Bourland in North Texas and Indian Territory During the Civil War: Fort Cobb, Fort Arbuckle & the Wichita Mountains

by Patricia Adkins-Rochette

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Adkins  -  Houchins  -  Parker

My direct ancestor is child number 3. Spencer Adkins Sr.

My direct ancestor  is child number 3. Jesse Adkins

My direct ancestor  is child number 5. Henry Adkins

My direct ancestor    is    Elizabeth Parker

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Jesse Adkins  (1762-c1791) and unknown wife

Jesse Adkins, b-Mar 12, 1762 Halifax Co VA to Rachel Houchins [c1726 Goochland Co VA-aft 1791

Montgomery Co VA and Henry Atkinson [b-c1730 Goochland Co VA-d. c1791 Montgomery Co VA]. 

 Jesse d. aft 1833 Pike Co KY.

         m,1. unknown

m,2. in Floyd Co KY on Dec 28, 1815 to Ann Morgan

m,3. in Pike Co KY on Jun 11, 1831 to Sarah Mullens

children by unknown wife 

1. John Adkins, b- ca 1775 VA, d. bet     1845-50 Lawrence Co KY, m. McCracken/Evans

2. Thomas Adkins,  b-bet 1775-1780 VA, d-ca1829 Pike Co KY, m.__

**3. Spencer Adkins Sr.,  b-bet 1784-1794 VA, d-1832 Pike Co KY, m. Annie Powell

4. Joseph Adkins, b-ca 1785, d-bef 1830,  m-2nd wife Susan

5. Elijah Adkins,  b-bef 1794,  d-bef 1830, m.

6. Noton Adkins, b, d, m-Eliz Adkins

 1. John Adkins, m. in Washington Co VA on Mar 29, 1796 to Nancy McCracken, dau of John McCracken.  Issue, 5 ch:  Sarah Adkins, c1794 VA-Sep 30, 1874 Lawrence Co KY and m. Apr 29, 1817 to Jesse Jordan, 10 ch;  Rachel Adkins, Feb 9, 1804 VA-May 26, 1888 Irish Creek, Lawrence Co KY and m. Apr 12, 1824 Lawrence Co KY to Jesse W Young, 9 ch;  John Adkins, 1808 Wash Co VA-bet 1880-90 Lawrence Co KY and m,1. Delilah Jordan//m,2. Apr 26, 1866 Lawr Co KY to Paulina Jordan;  Thomas Traver Adkins, Mar 26, 1811 VA-Oct 8, 1866 Quitman, Clabourne Co AR and m-Jan 14, 1847 Lawrence Co KY to Jane Ann Parker, 6 ch (dau of Sarah Loar and James Parker);  Permelia Adkins, 1812 VA-aft 1890 Lawrence Co KY and m. Mar 21, 1833 Lawr Co KY Jamin W Jordan, 10 ch. 

 John, m,2. in Lawrence Co KY on Dec 25, 1825 to Nancy Evans.   Issue, 2 ch: male b-c1825; fe b-c1826.

2. Thomas Adkins, m,1. in Washington Co VA on Oct 6, 1796 to Olivia Morgan.  Issue 7 ch:  Wm Adkins, Aug 17, 1797 Tazwell Co VA-Jul 26, 1879 Pike Co KY and m. Jul 29, 1823 to Nancy Hamilton, 1 ch;  Caswell Richard Adkins, 1802 Tazwell Co VA-Aug 20, 1852 Morgan Co KY and m,1. Mar 17, 1821 Floyd Co KY to Nancy Adkins, 6 ch (dau of Susan and Joseph Adkins)/m,2. Aug 17, 1833 Pike Co KY to Margaret Conley, 5 ch;  Mary Adkins, 1802-aft 1836 and m. Aug 14, 1823 Pike Co KY to Elisha Adkins/m,2 May 1, 1836 Pike Co KY to James Dameron Sr;  John M Adkins, 1806 Russell Co VA-1870 Morgan Co KY and m,1. Aug 14, 1823 Pike Co KY to Sarah Adkins, 1 ch (dau of Susan and Joseph Adkins)/m,2. 1853 to Manerva Jane Van Sant;  Eliz Adkins, b-1808 VA and m,1. Feb 7, 1828 Pike Co KY to David Branham, 2 ch/m,2. aft 1854 Pike Co KY to James Wallace;  Absolum Adkins, b-1810 KY and m. Sep 30, 1830 Pike Co KY to Della Elswick, 11 ch;  Charity Adkins, 1820 Pike Co KY and m. Aug 3, 1837 Pike Co KY to Moses Dameron Jr/m,2. Jul 5, 1864 to Bluford Southard.

 **3. **Spencer Adkins Sr., m. in Floyd Co KY on Nov 11, 1808 of Annie Powell [1790 Old Mason Co VA [now Pike Co KY]-d-aft 1870 Cass Co TX], dau of Frances Foote [1763-1857 Pike Co KY] and Cadre Powell [1750 Duplin Co NC-1835 Madison Co KY].  1808 m cere pref by Geo Belcher; Bond: Jesse Adkins; wit Kader Powell, Alex Lackey, Henry Powell.   Issue, 11 ch:  Wm Adkins, b-1809 Pike, Floyd Co KY- d-Aug 1869 Evertt twp, Cass Co MO and m. Sarah May, 7 ch; male b-1810-1815 Pike, Floyd Co KY;  ? Daniel Adkins, b-bef 1820 Pike, Floyd Co KY-d-bef-1830 cen;  Pricey Adkins, b-1810-1820 Pike, Floyd Co KY-d-aft 1840 and m. John D Mims, min 4 ch; male b-1815-1820 Pike, Floyd Co KY;  male b-1820-1825 Pike, Pike Co KY:  Anna Adkins, b-1824 Pike, Pike Co KY-d-aft 1860 ?Lawrence Co KY and m. Daniel W Johns, min 6 ch;  female, b-1820-1825 Pike, Pike Co KY;  ?? Judah Adkins, b-1825 Pike, Pike Co KY-d-aft 1900 Campbell's Creek, East of Charleston WV and m. Franklin Stone, 10 ch;  Louisa Adkins, Feb 1, 1827 Pike, Pike Co KY-Sep 15, 1912 Harrisonville, Cass Co MO and m. Harvey Geo May, 5 ch;  **Spencer Adkins Jr., Sep 16, 1833 Pike, Pike Co KY-Feb 19, 1914 Palo Pinto Co TX and m. 1858 Fleming Co KY to Eliza Littleton, 7 ch;

 Anna Powell, m,2. in Pike Co KY on Dec 21, 1843 to Harry Stratton, son of _ Stratton. ...five (5) Strattons mentioned w/ our Atkinsons in Richmond, Henrico Parish VA bef 1716.   Geo Carter's Nov 26, 1777 Pittsy Co VA listing: Thomas Stratton and Ben Stratton.   ... one Henry Stratton d. Dec 1860, 1860 Pemiscott Co MO Mort Sch: age 57, born SC pneumonia.  one R.H. Stratton d. 1846, Stratton Cem, Bates Co MO.  Anna, d-aft 1870 Cass Co MO cen, b. Oakland Cem, Harrisonville, Cass Co MO.   one Anna Powell in Cass Co MO WILL BK C-393.

 4. Joseph Adkins, m,1. Polly Bowen.   Issue, Issue, 4 ch:  Elisha Adkins, b-aft 1798 VA and m. Aug 14, 1823 to Pike Co KY to Mary Adkins; Nancy Adkins, b-c1800 and m. Mar 17, 1821 Floyd Co KY to Caswell Richard Adkins, 6 ch (son of Olivia Morgan and Thomas Adkins);  Sarah Adkins, 1807-Aug 20, 1852 Morgan Co KY and m. John M Adkins, 1 ch (son of Olivia Morgan and Thomas Adkins above);  Joseph Adkins, b. 1815 and m. Mar 9, 1834 Morgan Co KY to Nancy Adkins.

 Joe, m,2. to Susan (? Adkins). 

 5. Elijah Adkins, m. c1814 to Anna (?Adkins).  Issue, ? Anna Adkins, b-c1824 and m. Daniel W Johns ......maybe Anna Johns belongs to Spencer Adkins above

6. Noton or Nathan Adkins, m. in Floyd Co KY on Dec 29, 1808 to Elizabeth Adkins,  guardian at marr was James Slone (maybe Stone)  I cannot prove it but I think Noton Adkins was brother to Spencer Adkins." per Eldon May, desc of Louisa Adkins May.  ..................... check Thomas info with above

?10. Thomas Adkins, m. in Wash Co VA on Oct 6, 1896 to Olive Morgan, dau of David Morgan.  1810 Floyd Co cen, Shelby Creek.  maybe bro to Jesse Adkins m. Anna Morgan 1814 Floyd Co KY.    Issue, 6 ch:  Capt Wm, 1797-Jul 1889 __ and m. Nancy Dameron;  Elisha, m. 1823 Margaret Adkins (dau of Joseph);  Caswell, b. 1801 and m. Nancy Adkins (dau of Jospeh)/Marg Conley 1833 Morgan Co KY;  John, m. Sarah Adkins (dau of Joseph);  Eliz Betsy, b. c1813 and m. David Branham on Feb 7, 1828 __, 1850 Lawrence Co KY;  Charity, b. 1820 and m. Moses Damron Jr.  ....p177

          Olly Morgan, m,2. in Pike Co on May 21, Elisa Sanders.   Olly Adkins found 1830 Pike Co cen.

........................maybe also

 ?11. James Adkins, m. Nancy __( ?Bishop) [b. 1795 VA].  by 1815 was in KY.  pos sis to the Susannah next door in 1850 Pike Co KY cen as well as nearby Fleming Adkins, b. 1780, m. Jenny; also may have been bro to Isham of Tazwell Co VA, m,2. Jane McCombs.  Issue, 9 ch:  Aggie, b. 1805 and  m. Reece Rose;  Elias, b. 1807 and m. Nancy Hackney;  Margaret, b. 1810;  Andrew, b. 1814 and m. Tabitha Reynolds;  Nancy, b. 1814 and m. Levi Romans;  Celia, 1817-bef 1870 and m. John W Belcher;  Squire, b. 1818 and m. Mary Anderson;  James, b. 1823 and m. Nancy (__) Keene; Westina, b. 1835 and m. Ruel P Hackney.

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Henry Adkins  and   Rachel Houchins 

Henry Atkinson/Adkins, b. c1730 in Goochland Co VA to Elizabeth Parker [1695 Four Mile Creek & James River, Henrico Parish-d. __] and Wm Atkinson [c1690--bet 1754/1774 Storey Creek, Pigg River, Snow Creek Dist, Halifax Co VA, m. 1716 Richmond VA]. 

m,1. Rachel Houchins, m. in Goochland Co VA by (see note) Jan 20, 1756 to Rachel [d. bef 1787], born in St James Northam Parish, Goochland Co VA to Aner and Edward Houchins [1692 St Peter's Parish, New Kent Co VA-w. Feb 19, 1765 Goochland Co VA]. Rachel definitely m. bef 1756 and had several children bef 1756;  Rev Douglas just began keeping records about 1756......her sis Susannah m. John Pace in Mar 1743 but Rev Douglas entered her marriage as the birthdate of her 7th child. 

 m,2. to Elizabeth __, per Henry's 1787 Pittsylvania Co VA will.

                    ch: by Rachel Houchins

  1. Bartlett Adkins,  b-Dec 19, 1756, d-aft 1830 Pike Co KY cen, m. __

  2. Moseby "Moses" Adkins,  b-Sep 29, 1758, m-Mary Hunter

**3. Jesse Adkins, b. Mar 12, 1762, d-aft 1830 Pike Co KY cen, m. __     

  4. Elijah Adkins, b, d, m-Nancy Hunter

  5. dad of Henry Adkins, b, d-lvd Warren Co KY, m-Martha Houchins     

  6. Milly Adkins, b- c1768, d-aft 1850 Lawrence Co KY cen, m. Thomas Large

              ch: by Elizabeth  ___ 

  7. Winston Adkins, b-c1764, m. Molly Allen Thacher

  8. Winright Adkins, b-c1766, w. Oct 27, 1854 Pike Co KY, m-L Thacher/S Mullins Boney

............maybe also

? 9. Old Nathaniel Adkins,  b,  d-? Pittsylvania Co VA, m. __

? 9. Davidson Adkins,  b, d, m. __

?10. James Adkins, b-c1785 VA, d-aft                    

Editor's note:  probably also Morris Adkins, Henry Adkins, Wm Adkins, Joseph Adkins, Richard Adkins, James Adkins.   Henry prob had ch: before Rev Douglas appeared, then  prob had more after Henry mvd west, also probably had girls.

 ?1. Arthur Adkins, VIRGINIA LAND PATENT BOOK 32, 6 Feb 1754-10 Mar 1756, pp339-715, abstracted by MAGAZINE OF VIRGINIA GENEALOGY, 32-1.   Feb 1994, p67.  Arthur Adkins, 1635 ac Brunswick Co on both sides of Poplar Creek, bounded by John Walls' line, Hutchin's line. 17 Apr 1754, p364, 8 lbs, 5 shill.   Arthur Adkins in early Rowan Co NC.   Arthur Henry Adkins in writer's line.

1. Bartlett Adkins, m. __ .    Issue, possibly Noton/Nation, m. Eliz Adkins,  Issue, ? 3 ch:   Bethena m. Daniel Coleman; ?Anderson, b. 1811, m. Nancy Thornsbury;  Bartlett, b. 1785 and m. __Belcher.

 

     Bart        Floyd Co KY 1810 cen p95,    10010--10100,

     Bart        Floyd Co KY 1820 cen p38-17, 120010--21001--3, next door to Allen

                              Powell, writer's Spencer's bro-in-law.

     Bart        Cabel Co VA 1820 cen p79

     Bart        Pike  Co KY 1830 cen p368- , 22111001--0011111, Bart age 50-60

 2. Moseby "Moses" Adkins, m. in Pittsylvania Co VA on Dec 23, 1794 to Mary Hunter, dau of Robt Hunter.  Floyd Co KY 1810 cen p100 __;  1820 Floyd Co KY cen p26 __; 1830 Morgan Co KY cen West Lib p63___;  Elijah Adkins m. Nancy Hunter 1794 ?Montg Co, Franklin Co VA.  notice Henry's older bro Joseph that went to Grainger Co TN

**3. Jesse Adkins, m. __.   ?found Wm Witcher Dec 26, 1778 Pittsy Co VA listing, barely 16 yrs old.   Floyd Co KY 1810 p95 00201--00000--00, Jesse >45 yrs;  Floyd Co KY 1820 cen p__,   Floyd Co KY 1830 cen p365, 0000000001--0010001.  Jess 70-80 yrs, girl 10-15 yrs, fe 50-60 yrs; one Jess Adkins mentioned on writer's Anny (Powell) Adkins 1808 Floyd Co KY marriage record.    Issue, min 2 ch:  Thomas Adkins, m-Olive Morgan Spencer Adkins Sr., c1780-c1836 Pike Co KY and m. Ann Powell;  Noton Adkins, m. Elizabeth Adkins.  Henry 30-40 yrs, wife 20-30.  

 4. Elijah Adkins, prob Franklin Co or Montgomery Co VA c1894 to Nancy Hunter, dau of Robert Hunter.

 ?5. prob gson ?Henry Adkins, m. in Warren Co KY in 1811 to Martha Patsy Houchins, dau of Molly Sale and Chs Houchins, gdau of John Houchins who was sis to Rachel (Houchins) Adkins.   1820 Floyd Co Ky cen, p365-3, 220001---10001.

 8. Milly Adkins, m. in Pittsylvania Co VA on Oct 8, 1782 to Thomas Large, son of   found 1820 Floyd Co KY cen; 1850 Lawrence Co KY cen w/ John and Mahala Durifield, listed as a 95-yr-old pauper born VA.  ...possible that this fam mvd w/ Winston to the Grainger Co TN area.

9. Winston, m. in __( ? Pittsylvania Co VA) on Dec 14, 1798 to Molly Allen Thacher, dau of Cassie and Nathaniel Thacher.   tradition says Winston went to area that is now Floyd Co KY then to Grainger Co TN area.   Issue, min 1 ch:  Winright, b. 1804 and m.  Sarah Clough;  

10. Winright Adkins, m,1. Lucy Thacher [d. c1845 Pike Co KY].  1820 Floyd Co KY cen, p365-2, 00001001---00011001, Winright 50-60 yrs, wife 50-60 yrs, next door to Henry.   Issue, 10 ch:  Henry, c1799 VA-bet 1850-60 Pike Co KY and m. Eliz Betsy Thacher; Hezekiah, 1801 VA-aft 1870 Elliott Co KY and m. Susannah Sukey Adkins (dau of __);  Winston, b. 1805 VA-c1885 Pike Co KY and m. Hannah Coleman;  Jesse, b. 1806 and m. Sarah Boner/Eliz Hopkins/Eliz Boner;  Elisha, 1808-aft 1880 Floyd Co cen and m. Delia Boner;  Suckey;  Lucy b. 1811-d. __ and m. Stephen Coleman;  Stephen Coleman;  Pheeby, b. 1813 VA-aft 1880 Pike Co cen;  Elisha Hopkins. ................p64f, 146, 158, 170f

 Winright, m,2. in Pike Co KY on Jul 5, 1849 to Sally (Mullins) Boney, wid of Rev War vet Joseph Boney/Boner and dau of __ Mullins.   Issue, none.

..................... maybe also

?8.  Old Nathaniel Adkins.  several dau that m. Thachers;  son Wm Adkins, 1784-aft 1840 Greasy Creek, Pike Co KY and m. Eliz Betsy Thacher on Dec 9, 1805 Pittsy Co VA.  Wm found 1823, believed by 1810 in Old Floyd Co. "Old Nathaniel Adkins was prob not brother of Winright Adkins.." per p193 J Daniels' ADKINS. 

?8a. Wm Adkins, m. in Pittsylvania Co KY on Dec 9, 1805 to Eliz "Betsy" Thacher, dau of __ Thacher.   Issue, __ ch: Milton, b. 1809 VA and m. Sarah Thacher;  Patsy, b. 1817 and m. Randolph Thacher;  Emily, b. 1820 John "Creek" Thacker;  Wm Jr, b. Mar 1818 and m. Anna Thacher;  Darcus, b. 1830 and m. Greenville Thacher;  Joseph, b. 1831 and m. Eliz Adkins (dau of Eliz);  Nathaniel, b. 1822/1833 and m. Eliz Justice/Rachel Coleman.

 

                 ?8b. Lewis Adkins, m. in Pittsylvania Co VA on Feb 12, 1799 to Susannah Keesee, dau of John Keesee.

?8c. John Adkins, m. in Pittsylvania Co VA on Jul 13, 1800 to Ann Childers.

?8d. Nathan Adkins, m. in Floyd Co KY on Feb 4, 1817 to Malinda Drake.  see Henry's older bro Joseph that

                   went to Grainger Co TN.   ......? related to Noton Adkins.... maybe

?9. Davidson Adkins, may have had son Allen D Adkins, 1808-1882 Pike Co and m. Matilda Williamson 1834 Pike Co...was in Roane Co WV 6 yrs.

 ?10. James Adkins, m. Nancy __( ?Bishop) [b. 1795 VA].  by 1815 was in KY.  pos sis to the Susannah next door in 1850 Pike Co KY cen as well as nearby Fleming Adkins, b. 1780, m. Jenny; also may have been bro to Isham of Tazwell Co VA, m,2. Jane McCombs.  Issue, 9 ch:  Aggie, b. 1805 and  m. Reece Rose;  Elias, b. 1807 and m. Nancy Hackney;  Margaret, b. 1810;  Andrew, b. 1814 and m. Tabitha Reynolds;  Nancy, b. 1814 and m. Levi Romans;  Celia, 1817-bef 1870 and m. John W Belcher;  Squire, b. 1818 and m. Mary Anderson;  James, b. 1823 and m. Nancy (__) Keene; Westina, b. 1835 and m. Ruel P Hackney.

Timeline

 1741-46  Brunswick Co VA, c1743.   Wm Jr, w/ parents and several family members, mvd to the Snow Dist, Storey Creek, Pigg River area of Brunswick Co VA.  Later Lunenberg Co 1746, Halifax 1756, Pittsylvania 1767, Henry 1776, Franklin, as today, 1785.

 1762 Goochland Co VA.  last Henry Atkinson record was Jesse's birth.

 1768 Pittsylvania Co VA, Aug 26, DB 1-157.  Wm Adkins sold 50 ac on north side of Pigg River to son-in-law, Wm Witcher.

 1777 Pittsylvania Co VA, Dec 26, swore allegiance to America on list of Wm Witcher: Jesse, Moses, Morris, and Henry Atkensen;  Jun 10, 1778 list of Capt Dan Hankins:  Henry, Wm, Joseph, Richard, Henry, James, William Atkins, one Joseph Standley.... ...one Spencer Adkins m. __ Standley c1785 in Franklin Co VA....Pigg connects w/ Atkins in Orange Co VA.

 1787 Pittsylvania Co VA, WILL BK __, Apr 15, 1787, Henry Adkins's will.

1796 Washington Co VA, Jesse Adkins prob live here since two ch married in 1796

1808 Floyd Co KY on Nov 11, 1808 of Spencer Adkins and Annie Powell.   marr cere pref by Geo Belcher.  Bond dated Oct 9, 1808 by Spencer Adkins and Jesse Adkins for a marr shortly to be had bet Spencer Adkins and Anny Powell.  Oct 1808 "Sir, you will please to give license for the marriage of my daughter Anny Powell and Spencer Adkins.  signed Kader Powell."  attest: Alex Lackey, Henry Powell.

 1810 Pittsylvania Co VA.   Winright Adkins found on Thomas Hart's Tax List.

1810 Floyd Co KY cen, Bart Adkins 1001---1010, Jesse 00201--0000, Noton 0010--0001, Isham 202--02, Joseph 20010--2101, Joel 22110--6211, Moses 31011--02001 or 31000-02

 1810-5 Kanawha Co VA (now Wayne Co WV) Bowen's Creek and Beech Fork.   Mary mvd with her fam save David went to Lawrence Co KY.

1814 Knoxville TN, Sep.     one Wm Adkins, 1777-aft 1856 Massac Co IL,      enl War of 1812, disc Rhea Co TN, 1850 lvd Hickman Co TN, Wilson Co TN, Lebanon  .....   one Wm Adkins, 1789-aft 1872 Mississippi Co MO, enl War of 1812

1819 Old Floyd Co KY.   Trad says Winston sold VA land and went to what is now Old Floyd Co KY then to the Grainger Co TN area.

1820-23  Floyd Co KY, Winright arrived in Floyd Co KY, found 1823 Tax List.

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William Atkinson  and   Elizabeth Parker

Marriage in Richmond, Henrico Co VA at the St John's Church on Jan 17, 1716.     "Wm Atkinson to daughter of Richard Parker."    marr record:   This record can be seen in the vestibule of this famous church where Patrick Henry made the "Give me Liberty or Give me Death" speech.

 Wm Atkinson, b. in Charles City VA or Henrico Co VA c1690 to prob ?Thomas Adkins, and gson of John Adkins of Chard, Somerset, England [w. Jul 16, 1636].   Wm Sr d. bet 1754-1774 (now Franklin Co VA].  Strattons in area.

Wm, m,2. Sarah Benson.  no issue.

Elizabeth Parker, b.  c1695 to Mitha and Richard Parker [d. Mar 6, 1826 Henrico Parish], thought to desc from Parkers of Brownsholme/Shillingham, Yorkshire, England.   "I give to my daughter Elizabeth, wife of Wm Atkinson."   Her children were born c1717-c1735.  Richard Parker lived on the James River at the head of the Four Mile Creek in Henrico Parish.

 +1. Richard Adkins, b-c1717 Henrico Parish (1727 Goochland Co), d-aft  1790 ?Grainger Co TN area,  m. __

+2. Parker Adkins, b-c1720 Mechumps Creek, Henrico Parish, d-ca  1792 Montg Co VA (now Craig), m. Mary Fry

+3. Wm Adkins Jr, b. c1721 Mechumps Creek, Henrico Parish, w. Mar 15, 1784 Pittsylvania Co VA, m. Lydia Owen

+4. Mary Adkins, b-c1735 Goochland Co VA, d-ca  1815 Cabell Co (now Wayne Co WV), m. ?_Jac Harley

+5. Henry Adkins, b-c1730 Goochland Co VA ,d-Apr 15, 1787 Pittsylvania Co VA, m-Eliz/ Houchins

 6. Joseph Adkins, b, d, m.

 7. Sherwood "Sherrod", b-c1728 Goochland Co VA, d-aft 1774 [now Raleigh Co WV], m. Sarah

 8. Jacob Adkins, b-c1728 Goochland Co VA, d-1810 Greenbrier Co VA, m. Jud ?None/Mary

                       + denotes only hard proven ch:

1. Richard Adkins, neice Nancy Drake (Joseph Adkins's dau) joined Richard's fam in Grainger Co TN bet 1800-1805.   Also Champ Adkins (son of Parker) was in the Granger Co TN area.   note: Nancy Drake's dau m. John Hunter 1812 Grainger Co TN, Hunter connects to several Adkinses in Franklin Co VA area.

2. Parker Adkins, m. Halifax Co VA c1754 to Mary, some say the dau of Geo Fry Sr, but that Mary Fry m. Parker Millington Adkins.   lvd on Story Creek area, south side of Pigg River, Snow Creek Dist (now Franklin Co VA).    Issue, 7 ch:  Hezekiah, Sep 20, 1759 Halifax Co-Mar 12, 1842 Wayne Co WV and m. Mary Levon Oct 4, 1784 Montg Co VA, Rev War vet;  Parker Millinton, c1755 Halifax-aft 1794 Spruce Run, Sinking Creek (now Craig Co VA) and m. Mary Fry;  Isom, b. 1757 Halifax Co;  Littleberry, May 10, 1767 Pittsy Co VA-1849/7 Lick Creek, Wayne Co WV and m. Nancy Adkins (1st cous, Mary's);  Charity, 1768-bet 1830-40 Cabell Co VA and m. Randolph Randle Adkins (cous, prob son of Wm Jr), 19 ch;  Champ, b. c1763, mvd 1789 to Grainger Co TN;   Sherrod B Adkins, c1775 Fincastle Co VA-1859 Bowen's Creek, Wayne Co WV and m. Christina Adkins (1st cous, Mary's) 1798 Montg Co VA.

 3. Wm Adkins Jr, m. in Goochland or Brunswick Co VA c1745 to Lydia Owen [b. c1726-bef 1782], dau of Lydia ?Lansford and Wm Owen [d. 1752, notice Jacob Adkins wit his 1752 Lundenberg Co VA will].   Issue, 8 ch:  Elizabeth, m. Richard Shockley;  Leddy "Lydia" m. Wm Witcher;  Nancy "Anne", m. John Witcher Jr;  Sarah, m. John Parsons;  Agnes, m. __ Polley;  Owen, b. c1750 Lunenburg Co VA-1790 m. Agnes Goad;  Jessee, m,1. Mary __/m,2. Ruth __;   William III, Sep 21, 1760-Oct 22, 1848 and m. Mary __.

     3f. Owen Adkins, m. c1769 Agnes Goad, son of John and Margaret Goad.  In 1777 to Hawkins Co TN, and min 5 ch:  Benjamin, 1770-Nov 1839 KY;  Wyatt, 1772-Nov 5, 1833 Missouri and m. __/Mary Bledsoe;  Emil "Milly, 1779-1868 Fentress Co TN and m. Phillip Smith 1798 Cumberland Co KY;  James, b. 1781 and m. Chloe Hargis 1800 __;  Owen Jr, Feb 4, 1783 TN of VA-Nov 26, 1853 White Hall, __ Co IN and m. Eliz Sidebottom May 1, 1804 Pulaski Co KY; Jesse, 1788-1860's Fentress Co TN and m. Sarah __.

  Q U E R Y:  Where did this Jessee Adkins that m. Mary __/Ruth __ live ?  die ?  Could he have gone to Floyd Co VA?

 4. Mary Adkins, m. ? Jacob Harley/Farley, maybe Earl of Oxford, or maybe just a Tory who went back to England.   Issue, 7 ch:  David,  b. c1754 Snow Creek Dist, Lunenberg Co-aft 1830 Lawrence Co KY and m. Judith __ in Henry Co VA (now Franklin Co VA)/Sylvia Adkins (dau of __) in Greenbrier Co WV, Rev War vet;  Mark, b. c1756 Halifax Co-hanged Bemnas? Camp, Henry Co VA as a Torie  by Americans, single;  ?John;  Christine, Jan 5, 1759 Halifax Co-1822 Bowen's Creek, Wayne Co WV and m. Sherrod B Adkins  (1st cous, Parker's);  Jacob, b. c1761 Halifax Co-Sep 20, 1857 Wayne Co WV and m. Phoebe Bradshaw;  Sherrod, b. Mar 2, 1765 Halifax Co VA-Jun 12, 1854 Wayne Co WV and m. Sarah Lucas;  Nancy, c1767 Pittsy Co VA-Jan 18, 1845 Lick Creek, Wayne Co WV  and m. Littleberry Adkins (1st cous, Parker's).

 5. Henry Atkinson/ Henry Adkins, m. in Goochland Co VA on Jan 20, 1756 to Rachel Houchins [d. bef 1787 Montgomery Co VA], dau of Aner and Edward Houchins [1695 St Peters Parish, New Kent Co VA-Feb 19, 1765 St James Northam Parish, Goochland Co VA].   At the time of marr, Henry lived w/ the rest of family on Pigg River area of Halifax Co VA (Pittsylvania 1767 and Franklin, as today, in 1785).   Rachel's sis, Susannah m. 1843 Lancaster Co VA, but Douglas listed Susannah m. John Pace the same date that her 7th child was born.   Issue, min 4 ch b. Halifax Co VA:  Bartlett Adkins, Dec 19, 1756-aft 1830 Pike Co KY cen;  Moseby Adkins, b. Sep 29, 1758;  Jesse Adkins, b. Mar 12, 1762-aft 1830 Pike Co KY cen.  (Rev Douglas quit keeping records c1763)

Henry Adkins m,2. to Elizabeth __, per Henry's will.  prob adopted ch:   Issue, 3 ch:  Milly, c1762-aft 1850 Lawrence Co KY cen and m. Thomas Large Oct 8, 1782 Pittsy Co VA;  Winston, b. c1773 and m. Molly Allen Thacher Dec 14, 1798, 1819 went to possibly (now Floyd Co KY) area then Grainger Co TN area;  Winright, b. c1775-c1854 Pike Co KY and m. Lucy Thacher/  Sally (Mullins) Boney 1849 Pike Co KY.

6. Joseph Adkins, m. __.  lvd in  Mont Co VA (1806 Giles].  Issue, min 4 ch:  Nancy, b. 1783 Montg Co VA-aft 1850 Ten Mile Creek, Lincoln Co WV and m. James Drake on Dec 20, 1797 Montg Co VA;  Elizabeth, m. Aug 5, 1788 Montg Co VA to Chs Hayse;  James d. 1820 Grainger Co TN;  Joshua, b. c1785 and m. Adelphia "Delphia" Adkins, dau of Judith and David Adkins, gdau of Mary Adkins.

 7. Sherwood "Sherrod" Adkins, m. c1760 to Sarah "Sallie" __ .    Sherrod evidently left the Pigg River area at same time as Parker Adkins was having his land surveyed, c1774 Fincastle Co VA (1777 Montg], tax records show him on the Clear Fork of Wolf Creek, then Tazewell Co VA (now Raleigh Co WV).   Issue, min 2 ch:  Isaac, c1780-Mar 29, 1860 Clear Fork, Wolf Creek (now Raleigh Co WV) and m. Eliz Hager on May 6, 1804 (dau of Sally and Jacob Hager of Baltimore MD);  Cloyd Adkins.

8. Jacob Adkins, m. in Halifax Co VA c1759 to Judah ?None.  Jacob never moved from Pigg River, Snow Creek Dist, records found: 1750 Lunenberg Co VA, 1752 wit on will of Wm Owens, 1787, 1789, 1791 Franklin Co VA.   Issue, 9 ch:  Sherrod Adkins, 1759-1816 Tazwell Co VA;  Jacob Adkins, 1762-1799 Monroe Co VA;  Parker Adkins, 1763 Halifax Co VA-Nov 5, 1857 Raleigh Co WV and m. Mary LeFon/ LeFord on Mar 1, 1792 Montg Co VA (Giles Co VA 1806, Fayette 1827, Raleigh 1850);  Moses Adkins, 1773-1839 Giles Co VA;  Mary Adkins, b. 1775-1840 Greenbrier Co VA and m. Drewry Farley;  Hiram Adkins, 1780-1834 Giles Co VA;  Judith Adkins, b-1780 and m. 1803 Greenbrier Co VA and m. Joseph Bragg; ??Elijah?? Isaac  ??. 

      Jacob m,2. to Mary

Timeline

 1636  ?Chard, Somerset, England, Jul 16.  John the Elder or John Adkins of Chard refers to "my grandchild" [John] son of John, who was born in VA [bet 1615-1636].  In this will, John indicated his wife was Katherine, eldest son was Edward, with  other sons Francis, Wm, and John.  These sons were living at time this will was written.   John also named his bros: Thomas, Robt, Wm, and Nickolas plus his sis Sarah Sellwood.   He named his daughters:  Hannah Ford, Elizabeth Smith, and Katherine Wells.  John Adkins of Chard, of Somerset, England, engaged in commerce w/ Colonies.  There was a John Adkins that came to Colonies bef Feb 1623 from Bristol England: prob the "grandson" of this 1636 will.  per Joe Daniel's ADKINS OF EASTERN KENTUCKY AND SURROUNDING AREAS, 1988.

  1716 Henrico Parish VA.  marr of Wm Atkinson Sr and Elizabeth Parker.   Richard Parker gave Eliz 150 ac.

 1740-46 Brunswick Co VA, c1743.   Wm Jr, w/ parents and several family members, mvd to the Snow Dist, Harping Creek & Storey Creek on Pigg River area of Brunswick Co VA (until 1746); later Lunenberg Co VA (1746-1856/52), Halifax Co VA (1756/1752-1767), Pittsylvania Co VA 1767-1776, Henry Co VA (1776-1785), Franklin Co VA (1785-present).

 1746 Lunenberg Co VA.   Wm Sr and Parker appear          on Lance Holman's Tax List. Lunenburg Co VA

 1747 Goochland Co VA.   Wm Sr, Wm Jr, Parker, and others on Henry Martin's Tax List. 

 1748 Lunenberg Co VA.   Wm Sr, Wm Jr, Parker, and others on Lance Holman's Tax List.

1743-48  Lunenberg and Goochland Co VA.   Other fam members found both counties.

 1751 Lunenberg Co VA, p146.   Wm Adkins ?bought 400 ac adj to Wm Witcher.  ....prob the Wm born c1690.

 1752 Lunenburg Co VA,  Jacob Adkins wit Lunenburg Co will of Wm Adkins Sr

 1752-1767 Halifax Co VA

 1762 Goochland Co VA, Mar.  last Adkins fam record in this area was birth of Jesse, son of Henry Atkinson and R. Houchins.

 1768 Pittsylvania Co VA, Aug 26, DB 1-157.  Wm Adkins sold 50 ac on north side of Pigg River to son-in-law, Wm Witcher.

 1773 Pittsylvania Co VA, Sep 23, DB 3-343f, Henry and Rachel Adkins refer to a tract "given by father William Adkins Sr."

1774 Fincastle Co VA (now Craig Co VA).  Parker Adkins mvd his fam to Fincastle Co VA in 1774 (1777 became Montg Co, 1806 Giles Co,  1851 Craig Co VA).    on Sinking Creek of the New River near John's Mountain.

 1777 Henry Co VA, Mary's sons, David and Mark, swore allegiance to America.

 1777 Pittsylvania Co VA, Dec 26, swore allegiance to America on list of Wm Witcher: Jesse, Moses, Morris, and Henry Atkensen;  Jun 10, 1778 list of Capt Dan Hankins:  Henry, Wm, Joseph, Richard, Henry, James, William Atkins, one Joseph Standley............one Spencer Adkins m. __ Standley c1785 in Franklin Co VA....Pigg connects w/ Atkins in Orange Co VA.

 1787 Pittsylvania Co VA, WILL BK __, Mar 15, 1787, will belongs the Wm born c1724.

 1787 Pittsylvania Co VA, WILL BK __, Apr 15, 1787, Henry Adkins's will.

 1810-5 Kanawha Co VA (now Wayne Co WV) Bowen's Creek and Beech Fork.   Mary mvd here with her fam save David who went to Lawrence Co KY.

 

 

 

The Arthur Adkins records stated that his Adkins family came from Richmond VA.  Yes, the Wm. Atkinson-Eliz Parker 1695 marriage record can be found today in a Richmond VA church.

 

 

Patrick Henry's famous speech "Give me Liberty or give me death" was given in this Richmond VA church.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Patrick Henry's

famous speech "Give me Liberty or give me death" was given in this Richmond VA church.

 

 

 

 The Arthur Adkins records stated that his Adkins family came from Richmond VA.  Yes, the Wm. Atkinson-Eliz Parker 1695 marriage record can be found today in a Richmond VA church.

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