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*Ambaziah Amoyiah Amaziah Elkins

Male 1818 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name *Ambaziah Amoyiah Amaziah Elkins 
    Born Between 1816 and 1818  August 1984 Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I14079  My Genealogy

    Father *William Elkins, Sr.,   b. 1796, Pulaski County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1880, 92 Years; Brown County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Rhoda Stephens,   b. Abt 1790, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1837, Jackson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years) 
    Married 15 Feb 1816  Pulaski County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • SOURCE: Pulaski County Marriage Records Book I 1799 - 1850
      Compiled by Pulaski County Historical Society
      Pulaski Library
      North Main Street
      Somerset, Kentucky 42501
      Obtained: 30 March 2007
      Davenport Public Library
      321 Main Street
      Davenport, Iowa 52801 - 1490
      SC 976.963 PUL
      Page 47
      15 February 1816 Elkins, William Stephens, Rhoda
      Pres. Surety, E. Barnes M.B. Hugh Adams
      [SLJuhl, compiler; sljuhl1234@yahoo.com]

      SOURCE: www.Ancestry.com - Kentucky Marriages, 1802-1850
      Dodd, Jordan, database on-line. Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, INc.,1997. Electronic transcription of marriage records held by theindividual counties in Kentucky. Database of Kentucky marriages to1850.
      [Obtained: Saturday, December 02, 2006; SLJuhl, compiler]

      SOURCE: SOURCE: www.Ancestry.com - U.S. and International MarriageRecords, 1560-1900.
      Yates Publishing, database on-line. Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com,Inc., 2004. Electronic transcription of marriage records. [Obtained:Saturday, December 02, 2006; SLJuhl, compiler]
    Family ID F4586  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hannah Cummings Cummins,   b. 1820, Rockcastle, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1890, Jackson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 6 Aug 1838  Jackson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • "Per Joyce Lorraine Clore Elkins: "Amaziah and Hannah divorced in the1850's and he went to Kirklin, Indiana." From what the censusrecords indicate, the children stayed close to Hannah in JacksonCounty, Indiana.

      Marriage Documented in the Jackson County Book, Volume II, #4, page171--book A&B, page 198; dated-1838/08/06; Elkins, Ambaziah &Cummings, Hannah. [21 April 2008, Sljuhl, Compiler]

      Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941
      Name: Ambaziah Elkins
      Spouse Name: Hannah Cummings
      Marriage Date: 6 Aug 1838
      Marriage County: Jackson
      Book: Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT
      OS Page: 1314624
      Source Citation: Title: , , ; Book: Family History Library, SaltLake City, UT;Page: 1314624.
      Ancestry.com. Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941 [databaseon-line].
      [Transcribed 12 January 2008, SLJuhl, compiler]
    Divorced Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. *Daniel Elkins,   b. 1839, Jackson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1919, Salt Creek Township, Jackson County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     2. Granville Grannison Bunk Bench Elkins,   b. 23 Feb 1843, Brown County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Richard Elkins,   b. 31 Aug 1845, Jackson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1866, Jackson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
     4. Francis Franklin Elkins,   b. 1849, Brown County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. *John Daniel Elkins,   b. 1851, Brown County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1900, Salt Creek Township, Jackson County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F5223  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1840 Brown County, Indiana
      "Amayiah Elkins, age group, 20-30 yrs old, born about 1817.
      Wife is in 20-30 yrs old age group, born about 1818
      One male under 5 yrs old
      NOTE: Had only one son by 1840. Lived next door to William Elkins,born abt. 1796 in KY.

      U.S. General Land Office Records, 1796-1907
      Name: Ambaziah Elkins
      Issue Date: 9 Jan 1841
      State of Record: Indiana
      Acres: 40
      Accession Number: IN2790__.408
      Metes and Bounds: No
      Land Office: Jeffersonville
      Canceled: No
      US Reservations: No
      Mineral Reservations: No
      Authority: April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)
      Document Number: 15948
      Legal Land Description: Section Twp Range Meridian Counties
      9 6-N 3-E 2nd PM Jackson
      Ancestry.com. U.S. General Land Office Records, 1796-1907 [databaseon-line].
      [Obtained & Transcribed 12 January 2008, SLJuhl, compiler-copy infiles]

      U.S. General Land Office Records, 1796-1907
      Name: Amazire Elkins
      Issue Date: 10 Apr 1848
      State of Record: Indiana
      Acres: 47.34
      Accession Number: IN2880__.235
      Metes and Bounds: No
      Land Office: Jeffersonville
      Canceled: No
      US Reservations: No
      Mineral Reservations: No
      Authority: April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)
      Document Number: 20283
      Legal Land Description: Section Twp Range Meridian Counties
      18 6-N 4-E 2nd PM Jackson
      Ancestry.com. U.S. General Land Office Records, 1796-1907 [databaseon-line].
      [Obtained & Transcribed 12 January 2008, SLJuhl, compiler-copy infiles]

      1850 Brown County, Indiana, HH. #20/22 Johnson Twp.
      Amoyiah Elkins 32 years old farmer birthplace KY.
      Hannah " 32 " " ( married Hannah Cummings) " KY.
      William " 12 (14) " ( 06 Aug 1838 ) " IN.
      "Believe this is our William living with uncle."
      Daniel " 12 " " " IN.
      Bunk " 8 " " " IN.
      Richard " 5 " " " IN.
      Francis " 2 " " " IN.
      NOTE: 1860 census shows all children except William and Bunk areliving close to Hannah and we no longer have Amayiah. This familystill living next to William of Kentucky.

      SOURCE OF CENSUS RECORDS: Joyce Lorraine Clore Elkins of ParkeCounty, Indiana; Records kept in Elkins volumes under William & RhodaElkins section. [daughter, SLJuhl, compiler; sljuhl1234@yahoo.com]

      Land Patent Details:
      Patentee: AMBAZIAH ELKINS
      Issue Date: 1/9/1841
      State: INDIANA
      Acres: 40
      Metes/Bounds: No
      Land Office: Jeffersonville
      Cancelled: No
      Document Nr.: 15948
      Accession/Serial Nr.: IN2790__.408
      BLM Serial Nr.: IN NO S/N
      SWSE 9/ 6-N 3-E No 2nd PM IN Jackson
      Accession/Serial #: IN2790__.408 BLM Serial #: IN NO S/N
      http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/PatentSearch/Detail.asp?Accession=IN2790%5F%5F%2E408&Index=2&QryID=8269%2E765&DetailTab=1 [Obtained 12 April 2007, SLJuhl, compiler]
      U.S. Reservations: No
      Mineral Reservations: No
      Authority: April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)

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