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Owen Adkins (b. February 04, 1783, d. November 26, 1853)Owen Adkins (son of Owen Adkins and Agnes Goad) was born February 04, 1783 in Virginia87, and died November 26, 1853 in Monroe County, Indiana88.He married Elizabeth Sidebottom on May 01, 1804 in Pulaski County, Kentucky89, daughter of Peter Sidebottom and Nancy (?).
Notes for Owen Adkins:
1810 Wayne Co. KY
3 males under 10 (I know of 2 of them)
rest is - - 1- - - 1
1820 Pulaski Co. KY
2 - 2 -- 1 - 2 - - 1
1840 Pulaski Co. KY census
1 male 10-15
1 male 15-20
1 male 50-60
1 female 20-30
1 female 50-60
1850 Monroe Co. IN census:
Owen Adkins 66, farmer, b. VA
Elizabeth 60, b. KY
Liberty Heargas 17, male, farmer b. KY
Internet source says d. White Hall, Owen Co. IN.
Monroe Co. cemeteries-p. 351- Richland Church of Christ (corner of Hwy 48 and Vernal Pike )
Owen Adkins 1783-1853 (no mention of Elizabeth).
An Owen Adkins was in the War of 1812 from TN.(First Reg't, Hall's, TN volunteers)
Owen first was granted land in Pulaski Co. KY in 1816.
Moved to Monroe Co. IN in 1844.
His census says he b. VA but 2 sons say he b. TN.
Notes for OWEN ADKINS:
Affidavit: Owen Adkins , aged 69, Monroe Co., IN, 31 May 1853 - Personally acquainted with Wm. Berch deceased for 5 years preceding his death and with his wife Elizabeth. Elizabeth now lives with her son Henry Berch of Green Co., IN. Conversed with William Berch about the Rev War in which Adkins' father served. Adkins visited at home of William Berch and knew him to be a man of veracity and integrity. Adkins a preacher of the Gospel for 32 years .Berch a member of the Baptist Church during time Adkins knew him. Berch died about four years ago. [before James Robertson, JP]
Burkhart-Abstracts of probate records, Monroe Co. IN 1818-1873:
Isaac Adkins vs. James Adkins and wife (Suit)Filed 1/27/1875.
Owen Adkins died testate Nov. 1853.Widow, Elizabeth died April, 1871.Children: Isaac,
James A. (wife Martha Ann), Jesse, Wyatt, Isabel (hus. James McCoy) "were the only children
of the said Owen deceased.Elizabeth, James and Martha lived together.Isaac had a son
Madison.Jesse and Wyatt were nonresidents of IN.This packet contains the Indiana Supreme
Court decision dated Jan. 26, 1875.
More About Owen Adkins:
Burial: Unknown, Richland Creek Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.90
More About Owen Adkins and Elizabeth Sidebottom:
Marriage: May 01, 1804, Pulaski County, Kentucky.91
Children of Owen Adkins and Elizabeth Sidebottom are:
- +Isaac Adkins, b. 1810, Kentucky92, d. Aft. 1880, Monroe County, Indiana ?.