George G. Adkins

Male 1826 - 1873


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  • Name  George G. Adkins 
    Born  2 May 1826  Bedford Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  11 Nov. 1873  South Point, Lawrence Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Hardesty Atlas, 1882 Lawrence Co., OH - Fayette Township:
      George G. Adkins - was born in Bedford county, Virginia, May 2, 1826, and married in this county, August 20, 1851 to Elizabeth Miller, who is a native of this county, born May 15, 18__. Their family comprise: John W., born January 1, 1853, resides in Ashland, Kentucky; Mary A., March 20, 1855, resides in this county; Jerry P., March 7, 1857, resides at home; George F., May 2, 1859, died August 20, 1864; Joseph M., September 10, 1861 died August 28, 1864; Lizzie, February 20, 1864. The parents of Mr. Adkins were Pleasant and Mary (Freeman) Adkins, settlers of this county in 1830; he died FEburary, 1841, and she in August, 1851. The parents of Mrs. Adkins came to this county in 1779; her father, Jacob Miller, held the office of justice of the peace, thirty years; her mother's name was Anna (McKnight) Miller. The grandfather of Mrs. Adkins, John Miller, was born in Germany, in 1715, and came to America in 1726; he died in Lawrence county, at the age of 95 years, in 1820. Her grandmother, Eleanor Miller, was born in Ireland in 1736 coming to America when very young; she died in this county in 1823, at the age of 87 years. George G. Adkins, the subject of this sketch, came to his death in a very sudden manner on November 11, 1873; he had taken down his gun to kill some owls which were killing his chickens; he supposed the gun was not loaded and pulled back the hammer with his foot and blew down the barrel, when his foot slipped throwing the trigger down and discharging the gun; his death was instantaneous; it wa sa very serious blow to his wife and family. During his life he was a farmer and gardener, and the farm is still managed by his widow and sons. Two of Mr. Adkins' brothers were in the late war - William in the 188th Ohio Volunteer Infantry and Alfred in the 5th Virginia Infantry, they were both honorably discharged. Mrs. Adkins' address is South Point, Lawrence County, Ohio.
    Person ID  I115  Milem
    Last Modified  1 Jan 2007 

    Father  Pleasant Adkins,   b. 1800, Botecourt Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb. 1841, Lawrence Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Mary Polly Freeman,   b. Abt 1800, Franklin Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sept. 1851, Lawrence Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  28 Feb. 1825  Franklin Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F37  Group Sheet

    Family  Elizabeth Miller 
    Married  20 Aug. 1851  Lawrence Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John W. Adkins,   b. 1 Jan. 1853, Lawrence Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location
    >2. Mary Ann Adkins,   b. 20 Mar. 1855, Lawrence Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 June 1942, Lawrence Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Jeremiah P. Adkins,   b. 7 Mar. 1857, Lawrence Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. George F. Adkins,   b. 2 May 1859, Lawrence Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Joseph M. Adkins,   b. 10 Sept. 1861, Lawrence Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Lizzie Adkins,   b. 20 Feb. 1864, Lawrence Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  18 Sep 2006 
    Family ID  F36  Group Sheet