YES… Is the answer to your question…

It only took me 5 minutes to see your where your family tree went. I recognized the names immediately and said to myself, I sure do.
Your comment:

What a great blog!!
I’m hoping someone here might be able to help me.
I lost contact with my dad (Adkins) and his side of the family long ago, but I’m trying to piece together what I can of our history to pass on to my son.
So far I haven’t had much luck.
Here’s what I know:

Anyway..maybe somebody out there can point me in the right direction.

My Father: David Charles Adkins
from Huntington, W.Va (b.1950 d.1999)
His parents: Strauther and Stella Adkins
Strauthers Parents:
Allen and Grace Adkins

Here’s a link to an obituary of one of Strauthers(my grandfather) sisters:

My Answer:
Strauther A Adkins
Birth: 28 Sep 1919 Mingo, West Virginia
Death: 13 Jun 1969 Huntington, Cabell, West Virginia, United States

You’ve got to love Cabell!

Strauther Adkins s/o of Allen D Adkins (1892-1963) and Grace Lambert (1900-1979).

Allen D Adkins (spelled Allan on Draft) s/o Robert Fulton Adkins (1856-1935) and Margaret Maggie Marrs (1867-1956).

Robert Fulton Adkins moved the family from Pike, KY to Pie, Mingo, WV there are pix of them should you want them. Robert was the s/o Allen D (1807-1882 Pike) and Matilda Williams(1813-1879) ADKINS, Allen D WILLIAMS, Matilda 20-MAR-1834

Allen D Adkins s/o Joseph Adkins (1780-1847) and Susannah Adkins (1780-?)

Joseph Adkins s/o Jesse Adkins (1754-1833) and Mary Adkins (1755-1810)

Jesse Adkins s/o William V Adkins (1718-1784) and Lydia Owens (1784-1782)

William V Adkins s/o William Adkins (1689-1784) and Elizabeth Parker (1695-1784)

I hope this helps, I can get more details if you need them and I’d like to add, thanks for your comment and


Sheila Jean Adkins Metcalf

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