Richard and Louis ADKINS/ATKINS came into Grainger co, TN from Virginia. Lewis/Louis was born 5 May 1785. They married sisters in Grainger co: Mary (Polly) MONROE to Richard ADKINS/ATKINS on Nov 5 1805, Elizabeth MONROE to Louis ADKINS/ATKINS 24 Jan 1804. Richard ADKINS/ATKINS moved to Anderson Co, and descendants ended up in Missouri. Louis ADKINS/ATKINS had a large family that spread out over Union and Grainger counties. Looking for more information about siblings and parents of these two brothers. It has been suggested that Elijah and Nancy HUNTER ADKINS might be their parents, but can find no proof, and most listings of their children don't include these two boys.