Adkins, Charles Henry 31.jul.1859-15.mar.1927 England Yorkshire, Hull - USA Massachusetts, Gardner
tubist, bandmaster, as veteran of the British Army he served in Afghanistan where he was severely wounded, before 1882 he moved to Canada Halifax Nova Scotia where he married, 1887 he moved with his wife and 3 children to the USA, tubist and later bandmaster of the Gardner Band, before 1893 bandmaster of the Wilkes Post GAR (Grand Army of the Republic) Band of Trenton New Jersey, 7.nov.1896 he became naturalized american, 1900 as foreman at a toy shop living with wife and 7 children at 63 Union Street in Garner, 1906 elected chaplain of the Gardner Lodge NEOP, 1910 residing with wife and 10 children at 300 off West Broadway in Gardner, 1920 as laborer at a chair shop residing with his second wife at 68 South Main Street in Gardner ; son of policeman/sergeant Joshua Adkins (Oxfordshire, Bodicote 21.may.1833-7.nov.1900 Yorkshire, Patrington) and Harriet Simms (Nottinghamshire, Sutton-in-Ashfield 20.jun.1837-14.nov.1896 Yorkshire, Patrington) ; 2.sep.1882 in Halifax Canada he married Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Duncan (Canada, Harbour Grace 29.jul.1863-19.dec.1913 Gardner) ; 20.feb.1915 in Gardner he married Alice Marie Robinson Osgood (New Hampshire, Columbia 21.nov.1868-)

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[] 'Tis a grand old flag they fight for. March. Wind band
arr W. Mackie-Beyer
pub J. W. Pepper, Paoli Pennsylvania 1910

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