The Photo Request has been fulfilled.

 Sarah Rebecca <I>Stice</I> Adkins

Sarah Rebecca Stice Adkins

Metropolis, Massac County, Illinois, USA
Death 10 Feb 1914 (aged 60)
El Centro, Imperial County, California, USA
Burial El Centro, Imperial County, California, USA
Plot Block 6; Lot 14; Space 2
Memorial ID 11461952 · View Source
Suggest Edits

Sarah Rebecca Stice was the fourth child of William Henry Stice and Martha Gregory. She was united in marriage on the 27th day of September 1869 to Samuel Andrew Adkins near Pellonia, Illinois, County of Massac. Children born by this marriage in order of their births are as follows:

Agnes May born Jan 7, 1872
Isabelle born May 23, 1873
Benjamin L. born April 28, 1876
William Edward born Sept 2, 1878
David Walter born March 31, 1881
Florence Lillian born May 12, 1883
J. R. Fredrick born Feb 10, 1885
Herbert Oscar born Oct 26, 1886
Laura Edith born Feb 20, 1889
Loyd Samuel born Jan 14, 1891
Sophia Myrtle born March 19, 1893
John Charles born Sept 13, 1895
(there is more to this letter he wrote)
Signed, Samuel Adkins, July 22, 1915, Milford, TX (at the time this letter was written he was living with his daughter, Edith Whitson)

1860 census of Massac Co., IL is the family of Wm. Stice and Martha. (Home 987, Massac Co., IL p. 928/137)
Wm. Stice, age 27
Martha Stice, age 35
William Stice , age 14
Clinton Stice, age 12
Mary Jane, age 9
Sarah , age 7
Syntha, age 3
Martha, age 8/12

1870 Waol Twp., Pope Co., IL Census, (15-15)
Waol ADKINS, age 28, Farmer, $400 Real estate value, $210 personal estate value, b: TN (Samuel)
Sarah B., age 18, Keeping house, b: IL (Sarah Becky "aka Rebecca")
William Stice, age 25, M, Farm hand, b: IL (Sarah's brother)
Martha C. Stice, age 10, F, b: IL (Sarah's sister)

1880 Logan Precinct, Pope Co., IL Census, pg. 81c
Samuel Adkins, head, married, M, W, age 38, b: AL > VA > TN; Farming
Sarah Adkins, wife, married, F, W, age 26, b: IL > KY > KY; Keeping house
Agnes M. Adkins, dau., single, F, W, age 8, b: IL > AL > IL
Isabelle Adkins, dau., single, F, W, age 6, b: IL > AL > IL
Benjamin Adkins, son, single, M, W, age 4, b: IL > AL > IL
Edward Adkins, son, single, M, W, age 2, b: IL > AL > IL

1900 4th precinct, Ellis Co., TX, Roll 1630, Book 1, Pg. 114 (208-209)
Samuel A. ADKINS, head, M, W, b: Sept 1841, age 58, married 28 yrs, b: AL > AL > AL, Farmer, Renting
Sarah J., wife, F, W, b: Sept 1853, age 46, 10 of 12 children living, b: IL > KY > KY
Edward/Edmond, son, M, W, b: Sept 1878, age 21, single, b: IL > AL > IL
J. R. Fredrick, son, M, W, b: Feb 1885, age 15, single, b: MO > AL > IL
Herbert, son, M, W, b: Oct 1886, age 13, single, b: MO > AL > IL
Laura Edith, dau., F, W, b: Feb 1889, age 11, single, b: MO > AL > IL
Loyd Samuel, son, M, W, b: Jan 1891, age 10, single, b: AR > AL > IL
John C., son, M, W, b: Sept 1895, age 5, single, b: TX > AL > IL

1910 4th Justice Pct, Ellis Co., TX, pg. 273 (302-304)
S. A. Adkins, head, M, W, age 68, Married 41 yrs, b: AL > VA > TN, Farming
Sary R. Adkins, wife, F, W, age 56, 9 of 11 children living, b: IL > KY > KY
Sam Adkins, son, M, W, age 19, b: AR > AL > IL, Farm Laborer
John Adkins, son, M, W, age 14, b: TX > AL > TN, Farm Laborer
Louise Adkins, grand-dau., F, W, age 10, b: TX > IL > TN

Samuel and Sarah were Farmer's in there earlier careers and then later opened several General Stores in TX, OR and CA.

I visited Sarah's grave site in 1986 while I was visiting CA. I didn't notice her husband's stone beside her's. She did have a son and dau. in law close by.

Family Members





  • Created by: Mindy
  • Added: 1 Aug 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11461952
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sarah Rebecca Stice Adkins (5 Sep 1853–10 Feb 1914), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11461952, citing Evergreen Cemetery, El Centro, Imperial County, California, USA ; Maintained by Mindy (contributor 46796420) .