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James W Adkisson
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Birth: Dec. 1, 1819
Roane County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Nov. 12, 1882
Roane County
Tennessee, USA

James W Adkisson was the son of Absalom and Sarah "Sallie" Adkisson, born in Roane County 1 Dec 1819. He married Elizabeth Ann Margrave on 6 March 1841 in Roane County where they continued to live until their deaths. Together James and Elizabeth were the parents of at least 9 children: Cynthia b. 1844, Henrietta b. 1847, Sarah "Sallie" b. 1849, William F b. 1851, Martha "Mattie" b. 1853, Victoria Savannah b. 1856, James B b. 1859, Mary Alice b. 1863, and Rufus b. 1868.

Like all of his brothers, James served with the Union Army during the Civil War. His two youngest brothers, Yerby and Absalom lost their lives during the conflict. James, along with 3 of his brothers, was part of the 3rd Tennessee Infantry, 3rd Regiment, Co H; James rank - Captain.

James lived his entire life in Roane and farmed there up until his death 12 Nov 1882.
Family links: 
  Absalom Adkisson (1793 - 1882)
  Sarah Adkisson (1801 - 1891)
  Victoria Savannah Adkisson (1860 - 1923)*
  Rufus C Adkisson (1868 - 1949)*
  Cynthia Smith Adkisson Cooper (1817 - 1904)*
  James W Adkisson (1819 - 1882)
  William Walker Adkisson (1822 - 1911)*
  Malinda W Adkisson Dickey (1827 - 1921)*
  Yerby Adkisson (1834 - 1864)*
  Sarah Ann Adkisson McKinney (1837 - 1917)*
*Calculated relationship
Adkisson Cemetery
Roane County
Tennessee, USA
Maintained by: Judy Diaz
Originally Created by: Louise (Bruman) Dice
Record added: Sep 27, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 59298379
James W Adkisson
Added by: Roane County Heritage Commission
James W Adkisson
Added by: Roane County Heritage Commission
James W Adkisson
Added by: Roane County Heritage Commission
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Great to find another family member that fought for our Country
- Penny Adkisson Pennington
 Added: Apr. 24, 2014

- Louise (Bruman) Dice
 Added: Feb. 27, 2014

 Added: Dec. 20, 2010

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