Lewis G. Adkins
- Born: Apr 1844, Museville, Pittsylvania Co., VA.
- Marriage: Elizabeth Bradley on 23 Dec 1875 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.
- Died: After 1910, Callands, Pittsylvania Co., VA.
Lewis joined the 38th Infantry, Company B, of the Confederate Army late in the war, April 22, 1864.
Harry T. Adkins, grandson of Greenberry, writes in the 1950s, that Louis married Betty Bradner and had one son, Rob. Marriage and Census records indicate Lewis married Elizabeth Bradley and had at least 4 children.
The 1880 Federal Census for Pittsylvania Co., VA (District#164, page 66A) taken June 23, 1880 records Luis (32) and Betty (29) Adkinds with children Robert (4), Thomas (2), and Baby (3/12 - male).
The 1900 Federal Census, Pittsylvania Co., VA, Dist 71, page 227B (Sheet 4), dated June 6, 1900 records Louis Adkins (Apr 1842) with his wife Elizabeth K. (May 1846) and sons Thomas (May 1878) and Beverly (Mar 1881) and daughter Minnie K. (Dec 1883). Louis and Elizabeth have been married for 24 years and have had 5 children all of whom are still living.
The 1910 Federal Census for Callands, Pittsylvania Co., VA (ED#89, visit 156, page 77B) records Louis and Elizabeth Adkins with their widowed daughter Minnie Mays (24) and grand children Mary A. (8), Essie (4), and Georgie A. (2) Mays.
APPLICATION OF A WIDOW OF A DECEASED SOLDIER, SAILOR OR MARINE FOR A PENSION.
Name: Lewis Adkins, age 65, blindness as disability
Pittsylvania County, Virginia
I, G. W. Gammon, Commissioner of Revenue for the County of Pittsylvania do certify that Lewis Adkins,whose name is signed to the foregoing application, personally appeared before me in my county, and, having the said application fully read and explained to him, as well as the statements and answers therein made, he the said Lewis Adkins made oath before me that said statements and answers are true. Given under my hand this 6th day of July 1902.
Signed: G. W. Gammon
Pittsylvania County 19
No. VIRGINIA: County of Pittsylvania, TO-WIT: I, S. S. Hurt, Clerk of the Circuit Court,for the County of Pittsylvania, do certify that the judges of the said court has directed me to certify to the Auditor of Public Accounts that Lewis Adkins, a pensioner under the act of March 7, 1900 is entitled to receive annually from the State of Virginia the sum of fifteen dollars. Given under my hand this 25th day of August, 1902.
Signed: S. S. Hurt
Lewis married Elizabeth Bradley on 23 Dec 1875 in Pittsylvania Co., VA. (Elizabeth Bradley was born in May 1846 in Pittsylvania Co., VA. and died after 1910 in Callands, Pittsylvania Co., VA..)
Virginia Marriages, 1851-1929 <http://www.ancestry.com>
Name: LEWIS ADKINS
Spouse: BETTIE BRADLEY
Marriage Date: 23 Dec 1875