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Keziah Fry (Adkins)

Also Known As: "Mallory"
Birthdate: (70)
Birthplace: Giles County, Virginia, United States
Death: October 10, 1824 (66-74)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Parker Vincent Adkins and Mary Adkins
Wife of George Peter Fry, II
Mother of Polly Lucas Fry; George Peter Fry, III; Peter Fry; John Christian Fry; Susanna Fry and 2 others
Sister of Millington Adkins; Isom Adkins; Hezekiah Adkins, Sr., Revolutionary War soldier; Susan 'Susannah' McGriff; Littleberry (Berry) Adkins and 4 others

Managed by: Ian McKenzie
Last Updated:

About Keziah Fry

Parents unconfirmed as Parker Adkins & Mary.



AND....(in reply to a follow-up email) Ronnie further wrote

As far as I know there are no records proving Kiziah an Adkins or any other maiden name. When I started work on the book I assumed that anyone doing research on a particular family would only put out what was proven. An old researcher in Virginia was carrying Kiziah as a Mallory. It turned out he had zero proof.

As you know the records of women were not kept as well as those of men. Lots of reasons for this-the man was legally responsible, he owned the possessions, etc.. However, I am 99% convinced that Elizabeth[married Thomas Childers} and Kiziah were children of Parker and Mary. Their birth dates fit perfectly with the other children of Parker.

Both came to the Cabell/Wayne area same as Parker's other children. Kiziah came after husband died and settled among all the other Adkins. She bought land from Jesse Adkins and she is buried in a cemetery that is the oldest and was primarily an Adkins cemetery.

As to Elias and Susanna being first cousins-this happened a lot. The folks lived on the frontier and when their kids were grown up everyone in miles were related. I have never done any family in depth that that there were not first cousin marriages.'

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Keziah Fry's Timeline

Giles County, Virginia, United States
Age 24
Fincastle, Botetourt County, Virginia, United States
Age 26
Tazewell, Tazewell County, Virginia
Age 27
March 10, 1794
Age 40
Montgomery County, Virginia, United States
Age 47
Montgomery County (Giles), Virginia
October 10, 1824
Age 70