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Descendants of Milford Adkins
Generation No. 1
1.MILFORD11 ADKINSwas born February 1883 in North Fork, Morgan Co., KY.He married CLEO HULETT December 21, 1933 in Olive Hill, Carter Co., KY, daughter of JOHN HULETT and ETTER HULETT.She was born May 07, 1907 in Benson, Franklin Co., KY.
More About MILFORD ADKINS: Census 1.: 1900, Morgan Co., KY. Census 2.: 1920, Morgan Co., KY.
Notes for CLEO HULETT: My grandmother Cleo Hulett married my grandfather on January 9, 1924 in Olive Hill, Carter County, KY.She was only 16 years old and my grandfather was 21 years old.She was carrying my mother when she married my mother being born in April 30, 1924.Both set of parents are listed on Marriage Bond.The witness to this marriage were Flossie Walk and G. W. Stephens.This marriage Bond was in the County of Bulter.
My grandfather died of October 13, 1927 of Tuberculosis.When my grandfather died my grandmother had three young children of the ages 3, 2, 1.My mother Flossie Evelyn being the oldest.
My mother and Aunt Etter Alice told us that their mother gave them away right after their father died.My mother and Uncle Dorsey, Jr. went to live with their father's parents, David Henry Hurley and Minnie Alice Crosthwait.My mother talked of this with many happy times in her life.She loved her grandparents very much.She talked of how she would follow her grandfather around and how he would put her on this big horse and they would work in the fields all day.
My Aunt Etter Alice was given to the family of Mr. and Mrs. Roberts who owned a general store in Olive Hill in the 1920's.My aunt was only about a year old.
At some point my grandmother gets two of her children back.I don't know when, but I do know that my mother and uncle did not want to live with her or have anything to do with her.My Aunt did not know she had a sister and brother until she was thirteen years old.She did not come back.She was raised by the Roberts, but they did not give her their name.About six years after grandfather died my grandmother re-marries.
My grandmother married again on December21, 1933, to Milford Adkins. My grandmother was 26 years old and Milford was 53 years old, both being widowed.Witness at this marriage were Luella Hall and Douglas Hall.And they were married by Lewis C. Hall, Minister of the Missionary Baptist Church in Grayson, KY.Milford list his parents as Lindsey Adkins and Jane Howard.
More About MILFORD ADKINS and CLEO HULETT: Marriage: December 21, 1933, Olive Hill, Carter Co., KY