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Alanson Elkins of Yancey Co. NC


Ralph Dean Clark
P.O. Box 641188
Los Angeles, CA 90064-1188
Ultimate Family Tree, ver 2.5c
MARCUM Project Version 661
March 15, 1998

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Ball, Elkins


First Generation

1. Alanson1 Elkins, son of John Elkins, was born in North Carolina circa 1802.

He married Nancy (Elkins). Nancy was born circa 1798 in North Carolina. She was listed as a household member of Martin Elkins's house in the Census of 1860 in Yancey Co, NC.(1) She was listed as a household member of Martin Elkins's house in the Census of 1870 in Yancey Co, NC.(2)

In the 1840 Census, Alanson was listed as a head of household in Yancey Co, NC.(3) In the Census of 1850, Alanson was listed as a head of household in Yancey Co, NC.(4)

Alanson Elkins and Nancy (Elkins) had the following children:

Second Generation

2. James2 Elkins (Alanson1) was born in North Carolina circa 1826.

He married Nancy Elizabeth Arrowood. Nancy was born 11 day of June 1823 in North Carolina. See her father's family for more information. Nancy was the daughter of James Arrowood and Elizabeth Britton.

1840 probably enumerates James at 14 years of age as a resident of the household of Alanson Elkins in Yancey Co, NC.(7) In the Census of 1850, James was listed as a head of household in Yancey Co, NC.(8) In the Census of 1860, James was listed as a head of household in Yancey Co, NC.(9) In the Census of 1870, James was listed as a head of household in Yancey Co, NC.(10) In the 1880 Census, James was listed as a head of household 19 June 1880 in Yancey Co, NC.(11)

James Elkins and Nancy Elizabeth Arrowood had the following children:

3. John2 Elkins (Alanson1) was born in North Carolina circa 1827.

He married Jane A. Silver 5 Jan 1854 in Yancey Co, NC.(12) Jane was born circa 1833 in North Carolina.

In the Census of 1860, John was listed as a head of household in Yancey Co, NC.(13) In the Census of 1870, John was listed as a head of household in Yancey Co, NC.(14) In the 1880 Census, John was listed as a head of household 21 June 1880 in Yancey Co, NC.(15)

John Elkins and Jane A. Silver had the following children:

5. Martin2 Elkins (Alanson1) was born in North Carolina circa 1830.

He married Sophronia (Elkins). Sophronia was born circa 1836 in North Carolina.

In the Census of 1860, Martin was listed as a head of household in Yancey Co, NC.(19) In the Census of 1870, Martin was listed as a head of household in Yancey Co, NC.(20) In the 1880 Census, Martin was listed as a head of household 12 June 1880 in Yancey Co, NC.(21)

Martin Elkins and Sophronia (Elkins) had the following children:

6. Thomas2 Elkins (Alanson1) was born in North Carolina circa 1832.

He married twice. He married Elizabeth Arrowood 28 Dec 1854 in Yancey Co, NC.(23) Elizabeth was born circa 1841 in maybe, Yancey Co, NC. Elizabeth was the daughter of Clemuel Arrowood and Mary Allen. He married Rachel Banks 17 Dec 1882 in Yancey Co, NC.(24) Rachel was born circa 1830.

He was listed as a household member of Alanson Elkins's house in the Census of 1850 in Yancey Co, NC.(25) In the Census of 1860, Thomas was listed as a head of household in Yancey Co, NC.(26) In the Census of 1870, Thomas was listed as a head of household in Yancey Co, NC.(27) In the 1880 Census, Thomas was listed as a head of household 21 June 1880 in Yancey Co, NC.(28)

Thomas Elkins and Elizabeth Arrowood had the following children:

7. Albert2 Elkins (Alanson1) was born in North Carolina circa 1835. Albert died before 1866 at age unknown.

He married Sarah P. (Sally) Wheeler 27 Oct 1853 in Yancey Co, NC.(34) Sarah was born circa 1840 in North Carolina. Sarah was the daughter of John Wheeler and Roda (Wheeler).

In the Census of 1860, Albert was listed as a head of household in Yancey Co, NC.(35)

Albert Elkins and Sarah P. (Sally) Wheeler had the following children:

Third Generation

11. Andrew N.3 Elkins (James2, Alanson1) was born in Yancey Co, NC circa 1851.

He married Marcina F. (Elkins).

In the 1880 Census, Andrew was listed as a head of household 21 June 1880 in Yancey Co, NC.(41)

Andrew N. Elkins and Marcina F. (Elkins) had the following children:

38. Julia A.3 Elkins (Thomas2, Alanson1) was born in Buncombe Co, NC circa 1856.

She married Marion Nelson Ball 18 Sept 1874 in Yancey Co, NC. In the 1880 Census, Marion was listed as a head of household 21 June 1880 in Yancey Co, NC.(42)

Julia A. Elkins and Marion Nelson Ball had the following children:


Notes and References


1. Martin Elkins, 1860 US Census, Yancey Co. NC (Paint Gap P.O.), P.752(376B) L.14 H F.93, NA Film Series M-653, Roll 919, National Archives, Washington, DC: Martin Elkins 29 Farmer RE$500 PE$350; Sophronia 24; Solone 1f; Nancy Elkins 63 RE$100; all b.NC (hereafter cited as 1860 census, P.752(376B) L.14, Yancey Co. NC).
2. Martin Elkins, 1870 US Census, Yancey Co. NC (Cainey River Twp, Bald Creek P.O.), P.774A L.39 H F.98, NA Film Series M-593, Roll 1166, National Archives, Washington, DC: Elkins Martin 41 Farmer RE$250 PE$100 col.16,17,19; Sophrona 34 Keeping house col.16,17; William C 10, Rozy 7f, Wesley L 4, Marcus S 1, Cairo J 3/12 col.13=May; Nancy A 77 col.16; all b.NC (hereafter cited as 1870 census, P.774A L.39, Yancey Co. NC).
3. Alanson Elkins, 1840 US Census, Yancey Co. NC, P.256 L.6, NA Film Series T-5, Roll 117, National Archives, Washington, DC: Alanson Elkins: 122001 - 111001, Tot=9 [sic] Ag=3 (hereafter cited as 1840 census, P.256 L.6, Yancey Co. NC).
4. Alanson or Manson Elkins, 1850 US Census, Yancey Co. NC, P.454A L.2 H.775 F.1021, NA Film Series M-432, Roll 649, National Archives, Washington, DC: Alanson (indexed Manson) Elkins 48 b.NC Farmer RE$500; John 23, Martin 20 col.11, Thomas 18, first 3 boys Laborer, Albert 15 col.11; Nancy 52 b.NC; Elizabeth 21, Clarissa 12 col.11, all ch. b.NC; John 74 b.VA (hereafter cited as 1850 census, P.454A L.2, Yancey Co. NC).
5. Harold Robinson, comp., Yancey County Marriages 1850 - 1920 (http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Plains/4319/marriages.htm), Hyram ROGERS - Elizabeth ELKINS, ?? Sep 1852 by J B Ray (hereafter cited as Robinson, Yancey Co. NC Marriages).
6. Ibid., William RAY - Clarrisa ELKINS, 22 Dec 1859 by Leander Ray.
7. 1840 census, P.256 L.6, Yancey Co. NC.
8. James Elkins, 1850 US Census, Yancey Co. NC, P.453B L.6 H.268 F.1014, Series M-432, Roll 649, National Archives, Washington, DC James Elkins 24 Farmer; Nancy 27; Ann E 6, Ruth E 3; William Arrowood 16 Laborer; everybody b.NC (hereafter cited as 1850 census, P.453B L.6, Yancey Co. NC).
9. James Elkins, 1860 US Census, Yancey Co. NC (Paint Gap), P.376B (p.752) L.6 H F.92, Series M-653, Roll 919, National Archives, Washington, DC James Elkins 35 Farmer RE$1000 PE$500; Nancy 37; Nancy E 15, Ruth E 12, Andrew M 9, Mary E 7, Amandrew L 4 f, Margret C 2; everybody b.NC (hereafter cited as 1860 census, P.376B L.6, Yancey Co. NC).
10. James Elkins, 1870 US Census, Yancey Co. NC (Cainey River Twp, Bald Creek P.O.), P.775B L.7 H F.115, Series M-593, Roll 1166, National Archives, Washington, DC (hereafter cited as 1870 census, P.775B L.7, Yancey Co. NC). Elkins James 44 Farmer RE$400 col.16,19; Nancy 47 Keeping house; Andrew J 18 col.16,17, Lucina 14 col.15, Margaret 12 col.15, first 3 ch. all "~at home"~, James B 9, Minerva E 5; everybody b.NC
11. James Elkins, 1880 US Census, Yancey Co. NC (Caney River Twp), ED.232 S.34 L.12 H.295 F.297, Series T-9, Roll 988, National Archives, Washington, DC (hereafter cited as 1880 census, ED.232 S.34 L.12, Yancey Co. NC). Elkins James 55 b.NC fb.NC mb.TN Farmer col.22,23; Nancy wife 58 b.TN f,m.b.TN Keeping house col.22,23; James B son 19 Laborer, Minerva E dau 14, both ch. b.NC fb.NC mb.TN col.21
12. Robinson, Yancey Co. NC Marriages, John ELKINS - Jane A SILVER, 5 Jan 1854 by A T Taller.
13. John Elkins, 1860 US Census, Yancey Co. NC (Paint Gap P.O.), P.752(376B) L.18 H F.94, NA Film Series M-653, Roll 919, National Archives, Washington, DC: John Elkins 33 Farmer RE$400 PE$400; Jane A 27; Martin L 5m, Maryann S 3, Teresa T 9/12f; all b.NC (hereafter cited as 1860 census, P.752(376B) L.18, Yancey Co. NC).
14. John Elkins, 1870 US Census, Yancey Co. NC (Cainey River Twp, Bald Creek P.O.), P.774B L.28 H F.103, NA Film Series M-593, Roll 1166, National Archives, Washington, DC: Elkins John 43 Farmer RE$300 PE$140 col.19; Jane A 38 Keeping house col.16; Martha L 15f col.15, Mary A 13 col.16, Terrissa 11f, all 3 girls "at home", Michell J 9, James E 7, David C 5, Sarah E 2, John W 7/12 col.13=Dec; all b.NC (hereafter cited as 1870 census, P.774B L.28, Yancey Co. NC).
15. John Elkins, 1880 US Census, Yancey Co. NC (Caney River Twp), ED.232 P.35 L.11 H.304 F.306, NA Film Series T-9, Roll 988, National Archives, Washington, DC: Elkins John 52 Farmer col.22,23; Jane A wife 45 Keeping house col.23; Martha L dau 26 At home, Mary S dau 23 At home col.15=Phthisic col.20, Mitchael J son 18 Laborer, James E son 16 Laborer, David C son 14 At home, Sarah E dau 13, John W son 10 At home, last 4 ch. col.21,23, Melvin E son 8 col.21, Delitta C dau 6; everybody b.NC f,m.b.NC (hereafter cited as 1880 census, ED.232 P.35 L.11, Yancey Co. NC).
16. Robinson, Yancey Co. NC Marriages, Riley H BALL 18 - Teressy ELKINS 18, 3 Jan 1879 by W A Robertson; witnesesses: J Silvers, N W Horton.
17. Ibid., John W ELKINS 21 - Lovada ROBINSON 21, 13 Nov 1891 by E M Blankenship; witnesses: J B Elkins, W P Robinson.
18. Ibid., John W ELKINS 28 - Alice ROBERSON 18, 3 Jul 1898 by S M Riddle; witnesses: B E Boone, Bill McPeters, E V Edge.
19. 1860 census, P.752(376B) L.14, Yancey Co. NC.
20. 1870 census, P.774A L.39, Yancey Co. NC.
21. Martin Elkins, 1880 US Census, Yancey Co. NC (Caney River Twp), ED.232 P.32 L.20 H F.173, NA Film Series T-9, Roll 988, National Archives, Washington, DC: Elkins Martin 50 Farmer; Sophronia wife 44 Keeping house; William C son 20 Laborer, Rozy N dau 16, Wesley L son 13, Marcus C son 11, both boys "at home" col.23, Cary J son 9, first 5 ch. all col.21, Virginia M dau 8, Amanda M dau 6, Harriet E dau 4, Attha B dau 2; everybody b.NC f,m.b.NC (hereafter cited as 1880 census, ED.232 P.32 L.20, Yancey Co. NC).
22. Not in 1870 census.
23. Robinson, Yancey Co. NC Marriages, Thomas ELKINS - Elizabeth ARROWWOOD, 28 Dec 1854 by Leander Ray.
24. Ibid., Thomas ELKINS 51 - Rachael BANKS 52, 17 Dec 1882 by B B Riddle; witnesses: T C Towe, Sarah Wilson.
25. 1850 census, P.454A L.2, Yancey Co. NC.
26. Thomas Elkins, 1860 US Census, Yancey Co. NC (Paint Gap P.O.), P.752(376B) L.1 H F.91, NA Film Series M-653, Roll 919, National Archives, Washington, DC: Thomas Elkins 28 Farmer RE$500 PE$300 col.13; Eliza 19; Lovada 4f, Julia 3, Nancy M 11/12; all b.NC (hereafter cited as 1860 census, P.752(376B) L.1, Yancey Co. NC).
27. Thomas Elkins, 1870 US Census, Yancey Co. NC (Cainey River Twp, Bald Creek P.O.), P.775B L.21 H F.117, NA Film Series M-593, Roll 1166, National Archives, Washington, DC: Elkins Thomas 37 Farmer RE$225 PE$125 col.19; Eliza 30 Keeping house; Lovada 15f, Julia A 14, both girls col.15, [16,17 marked and crossed through], Lorina 11f, first 3 girls "at home", Cornelia 7, Willard G 5, Leona 1; all b.NC (hereafter cited as 1870 census, P.775B L.21, Yancey Co. NC).
28. Thomas Elkins, 1880 US Census, Yancey Co. NC (Caney River Twp), ED.232 P.34 L.45 H.302 F.304, NA Film Series T-9, Roll 988, National Archives, Washington, DC: Elkins Thomas 47 Farmer col.22,23; Eliza wife 41 Keeping house col.22,23; Luvady dau 24 At home, Mary L dau 18 col.21,23, Rachel C dau 16 col.21,23, Willard B son 13 col.21,23, [P.35 L.1] Leona L dau 11 col.21,22,23, Lillie M dau 8, Effa S dau 4, Thomas M son 2; everybody b.NC f,m.b.NC (hereafter cited as 1880 census, ED.232 P.34 L.45, Yancey Co. NC).
29. Carol Allen (carallen@mail.bcpl.lib.md.us) email to Ralph D. Clark, 15 Jan 1998, Arrowoods of Yancey Co., N.C.. Family of Elizabeth Arrowood and Thomas Elkins. (hereafter cited as Allen, 1/15/98, Arrowoods of Yancey Co. NC).
30. Robinson, Yancey Co. NC Marriages, Barnet BLANKENSHIP 20 - Lodina ELKINS 22, 16 Feb 1880 by W A Honeycutt; witnesses: Col BLANKENSHIP, D A Randolph.
31. James R. Blankenship, 1880 US Census, Yancey Co. NC (Caney River Twp), ED.232 P.32 L.9 H.276 F.278, NA Film Series T-9, Roll 988, National Archives, Washington, DC: Blankenship James R 45 Farmer col.15=stiff knee, col.20; Nancy wife 40 Keeping house col.23; Davis B son 18 Laborer, Phinata dau 17, Lucreacy J dau 14, first 3 ch. col.21, James P son 12, George M 11, both boys "at home" col.21,23, Rachel R dau 8 col.21, Miram M dau 4; William B son 21 Farmer col.10,12; Lodemy M daughter in law 23 Keeping house col.10,12; Randolph David A boarder 24 Farmer col.21; everybody b.NC f,m.b.NC (hereafter cited as 1880 census, ED.232 P.32 L.9, Yancey Co. NC).
32. Ibid.
33. Robinson, Yancey Co. NC Marriages, Henry WHIT 25 - Cornelia ELKINS 16, 6 Mar 1881 by E S Silver; witnesses: A M Elkins, N N Silvers.
34. Ibid., Albert ELKINS - Sally WHEELER, 27 Oct 1853 by A. Brinkley.
35. Albert Elkins, 1860 US Census, Yancey Co. NC, P.770(385B) L.8 H F.215, NA Film Series M-653, Roll 919, National Archives, Washington, DC: Albert Elkins 25 Farmer RE$240 PE$300; Sarah P 20 col.13; Nancy R 5 col.12, Martin L 3m, Michel E 1m; all b.NC (hereafter cited as 1860 census, P.770(385B) L.8, Yancey Co. NC).
36. John Wheeler, 1870 US Census, Yancey Co. NC (Pensacola Twp), P.821B L.12 H F.23, NA Film Series M-593, Roll 1166, National Archives, Washington, DC: Wheeler John 76 Farmer RE$500 PE$100 col.16,17,19; Roda 65f Keeping house col.16,17; Elkins Nancy 15 col.16, Martin L 13, Mitchell 11, first 3 ch. "at home", Elizabeth 8, Sarah 5; all b.NC (hereafter cited as 1870 census, P.821B L.12, Yancey Co. NC).
37. Ibid.
38. Ibid.
39. Ibid.
40. Ibid.
41. Andrew N. Elkins, 1880 US Census, Yancey Co. NC (Cainey River Twp), ED.232 P.35 L.5 H.303 F.305, NA Film Series T-5, Roll 988, National Archives, Washington, DC: Elkins Andrew N 30 Farmer; Marcina F wife 25 Keeping house; Leu S dau 2, Mary B dau 1, Nancy E dau 1/12 col.7=Apr; Lenens Kate servant 21 Servant; everybody b.NC f,m.b.NC (hereafter cited as 1880 census, ED.232 P.35 L.5, Yancey Co. NC).
42. Marion N. Ball, 1880 US Census, Yancey Co. NC (Caney River Twp), ED.232 P.34 L.8 H.294 F.296, NA Film Series T-9, Roll 988, National Archives, Washington, DC: Ball Marion N 30 Farmer col.22,23; Julia A wife 23 Keeping house; Stanley C son 3, Lillie dau 2; everybody b.NC f,m.b.NC (hereafter cited as 1880 census, ED.232 P.34 L.8, Yancey Co. NC).


Index

(Elkins)

(Elkins), Marcina F. (marriage to Andrew N. Elkins) (i3971)
(Elkins), Nancy (marriage to Alanson Elkins) (i3963), b.1798-
(Elkins), Sophronia (marriage to Martin Elkins) (i3988), b.1836-

Arrowood

Arrowood, Elizabeth (marriage to Thomas Elkins) (i1655), b.1841-
Arrowood, Nancy Elizabeth (marriage to James Elkins) (i4550), b.1823-

Ball

Ball, Lillie V. (i3976), b.1878-
Ball, Marion Nelson (marriage to Julia A. Elkins) (i3950)
Ball, Riley H. (marriage to Teresa T. Elkins) (i4012), b.1860-
Ball, Stanley C. (i3975), b.1877-

Banks

Banks, Rachel (marriage to Thomas Elkins) (i4090), b.1830-

Blankenship

Blankenship, William Barnett (marriage to Lodina Elkins) (i3954), b.1859-

Elkins

Elkins, Alanson (i3962), b.1802-
Elkins, Albert (i3967), b.1835-d.1866
Elkins, Amanda M. (i3996), b.1874-
Elkins, Amandrew Lucina (i5017), b.1856-
Elkins, Andrew N. (i5015), b.1851-
Elkins, Ann E. (i5013), b.1844-
Elkins, Attha B. (i3998), b.1878-
Elkins, Cairo J. (i3994), b.1870-
Elkins, Clarissa (i3969), b.1838-
Elkins, David C. (i3983), b.1865-
Elkins, Delitta C. (i3987), b.1874-
Elkins, Effa S. (i3960), b.1876-
Elkins, Elizabeth (i3968), b.1829-
Elkins, Elizabeth (i4003), b.1862-
Elkins, Harriet E. (i3997), b.1876-
Elkins, James (i5012), b.1826-
Elkins, James B. (i5019), b.1861-
Elkins, James E. (i3982), b.1863-
Elkins, John (i3965), b.1827-
Elkins, John W. (i3985), b.1869-
Elkins, Julia A. (i3949), b.1856-
Elkins, Leona L. (i3959), b.1869-
Elkins, Lillie M. (i3970), b.1872-
Elkins, Lodina (i3953), b.1859-
Elkins, Lovada (i3947), b.1855-
Elkins, Lu (i3972), b.1878-
Elkins, Marcus S. (i3993), b.1869-
Elkins, Margaret C. (i5018), b.1858-
Elkins, Martha L. (i3978), b.1855-
Elkins, Martin (i3966), b.1830-
Elkins, Martin L. (i4001), b.1857-
Elkins, Mary Ann S. (i3979), b.1857-
Elkins, Mary B. (i3973), b.1879-
Elkins, Mary E. (i5016), b.1853-
Elkins, Melvin E. (i3986), b.1872-
Elkins, Minerva E. (i5020), b.1865-
Elkins, Mitchell E. (i4002), b.1859-
Elkins, Mitchell J. (i3981), b.1861-
Elkins, Nancy E. (i3974), b.1880-
Elkins, Nancy Mary (i3952), b.1859-
Elkins, Nancy R. (i4000), b.1855-
Elkins, Rachel Cornelia (i3955), b.1863-
Elkins, Rozy (i3991), b.1863-
Elkins, Ruth E. (i5014), b.1847-
Elkins, Sarah (i4004), b.1865-
Elkins, Sarah E. (i3984), b.1868-
Elkins, Solone (i3989), b.1859-d.1870
Elkins, Teresa T. (i3980), b.1859-
Elkins, Thomas (i1654), b.1832-
Elkins, Thomas Murray (i3961), b.1878-
Elkins, Virginia M. (i3995), b.1872-
Elkins, Wesley L. (i3992), b.1866-
Elkins, Willard G. (i3957), b.1865-
Elkins, William C. (i3990), b.1860-

Ray

Ray, William (marriage to Clarissa Elkins) (i3951)

Roberson

Roberson, Alice (marriage to John W. Elkins) (i4063), b.1880-

Robinson

Robinson, Lovada (marriage to John W. Elkins) (i4064), b.1870-

Rogers

Rogers, Hyram (marriage to Elizabeth Elkins) (i4059)

Silver

Silver, Jane A. (marriage to John Elkins) (i3977), b.1833-

Wheeler

Wheeler, Julia Alice (marriage to Willard G. Elkins) (i3958)
Wheeler, Sarah P. (Sally) (marriage to Albert Elkins) (i3999), b.1840-

Whit

Whit, Henry (marriage to Rachel Cornelia Elkins) (i3956), b.1856-

Wyatt

Wyatt, C. W. (marriage to Lovada Elkins) (i3948)

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