Descendants of Elijah Henkins

Generation No. 1

1. ELIJAH2 HENKINS (HENKINS1) was born Abt. 1791 in West Virginia, and died Aft. 1880. He married ELIZABETH BROWN Bef. 1826.

Children of ELIJAH HENKINS and ELIZABETH BROWN are:

2. i. ADAM B.3 HENKINS, b. 1826, Green Co. PA.

3. ii. RAWLEY HENKINS, b. Abt. 1818, Virginia.

iii. ANDREW P. HENKINS, d. September 1872, Boyd's Grove, Bureau Co. IL.

Notes for ANDREW P. HENKINS:

Andrew Henkins
September 12, 1872
Taken From the Henry Republican - Snachwine News
With deep regrets we learn the sad news of the death of Andrew Henkins of Boyd's Grove, formerly a citizen of this village. He leaves a wife and several children, happily in good circumstances.

iv. CHRISTINA HENKINS.

v. CATHERINE HENKINS.

vi. SUSAN HENKINS.

vii. MARGARET HENKINS, b. Abt. 1824.

viii. ELIZABETH HENKINS.

ix. MARTHA JANE HENKINS.

x. MARY HENKINS.

xi. AMANDA HENKINS, b. Abt. 1843.

4. xii. ELIJAH HENKINS, b. Abt. 1837, Pennsylvania.


Generation No. 2

2. ADAM B.3 HENKINS (ELIJAH2, HENKINS1) was born 1826 in Green Co. PA. He married SARAH JANE DAWSON 1860 in Putnam Co IL, daughter of MERCER DAWSON and CASSANDRA.

Notes for ADAM B. HENKINS:

The Record of Olden Times by Spencer Ellsworth, 1880
From the Biographical Department, page 673 - Senachwine Twp.
Adam B. Henkins
Mr. Henkins was born in Green county, Pa., in 1826, and was a son of Elijah and Elizabeth Brown Henkins. He came to Illinois in 1852 with his family, consisting of Rawley, Andrew P., Elijah, Christiana, Catherine, Susan, Margaret, Elizabeth, Martha Jane , Mary and Amanda. Adam and Elijah reside in this township, and Rawley in Missouri. Mr. H. owns about 500 acres of land in this township. He was married in 1860 to Sarah Jane Dawson, daughter of Mercer and Cassandra Dawson of Monogahela county, Va. They have six children - John, Commodore F., Jacob S., Adam, Miles W. and Susan L. All are at home or at school.

More About ADAM B. HENKINS:
Occupation: 1880, Farmer
Residence: 1880, Senachwine Twp, Putnam Co IL

Children of ADAM HENKINS and SARAH DAWSON are:

i. JAHU4 HENKINS, b. Abt. 1859, Putnam Co IL.

ii. COMMODORE F. HENKINS, b. Abt. 1863, Putnam Co IL; m. LUCINDA R. TODD, March 12, 1884, Snachwine Twp, Putnam Co. IL.

iii. JACOB S. HENKINS, b. Abt. 1870, Putnam Co IL.

iv. ADAM HENKINS, b. Abt. 1875, Putnam Co IL.

v. MILES W. HENKINS, b. Abt. 1877, Putnam Co IL.

vi. SUSAN L. HENKINS, b. Abt. 1865, Putnam Co IL.

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3. RAWLEY3 HENKINS (ELIJAH2, HENKINS1) was born Abt. 1818 in Virginia. He married CAROLINE.

More About RAWLEY HENKINS:
Occupation: 1880, Farmer
Residence: 1880, New York, Caldwell Co. MO

Children of RAWLEY HENKINS and CAROLINE are:

i. THOMAS4 HENKINS, b. Abt. 1853, Pennsylvania.

ii. ADISON HENKINS, b. Abt. 1854, Illinois.

iii. ELIJAH HENKINS, b. Abt. 1856, Illinois.

iv. JEROME HENKINS, b. Abt. 1860, Missouri.

v. GRANT HENKINS, b. Abt. 1864, Missouri.

vi. ELLEN HENKINS, b. Abt. 1866, Missouri.

vii. ETTA HENKINS, b. Abt. 1868, Missouri.

viii. RAWLEY HENKINS, b. Abt. 1871, Missouri.

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4. ELIJAH3 HENKINS (ELIJAH2, HENKINS1) was born Abt. 1837 in Pennsylvania. He married (1) ALMIRA. He married (2) RACHEL ALICE DODD October 28, 1883 in Putnam, Putnam Co. IL, daughter of CHARLES DODD and EMILY PERKINS.

More About ELIJAH HENKINS:
Occupation: 1880, Farmer
Residence: 1880, Senachwine Twp, Putnam Co IL
Marriage Notes for ELIJAH HENKINS and RACHEL DODD:

Henry Republican
November 1, 1883
Married at Putnam, Oct. 28, at 8 a.m., at the residence of Mrs. Cyrus Taliaferro, by Rev. J. T. Smith, Elijah Henkins and Miss Alice, daughter of Charles Dodd, all of P.

Child of ELIJAH HENKINS and ALMIRA is:

i. MARION M.4 HENKINS, b. Abt. 1868.


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