Joel, Do you have any info. on Thomas Atkins b. abt 1790 in Pittsylvania Co., Va. m. Martha 'Pattie' ? abt. 1819.They had 6 children: Thomas b. 1820, Ruel b. 1828, Pascal b. 1829, Frances b. 1835, Jeremiah b. 1837 (all in Pittsylvania Co., Va.They moved to Surry Co., NC and had the 6th child Martha J. in 1840.Are they related to Owen Adkins?