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Kendel B Atkins
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Birth: Oct. 18, 1820
Sussex County
Delaware, USA
Death: May 1, 1901
Van Buren County
Iowa, USA

History of Davis county, Iowa 1882 -
Adkins, K. B., was prominent among the early pioneers; born at Milton, Sussex county, Del., October 18, 1820, son of Bagwell and Julia Ann Adkins of Delaware. Mr. A. was raised there and received his education at the the subscription schools. When he was eighteen, he became apprentice to Hiram Brown of Philadelphia, to learn the carpenter's trade. His wages were twenty four dollars a year, buying his own clothes; he remained two years, then worked five years at the business near home, and in 1845, came to Milton, Van Buren county, he himself entering the land upon which that town stands. Two years later he moved to Prairie township, and three years later came to his present home, entering 360 acres of land in section 24. He was married December 22, 1840 to Miss Naomi Lank, daughter of Jas. and Nancy Lank, of Sussex county, Del. They have had twelve children, ten living; Jas. B., Peter L., Josiah H., Wm. H., Alfred A., Jno. W., Mary Jane, David C., Chas. F., Geo. W., (Julia Ann and Benj. F., deceased). Mr. A. has a well improved farm, and has given 400 acres to his children. He is engaged in stock-raising, feeding and dairying. Mr. A. is a member of the M.E. Church and of Masonic Lodge No. 50. In politics he is a democrat.

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Comments - Came to Iowa 1843 
Oaks Cemetery
Van Buren County
Iowa, USA
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Record added: Jun 06, 2011
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Kendel B Atkins
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