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Adkins and Related Families - Accession 715 no. 35

Adkins and Related Families - Accession 715 no. 35


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Accession 715 no. 35

Inclusive Dates



Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

1 bound volume; 170 pages



Historical Note

The earliest Adkins ancestors traced in the book, Thomas Adkins and Richard Adkins, arrived in the colony of Virginia between 1635 and 1640.

Scope and Content Note

The Adkins and Related Families: Three Hundred Fifty Years in America by Barney Mack Hunter traces the families from the 1600s to the 1980s and covers the states of Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, and Virginia. Other surnames include Almand, Craighead, Fortson, Harvill, Horn, Hunter, Kendrick, Knight, Merritt, Sansing, Shepherd, Spangler, Taylor, Tinsley, and White among others. In addition to genealogical information, the book also includes photographs, family stories, historical information and an index. Please see the attached Table of Contents and Index.

Additional Notes

The book is inscribed with the following: "To Mrs. Jean Agee for presentation to Winthrop College Archives, Rock Hill, S.C. In loving memory of: Miss Maggie Querry, Clover, S.C.; Mr. Leonard Andre, Columbia, S.C.; Mrs. Louise Crowder, Chester, S.C.; and in honor of: Mrs. Jean Agee, Richburg, S.C. and Mrs. Mary Boulware, Blair, S.C. All of the above have done research for me on the Adkins-Santsing families beginning 1963 thru 1989. Marcia Adkins Horton.


Gift of Marcia Adkins Horton.


Genealogy, Adkins Family


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Adkins and Related Families - Accession 715 no. 35

LC Subject Headings

Atkins family; Southern States--Genealogy