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DINKINS of Alabama
WWI Draft Registration
 
Transcribed by Verna Dinkins

King Dinkins, age 32, registered for the WWI Draft on September 12, 1918 at Prattville, Autauga County, Alabama. He gave his birth date as March 4, 1886 and his occupation as farm hand, working for himself. His nearest relative was Maggie Dinkins of Rt. #1, Box 3, Prattville, Alabama. He was of medium height and buil, with brown eyes and black hair. It is noted that one eye is out.
(Race: Negro)
 
Benjamin Dinkins, age 45, registered for the WWI Draft on September 12, 1918 at Anniston, Calhoun County, Alabama. He gave his birth date as October 8, 1872 and his occupation as Helper on Galvanizing Pot, employed by Anniston Steel Company. His nearest relative was Carrie Dinkins of 1505 E. 15th St., Marble Hill, Talladega County, Alabama. He was of medium height and build, with black eyes and black hair. (Benjamin's home address was the same as Carrie's)
(Race: Negro)
 
William Hovey Dinkins, age 26, of 807 Minter, Selma, Alabama, registered for the WWI Draft on June 5, 1917 at Precinct 36, Selma, Alabama. He gave his birth date as June 28, 1890 and his birth place as Marion County, Alabama. At the time of registration, he was single and teaching at Selma University, Selma, Alabama. He was tall and slender, with black eyes and black hair. 
(Race: Negro)
 
Tom Dinkins, age 41, of Atmore, Escambia Caounty, Alabama, registered for the WWI Draft on September 12, 1918 at Brewton, Escambia County, Alabama. He gave his birth date as July 28, 1877 and his occupation as a laborer for Owens Lumber Company. His nearest relative was Yancey Dinkins (Father) of Montgomery, Alabama. He was of medium height and build, with brown eyes and slightly gray hair.
(Race: Negro)
 
Louis Bradford Dinkins, age 25, of 507 N. Foster St., Dothan, Alabama, egistered for the WWI Draft on June 5, 1917 at Precinct 3, Dothan, Houston County, Alabama. He gave his birth date as July 11, 1891 and his birth place as Troy, Alabama. His occupation was railway flagman for the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad. He claimed exemption from the draft because he was the sole support for his wife and two year old daughter. He was of medium height and slender, with grey eyes and brown hair.
(Race: White)
 
John Doby Dinkins Jr., age 29, of 213 E. Newton, Dothan, Alabama, registered for the WWI Draft on June 5, 1917 at Precinct 3, Dothan, Houston County, Alabama. He gave his birth date as September 23, 1887 and his birth place as Troy, Alabama. He was an engineer for the A.C.L. Railroad in Dothan. He claimed exemption from the draft because of dependents, wife and child. He was short and slender, with blue eyes and brown hair.
(Race: White)
 
Andie Dinkins, age 36, registered for the WWI Draft on September 12, 1918 at Division 1, the Jefferson County Bank Building, Birmingham, Alabama. He gave his birth date as February 15, 1882 and his occupation as sand cutter/foundry, his employer being Tom Driskell of Birmingham. His nearest relative was Bettie Dinkins of 6524 5th Ave., Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama. He was tall, with a medium build and had grey eyes and black hair.
(Race: Negro)
 
John Lee Dinkins, age 37, registered for the WWI Draft on September 12, 1918 at Division 1, the Jefferson County Bank Building, Birmingham, Alabama. He gave his birth date as May 8, 1881 and his occupation as Pastor of AME Church, _____ & Tailor, his employer being W. H. Dewey. His nearest relative was Mattie Lucile Dinkins of 818 N 52W St, Birmingham, Alabama. He was of medium height and build, with brown eyes and black hair.
(Race: Negro)
 
John Dinkins, age 33, registered for the WWI Draft on September 12, 1918 at Division 3, the Jefferson County Bank Building, Birmingham, Alabama. He gave his birth year as 1885, with a notation that he did not know the month or day of his birth. His occupation was rip train helper for the Frisco Railroad, his boss being Joe Higgins. His nearest relative was Alberta Dinkins of 14 Short 20th St. N., Birmingham, Alabama. He was of medium height and build, with black
eyes and black hair.
(Race: Negro)
 
Mansfield Edward Dinkins, age 23, of 617 So. 18th St., Birmingham, Alabama, registered for the WWI Draft on June 5, 1917 at Precinct 37, Birmingham, Alabama. He gave his birth date as November 2, 1894 and his birth place as Birmingham, Alabama. His occupation was Ice Drayman for the City Delivery Company. At the time of registration, he was single and had a dependent mother. He was of medium height and build, with dark brown eyes and black hair.
(Race: Negro)
 
Mack Dinkins, age 24, of Rt. 1, Box 263D, Birmingham, Alabama, registered for the WWI Draft on June 5, 1917 at Precinct 9, Jefferson County, Alabama. He gave his birth date as January 6, 1893. He was a miner for the TCI & RR Co. (Tennessee Coal, Iron & Railroad Co.) in Ishkooda, Alabama. At the time of registration, he was married, with one child. He was tall, with a medium build, and had black eyes and black hair.
(Race: Not Given)
(The 1920 census shows Mack Dinkins as a black male, age 27)
 
Oliver Milton Dinkins, age 26, registered for the WWI Draft on September 12, 1918 at City Hall, Montgomery, Alabama. He gave his birth date as January 21, 1879 and his occupation as painter for the Army YMCA at Camp Sheridan, Montgomery, Alabama. His nearest relative was Alice Dinkins (Wife) of 26 Palmetto St. Montgomery, Alabama. He was short, with a medium build, and had brown eyes and dark hair.
(Race: White)
 
Sam Kirk Dinkins, age 25, of 209 N. Goldthwaite, Montgomery, Alabama, registered for the WWI Draft on June 28, 1917 at Precinct 1, Akron, Ohio (stamped over with Montgomery Alabama). He gave his birth date as December 31, 1891 and his birth place as Brundidge, Alabama. His occupation was stationary engineer for B F Goodrich Company  in Akron, Ohio. He was tall, with a medium build, and had blue eyes and brown hair.
(Race: Caucasian)
 
Thomas Jefferson Dinkins, age 37, of 15 Holcombe St., Montgomery, Alabama, registered for the WWI Draft on September 12, 1918 at City Hall, Montgomery, Alabama. He gave his birth date as March 28, 1881 and his occupation as gasmaker for Montgomer Light, Water, and Power Company on Dexter Ave., Montgomery. His nearest relative was Will Ella Dinkins (Wife) of 507 N. Foster St., Dothan, Alabama. He was of medium height and build, with grey eyes and black hair.
(Race: White)
 
Crum Banks Dinkins, age 29, of 601 St. Charles Ave, Montgomery, Alabama, registered for the WWI Draft on June 5, 1917 at Precinct 20, Montgomery, Alabama. He gave his birth date as January 13, 1888 and his birth place as Brundidge, Alabama. He was an accountant for the Western Railway in Montgomery. He claimed exemption from the draft because of dependents
(wife and child) and his occupation. He was tall, with a medium build, and had blue eyes and brown hair.
(Race: Caucasian)
 
Richard Dinkins, age 40, registered for the WWI Draft on September 12, 1918 at Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama. He gave his birth date as May 5, 1878 and his occupation as self-employed farmer. His nearest relative was Lillie Bell Dinkins of RFD #4, c/o J. H. Crenshaw, Montgomery, Alabama. He was tall and slender, with dark eyes and dark hair.
(Race: Negro)
 
George Howell Dinkins, age 35, registered for the WWI Draft on September 12,
1918 at Troy, Pike County, Alabama. He gave his birth date as November 7, 1883 and his occupation as Asst. Manager for Standard Chemical Company. His nearest relative was Sarah Elizabeth Dinkins of 123 Montgomery, Troy, Pike County, Alabama. He was of medium height and build, with blue eyes and
dark hair.
(Race: White)
 
Bennie Dinkins, age 20, registered for the WWI Draft on September 12, 1918 at Seale, Russell County, Alabama. He gave his birth date as 1898, (no month or day was given) His occupation was farm laborer for Charles Dinkins of Hurtsboro. His nearest relative was Lucinda Dinkins of Hurtsboro, Russell County, Alabama. He was of medium height and stout, with black eyes and black hair.
(Race: Negro)
 
Henry Dinkins, age 27, of Cottonton, Alabama, registered for the WWI Draft on June 5, 1917 at Precinct 9, Russell County, Alabama. He gave his birth date as April 22, 1890 and his occupation as farmer. At the time of registration, he was married with two children. He claimed exemption from the draft for support of family. He was tall and stout, with brown eyes and black hair.
(Race: African)
 
Simmie Dinkins, age 21, registered for the WWI Draft on June 5, 1918 in Russell County, Alabama. He gave his birth date as December 15, 1897 and the name of his employer as Charles Dinkins of Hurtsboro. His nearest relative was Mattie Dinkins of Hurtsboro, Alabama. He was of medium height and build, with black eyes and black hair.
(Race: Negro)
 
Simon Dinkins, age 23, of Cottonton, Alabama, registered for the WWI Draft on June 5, 1917 at Precinct 9, Russell County, Alabama. He gave his birth date as August 9, 1893 and his birth place as Cottonton, Alabama. His occupation was farm laborer and his employer was W. B. Woodbridge (or Woolbridge). At the time of registration, he was single. He was short and stout, with brown eyes and black hair.
(Race: African)
 
William Dinkins, age 36, registered for the WWI Draft on September 12, 1918 at Seale, Russell County, Alabama. He gave his birth date as July 25, 1882 and his occupation as farming. His employer was W. B. Woolbridge of Eufaula, Alabama. His nearest relative was Fannie Dinkins of RFD #1, Cottonton, Russell County, Alabama. He was of medium height and build, with brown eyes and black hair.
(Race: Negro)
 
George M. Dinkins, age 23, of B----, Alabama, registered for the WWI Draft on May 29, 1917 at Precinct 11, Holmes County, Florida. He gave his birth date as March 2, 1894 and his birth place as Westville, Alabama. His occupation was finishing auto tires for Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company in Akron, Ohio. He was tall, with a medium build, and had gray eyes and light brown hair.
(Race: White)
 
Charley Dinkins, age 23, of Jay, Santa Rosa County, Florida, registered for the WWI Draft on June 5, 1917 at Precinct 4, Santa Rosa County, Florida. He gave his birth date as 1894, (no month or day was given), and his birth place as
Claiborne, Alabama. I could not read his occupation. He was married, with a dependent wife and two children. He was tall and slender, with black eyes and black hair.
(Race: Negro)
 
Clarence Emmett Dinkens, age 27, of 2513 21st St., Tuscaloosa, Alabama, registered for the WWI Draft on June 5, 1917 at Precinct D, Tuscaloosa, Alabama. He gave his birth date as January 27, 1890 and his birth place as Aberdeen, Mississippi. He was employed as a night watchman for the US Government in Tuscaloosa. He was single and had a dependent mother. He was short and stout, with brown eyes and black hair.
(Race: Caucasian) 
 
Lonie Walker Denkins, age 28, of RFD #1, Spring Hill, Alabama, registered for the WWI Draft on June 5, 1917 at Precinct 13, Mobile, Alabama. He gave his birth date as March 29, 1889 and his birth place as Wheelerville, Alabama. He gave his occupation as self-employed laborer in Precinct 13 and he was married with a dependent wife and two children. He was of medium height and build. No eye or hair color was given.
(Race: Negro)
 
Arthur Alexander Denkins, age 22, of Brundidge, Alabama, registered for the WWI Draft on May 24, 1918 at Troy, Pike County, Alabama. He gave his birth date as August 10, 1895 and his birth place as Brundidge, Alabama. He was single, with no dependents, and was employed as automobile chauffeur for Dr. C. P. McEachum. He claimed exemption from the draft because of physical disability (deformed elbow). He was of medium height and build, with grey eyes and light hair. 
(Race: White:)
 
Ed Dinkin, age 21, of Prattville, Alabama, registerd for the WWI Draft on June 5, 1917 at Precinct 2, Autauga County, Alabama. He gave his birth date as 1895 (no month of day was given) and his birth place as Prattville, Alabama. His occupation was farming, and he had a dependent wife. He was of medium height and build, with black eyes and black hair.
(Race: Negro)
 
Foyld Dinkin, age 40, registered for the WWI Draft on September 12, 1918 at Prattville, Autauga County, Alabama. He gave his birth date as July 21, 1878 and his occupation as self-employed farmer. His nearest relative was Martha Dinkin of Prattville. He was of medium height and build, with brown eyes and black hair.
(Race: Negro)
 
General Dinkin, age 19, registered for the WWI Draft on September 12, 1918 at Prattville, Autauga County, Alabama. He gave his birth date as August 20, 1899 and his occupation as farmer, working for H. S. Doster. His nearest relative was Pompey Dinkin of Prattville. He was of medium height and build, with black eyes and black hair.
(Race: Negro)
 
Lon Dinkin, age 40, registered for the WWI Draft on September 12, 1918 in Autauga County, Alabama. He gave his birth date as 1878 (noted that he did not know the month or day), and his occupation as farm help for Hazen Smith. His nearest relative was Lillie Dinkin of RFD #1, Prattville, Alabama. He was of medium height and build, with black eyes and black hair.
(Race: Negro)
 
Wilce Dinkin, age 38, registered for the WWI Draft on September 12, 1918 at Prattville, Autauga County, Alabama. He gave his birth date as February 12, 1880 and his occupation as farmer, his employer being H. S. Dosser. His nearest relative was Emma Dinkin (Wife) of Prattville, Alabama. He was of medium height and build, with black eyes and black hair.
(Race: Negro)
 
Will Dinkin, age 45, of Prattville, Alabama, registered for the WWI Draft on September 12, 1918 at Prattville, Autauga County, Alabama. He gave his birth date as December 29, 1872 and his occupation as self-employed farmer. His nearest relative was Carry Dinkins (no address given). He was of medium height and build, with black eyes and black hair.
(Race: Negro)
 
Charley Dinkin, age 45, registered for the WWI Draft on September 12, 1918 at Opelika, Lee County, Alabama. He gave his birth date as May 3, 1873 and his occupation as farmer, his employer being W. A. Garrette. His nearest relative was Alice Dinkin of RFD #4, Opelika, Alabama. He was of medium height and stout, with black eyes and black hair.
(Race: Negro)