Indiana McCaslins

Leander ElkinsAge: 63 years18451909

Name
Leander Elkins
Birth November 9, 1845 35 35
Source: S4163
Publication: The Goodspeed Publishing Co. (Chicago, Illinois 1889)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Later became Wayne, West Virginia
Birth of a brotherCharles D Elkins
about 1849 (Age 3 years)
Census 1850 (Age 4 years)
Death of a fatherDarby Kelly Elkins
September 9, 1856 (Age 10 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Death of a brotherKelly Elkins
August 12, 1862 (Age 16 years)
Source: Find a Grave
MarriageMarilza Jane KimesView this family
March 19, 1868 (Age 22 years)
Source: S4163
Publication: The Goodspeed Publishing Co. (Chicago, Illinois 1889)
Death of a motherLydia Evaline Adkins
February 20, 1895 (Age 49 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Death March 19, 1909 (Age 63 years)

Burial after March 19, 1909
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Kimes Cemetery
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: October 18, 1829, Cabell, Virginia
14 months
elder brother
3 years
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
Kelly Elkins
Birth: May 19, 1835 24 25, Cabell, Virginia
Death: August 12, 1862Arkansas
22 months
elder brother
3 years
elder sister
2 years
elder sister
4 years
elder sister
15 months
elder sister
19 months
himself
4 years
younger brother
Family with Marilza Jane Kimes - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: March 19, 1868Arkansas

Birth1850 US Federal Census
BirthS4163
Publication: The Goodspeed Publishing Co. (Chicago, Illinois 1889)
BirthFind a Grave
Census1850 US Federal Census
MarriageS4163
Publication: The Goodspeed Publishing Co. (Chicago, Illinois 1889)
BurialFind a Grave
Birth
Later became Wayne, West Virginia
Burial
Kimes Cemetery
Shared note
In the 1850 US Federal Census for District 66, Wayne, Virginia, 40-year-old Virginia-born mechanic Darby K and his 40-year-old Virginia-born wife Lyddia [sic] [Adkins] Elkins have in their household their Virginia-born children, 20-year farmer Furibin, 18-year-old Clerissa A [sic], 15-year-old farmer Kelby, 13-year-old Jacob K, 11-year-old Nancy, l0-year-old Lucinda, 7-year-old Phebe E [sic], 6-year-old Louisa A, 4-year-old Leander and 1-year-old Charles L. Darby owns $350 worth of real estate, Firibin and Clerissa each own $108 worth of real estate. "Leander Elkins, farmer, was born November 9, 1845, in Wayne County, W. Va., and is a son of D.K. and Lydia E. (Adkins) Elkins, also natives of the same State. The father moved to Vernon County, Mo. in 1856, and died the same year. In connection with farming he was a mechanic and cabinet maker, and worked at those trades. Eight of his eleven children are still living: Furibin, of Washington County; J.K. of California; Mrs. Nancy E Kimes, of this county; Mrs. Phoebe Kimes of this county; Mrs. Lucinda Reed, of Barry County, Mo.; Mrs. Louisa A Kimes, of this county; Leander and L.W. Elkins, of Livingston, Ill. The grandparents, Jacob and Phoebe Adkins, were of English descent. The former was born in Jamestown Colony, Va. in 1758, and died in 1862, and the latter was born about 1768. They moved from Jamestown Colony to New River and lastly to Wayne County, Va., where they engaged in farming. Our subject lived upon the farm in West Virginia until eleven year of age, receiving by a meager education, and then went to Missouri, and from Missouri to Arkansas 1857, and at the age of twenty-one began life for himself by farming. In 1868 he married Marilda J. Kimes, who was born in Wayne, County, Mo., in 1848, and is a daughter of Valentine and Martha (Stell) Kimes, natives of Virginia and Georgia, respectively. Mr. and Mrs. Kimes moved from Virginia to Wayne County, Mo., and in 1850 came to Crawford County. Seem of their children live in this county, and one resides in California. They are: Mrs. Louisa A Lester, of California' F.M. Kimes, D.G. Kimes, James M., Mrs. Elkins, Hiram, M Kimes, Thomas H Kimes, Mrs. Martha Tribble and Mrs. Mary Snell. Mr. Elkins enlisted May 14, 1864, in Company A, First Arkansas Cavalry, United States Army, serving under Capt. J.S. Dudley and Col. M.L. Harrison until discharged August 23, a865. He operated in Northwestern Arkansas, Missouri and Indian Territory, participating in two battles at Fayetteville and nine guerrilla fights in Northwestern Arkansas. In politics Mr. Elkins is a Republican, and his first presidential vote was cast for U.S. Grant in 1868. From "History of Benton, Washington, Carroll, Madison, Crawford, Franklin, and Sebastian Counties, Arkansas"