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ELKINS, ELKUNS, ELKENS, ALKINS, ALKUNS, AKLENS, ALKING, ALKUNG, ALKENG, ELKINGS, ELKENGS, ELKUNGS

DESCENDANTS OF ENOCH ELKINS

This information contributed by Lou Nell Elkins
© 1998, 1999, 2000 Lou Nell Elkins

Generation No. 1

1. ENOCH1 ELKINS was born 1822 in Ga. He married JANE MOULTRY OR SIMMONS.

Children of ENOCH ELKINS and JANE SIMMONS are:

i. CHARLES D. (BUD)2 ELKINS, b. 1851, Ga; m. ELIZEBETH J. UNKNOWN, Abt. 1870, Randolph Cty, Al.

2. ii. A. ELIZEBETH (BETTY) ELKINS, b. 1856, GA.

3. iii. SARAH ANN ELKINS, b. 1858, Ga.

4. iv. MISSOURI ELKINS, b. 1862, Al..

5. v. JAMES W. (JIM) ELKINS, b. 1866, Al..

vi. NANCY ELKINS, b. November 1869, Al.; d. Guntersville,Al ?; m. W.T.(TOM) GUNTER.

6. vii. WILLIAM JOSEPH ELKINS, b. January 25, 1872, Randolph Cty, Al; d. September 16, 1931, Antioch Babtist Church Clay County, Al.

 

Generation No. 2

2. A. ELIZEBETH (BETTY)2 ELKINS (ENOCH1) was born 1856 in GA. She married JOE FOSTER.

Children of A. ELKINS and JOE FOSTER are:

i. MOLLIE3 FOSTER, m. RUBEN GIBBS.

ii. PEARL FOSTER, m. TANT ELLISON.

iii. GREENBERRY FOSTER.

 

3. SARAH ANN2 ELKINS (ENOCH1) was born 1858 in Ga. She married BUD KEY.

Child of SARAH ELKINS and BUD KEY is:

i. THOMAS3 KEY.

 

4. MISSOURI2 ELKINS (ENOCH1) was born 1862 in Al.. She married HENRY CARDEN.

Children of MISSOURI ELKINS and HENRY CARDEN are:

i. HENRY JR3 CARDEN.

ii. JOSEY CARDEN.

iii. FANNIE CARDEN.

iv. ALVIN CARDEN.

 

5. JAMES W. (JIM)2 ELKINS (ENOCH1) was born 1866 in Al.. He married CAUSIS F. ( FANNIE) ALLRED September 15, 1886 in Cullman County, Al.

Children of JAMES ELKINS and CAUSIS ALLRED are:

i. ELLA3 ELKINS.

ii. MOLLIE ELKINS.

iii. MARVIN ELKINS.

iv. CLAUDE ELKINS.

v. GEORGE ELKINS.

vi. DEWEY ELKINS.

 

6. WILLIAM JOSEPH2 ELKINS (ENOCH1) was born January 25, 1872 in Randolph Cty, Al, and died September 16, 1931 in Antioch Babtist Church Clay County, Al. He married EMMA CYNTHIA WATTS November 07, 1893 in Cullman Cty Al..

Notes for WILLIAM JOSEPH ELKINS:

William Joseph Elkins ran a little general store in Chandler Springs. In the back of the store he had a grist mill where he ground corn to make meal for people.

One day while he was grinding some corn for someone he had a stroke and fell over in the trough. It paralized him in his throat and made him unable to eat. Emma (his Wife) feed him spoonful of soup or water ,was all he could take at a time. He litteraly starved to death in 30 days after the stroke.

Children of WILLIAM ELKINS and EMMA WATTS are:

7. i. ALETHA MAGDALENE3 ELKINS, b. December 10, 1897, Holly Pond, Cullman Cty, Al.

8. ii. WILLIAM ALBERT HOLLINGSWORTH ELKINS, b. January 24, 1904, Talladega County; d. April 04, 1980, Talladega, Al Buried Midway Memorial Gardens.

9. iii. JESSIE ODESSA ELKINS, b. February 16, 1906, Clay Cty, Al.

 

Generation No. 3

7. ALETHA MAGDALENE3 ELKINS (WILLIAM JOSEPH2, ENOCH1) was born December 10, 1897 in Holly Pond, Cullman Cty, Al. She married SOLOMAN STEPHEN (JACK) OTWELL January 20, 1915 in Clay County, Al.

Children of ALETHA ELKINS and SOLOMAN OTWELL are:

i. ELIZEBETH ODESSA4 OTWELL, b. April 26, 1927, Talladega County Al; m. MELVIN FULTON, May 24, 1946, Talladega County Al.

ii. JOSEPH AUTHER STEVENS OTWELL, b. January 15, 1930; m. (1) EVELYN WESLEY; m. (2) MADGE HALLMARK.

iii. BONNIE HOMERA OTWELL, b. May 25, 1932, Talladega County Al; m. CHARLES ALEX (RED) BRYANT, June 25, 1949, Cedar Town, Ga.

iv. FRANKLIN DIXON OTWELL, b. April 25, 1941, Talladega County Al; m. ANNIE LAVINA EDWARDS, September 16, 1961, Talladega County Al.

v. ENNIS OTWELL, b. January 03, 1935; d. January 03, 1935.

 

8. WILLIAM ALBERT HOLLINGSWORTH3 ELKINS (WILLIAM JOSEPH2, ENOCH1) was born January 24, 1904 in Talladega County, and died April 04, 1980 in Talladega, Al Buried Midway Memorial Gardens. He married MILDRED ELIZEBETH MCELWEE September 12, 1931 in Chandler Springs.

Marriage Notes for WILLIAM ELKINS and MILDRED MCELWEE:

Mildred and Albert met at a wiener roast in Chandler Springs (Talladega County, Al) She was a young age of 15. When they decided to get married, Albert bought Milderd a dress to wear. It was black with yellow polka dots!! She said the dress was pretty but not one to marry in; but she would not hurt his feelings and wore it anyway. They walked about 5 miles to Preacher Wheelers house to get married. George and Ben Wheeler were there witnessess. They stayed married untill Alberts death 1980.. ( UNTILL DEATH DO US PART )

Children of WILLIAM ELKINS and MILDRED MCELWEE are:

i. FAYE ELIZEBETH4 ELKINS, b. October 15, 1932, Talladega County, Al; m. (1) CHARLES T. WESLEY, April 21, 1951, Talladega County; m. (2) ROBERT HUSTON SANDERS, October 05, 1957, Talladega County.

More About ROBERT HUSTON SANDERS:

Fact 1: June 06, 1988, Heart Transplant

Medical Information: Bob recieved a heart transplant 6-6-1988 in B'ham, Al. It was transplant #166 by Drs Kirkland & Borge. Recieved from a 20 yr old donor and transplanted in Kirkland Clinic.

ii. DOUGLAS RAY ELKINS, b. July 23, 1934; m. BILLIE RUTH HARVELL, July 05, 1953, Talladega County.

iii. ALBERT WAYNE ELKINS, b. February 10, 1938, Talladega County; m. ELLA JO MITCHELL, October 28, 1957, Etowah County.

iv. GINGER ANN ELKINS, b. January 24, 1940, Talladega County; m. BOBBY JACK KILGORE, April 08, 1961.

v. CHARLES JOSEPH ELKINS, b. January 07, 1946, Talladega County; m. (1) JUANITA LUCILLE CLAY, March 08, 1965; m. (2) MARTHA SUE NEW, December 01, 1972, Talladega County.

vi. BARBARA SHARON ELKINS, b. August 25, 1947; m. (1) JAMES EDWARD GRIFFIES, July 16, 1962; m. (2) JERRY ALLEN SWINDELL, September 16, 1989, Dadeville, Al.

More About JERRY ALLEN SWINDELL:

Fact 1: Medical doctor

vii. ROBERT DONALD ELKINS, b. February 11, 1949, Talladega County, Al; m. LOU NELL LEDLOW, August 29, 1966, Talladega, Alabama.

More About ROBERT DONALD ELKINS:

Medical Information: A Pos. Blood Type

More About LOU NELL LEDLOW:

Medical Information: A Neg. Blood Type

viii. JIMMY COLVIN ELKINS, b. August 10, 1953, Talladega County; m. DONNA ANN HUDGINS, February 02, 1973, Talladega County.

 

9. JESSIE ODESSA3 ELKINS (WILLIAM JOSEPH2, ENOCH1) was born February 16, 1906 in Clay Cty, Al. She married (1) ROBERT REGAN (BOB) OTWELL. She married (2) JOHN GAYLON MCWILLIAMS February 04, 1923 in Talladega County Al.

Children of JESSIE ELKINS and JOHN MCWILLIAMS are:

i. EMMA DAILY4 MCWILLIAMS, b. November 27, 1923, Talladega, Al; m. (1) JAMES THEADORE WOOD; m. (2) JAMES ALVIN GRAVETTE, 1942, El Paso, Texas.

ii. PEARL DELENE MCWILLIAMS, b. September 01, 1926, Talladega County Al; d. April 04, 1988, Pleasent Grove Cemetary,Talladega County Al; m. JACK WRENN OGLESBY, October 22, 1945, Talladega, Al.

iii. ALBERT GAYLON MCWILLIAMS, b. June 13, 1930, Clay County, Al; d. August 23, 1976, Jefferson County, Al; m. (1) BETTY RUSSELL, September 16, 1951; m. (2) BRENDA JOYLENE CRAIG, December 12, 1968, Fulton, Ga.

Notes for ALBERT GAYLON MCWILLIAMS:

Gaylon and Steve was killed in an auto accident in Irondale,Al as they were going down the freeway a car came over the median and flipped over on the top of them killing them instantly.



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