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Parents:
Henry ADKINS
(~1799 - >1860)
 
 
Elizabeth THACKER
( - >1850)
 
 

Married: 21 April 1859 [55]
 bd.  1841
 dd.  9 April 1864, age about 22; Army hospital at Louisa, Kentucky
 brd.  Military Cemetery, Louisa, Kentucky
 occ.  Farmer
 mil.  I Company, 39th Kentucky Infantry Regiment
 res.  USA
 src.   [55]
 bd.  
 dd.  13 April 1864; Army hospital at Louisa, Kentucky
 brd.  Military Cemetery, Louisa, Kentucky
 res.  USA
 src.   [55]

Child:

Nancy ADKINS (1862 - )

Family notes for Jesse ADKINS and Lucy COX

Daniels p.63. Jesse and Lucy both died in unusual circumstances. Jesse was in the Army hospital at Louisa, Kentucky, seriously ill and Lucy rode a horse from Pikeville to Louisa to help take care of him. Jesse died on 9th April and Lucy on 13th April 1864. They are both buried in the Military Cemetery at Louisa. The cause of their deaths, as reported in the military records, was measles. The deaths and circumstances were sworn to by Ezekiel Prater, Harrison Ratliff and David Campbell, all of whom were at Peach Orchard at the time of the deaths of Jesse and Lucy.

Notes for Jesse ADKINS

Enlisted on 19 November 1862 at Peach Orchard, Kentucky. According to his military records he was 5ft 8ins tall, of fair complexion, black or brown eyes and with dark hair.

He was captured by the Rebels in Pike County, Kentucky, on 1st February 1863 and was reported as deserted in Floyd County, Kentucky, on 4th December 1863. [55]

Sources

55.  Book, Joseph T Daniels, 1988, Adkins of Eastern Kentucky and surrounding areas, Private publication, Library of Congress LC control #:88194814

Family record last updated: 27 October 2014


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