Person:Sylvanus Adkins (1)

Sylvanus Randolph ADKINS
m. Abt 1838
  1. Mary A. ADKINS1839 -
  2. Sylvanus Randolph ADKINS1841 -
  3. Jasper Adkins1845 - 1864
  4. Newton B. ADKINS1848 -
  5. Sara Adeline ADKINS1851 -
  6. William ADKINS1854 -
  7. Thomas ADKINS1857 -
  8. Jeff ADKINS1861 -
  9. Emeline ADKINS1864 -
  10. Jonas ADKINS1865 -
m. 3 Feb 1901
Facts and Events
Name[1] Sylvanus Randolph ADKINS
Gender Male
Birth? Oct 1841 York County, South Carolina
Marriage 3 Feb 1901 Pulaski County, Arkansasto Mary Elizabeth STONE
Marriage to Millie HUDDLESTON

Alias: /Dolph/ 1870 census: York Co, SC; Bethel Twp; Yorkville PO; Dwlg# 1787;August 16, 1870; Page 372B. Adkins, Sylvanius Head 29 SC Farmer Adkins, Milly Wife 31 SC Adkins, Samuel Son 6 SC Adkins, James Son 4 SC Adkins, Wade H. Son 3 SC Adkins, Thomas Son 4/12 SC Adkins, William Bro 16 SC Farm Laborer _________________________________________________________ Sylvanus Adkins moved his family from York Co, SC to Pulaski Co,AR in late-1870 or early-1871. _________________________________________________________ 1880 census: Pulaski Co, AR; Gray Twp; Dwlg# 179; June 17, 1880;Page 547A. S. R. ADKINS Self M Male W 39 SC SC SC Laborer M. E. ADKINS Wife M Female W 40 SC SC SC Keeping House Samuel ADKINS Son S Male W 16 SC SC SC At Home James ADKINS Son S Male W 14 SC SC SC At Home Wade ADKINS Son S Male W 12 AR*SC SC Ida ADKINS Dau S Female W 10 AR SC SC Eddy ADKINS Son S Male W 4 AR SC SC Maggie L. ADKINS Dau S Female W 2 AR SC SC

  • Born in SC

Source Information: Census Place Gray, Pulaski, Arkansas Family History Library Film 1254055 NA Film Number T9-0055 Page Number 547C __________________________________________________________ 1882 land patent: Adkins, Sylvanus R., Sect. 3, T3N, R11W, 80acres, 1882/06/30 __________________________________________________________ 1900 census: Pulaski Co, AR; Gray Twp; Dwlg# 230; June 23, 1900;Page 225B (Sheet 12B). __________________________________________________________ Merritt, Adkins, Thorn Civil War Letters (Transcribed asoriginally written as closely as possible.) January the 18 1863 Camp near Fredericksburg Va. Mr. W. H. Merritt Dear sir or friend having a leasure moment Ithought I would drope you a few lines to inform you that I am well atthis time and truly hopeing these few lines will find you & family allwell & doing well Harvey I aint got any news to rite worth your attention weare a doing very at this time we don't have any thing to do but drilltwice a day we have got very good little huts with chimb to them we canhave good fires we git plenty to eat such as it is we have bread &meat for dinner & meat & bread for supper we half to go out on picketevery 15 days our men & the yankees talks to each other across the river& we exchange news papers with the yankees & soap tobacco for coffee& whiskey we are all giten very friendly if it only will hold out so But Iam afraid that we all will fall out one of these days & kick up afus we had orders to cook up 3 days rashions we thought that theyankees was coming But I belive the order is countermanded & I hope theywill stay So Harvey I heard that you had an increas in your family I wouldlike to know the name if it is a boy I want you to name it for me if youI know he will be a rouser when he git growing Harvey I want you tosend me a big sweet potato by W. C. Graham when he come back Harvey Iwould like to git home more to see you all I think I could enjoy my selfmuch better than I am adoing hear I am in hopes that the war will soon cometo an end so we all can git home once more to live in peace thebalance of our days let them be long or short A soldier life is a hard life tolive it is a very disagreeable life it will wear any man out But I am inhope that we will come out victoriesly in the end I still live inhopes if I should die in dispair Harvey I belive that I have wrote all thatI can think of at this time all the Fort Mill Boys is well & sends youthe best respect & wants you to rite to them Harvey I want you to rite tome as soon as you git this letter as I want to hear from

  1. 1870 York Co., SC Census.