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Franklin Asbury Elkins

Male 1858 - 1913  (54 years)


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  • Name Franklin Asbury Elkins  [1, 2
    Born 26 Aug 1858  Seymour, Jackson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 9 Jan 1913  56 Years Old, Pennsylvania Township, Parke County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 14 Jan 1913  Lot # 67, No Head Stone, South Of William And Martha Elkins, Next To Benjamin Grimes And In Front Of Evans; Russellville Cemetery, Russellville, Putnam County, Indiana, With His Second Wife Clara Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I6600  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 11 Feb 2014 

    Father **William H. Elkins,   b. 1 Mar 1836, Seymour, Jackson County, Indiana; Scottish Descent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1906, 70 Years Old, Englewood, Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Indiana; Widower At Death Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother *Margaret A. Cavender,   b. 1835, Jackson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1861 and 1869, Putnam County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years) 
    Married 3 Apr 1853  Jackson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • "Indiana Tonit Jackson County; This certifies that I joined immarriage as husband and wife William Elkins and Margaret Cavender the3rd day of April 1853. Signed, John Robertson-Justice of Peace-seal." "Listing 528-consent Doctor Cavender. April 1, 1853; William Elkinsand Margaret Cavender." [Transcribed from copy of records in theElkins Family Volume, sljuhl, 08 April 2005]. Note: Margaret musthave been about 17 years old at the time, and probably reason for herfather signing for the marriage. Marriage Documented in the JacksonCounty Book, Volume II, #4, page 173--book C, page 074. [21 April2008, Sljuhl, Compiler]

      William Elkins found in:
      "Marriage Index: Indiana, 1851-1900
      Married: Apr. 03, 1853 in: Jackson, IN Gender: M
      Source: County Court Records Film reference number: 1314624 - 1314628
      Spouse name: Cavender, Margaret Spouse gender: F
      Data Introduction" Taken from http://www.Genealogy.com web site onNovember 16, 2004, marriage records for Indiana. [SLJuhl]
    Family ID F4114  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Molly Mary H. Robertson,   b. Abt 1853, Probably Jackson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1889, Putnam-Montgomery County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 36 years) 
    Married 20 Sep 1882  1st Marriage; Jackson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Howard Marshall Elkins,   b. 27 Oct 1883, Seymore, Jackson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1935, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     2. Lelia Lela Isabelle Elkins,   b. 22 May 1885, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1934, Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
     3. Ida Leoda Elkins,   b. 30 Jul 1886, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1939  (Age 53 years)
     4. Earl Elkins,   b. 23 Jun 1889, Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1941, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F4113  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Clara May Mae Tyler,   b. 16 May 1875, New Market, Montgomery County, Darlington, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1940, 65 Years Old, At The Residence Of Her Son Samuel In Rural Tangier, Parke County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 1 Oct 1896  2ND Marriage; Parke County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941
      Name: Frank Elkins
      Spouse Name: Clara M. Tyler
      Marriage Date: 1 Oct 1896
      Marriage County: Parke
      Performed By: J. P. Wallace W. Spancer
      Source Title 1: Parke County, Indiana Rockville, Indiana
      Source Title 2: Marriages 1861 to 1900
      Source Title 3: Compiled and Indexed by Genealogical Records Commi
      OS Page: 223
      Source Citation: Title: Parke County, Indiana Rockville, Indiana,Marriages 1861 to 1900, Compiled and Indexed by Genealogical RecordsCommi; Page: 223.
      Ancestry.com. Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941 [databaseon-line].
      [Transcribed 12 January 2008, SLJuhl, compiler]
    Children 
     1. Raymond Lee Elkins,   b. 21 Mar 1895, Parke County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1961, South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     2. **Samuel Clarence Elkins,   b. 21 Aug 1897, Judson, Greene Township, Parke County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1967, 70 Years Old, Montezuma, Parke County, Indiana, At Home Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     3. *Harold Layton Elkins,   b. 25 Jun 1899, Parke County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1944, Judson, Parke County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
     4. Nellie Alverta Louetta Elkins,   b. 8 Apr 1902, Parke County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1957, Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F4112  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "Franklin Asbury Elkins, son of William H. and Margaret (Cavender)Elkins. Franklin was born August 26, 1855 (death cert.) in JacksonCounty, Indiana (probably near Cortland). He was with his family inthe 1860 census in Jackson Co., IN. In 1870, he was still with hisfamily only in Putman Co., IN. near the Waveland area. In the early1880's he must have returned to Jackson Co., IN.; There he marriedhis first wife, Mollie H. Robertson on September 20, 1882 (marriagerecord). They had four children: Howard Marshall Elkins, LeliaIsabelle Elkins, Ida Leoda Elkins, and Earl Elkins." per source,Joyce L. Elkins.

      "Jackson Co., Ind. Marriage Book H, Pg. 544. (1878 - 1883) Frank A.Elkins and Mollie H. Robertson. (Lic.) 20th September 1882. MarriedSeptember 20, 1882. Dated: September 21, 1882. By: Jas. P.Vancleave, Wit: M. or W. Hamilton and Dan Walker.
      Franklin was born in Jackson Co. - was in the 1870 census of PutmanCo. so must have returned to marry in Jackson Co. where he must ofremained till after his first child, Howard, was born. His fourthchild Earl, was born in Montgomery County (Crawfordsville) Ind.Children by Mollie H. (Robertson):
      1. Howard Marshall Elkins (1883 - 1935)
      2. Lelia Isabelle Elkins (1885 - 1934)
      3. Ida Leoda Elkins (1886 - 1939)
      4. Earl Elkins (1889 - 1941)

      "Franklin married his second wife in Parke County, Indiana (courthouse records), to Clara Mae Tyler (1875 - 1940) on October 01, 1896.Clara was the daughter of William and Nancy Ann (McCarty) Tyler.
      They had four children:
      1. Raymond Lee Elkins (1895 - 1961)
      2. Samuel Clarence Elkins (1897 - 1967)(Joyce's father-in-law)
      3. Harold Layton Elkins (1899 - 1944)
      4. Nellie Louetta Elkins (1902 - 1957)
      Franklin and Clara lived most of their married lives in Parke County,Indiana." per source, Joyce L. Elkins, Elkins Volumes, Pg. 4 of 5,Page 14. [Transcribed 20 March 2008, SLJuhl, Compiler]

      "OBITUARY OF FRANKLIN ELKINS: Rockville, Indiana Tribune Newspaper(microfilm) dated January 14, 1913 - news item of Annapolis, Indiana.Frank Elkins, who was a victim of paralysis for the past three years,died of Apoplexy, Thursday evening. He was taken to Russellville forburial, after funeral services conducted by Rev. Atcheson at the M.E.Church Saturday at 11: am. Rockville, Indiana Republican Newspaper(microfilm), Same as above from Tribune - Added: Relatives fromRussellville, Crawfordsville, Bloomingdale, and Mecca attendedfuneral." Burial: Lot # 67, no head stone, south of William andMartha Elkins, next to Benjamin Grimes and in front of Evans;Russellville Cemetery, Russellville, Putnam County, Indiana, with hissecond wife Clara.

      "Death Certificate: Franklin Asbury Elkins, died, January 9, 1913,Penn. Twp., (Bloomingdale - Annapolis) Parke Co., Ind., age 56,married. Buried: Russellville Cemetery, Russellville, Indiana (nostone, Lot # 67) Born: August 26, 1855 in Ind., Occ: Farmer, Father:Wm. Elkins, Mother: Margaret Cavender, Wife: Clara Elkins. " Notes ofJoyce Lorraine Clore Elkins, Pg. 5 of 5-Page 15.

      Sources:
      1. Marriage Record: Frank A. Elkins - Mollie H. Robertson
      2. Death Certificate: Franklin Asbury Elkins
      3. Death Certificate: Clara Mae Tyler Elkins (in Tyler History)
      4. Library Records; Newspaper Records
      5. Picture of Clara Mae Tyler Elkins "

      "1900 United States Federal Census
      Name: Harold Elkins
      Home in 1900: Greene, Parke, Indiana
      Age: 11.12
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1899
      Birthplace: Indiana
      Relationship to head-of-house: Son
      Father's Name: Frank
      Mother's Name: Clara M
      Race: White
      Occupation: View image
      Neighbors: View others on page
      Household Members: Name Age
      Frank Elkins 44
      Clara M Elkins 25
      Howard Elkins 16
      Ida L Elkins 13
      Samuel C Elkins 2
      Harold Elkins 11.12
      John Price 20
      Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Greene, Parke, Indiana;Roll: T623 396; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 60. Ancestry.com.1900 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA:The Generations Network, Inc., 2004."

  • Sources 
    1. [S996] Death Certificate of Franklin Asbury Elkins, January 09, 1913; book no. H-16, page no. 63 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S997] Obituary Of Franklin Asbury Elkins, Joyce Lorraine Clore Elkins, (Name: Rockville Tribune Newspaper, Rockville, Parke County, Indiana,January 14, 1913; Joyce Lorraine Clore Elkins, Obituary Of Franklin Asbury Elkins(Rockville Tribune Newspaper, Rockville, Parke County, Indiana,January 14, 1913), Source Medium: Newspaper .).

    3. [S102] Marriage License of Frank A. Elkins & Mollie H. Robertson, Date: September 20th, 1882 (Reliability: 3).