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Mary Polly Adkins

Birthdate: (65)
Birthplace: Greenbrier, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
Death: Died in Summers County, West Virginia, United States
Place of Burial: Pipestem, Summers County, West Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Jacob Adkins and Mary Parker Adkins
Wife of Drewry Farley, Sr
Mother of Archibald Farley; Francis Farley; Andrew Drewry Farley, Jr.; James Farley; Isaac Farley and 3 others
Sister of Moses Atkins/Adkins; Sherod Adkins Atkins; Jacob Atkins Atkins/Adkins; Judy Adkins and John Adkins
Half sister of Elijah Adkins and Parker Adkins

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About Mary Polly Adkins

Daughter of Jacob Adkins and Mary Parker Bennett. Mary married Drewry Farley 1795 in Virginia.

The Drewry Farley Monument was commissioned by the Pipestem Ruritan Club in the late 1960s and reads:

"Drewry Farley settled 100 yards south of this grave. He and his wife, Mary Adkins Farley were the first white persons to make their permanent home in this area, about 1800. He served with Daniel Boone in the Hugh Caperton Company in Frontier Militia at the present site of Charleston in 1793. Born 1760, Bedford County, VA, died 1851. He named Pipestem because of the hollow stems found along the creek. Sons: Andrew, Archibald, Issac, Drewry, Jr, Gideon, Francis, Squire, Henley. Daughters: Nancy, Rachel, Cleo."

Children of Drewry and Mary Adkins Farley: Gideon, b. 1796, m. Dinah Cook, 1822 Andrew, b. 1797, m Anna Cook, 1820 Chloe, b. 1798, m. Billy Pack, 1816 Archibald, b. 1803, m. Jemima Cook, 1827 Nancy, b. 1805, m. David Cook, 1829 (b. 1801, son of Daniel Cook) Squire, b. 1807, m. Mildred Farmborough 1827 Francis, b. 1809, went to Ind. Rachel, b. 1812, m. Henry Kaylor, 1833 Isaac, b. 1815, m. Elizabeth Adkins, 1837 Henley, b. 1818, m. Sallie Lilly, 1853. Drewry, b. 1823, m. Sarah Belcher, 1847, daughter of Micajah and Belinda Belcher.

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Mary Polly Adkins's Timeline

1775
1775
Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
1797
1797
Age 22
Giles County, Virginia, United States
1800
1800
Age 25
VA
1805
1805
Age 30
1818
1818
Age 43
Shockley Mountain, VA
1823
1823
Age 48
VA
1825
1825
Age 50
VA
1840
1840
Age 65
Summers County, West Virginia, United States
1840
Age 65
Pipestem, Summers County, West Virginia, United States