ATKINS, VA, 1816, Will

The 22 Oct 1814 will of Joseph Atkins which was proved on 9 Jan 1816 in Wythe Co., VA states:

Names of Slaves Given to:

Wife Jaine AtkinsCloa, Dills, Poll, Malvina, Burrell
Son Thompson AtkinsMoses U. Harvy
Son Nathaniel AtkinsWill and Primis
Daughter Polly Thompson MurryNanny and Rachel

His will listed large land holdings in Wythe Co., VA, and in Tennessee on the Duck River, as well as those in Robertson County. Many of his descendants lived in the Port Royal area of Montgomery County, TN.

Melanie Atkins
College Station, TX

Contributed by: Rodger Atkins,


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