ADKINS, Helena Adaline Comfer (1825-1900)
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 4:53PM
Jo Giessner

Helena (sometimes listed as Ellen) Adaline Comfer was born in Germany in July 1825. She married Henry William Adkins about 1843. The couple came from New Orleans, Louisiana to Horsetown in 1854. Helena is listed in the 1860 federal census for Shasta County and lived in the Igo-Ono vicinity from 1854 until her death in 1900. It is said she is buried in the Igo Cemetery near her husband Henry, son John Thomas and daughter Ellen Mary Adkins.~

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