Nancy Preston Clark
- Born: 16 Feb 1899, Lynchburg, VA.
- Marriage: Eugene Morrison Adkins Sr. on 25 May 1921 in Lynchburg, VA. 96
- Died: 5 Aug 1929, Lynchburg, VA. at age 30
- Buried: 7 Aug 1929, Spring Hill Cemetery, Lynchburg, Campbell Co., VA
Cause of her death was Pelvic Peritonitis.
The 1920 Federal Census for Ward 1, Lynchburg, VA (ED#2, page 24B) dated January 2, 1920 records Nancy P. Clark (20 - VA) living with her parents Withers P. Clark (56 - VA/VA/VA) and Lottie P. Clark (50 - VA/VA/VA) and sister Annis I. Clark (32 - VA) at 212 Federal Street. Also in the household is Lottie's single sister, Texie Preston (43 - VA/VA/VA). Withers is a Sales Manager at a Steel Company, Annie is a Stenographer at a Steel Company, and Nancy is a Sales Lady at a Department Store.
The 1910 Federal Census for Ward 1, Lynchburg, VA (ED#78, page 24B) dated April 18, 1910 records Nannie P. Clark (11 - VA) living with her parents Withers P. Clark (46 - VA/VA/VA) and Lottie P. Clark (44 - VA/VA/VA) and siblings Annis I. Clark (22 - VA), Charlotte S. Clark (21 - VA), and Abram I. Clark (19 - VA) at 212 Federal Street. Also in the household is Lottie's single sister, Texie S. Preston (35 - VA/VA/VA). Withers is an Agent for a Hardware Company, Annie is a Stenographer at a Book Company, and Abram is a Saleman at a Hardware Store [perhaps at the John P. Adkins Hardware Store]. Withers has been married to Lottie for 23 years and they have had 4 children, all of whom are still living. Also in the household is a black servant, Laura Freeman (22 - VA). She is a Cook for the family.
The 1900 Federal Census for Ward 1, Lynchburg, VA (ED#80, page 45B) dated June 9, 1900 records Nannie P. Clark (February 1899 - VA) living with her parents Withers P. Clark (May 1863 - VA/VA/VA) and Lottie P. Clark (July 1865 - VA/VA/VA) and siblings Annie I. Clark (March 1887 - VA), Charlotte S. Clark (August 1888 - VA), and A Irvine Clark (February 1890 - VA) at 407 Madison Street. Also in the household is Lottie's single sister, Texie S. Preston (November 1875 - VA/VA/VA). Withers is a Hardware Merchant Withers has been married to Lottie for 14 years and they had had 4 children, all of whom are still living. Also in the household are three black servants, Pattie M. Goode (June 1875 - VA/VA/VA), Eliza Gunn (February 1842 - NC/VA/GA), and Julia Leftwich (June 1845 - VA/VA/VA). Next door at 401 Madison Street is Nancy Preston Clark Adkins' uncle, Thomas Preston (August 1842 - VA/VA/VA), with his wife Nannie E. Preston (June 1844 - VA/VA/VA) and nephew Blair Preston (June 1880 - VA/VA/VA). Thomas is a Lawyer while Blair is a Salesman at a Hardware Store. Thomas has been married to Nannie for 27 years and they have had 4 children of whom 2 are still living.
Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014
Name: Nancy Clark Adkins [Nancy Clark Clark]
Residence: 1023 Court Street, Lynchburg, VA
Age at Death: 30yrs 5mths 20dys
Birth Date: 16 Feb 1899
Death Date: 5 Aug 1929
Death Place: Lynchburg, Campbell, Virginia
Burial: Aug 7, 1929 at Spring Hill Cemetery, Lynchburg, VA
Registration Date: 7 Aug 1929
Father: Withers P Clark born Campbell Co., VA
Mother: Lottie Preston born Charlottesville, VA
Spouse: Eugene M Adkins
Certificate Number: 1929019578
Nancy married Eugene Morrison Adkins Sr., son of John Peter Adkins and Mabel Clare Morrison, on 25 May 1921 in Lynchburg, VA..96 (Eugene Morrison Adkins Sr. was born on 3 Dec 1897 in Virginia and died on 16 Nov 1971 in Greenwood, S.C..)
Check records in Lynchburg Clerk of Courts Office - asked for Katie on Friday January 22, 2010 for marriage record for Eugene Morrison Adkins
Hon. Ronald M. Irvine
Phone: (434) 455-2620
Circuit Court of the County of Campbell
The Circuit Court of the County of Campbell is part of the 24th Judicial Circuit Court of Virginia. It is the court of record in the County and has general jurisdiction of all types of cases - civil, equity and criminal. In addition, the Circuit Court is the court to which appeals from the General District Court and the Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court are taken.
Deborah Hughes, Clerk
(434) 332-9517 ... ask for records room
Clerk's Office (sent a check for 50 cents)
Circuit Court Clerk
PO Box 7000
Rustburg, VA 24588 (self addressed stamped envelope)
A copy of the marriage license was recieved on January 27, 2010:
Eugene Morrison Adkins and Nancy Preston Clark are authorized to be married by the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Campbell County, Virginia ... Given May 23, 1921
The Marriage Certificate is dated May 25, 1921 and gives Eugene's place of birth as Sandy River [Pittsylvania Co., VA] and his parents as John PRESTON Adkins and Mabel Clair Adkins. Nancy's place of birth is Campbell County, VA and her parents are Withers Paulette Clark and Lottie Preston Clark.
They were married by J. [John born ca 1880] M. Roberson, a minister in the Protestant Episcopal Church.