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Rebecca Young Adkins
Birth: 1800, USA
Death: 1835
Sunnybrook
Wayne County
Kentucky, USA

Rebecca is believed to have been the daughter of Jerusha (aka Gerusia) Patrick and John Young, the granddaughter of the Revolutionary War soldier, Jeremiah Patrick, who is buried in Magoffin Co., Kentucky, and his wife, Sarah "Sally" Blair.

Rebecca married Morris Adkins 12 Mar 1820 in Wayne Co., Kentucky. At the time they were living on what was later known as the Carter D. Dalton or Dee Dalton farm, so that is where Morris buried her. There were later burials in that small cemetery which became known by the Dalton name. It has been rumored there may have have been some ancient Native American graves there too.

Although there is family documentation concerning the location of Rebecca's burial the exact date of her death is unknown. When the memorial marker was ordered for her a few years ago it was thought her death occurred in 1835 but it may have been the following year.

After Rebecca's death, Morris married Martha "Patsy" Lawrence and moved to Alabama. Rebecca and Morris Adkins were the parents of seven children: Pharaba, George Washington, William, Benjamin Franklin, Samuel, Andrew Jackson, and Catharine. The oldest child, Pharaba, married Jonathan Bertram, son of Nancy (Stinson) and William Bertram, on 17 Apr 1840 in Wayne Co., Kentucky. Pharaba and Jonathan remained in Wayne Co., Kentucky the rest of their lives although the other children moved away.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Jerusha Patrick Young (1770 - 1862)
 
 Spouse:
  Morris Adkins (1802 - 1885)
 
 Children:
  Pharaba Adkins Bertram (1824 - 1909)*
  George Washington Adkins (1825 - 1886)*
  Benjamin Franklin Adkins (1830 - 1906)*
 
 Sibling:
  Rebecca Young Adkins (1800 - 1835)
  Lilly Young Brown (1810 - 1897)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Dalton Cemetery
Sunnybrook
Wayne County
Kentucky, USA
 
Created by: Anna Schultheis Bertram
Record added: Aug 13, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40616521
Rebecca <i>Young</i> Adkins
Added by: Anna Schultheis Bertram
 
Rebecca <i>Young</i> Adkins
Added by: Anna Schultheis Bertram
 
 
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