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Lincoln County West Virginia Biography of H.C. ADKINS

            H.C. ADKINS is one of the farming population in Laurel Hill district, Lincoln county, owning 50 acres of good land on Guyan river, at the mouth of Fourteen. The land has good improvements, and a part is well timbered with poplar, pine and oak. Mr. Adkins was born in Lincoln county, April 17, 1853, and his parentsí history follows this. Sarah M., daughter of Ballard and Sian (Myers) Smith, was born in Lincoln county, January 20, l85~, and in this same county, in 1873, she became the wife of H. C. Adkins. The children of this union are: Rilan, born November 24, 18~~; Albert W., January 25, 1878; Georgie T., October 3, 1880; Lewis B.. August 11, 1883. Mr. Adkins is a very industrious man, and is prospering in his farming. He may be addressed at Fourteen, Lincoln county, West Virginia.

      Extracted from West Virginia Heritage Encyclopedia, a reprint of Hardesty's Historical and Geographical Encyclopedia Lincoln County, WV, Biographies List, 1884.

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