Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Adkinses in:
 • Roselawn Burial Park
 • Martinsville
 • Martinsville City
 • Virginia
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
Capt John Francis Adkins
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: Jan. 24, 1848
Leatherwood
Henry County
Virginia, USA
Death: Mar. 7, 1938
Virginia, USA

THE DAILY BULLETIN, March 8, 1938, p. 1, col. 7 and p. 2, col. 5.
Further inroads into the already thinned ranks of Confederate Veterans of Henry County. Va. was made yesterday afternoon, reducing the number to on lone survivor.
Captain John F. Adkins, 91-year-old lifelong citizen, passed away at Shackleford hospital. Death followed an illness from pneumonia and other causes at his home near Leatherwood, Va. The sole survivor of the War Between the States in this county is Captain George W. Trent of Ridgeway, age 93.
Burial in Roselawn. Surviving are nine children: W. H. and Ernest Adkins, Roanoke, Va., John Silas and J. M. Adkins, Wilson, N.C., G. C. and G. D. Adkins, Dyers Store, Va., Mesdames P. H. Barker, Axton, Va., L. G. Stultz and Amy Tickle, Roanoke, Va.
His wife, the former Miss Eliza Jane Minter, died about 25 years ago.
*******************
John and Eliza were married on 22 Oct 1868 in Henry County, VA. and some of their children were:

1. Hattie Cornelia ADKINS was born 29 Apr 1873 and died 27 Apr. 1971 in a hospital in Roanoke, Virginia.
2. William Henry ADKINS was born ca.1870
3. John Silas ADKINS was born ca.1872
4. James Edward ADKINS
5. Lucy Jane ADKINS was born 14 Jun 1877 in Henry County, Virginia, and died 29 May 1968 in Martinsville General Hospital, Martinsville, Virginia.
6. Nancy Amy ADKINS was born ca.1882 in Henry County, Virginia.
7. Grover Cleveland ADKINS was born 4 Mar 1885 in Henry County, Virginia, and died 30 Oct 1960.
8. George Daniel ADKINS was born 22 Mar 1892 in Henry County, Virginia, and died Jan 1981 in Danville, Virginia. He married Clara unknown.
9. Belva ADKINS was born ca.1891 in Henry County, VA.
10. Rosa Etta ADKINS was born ca.1887 in Henry County, Virginia. She married William GRIGGS.
11. Joseph Michael "Mike" ADKINS was born ca.1881 in Henry County, Virginia and he married Lula BRASSES. He married 2nd to Mary Jane NORRIS.
12. Ernest ADKINS was born 23 Nov 1891 in Henry County, Virginia, and died 7 Mar 1983 in the home of his great-nephew in Bassett, Henry County, Virginia. He married Lillie ANGEL on 24 Sep. 1916. She was born ca.1899, and died 14 May 1981.
*********
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Eliza Jane Minter Adkins (1849 - 1914)*
 
 Children:
  John Silas Adkins (1871 - 1954)*
  James Adkins (1875 - 1934)*
  Joseph Michael Adkins (1879 - 1965)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
The Southern Cross of Honor
 
Burial:
Roselawn Burial Park
Martinsville
Martinsville City
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: deegraver
Record added: Oct 20, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60392219
Capt John Francis Adkins
Added by: Janice Hollandsworth
 
Capt John Francis Adkins
Added by: Janice Hollandsworth
 
Capt John Francis Adkins
Added by: Janice Hollandsworth
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

Celebrating our military on this 239th day of Independence,
- Arleta 💕
 Added: Jul. 4, 2015

- Tx☆Oma
 Added: Jan. 25, 2015
♫ Happy Birthday ♫
- Arleta 💕
 Added: Jan. 24, 2015
There are 27 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service