William V. Adkins, Sr.

Male Abt 1690 - Abt 1774


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  • Name  William V. Adkins, Sr. 
    • (Adkins in this family also given as Atkins & Atkinson)
    Suffix  Sr. 
    Born  Abt 1690  Henrico Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • I've found no documentation of parents for William V. Adkins (Atkins, Atkinson). Long-standing information of his parents as John Thomas Adkins, Jr. and Elizabeth Bromwell (presented on this site and many others for many years) have contradicting evidence suggesting these were not his parents.

      The William Atkins/Adkins born 28 March 1689, was born in Sandy, Bedfordshire, England and was buried there 9 September 1704, preceded by both his parents, who were also buried there (i.e.-not in Virginia).
      (full volume available at archive.org)

      William Atkins, son of John Adkins, England

      (but not William V. Adkins, Sr. of Virginia)
    Gender  Male 
    Died  Abt 1774  Henrico Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID  I5396  adkinshorton
    Last Modified  12 Feb 2020 

    Family 1  Elizabeth Parker,   b. Abt 1695, Charles City Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. betw 1735-1736, Goochland Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  17 Jan 1715/16  St. John's Church, Richmond, Henrico Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Children 
    >1. Richard Atkins,   b. 17 Jan 1717, Henricco Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1790, Powder Springs, Grainger Co, TN Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Henry ADKINS,   b. Aft 1717,   d. Yes, date unknown
    >3. Parker Vincent Adkins,   b. 21 Jun 1721, Machumps Creek, Henrico Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1794, Montgomery Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >4. William V. Atkins, Jr.,   b. Abt 1721, Meachum Creek, Goochland, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1784, Pittsylvania Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Joseph ADKINS,   b. Abt 1723, Henrico Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1789 and 1810
    >6. 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
     7. Sherwood 'Sherrod' ADKINS,   b. Abt 1728, Goochland Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    >8. Mary Adkins,   b. 12 Sep 1735, Goochland Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1820, Bowen's Creek, Beech Fork, Cabell Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F25047  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Sarah PAULEY,   b. Bef 1714,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  24 Jul 1734  Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co, PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F25073  Group Sheet

  • Documents
    William Atkins, son of John Adkins, England
    William Atkins, son of John Adkins, England
    (disambiguation: This oft-cited William is not William V. Atkins/Adkins/Atkinson)

  • Notes 
    • VIEW MISC. UNDOCUMENTED NOTES

    • VIEW INFORMATION SUGGESTING INCORRECT LINEAGE

  • Sources 
    1. [S18790] Adkins Land of York to Beech Fork, Page XIX.

    2. [S18786] huffmanjr.ged.

    3. [S18793] H4355.ged, Page 113.

    4. [S18793] H4355.ged.


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