appleton is my fathers grandfather or great grandfather, my grandfather was william mitchell adkins, I know he moved to or helped his future father in law move to elk city kentucky in the late 1800's. his father in law, last name, smith was an engineer and the general contractor or builder of moorehead state u in kentucky. one of mitchell's brothers moved to florida and another to tennessee. several stayed in wva or va. mitchells wife della was born in hope,va. does anyone have any information? thanks, duane adkins.