Cissy's real name was Violet. She was the daughter of William Ballard Adkins and Mollie belle Jones. Her grandfather was Ballard Presaton Adkins, who was married to Martha Ann Jones. Ballard's other children were Cally, Nelly, Charles Keen, Mary M., Ross and Laura Belle. William Ballard and Mollie Belle's Children were Alease (my grandmother), Richmond, Floyd and Oscar.