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Name
BirthFemale
Death13 April 1864; Army hospital at Louisa, Kentucky
Death MemoMeasles. See notes
BurialMilitary Cemetery, Louisa, Kentucky
Burial MemoSee notes
ResidenceUSA

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Married, 1859
Name
BirthMale; 1841
Death9 April 1864, age about 22; Army hospital at Louisa, Kentucky
Death MemoMeasles. See notes
BurialMilitary Cemetery, Louisa, Kentucky
OccupationFarmer
MilitaryI Company, 39th Kentucky Infantry Regiment
ResidenceUSA
Father
Mother
Marriage 21 April 1859 [55]
Child (1):Nancy ADKINS (1862 - )

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]

Family notes for Lucy COX and Jesse ADKINS

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.

Sources

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

Person record last updated: 16 May 2022


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