The Douglas Archives Genealogy Pages

Discovering our Douglas Ancestors and their Relatives

Andrew James Elkins

Male 1842 - 1909  (66 years)


Personal Information    |    Notes    |    Event Map    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name Andrew James Elkins 
    Born 19 Oct 1842  Brown County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Sep 1909  Bartholomew County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I16944  My Genealogy

    Father *Thomas Elkins,   b. 1813, Pulaski County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1859, Brown County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Mother *Rebecca Stogdill,   b. 1813, Pulaski County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1856, Brown County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Married 8 Jun 1830  Brownstown, Jackson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941
      Name: Thomas Elkins
      Spouse Name: Rebecca Stogdill
      Marriage Date: 8 Jun 1830
      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]

      Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941
      Name: Thomas Elkins
      Spouse Name: Rebecca Stogdill
      Marriage Date: 8 Jun 1830
      Marriage County: Jackson
      Performed By: Elkins, Thomas
      Comment: Elkins, Thomas married Stogdill, Rebecca on 08 Jun 1830 inJackson County, Indiana
      Source Title 1: Elkins, Thomas married Stogdill, Rebecca on 08 Jun1830 in Jackson County, Indiana
      Source Title 2: Indiana
      Jackson County
      Source Citation: Title: Elkins, Thomas married Stogdill, Rebecca on 08Jun 1830 in Jackson County, Indiana, Indiana
      Ancestry.com. Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941 [databaseon-line].
      [Transcribed 12 January 2008, SLJuhl, compiler]

      Jackson County, Indiana Marriage Book; Elkins; Bride/Groom, Volume II,# 4, page 173 gives marriage date of 1831/06/08, Book A & B, Page 189.[21 April 2008, SLJuhl, Compiler]
    Family ID F7470  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ellen Combs,   b. 1852, Jackson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1875, Brown County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years) 
    Married 10 Feb 1866  1st Marriage; Brown County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Sarah Elkins,   b. Brown County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Calvin Elkins,   b. 26 Oct 1867, Brown County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1955, Bartholomew County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     3. Lovina Vina Elkins,   b. 5 May 1870, Brown County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1932, Bartholomew County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     4. Francis Marion Elkins,   b. 1873, Brown County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F6230  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Nancy Ellen Sinclair,   b. 1848, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bartholomew County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 2 Sep 1875  2ND Marriage; Lawrence County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Living Elkins
     2. William E. Elkins,   b. 15 Nov 1877, Lawrence County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. John Wesley Elkins,   b. 24 Mar 1881, Lawrence County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1949, Bartholomew County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     4. Andrew Thomas Elkins, Jr.,   b. 9 Oct 1886, Bartholomew County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1963, Jennings County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     5. Living Elkins
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F6231  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Sep 1909 - Bartholomew County, Indiana Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Notes 
    • American Civil War Soldiers; www.Ancestry.com
      Name: Andrew Elkins
      Residence: Elkinsville, Indiana
      Enlistment Date: 20 Sep 1861
      Side Served: Union
      State Served: Indiana
      Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 20 September 1861.
      Enlisted in Company G, 31st Infantry Regiment Indiana on 20 Sep 1861.
      Mustered Out Company G, 31st Infantry Regiment Indiana on 8 Dec 1865.
      Sources: 76
      Source Citation: Side served: Union; State served: Indiana; Enlistmentdate: 20 Sep 1861..
      Historical Data Systems, comp.. American Civil War Soldiers [databaseon-line].

      Note: He was in the same company as his brothers George W. & Richardand must have been at Fort Donelson, Tennesse when his brother died.

      UNION INDIANA VOLUNTEERS; http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/soldiers.cfm
      31st Regiment, Indiana Infantry
      Organized at Terre Haute, Ind., and mustered in September 15, 1861.Ordered to Kentucky and camp at Green River till February, 1862.Attached to 13th Brigade, Army of the Ohio, to December, 1861. 13thBrigade, 5th Division, Army Ohio, to February, 1862. 1st Brigade, 3rdDivision, Army of the Tennessee, to March, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 4thDivision, Army of the Tennessee, to April, 1862. 22nd Brigade, 4thDivision, Army of the Ohio, to September, 1862. 22nd Brigade, 4thDivision, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. 1stBrigade, 2nd Division, Left Wing 14th Army Corps, Army of theCumberland, to January, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 21st ArmyCorps, Army of the Cumberland, to October, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1stDivision, 4th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to August, 1865.Dept. of Texas to December,1865.
      SERVICE.-Moved to Fort Donelson, Tenn., February 11-13, 1862.Investment and capture of Fort Donelson February 14-16. Expedition toCrump's Landing, Tenn., March 9-14. Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April6-7. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30.Phillips' Creek, Widow Serratt's, May 21. Bridge Creek before CorinthMay 28. Occupation of Corinth May 30. Pursuit to Booneville May31-June 12. Buell's Campaign in Northern Alabama and Middle TennesseeJune to August. March to Louisville, Ky., in pursuit of Bragg, August21-September 26. Pursuit of Bragg to Loudon, Ky., October 1-22. Battleof Perryville, October 8. Wild Cat October 17. March to Nashville,Tenn., October 22-November 8. Destruction of Goose Creek Salt WorksOctober 23-24. Duty at Nashville till December 26. Advance onMurfreesboro December 26-30. Lavergne December 26-27. Battle ofStone's River December 30-31, 1862, and January 1-3, 1863. Duty atMurfreesboro and Cripple Creek till June. Action at Spring Hill,Woodbury, April 2. Middle Tennessee or Tullahoma Campaign June 23-July7. Occupation of Middle Tennessee to August 16. Passage of theCumberland Mountains and Tennessee River and Chickamauga (Ga.)Campaign August 16-September 22. Lee and Gordon's Mills September11-13. Battle of Chickamauga September 19-20. Siege of Chattanooga,Tenn., September 24-October 26. Reopening Tennessee River October26-29. At Bridgeport, Ala., October 28, 1863, to January, 1864.Regiment Veteranize January 1, 1864, and on Furlough February andMarch. At Ooltewah till May. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1-September 8.Tunnel Hill May 6-7. Demonstrations on Rocky Faced Ridge and Dalton,Ga., May 8-13. Buzzard's Roost Gap May 8-9. Battle of Resaca May14-15. Near Kingston May 18-19. Near Cassville May 19. Advance onDallas May 22-25. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battlesabout Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5.Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2.Pine Hill June 11-14. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Assault on KenesawJune 27. Ruff's Station, Smyrna Camp Ground, July 4. ChattahoochieRiver July 5-17. Vining Station July 7. Peach Tree Creek July 19-20.Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Flank movement on Jonesboro August25-30. Battle of Jonesboro August 31-September 1. Lovejoy StationSeptember 2-6. Operations against Hood in North Georgia and NorthAlabama September 29-November 3. Nashville Campaign November-December.Columbia, Duck River, November 24-27. Battle of Franklin November 30.Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the TennesseeRiver December 17-28. Moved to Huntsville, Ala., and duty there tillMarch, 1865. Operations in East Tennessee March 15-April 22. Duty atNashville till June. Moved to New Orleans, La., June 16, thence toTexas, July. Duty at Green Lake and San Antonio till December.Mustered out December 8, 1865.
      Regiment lost during service 5 Officers and 115 Enlisted men killedand mortally wounded and 5 Officers and 253 Enlisted men by disease.Total 378.

      Birth & death dates on the children supplied by www.RootsWeb.comWorldConnect Project; No Title; Contact: Dave--buchroeder@telus.net.NOTE: Dave has an Alberta Elkins listed with a b. 29 Dec 1907,Bartholomew County. This would have made Nancy Ellen more than 50 yrsold at her birth. I'm wondering if Alberta is a granddaughterinstead. [11 January 2008, SLJuhl, compiler]