Owen Sanford Sr. Adkins
Francis (Fannie) Campbell
(Cir 1795-After 1860)
Abner Adkins
(1830-After 1900)
Matilda (Tilly) Gibson
(Cir 1833-Cir 1890)
John G. Adkins
(1860-After 1930)


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Mary J.

John G. Adkins

  • Born: Dec 1860, Callands, Pittsylvania Co., VA.
  • Marriage: Mary J. circa 1884 in Pittsylvania Co, VA
  • Died: After 1930, Callands, Pittsylvania Co., VA

bullet  General Notes:

The 1900 Federal Census for Callands, Pittsylvania Co., VA, Dist 71, page 232A records the widower Abner Adkins (January 1830). Also in the household is his daughter, Fanny (Dec 1860), who recently married John Colbar (May 1865). Next door is Abner's son John G. Adkins (Dec 1860) with his wife Mary J. (May 1870) and their children Stonewall J. (Sept 1885), John G. (Jan 1888), Fannie F. (May 1891), Alma Feb 1893), Levi (April 1896), Fletcher L. (Jan 1898), and Susie (May 1900). John and Mary have been married for 16 years and have had 7 children. A few pages over in the census record is Abner's son William Adkins (June 1857) with his wife Malinda A. [Matilda] (July 1849) with their children Ada L. (July 1868[78]), Mary J. (Mar 1881), Magdalene (June 1882), Mattie M (July 1887), William H. (Nov 1889).

The 1910 Federal Census for Callands, Pittsylvania Co., VA, Dist 89, page 72A records John Adkins (50) with his wife Mary J. (40) and their children Ella (14), Wade (12), Lena M. (8), Roy (6), and Ethel (4). Next door is his brother, William F. Adkins (56) with his wife, Ann M. (58) and their children Mary J. (27), William T. (21), and Mattie M. (20). Also in the household are William T.'s wife of 1 year, Fannie A. (19), and their daughter, Louise M. (2/12). William F. Adkins has been married to Ann M. for 35 years and has had 11 children of whom only 5 are still living. Nearby is Adison Gibson and family. Addison will soon marry John Adkins' daughter, Lillie Mae [or Elma or Ella] Adkins.

The 1920 Federal Census for Museville, Pittsylvania Co., VA, Dist 140, page 73B, dated January 20, 1920 records John G. Adkins (58) with his wife Sis (sic) (50) living with his widowed son Walley Adkins (35) and John's other children Luna (18), Royal (17), Ethel (12), and Omer (4).

The 1930 Federal Census for Callands, Pittsylvania Co., VA, Dist 5, page 69B, dated April 15, 1930 records the widower John Adkins (59) living with his daughter and her family: Adison Gibson (39) and his wife Ella (36) and children Dera M. (14), Posey E. (12), Dora N. (11), John R. (10), Laura E. (9), Hardon (7), and Handy (7).


John married Mary J. circa 1884 in Pittsylvania Co, VA. (Mary J. was born in May 1870 in Virginia and died after 1920 in Callands, Pittsylvania Co., VA.)

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