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  • Agnes Polly (c.1744 - 1798)
  • Benjamin Adkins (1682 - 1756)
    "ADKINS BENJAMIN son of Josiah and Elizabeth m Jane Stevens of New Haven June 8 1709 issue Sarah b March 27 1710 Hannah b Oct 12 1712 no sons Jane his wife d Nov 16 1712 Benjamin m for his 2d wife Eliz...
  • Charity Adkins (c.1768 - c.1835)
    Updated from WikiTree Genealogy via son Randolph Adkins by SmartCopy : Dec 7 2014, 3:11:16 UTC Charity was born in 1768. Charity Adkins ... She passed away in 1835.* Updated from WikiTree Genealogy by ...
  • Elizabeth Bromwell Adkins (c.1642 - 1716)
    Updated from MyHeritage Family Trees via husband John Thomas Adkins by SmartCopy : Jan 20 2015, 23:31:13 UTC
  • Elizabeth Stowe (1717 - 1767)
    "Benjamin Adkins/3 (1682-?), father of Elizabeth Adkins Stow, was himself the son of Josiah/2 Adkins (d. 1690; s/o William/1 Adkins) and Elizabeth/2 Wetmore (1648-?)... The Adkinses came from Wales, ju...

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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