examiner Randolph Hearst - was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army, a left wing terrorist group. She was found, alive, 19 months later.

In 1991, she was 64 years old when on January 16th, Allied forces began the first phase of Operation Desert Storm. Saddam Hussein's forces had previously invaded the sovereign state of Kuwait and the focus of the operation was to remove his Iraqi troops from Kuwait. On February 24th, the ground war began. Within 100 hours, American ground troops declared Kuwait liberated.

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Alvin N Adkisson
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Harry Orville Adkisson
Jun 1, 1927 - Sep 21, 2001
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Dec 27, 1923 - May 7, 2002
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Charles Vernon Adkisson
Mar 3, 1932 - Feb 25, 1988

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Dec 31, 1969 - Oct 24, 2000
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Earl Leroy Johnson
Sep 12, 1913 - Oct 23, 2000
Thelma D Johnson
Aug 30, 1907 - Nov 12, 2000
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Joyce Marlene Johnson
Sep 26, 1937 - Nov 10, 2000
Willie C Johnson
Feb 26, 1920 - Nov 23, 1990
Willie Mae Pinkard Johnson
Nov 3, 1927 - Nov 12, 2000
Robert B Johnson
Oct 31, 1922 - Nov 13, 2000
Eleanor Martha Johnson
Apr 21, 1911 - Nov 7, 2000
College Place, WA
Mary G Johnson
Jun 9, 1923 - May 30, 2000
James R Johnson
Jul 4, 1923 - Jan 7, 1997
Frederick T Johnson
Died: Apr 17, 1906
Ernest Johnson
Jul 26, 1920 - Nov 23, 2000
Leslie E Johnson
Dec 31, 1969 - Apr 14, 1978
Donald Neal Johnson
Jun 12, 1928 - Dec 15, 1999

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