Checked the 1850 Wright Co., MO census: Joseph Wadkins 46 NC, wife Sarah 41 VA, children Henderson 18 KY, Alford 13 KY, James 15 KY, William 11 KY, Isaac 8 KY, McKinly 6 KY, Rebecca 4 MO, Joseph 1 mo. MO next door to Alford Pitts 35 KY, wife Rebecca 35 KY and their family. You need to contact Jean Sherwood (has earlier postings on the forum) about the Wadkins line. Did your Alford move to Texas? Appreciate any information.