John W. Adkins

Male 1853 -


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  John W. Adkins was born 1 Jan. 1853, Lawrence Co., OH (son of George G. Adkins and Elizabeth Miller).

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  George G. Adkins was born 2 May 1826, Bedford Co., VA (son of Pleasant Adkins and Mary Polly Freeman); died 11 Nov. 1873, South Point, Lawrence Co., OH.

    Notes:

    Hardesty Atlas, 1882 Lawrence Co., OH - Fayette Township:
    George G. Adkins - was born in Bedford county, Virginia, May 2, 1826, and married in this county, August 20, 1851 to Elizabeth Miller, who is a native of this county, born May 15, 18__. Their family comprise: John W., born January 1, 1853, resides in Ashland, Kentucky; Mary A., March 20, 1855, resides in this county; Jerry P., March 7, 1857, resides at home; George F., May 2, 1859, died August 20, 1864; Joseph M., September 10, 1861 died August 28, 1864; Lizzie, February 20, 1864. The parents of Mr. Adkins were Pleasant and Mary (Freeman) Adkins, settlers of this county in 1830; he died FEburary, 1841, and she in August, 1851. The parents of Mrs. Adkins came to this county in 1779; her father, Jacob Miller, held the office of justice of the peace, thirty years; her mother's name was Anna (McKnight) Miller. The grandfather of Mrs. Adkins, John Miller, was born in Germany, in 1715, and came to America in 1726; he died in Lawrence county, at the age of 95 years, in 1820. Her grandmother, Eleanor Miller, was born in Ireland in 1736 coming to America when very young; she died in this county in 1823, at the age of 87 years. George G. Adkins, the subject of this sketch, came to his death in a very sudden manner on November 11, 1873; he had taken down his gun to kill some owls which were killing his chickens; he supposed the gun was not loaded and pulled back the hammer with his foot and blew down the barrel, when his foot slipped throwing the trigger down and discharging the gun; his death was instantaneous; it wa sa very serious blow to his wife and family. During his life he was a farmer and gardener, and the farm is still managed by his widow and sons. Two of Mr. Adkins' brothers were in the late war - William in the 188th Ohio Volunteer Infantry and Alfred in the 5th Virginia Infantry, they were both honorably discharged. Mrs. Adkins' address is South Point, Lawrence County, Ohio.

    George married Elizabeth Miller 20 Aug. 1851, Lawrence Co., OH. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Elizabeth Miller (daughter of Jacob Miller and Anna McKnight).
    Children:
    1. 1. John W. Adkins was born 1 Jan. 1853, Lawrence Co., OH.
    2. Mary Ann Adkins was born 20 Mar. 1855, Lawrence Co., OH; died 29 June 1942, Lawrence Co., OH.
    3. Jeremiah P. Adkins was born 7 Mar. 1857, Lawrence Co., OH.
    4. George F. Adkins was born 2 May 1859, Lawrence Co., OH.
    5. Joseph M. Adkins was born 10 Sept. 1861, Lawrence Co., OH.
    6. Lizzie Adkins was born 20 Feb. 1864, Lawrence Co., OH.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Pleasant Adkins was born 1800, Botecourt Co. VA (son of John M. Adkins and Patcy Ginsey Lumpkins); died Feb. 1841, Lawrence Co., OH.

    Pleasant married Mary Polly Freeman 28 Feb. 1825, Franklin Co., VA. Mary (daughter of William Freeman and Sarah Parker) was born Abt 1800, Franklin Co., VA; died Sept. 1851, Lawrence Co., OH. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Mary Polly Freeman was born Abt 1800, Franklin Co., VA (daughter of William Freeman and Sarah Parker); died Sept. 1851, Lawrence Co., OH.
    Children:
    1. John Adkins
    2. 2. George G. Adkins was born 2 May 1826, Bedford Co., VA; died 11 Nov. 1873, South Point, Lawrence Co., OH.
    3. Sarah Jane Adkins was born 1828, Boyd Co., KY.
    4. William Adkins was born 5 Sept. 1831, Boyd Co., KY.
    5. Pleasant Alfred Adkins was born 24 Sept. 1835, South Point, Lawrence Co., OH.
    6. Mary Elizabeth Adkins was born 1842, OH.

  3. 6.  Jacob Miller

    Jacob — Anna McKnight. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Anna McKnight
    Children:
    1. 3. Elizabeth Miller


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  John M. Adkins was born abt. 1776, Halifax, VA (son of Amos Adkins and Indian Woman); died abt. 1861, Hales Ford, Franklin Co., VA.

    John married Patcy Ginsey Lumpkins 23 Jan. 1796, Walesford, Franklin Co., VA. Patcy was born Abt 1776, VA; died Abt 1851, Hales Ford, Franklin Co., VA. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Patcy Ginsey Lumpkins was born Abt 1776, VA; died Abt 1851, Hales Ford, Franklin Co., VA.
    Children:
    1. William Adkins was born VA.
    2. Nancy Adkins was born VA.
    3. Joel Adkins was born VA.
    4. Henry Adkins was born 1787, Halifax, VA.
    5. James Adkins was born abt. 1795, Monroe Co, VA.
    6. 4. Pleasant Adkins was born 1800, Botecourt Co. VA; died Feb. 1841, Lawrence Co., OH.
    7. John Adkins was born 8 May 1808, Franklin, VA.
    8. Patcy Jane Adkins was born Abt 1811.
    9. Dicy Adkins was born abt. 1814, VA.
    10. Joseph Adkins was born Sept. 1815, Franklin, VA.

  3. 10.  William Freeman

    William — Sarah Parker. [Group Sheet]


  4. 11.  Sarah Parker
    Children:
    1. 5. Mary Polly Freeman was born Abt 1800, Franklin Co., VA; died Sept. 1851, Lawrence Co., OH.