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  • Absolom Adkins (1810 - 1880)
    11 children of Ap and Deliah Maraby abt 1832--Miles A 12/24/1833--Lindsey "Vici" abt 1835--Eli 1837 abt--Lewis 1839 abt--William 1841 abt--Margaret 10/15/1843--Peter 1844 abt--Celia 1846 abt--Thomas ...
  • 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...
  • Dalilah Adkins (1811 - 1894)
  • Elizabeth Whitaker (c.1648 - d.)
    That the wife of Richard Whitacar was Elizabeth Adkins is well recorded: "...The power of Attorney and a black morocco book in which Richard Whitacar carried it over the sea is still in the possessio...

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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