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*John Elkins

Male 1848 - 1927  (79 years)


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  • Name *John Elkins 
    Born 1848  Jackson County, Indiana; Per Elkins Eagle, Vol. V, No. 1, P.20 Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Buried May 1927  Walnut Hill Cemetery, Oden, Davies County, Indiana; No Stone Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 14 May 1927  Oden, Davies County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I15507  My Genealogy

    Father *Joseph Elkins,   b. 13 Feb 1823, Near Elkinsville, Brown County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1913, 90 Y, 3 M; Freetown, Salt Creek Township, Jackson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother Tabitha Fergason Ferguson,   b. 1820, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1854, Brown County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Married 10 Mar 1840  Brown County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage Book A, 1830-1850; Brown County Court House; Aug. 1982; perCarol Stultz & Annie Barber:
      Marriage Book A--p. 23, number 56--Marriage license issued to JosephElkins and Tabitha Ferguson--March 10, 1840. "I do certify that onthe 10th day of March, 1840, I joined together as husband and wife,Joseph Elkins and Tabitha Fergason-may 5, 1840, etc..." [Transcribed10 January 2008, SLJuhl, compiler]

      Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941
      Name: Joseph Elkins
      Spouse Name: Tabitha Furgason
      Marriage Date: 10 Mar 1840
      Marriage County: Brown
      Book: Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT
      OS Page: 1295890
      Source Citation: Title: , , ; Book: Family History Library, SaltLake City, UT;Page: 1295890.
      Ancestry.com. Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941 [databaseon-line].
      [Transcribed 12 January 2008, SLJuhl, compiler]

      Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941
      Name: Joseph Elkins
      Spouse Name: Tabitha Furgason
      Marriage Date: 10 Mar 1840
      Marriage County: Brown
      Performed By: Elkins, Joseph
      Comment: Elkins, Joseph married Furgason, Tabitha on 10 Mar 1840 inBrown County, Indiana
      Source Title 1: Elkins, Joseph married Furgason, Tabitha on 10 Mar1840 in Brown County, Indiana
      Source Title 2: Indiana
      Brown County
      Source Citation: Title: Elkins, Joseph married Furgason, Tabitha on 10Mar 1840 in Brown County, Indiana, Indiana
      Brown County
      Ancestry.com. Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941 [databaseon-line].
      [Transcribed 12 January 2008, SLJuhl, compiler]
    Family ID F5218  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Kenworthy Kinworthy Banks,   b. 1836, Davies County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1909, Vincennes, Knox County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 13 Feb 1868  Jackson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Charles Conner Elkins,   b. 20 Dec 1869, Jackson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1952, Genesse County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     2. Mary Elkins,   b. 1875, Jackson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. *Joseph A. Elkins,   b. 22 Mar 1877, Jackson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1931, Barnhartown, Vigo County, Indiana (Carol Stultz); Davies County, Indiana (Mrs. Don & Eva) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     4. Nancy Elkins,   b. 1880, Jackson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F5723  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 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]

      SOURCE: THE ELKINS EAGLE, VOL. II, NO. 2; TITLED: "CAROL'S PICTURES
      JOHN & SARAH (KINWORTHY) ELKINS, married in 1868, Jackson Co., IN.John b. 1848, s/o Joseph & Tabitha (Fergason) Elkins. Sarah was b. ca1836, d/o John & Sally (Hatton) Kinworthy, all early settlers ofJackson Co. John's grandfather, William Elkins, along with his wifeRhoda Stephens and his large family were the first white family tosettle in Jackson Co., IN, ca. 1819. It is said the Indians hadn'tleft the area where they settled and they came first to a block housewhich was used for safety from the Indians. They came from LawrenceCo., IN. John's father, Joseph, was b 1823, one of the first babiesborn in that area. Later other Elkins families began to show up inthis area. Among them, Jesse and Drury Elkins. Drury is probablefather of both William and Jesse. Both Jesse and William reared largefamilies." This information located in Joyce Lorraine Clore Elkinsnotes in the Elkins volumes under William & Rhoda Elkins section.[Transcribed 10 January 2008, SLJuhl, compiler; sljuhl1234@yahoo.com]