William V. Adkins Sr
- Born: 1690, Virgina, USA
- Marriage: Elizabeth Parker on 17 Jan 1716 in Montgomery Co, Pennsylvania, USA
- Died: 1753, Richmond, Henrico Co, VA
The author's 6th Great-Grandfather.
Some believe William's father was Thomas Adkins, Jr. of Henrico County, VA. Others believe his father is John Adkins o fNew Kent County. The original spelling of his name is Atkinson.
Marriage records: Henrico Co VA., St Johns Church.
According to Grace Gregory's Book of Rememberance: "William ADKINS, Sr. may have been married to Sarah PAULEY, 24 Ju l 1734, Philadelphia, PA. If so, he would be the son of John or Thomas [ADKINS] who was the son of James, the immigrant - they were Quakers. If so, Sarah would be 2nd wife, and Elizabeth PARKER [the] 1st. A William ATKINSON md Elizabe th PARKER, 17 Jan 1716 in St. Johns church, Henrico Co., VA . Elizabeth's father names as Richard PARKER. William (sign is a 'WA') ended up in Pittsylvania Co., VA, making deeds and wife Sarah signing with him.
1715, 29 Aug - a William ATKINSON of Lunenburg Co., VA le t son Henry have 50 acresin Goochland Co., VA. 1748, 2 Au g - a William ATKINSON of Goochland Co., VA sold to Jeremia h Parker REACH 50 acres, being in Goochland Co., VA (no wif e signed). 1750, 29 May - William ATKINSON of Lunenburg Co. , VA sold to Francis CONLEY 100 acres in Goochland Co. No wife signed. 1624 - John ADKINS died, James City Co. A broth er, William ATKINS who in 1624 lived near either Bear or Re ar in Bassinghall, London, England. 1636 - John ADKINS, i n VA. Henry ATKINS in ship "HOPEWELL" who took the oath o f allegience in 1634. Henry ATKYNS, age 22, to Barbados fro m part of London, later to VA. The ADKINS name is spelled s everal different ways, including ATKYNS, ATKINS, ATKINSON , ADKINSON, and ADKINS.
WILLS AND ADMININSTRATIONS OF ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY VIRGINIA , 1647-1800, extracted by Betty Hanks: Enc #899. p. 81. "RO DWELL, John: Leg. sister Elizabeth ATKINS, wife of Christop her ATKINS; to Lucy ATKINS, daughter of aforesaid; to thei r third child, Christopher ATKINS. D. Jan 20 1719. R. Apri l 25 1720. Wit: John SIMPSON, frances COCKE. Page 28."
William married Elizabeth Parker, daughter of Richard Parker and Mitha Parker*, on 17 Jan 1716 in Montgomery Co, Pennsylvania, USA. (Elizabeth Parker was born in 1700 in Henrico Co, Virginia, USA and died before 1733 in Goochland, Goochland, Virginia, USA.)