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Minerva Jane Atkins Capps
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Birth: Apr. 3, 1836
Claiborne County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Feb. 17, 1910
Tennessee, USA

Born to Maurice Atkins and Lucinda Peake on April 3 1836, Minerva (or Manerva) Jane Atkins was one of at least 6 children that also included Joe Atkins, Lucinda Atkins Walker, Mary Atkins Haynes, Scott Atkins and Samuel Atkins.
On December 24, 1854, Minerva Jane married Valentine Willis Capps who was the son of Joseph Capps and Rebecca Moulder. Valentine Willis Capps and Minerva Jane Atkins was the parents of 10 children. William Scott Capps was born on February 22, 1856; Joseph Morris Capps was born April 12 1858; Samuel Atkins Capps was born August 30 1860; Claudius Meade Capps was born Arpil 9 1863. Their first daughter, Mary Selena Capps (who went on to marry William Houston Boruff) was born on April 29 1866. Five more daughters followed: Ollie Frances Capps (married Jacob Lafayette Cabbage) b Feb 5 1869, Emily Lucinda Capps (married John Hill) b Jan 9 1872, Rebecca Elizabeth Capps (married Will Beeler) b August 10 1874, Alice Delona Clara Capps (married Hugh Haynes) b Feb 24 1878 and Nora Laverna Capps (married Dan Acuff) b Aug 28 1882.
Minerva Jane Atkins Capps died on Feb 17 1910, four years before her husband of 56 years did. 
 
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 Parents:
  Morris Maurice Atkins (1800 - 1846)
  Lucinda Peak, Peek Atkins (1803 - 1857)
 
 Spouse:
  Valentine Willis Capps (1833 - 1914)
 
 Children:
  William "Scott" Capps (1856 - 1877)*
  Joseph Morris Capps (1858 - 1937)*
  Samuel Atkins Capps (1860 - 1936)*
 
 Siblings:
  Samuel Atkins (1831 - 1915)*
  Scott Atkins (1833 - 1896)*
  Minerva Jane Atkins Capps (1836 - 1910)
  Mary A. Atkins Haynes (1840 - 1908)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
McKinney Cemetery
Grainger County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: Sarah Capps
Record added: Jan 16, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 23989948
Minerva Jane <i>Atkins</i> Capps
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Minerva Jane <i>Atkins</i> Capps
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Minerva Jane <i>Atkins</i> Capps
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