John Graham Adkins

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John Graham Adkins

  • Birth 10 Mar 1796 South Carolina, USA
  • Death 7 Nov 1878 Brookport, Massac County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Brookport, Massac County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 11462075

John "Jack" Graham Adkins was a son of Joseph Adkins and ?. He married Nancy Caroline Covey on 23 Mar 1823 in Bedford Co., TN. To this union 12 children were born: 1) Harriet Ford 2) Wm Covey 3) Charles Barringer 4) Merriann "Mary" M. "Polly" 5) John Watson 6) Roseanna Margaret 7) Joseph Morgan 8) Thomas Cox 9) Elizabeth Jane 10) Nancy Caroline 11) Samuel Andrew 12) Francis Marion (male) Adkins. These children were born in Bedford Co., TN and near Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa Co., AL. John and Nancy lived in Paducah, McCracken CO., KY after children were born and around 1860 moved to Metropolis City P.O., Massac Co., IL until they died.

CENSUS:

1830 No twp. listed, Bedford Co., TN Census, Page 97, Roll 174, Book 1
John ADKINS, head
3 - males under 5 yrs
1 - males bet. 5 - 10 yrs
1 - males bet. 30 to 40 yrs.
1 - females under 5 yrs
1 - females bet. 5 - 10 yrs.
1 - females bet. 20 - 30 yrs.
1 - females bet. 30 - 40 yrs.
1 - females bet. 50 - 60 yrs.

1840 ? s/be AL but cannot locate - found the following which is similar but probably not the same family.
1840 Cherokee Co., AL census, pg. 136
J. J. AIKINS
1 - Free males bet 5 & 10 yrs.
2 - Free males bet 10 & 15 yrs.
1 - Free males bet. 20 & 30 yrs.
1 - Free males bet. 40 & 50 yrs.
1 - Free female under 5 yrs.
1 - Free females bet 5 & 10 yrs.
1 - Free females bet 10 & 15 yrs.
2 - Free females bet. 15 & 20 yrs.
1 - Free females bet. 40 & 50 yrs.

1850, District 1, McCracken Co., KY, Census page 144, as dwelling # 120, family #121
John Adkins, age 54, occupation: Steamboatman, born SC
Nancy Adkins, age 45, born Virginia
William Adkins, age 25, occupation: Steamboatman, born TN
Charles Adkins, age 23, occupation: Laborer, born TN, attended school within the last year
Polly Adkins, age 22, born TN
John Adkins, age 19, born TN
Rosanne Adkins, age 18, born TN
Joseph Adkins, age 16, born TN
Elizabeth Adkins, age 13, born AL, attended school within the last year
Samuel Adkins, age 8, born AL, attended school within the last year
Ezekiel Craft, age 22, occupation: Laborer, born Unknown
Also living in this dwelling #120 is as follows; Family #122;
Samuel Fuller, age 21, occupation: Laborer, born TN
Sarah Fuller, age 16, born TN
Also living in this dwelling #120 is family #123
Al Caravin, 31, M, Laborer, b: Ireland, over 20 and can't read nor write
Bridget Caravin, 31, F, b: Ireland
Margaret Caravin, 3, F, b: Ireland
Patrick Caravin, 2/12, M, b: Ireland
Michael Cary, age 32, M, Laborer, b: Ireland

1860 Metropolis Twp., Massac Co., IL Census, page 23 (153 - 153)
John ATKINS, Sr., age 64, M, Farmer, Value Real Estate $1,000; Value of Personal Estate $500, b: SC
Nancy Atkins, age 56, F, Spinster/Seamstress, b: VA
John Atkins, age 26, M, Farm Hand, b: TN
Joseph Atkins, age 23, M, Farm Hand, b: TN
Samuel Atkins, age 19, M, Farm Hand, b: AL

John Graham Adkins was found living with his son, John W. household
1870 Metropolis City P.O., Massac Co., IL, Roll 255, Book 1, page 28, dated June 29, 1970 (193-193)
John ADKINS, age 36, M, W, Farmer, b: TN, Real estate value $1,800, Personal estate value $600
Louise, age 27, F, W, Keeping house, b: KY (wife)
Robert L., M, W, age 4, M, W, b: IL
Loryetta, F, W, age one day, est. Jun 28, 1870, b: IL
John Sr., M, W, age 73, b: SC, Farmer (father)
Nancy, F, W, age 64, b: VA (mother)
Martha FORD, F, W, age 20, House keeping, b: KY (perhaps a sister to Louise)


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  • Created by: Mindy
  • Added: 1 Aug 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11462075
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Graham Adkins (10 Mar 1796–7 Nov 1878), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11462075, citing Pell Cemetery, Brookport, Massac County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Mindy (contributor 46796420) .