Parker Adkins

Male Abt 1763 - 1857


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  • Name  Parker Adkins  [1
    Born  Abt 1763  Franklin Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  11 May 1857  Raleigh Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID  I11623  adkinshorton
    Last Modified  23 Nov 2017 

    Father  Jacob ADKINS,   b. Abt 1725, Henrico Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1791, Franklin Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Judith 
    Married  Abt 1759 
    • (2nd wife of Jacob, son of William V. Adkins/Atkinson)
    Family ID  F25069  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Mary LEFON,   b. Abt 1774, Franklin Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1850, Raleigh Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1 Mar 1792  Montgomery Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Grover ADKINS,   b. Montgomery Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Margaret ADKINS,   b. 1801, Montgomery Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Larkin ADKINS,   b. 1803, Montgomery Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Elizabeth ADKINS,   b. Abt 1807, Montgomery Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Rebecca ADKINS,   b. 1807-1808, Montgomery Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >6. Robert Adkins,   b. Abt 1808, Montgomery Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Mary ADKINS,   b. 1808, Montgomery Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Barbara ADKINS,   b. 1814, Montgomery Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >9. Rickells ADKINS,   b. Abt 1815, Greenbrier Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. After 1880, Raleigh Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Nancy ADKINS,   b. 1816, Montgomery Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location
     11. Anderson ADKINS,   b. 1819, Montgomery Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Documents
    1850-VA Census, Raleigh County, VA
    1850-VA Census, Raleigh County, VA
    • Parker Adkins with Barbery & Rebecca
    1850-WV State Census, Raleigh Co, VA
    1850-WV State Census, Raleigh Co, VA
    • Robert Adkins & Nancy Lilly with children
    • Parker Adkins with children
    • Rickels Adkins & Lovey Willis with children
    Family ID  F25172  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Mary Willis,   b. Abt 1830,   d. 14 Jan 1887, Union Dist, Lincoln Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    >1. Elizabeth Adkins
     2. Lauden Adkins
     3. Sarah Ann Adkins
    Family ID  F27636  Group Sheet

  • Documents
    1857-VA Will of Parker Adkins
    1857-VA Will of Parker Adkins
    Unnamed Son of Rickles Adkins - Death Record, Raleigh Co, WV
    1857-VA Death Record - Parker Adkins
    Record shows Parker's parents as Jacob & Judah Adkins

  • Notes 
    • REFN: 7044
      Military: "War of 1812, Virginia Bounty Land and Pension Applicants",
      Patrick G. Wardell;
      Parker Adkins (BLW)
      d. 10 May 1857, Raleigh Co. VA;
      md.
      (1.) Jane ____
      (2.) 5 May 1851, Mary Ann Wills (P), Raleigh Co. VA,
      shed. 14 Jan 1887, Union District, Lincoln Co. WV;
      Mary Ann was previously married. (Roll 1) VA State Militia.
      Parker Adkins b: 1763 in Franklin Co., VA
      d: 11 May 1857 in Raleigh Co., VA
      Alt. date: 05 November 1857 death
      . +Mary Lefonm: 01 March 1792 in Montgomery Co.,
      VA
      *2nd Wife of Parker Adkins:
      . +Mary Willis m: 05 March 1851 in Raleigh Co., VA
      Obit:
      Parker Adkins, 94 years old died May 11 (1857).
      He was a farmer and son of Jacob and Judith Adkins and born in Franklin
      Co. VA.
      His wife was Mary Adkins.
      Death reported by son, Rickles Adkins.
      Parker Adkins was a Revolutionary War soldier, received pension.
      Owned a farm in Richmond District and is buried on the farm.
      He was married more than once, and no other children were mentioned in
      Parker's will but Rickles.
      _________________________
      Spouses & Children
      Mary LeFon (Wife)
      Birth: 25 Dec 1768
      Death: Before. 1850
      Sex: F
      Father:
      Mother:
      Marriage: 1 MAR 1792in Montgomery County (Giles), Virginia
      Children:
      Govey 'Grover' Adkins
      Margaret Adkins
      Larkin Adkins
      Elizabeth Adkins
      Mary Adkins
      Rebecca Adkins
      Robert Adkins
      Anderson Adkins
      Rickells Adkins
      Nancy Adkins
      Mary Ann Willis (Wife)
      Birth: About. 1830
      Death: 14 Jan 1887 in Union District, Lincoln County, West Virginia
      Sex: F
      Father: Unknown Willis
      Mother: Sarah
      Residence: 1870 Lincoln County, West Virginia
      Marriage: 5 MAR 1851 in Raleigh County, (West) Virginia
      Children:
      Lauden Adkins
      Elizabeth Adkins
      Sarah Ann Adkins
      ***2nd husband***
      James Adkins (Husband)
      Birth: Before. 1834
      Death: Unknown
      Sex: M
      Father:
      Mother:
      Marriage: BEF. 1859
      Children:
      Cumberland Adkins
      James A. Adkins
      Barbara (Wife)
      Birth: About. 1814 in Virginia 1 2
      Death: Unknown
      Sex:F
      Father:
      Mother:
      Marriage: 30 OCT 1852 in Raleigh County, (West) Virginia
      Children:
      Rebecca Adkins

  • Sources 
    1. [S18875] 1850 US Census, Raleigh Co, VA, p.80.
      1820 Adkins, Parker VA [now WV] Cabell Co. p. 80
      (cited as from Broderbund CD-314)

    2. [S18776] Will, Raleigh Co, WV Wills per Beckley Post-Herald, 26 Aug 1850.
      ADKINS, Parker--born Franklin Co., Virginia, died ca. 1857 Raleigh Co., WV, will probated 1 June 1857; married Mary; settled on Pinch Creek, near Pluto, Raleigh Co., WV; children:
      Larkin
      Robert
      Rickells/Richells
      Anderson
      Rebecca
      Sias
      Elizabeth
      Barbary
      Mary
      Govey
      Margaret--married -- RICHMAN
      Nancy; married --- BENNETT
      Raleigh County WV Wills
      Beckley Post-Herald, Aug 26, 1950
      (from online personal site)


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