The following information (transcribed from the cursive)is from the Lambert Collection, Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia (Manuscript 76, Box 11, Notebook 9, pages 27-28). The information was provided by Hiram Adkins to Fred C. Lambert. [Transcribed by Joel Adkins.]
Jesse Adkins, blacksmith m. a dau. ________, of Isom Adkins (illegitimate).
Jacob Adkins m. Phoebe Bradshaw Children:
Betsy ______ m. Isaac Adkins. Lived in Harts Cr. District.He took up land at Forks of Beech Fork, beg. At mo. of “Stone Fort Branch Br. (It covered ¼ acre & was a wall in a circle about 6 to 8 ft.)supposed to be built by Indians. Tradition says 2 McComases came & found their stolen horses in this fort about time of Rev. or just after it.
Jacob Adkins m. Dicy
Hiram Adkins m. Rachel Ross
Blind Charles m. Polly Scott. Her sister Betty m. [illegible] Ross.
Mary Adkins m. Rece Elkins. She m. 1 Frederick Miller, They all went to Wabash River, Ill., Blind Charles & Jake Sr. & family. All returned when my gr. Father was getting married. Frederick Miller took fever & ague & d. on on his way back. Two children: ________m.Henry Ross. Pantha Miller m. John Adkins of Harts Creek who probably d. in Civil War (Prison).
[Mary Adkins] m. 2 Blankenship, father of Preble & Rafe Sr. & gr. Father of Rafe Jr. M. 3 Rece Elkins [Reese Elkins] who went to the Pen for counterfeiting,probably at Atlanta, Ga.