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Adkins, John Oliver

Adkins, John Oliver

Male 1883 - 1961  (77 years)

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  • Name Adkins, John Oliver 
    Born 2 Sep 1883  Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Reference Number 667 
    Died 14 Jan 1961  Danville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried First Baptist Church of Yanceyville, Yanceyville, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I662  Caswell County
    Last Modified 21 Jun 2022 

    Father Adkins, William Wallace,   b. Jun 1850, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1905  (Age ~ 54 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Willis, Mary E.,   b. Jun 1850, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 17 Feb 1870  Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Reference Number 2216 
    Notes 
    • North Carolina Marriage Records
      Name: Mary E Willis
      Gender: Female
      Marriage Date: 17 Feb 1870
      Marriage Place: Caswell, North Carolina, USA
      Father: Thomas Willis
      Mother: Harriet Willis
      Spouse: William Wallace Adkins
      Spouse Gender: Male
      Spouse Father: Henry F Adkins
      Spouse Mother: Frances F Adkins
      Event Type: Marriage
    Family ID F54  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Oliver, Margaret Lea,   b. 15 Mar 1890, Yanceyville, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1945, Yanceyville, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Reference Number 55322 
    Children 
     1. Adkins, Myrtle Lee,   b. 11 Jun 1912,   d. 3 Feb 1935  (Age 22 years)  [natural]
    +2. Adkins, Earline Sawyer,   b. 17 Jul 1914,   d. 20 Oct 1979  (Age 65 years)  [natural]
    +3. Adkins, James Henry,   b. 20 Dec 1916, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1961, Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)  [natural]
    +4. Adkins, Polly Frances,   b. 8 Aug 1931, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 2003, Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 21 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F423  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Sep 1883 - Caswell County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Jan 1961 - Danville, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Baptist Church of Yanceyville, Yanceyville, Caswell County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Margaret Lea Oliver, John Oliver Adkins, Earline Sawyer Adkins, Polly Frances Adkins
    Margaret Lea Oliver, John Oliver Adkins, Earline Sawyer Adkins, Polly Frances Adkins

    Headstones
    Margaret Lea Oliver Adkins and John Oliver Adkins Grave Marker (First Baptist Church of Yanceyville, Yanceyville, NC)
    Margaret Lea Oliver Adkins and John Oliver Adkins Grave Marker (First Baptist Church of Yanceyville, Yanceyville, NC)

  • Notes 
    • John Oliver Adkins (1883-1961)

      april 19 2006 098

      (click on photograph for larger image)
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      My Papa Adkins was a jailor there [historic Caswell County Jail] for several years. I still have his handcuffs. Source: Leigh-Anne Dodson Facebook post 10 April 2021.

      Once served on the Caswell County School Board (Caswell County, North Carolina).
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      Some researchers show, but without substantiating documentation, two additional children: Sally Donna Adkins; and John Wallace Adkins (with both dying young).
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      U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
      Name: John Oliver Adkins
      County: Caswell
      State: North Carolina
      Birth Date: 2 Sep 1883
      Race: White
      FHL Roll Number: 1765626

      1930 US Census
      Name: John O Atkins [Adkins]
      Age: 46
      Estimated birth year: abt 1884
      Birthplace: North Carolina
      Relation to head-of-house: Head
      Spouse's Name: Maggie Atkins
      Race: White
      Home in 1930: Dan River, Caswell, North Carolina
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