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Adkins Genealogy and Adkins Family History Information

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  • Agnes Polly (1740 - 1798)
  • Charity Adkins (c.1768 - c.1835)
    Per Renee McCoy "It has always been said that Charity was the daughter of Bluesky , daughter of Shawnee chief Cornstalk, but most places have her listed as the daughter of Mary "Polly" Fry, but Charity...
  • Elizabeth Adkins (1686 - 1775)
  • Elizabeth, FIRST wife Adkins (Andrews) (c.1625 - c.1669)
    Alternative date of death: 1/7/1656 (not sourced).
  • Elizabeth Adkins/Atkinson (c.1695 - 1735)
    William V. Adkins was born 28 Mar 1689 in Charles City, Henrico County, Virginia, USA. He died about 1774 in Richmond, Goochland County, Virginia, USA. William married Elizabeth Parker on 17 Jan 1716...

About the Adkins surname

The Adkins surname is derived from Ad(e), a favorite form of the Hebrew given name Adam, meaning red-earth, possibly referring to the earth from which God formed the first man in the Old Testament, plus the Old English pre 7th century suffix -kin. The "d" of Ad(e) was sharpened to "t" in certain areas as a result of dialectal influences. The final "s" is a reduced form of son of.

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