Sparrel Adkins enlisted as a private in the Alexandria Light Artillery Regiment of VA on 14 Oct., 1862.Letitia Foley was the illegitimate (this word appeared on her marriage certificate) daughter of Lewis Hale and Mariah Lovell.She was about 26 years of age at the time of her marriage to Sparrell in 1865.
I am descended from their daughter Eliza Jane Adkins, b 15 Oct. 1864 in Ferrum, Franklin Co., VA and died there 2 Jan., 1955.She was married to John Peter Adkins, b. circa 1860, also in Franklin Co.Unfortunately, that is the extent of my knowledge of him.Eliza Jane may have remarried after his death, but her name was still Adkins on her death certificate. Their children were:(all born Ferrum, Franklin Co., VA) 1.Mary Elizabeth, b. 15 Aug. 1888. 2.Percy Hamilton b., circa 1890 who married Eliza Wright.Lived in McDowell Co., WV. 3.Prince Ann, b. 31 Dec., 1891, d. Sep, 1984 in York Co., VA.Married James Allen Haley 20 Mar., 1917.They were my grandparents.They had 11 children.I have names and dates for all of them if you want. 4.Ida Mae, b. about 1900 5.Kernel 6.Arthur Lee, b. about 1904, d. 22 Feb., 1960.
I may have other bits of info on this family if you would be interested. My posting here is only of the data I have laying on my desk at this moment. Would also be interested in learning any further info you may have.