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Jimmerson Adkins

Male 1911 - 1996  (85 years)


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  • Name Jimmerson Adkins  [1, 2, 3
    Born 25 Feb 1911  San Augustine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 Aug 1996  Spring, Harris County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I41598  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 11 Nov 2012 

    Father Jesse Marion Adkins,   b. 22 Dec 1887, Claiborne Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1967, San Augustine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Sara "Sallie" Elizabeth Parker,   b. Abt 1888, Milam, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1966, San Augustine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Married 3 Jul 1904  Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    • Their wedding was at the home of her parents, with Preacher martin, a hard-shell Baptist Minister officiating. There was a big crowd. The wedding supper was in her parents' home....and dinner at the home of the grooms' parents. Mrs. Adkins added taht there were lots of watermelons, which they spent the day eating. The groom was 17 and his bride was only 16 years of age.

      Their sixtieth wedding anniversary celebration was hosted by their seven (surviving) children: Jimmerson Adkins of Pineland, Mrs. Ozro Pratt of Hemphill, Louis Adkins of Rosevine, Mrs. Johnnie Butler of Alta Loma, Wendford Adkins of Pearland, and Cordell Adkins of Jasper. Members of the family, including children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, attended church services Sunday making a total of 45 in all.

      "The Adkinses are a young-looking, young-acting couple in excellent health, he gardens and she takes care of her house, fills her freezer and then cans about 200 jars of food each year...He and a neighbor, Mrs. W. C. Boyd, share a garden...Mr. and Mrs. Adkins also lived in Jasper, and in Jackson County, Oklahoma, always being engaged in farming and ranching and retiring in 1960."

      Besides their two daughters and five sons, the Adkinses boast 47 grandchildren and 49 great-grandchildren.

      (Excerpted from Virgie Speight's "Vignettes of Pioneer Families" column published July 9, 1964, on the occasion of their sixtieth wedding anniversary).
    Family ID F6752  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Feb 1911 - San Augustine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Aug 1996 - Spring, Harris County, Texas Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S483] 1920 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005, (For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the NARA web page. This database is an index to individuals enumerated in the 1920 United States Federal Census, the Fourteenth Census of the United States. It includes all states and territories, as well as Military and Naval Forces, the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, and the Panama Canal Zone. The census provides many details about individuals and families including: name, gender, age, birthplace, year of immigration, mother tongue, and parentsí birthplaces. In addition, the names of those listed on the population schedule are linked to actual images of the 1920 Federal Census.), Texas, San Augustine County, JP 1 Enumerated 5 and 6 Jan 1920 SD 326 ED 194 Sheets 2A 26-26 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S333] Ancestry.com - U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-Current [database online], (Ancestry.com. Social Security Death Index [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011. Original data: Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Social Security Administration. The Social Security Administration Death Master File contains information on millions of deceased individuals with United States social security numbers whose deaths were reported to the Social Security Administration. Birth years for the individuals listed range from 1875 to last year. Information in these records includes name, birth date, death date, and last known residence.).

    3. [S374] Speights, Virgie "Old Timers of Sabine County, Texas Vignettes of Pioneer Families" (S. Malone, c. 1983), p. 56 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S374] Speights, Virgie "Old Timers of Sabine County, Texas Vignettes of Pioneer Families" (S. Malone, c. 1983), p. 57 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S873] Find A Grave [database online]; http://www.findagrave.com/, (Thousands of contributors submit new listings, updates, corrections, photographs and virtual flowers every hour to the FIND A GRAVE website. When it comes to administrating, building and maintaining the site, Find A Grave is largely operated by its founder, Jim Tipton.), # 58481060 (Reliability: 3).