This is a re-post of an old message I sent years back
Does anyone have any ideas on books with info on either ancestors or descendants of 1. Noah Adkins - Bn. 1780 in Virginia, died August 24, 1813. Fought in the war of 1812, In Captain, Spotwood Henry's Company of the 2nd Regiment, Artillery of Virginia. His wife was Nancy ? don't know maiden name, or when bn or died. Their children were Hiram, Betsy, Wade, Polly, & Peggy. or info on
2.Hiram Adkins - bn about 1805 in N.C. died after 1872 in Fannin Co. Texas. lived in Fayette Co. Tn until about 1857 and lived in Haywood County until the 1830's. Then Lived in Tn. 1830-1850. Moved to Ark. and then Lamar Co., Texas. and then Red River Co., and died in Fannin Co., Texas. His first wife was Cirica ?, Don't know maiden name. She was bn 1807, in Tenn. Their children were Rebecca, Nancy, Darcos, Lucinda, Larkin Henry, William C. & Charles Adkins. Hirams 2nd wife was Cynthia ?, Don't know Maiden name. She was bn Abt. 1822 in Tenn. and died Abt. 1882 in Fannin Co., Texas. their children were Felix Manz, John William, Virginia B., Mary J., Harriet, Robin, & Lucinda Adkins.
3. Charles Adkins - bn abt. 1833, in Memphis Tenn. died March 12, 1914, in Ft. Worth Texas. A description of him was given as follows. 5ft. 10in. Fair Complexion, Grey eyes, Auburn hair, His occupation was Chair Maker. He enlisted on July 1, 1862, in the Confederate Army. He was a private,in Company F, 29th Texas Cavalry, Confederate States Army, was enlisted June 20, 1862He filed for a pension in 1899, but was denied and then filed again in 1909, and was granted a pension. He showed up in the 1860 census for Red River Co., Texas. Next 1870 census for Fannin Co., Texas. Next 1880 census for Lamar Co., Texas, 1880. Next 1910 census for Tarant Co. Texas, He was married 3 times = Martha Fuller, Joana Thorpe, and Emma Ann Simms. Children include Alice, Rebecca, Jinetta, Gasper, Susan, Alonzo B., Edward A., Cynthia, Eliza, Floyd, Alva, Maggie Myrtle, and Delbert Orval Adkins.
Again does anyone know of any books on these guys or are there any Adkins Family groups that I might look into.
Let me just say I got most of the information above from "Genforum". So keep checking here. Thanks Scott