When Abel Prescott Wilkins was born on 23 November 1776, in Hillsborough, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Andrew Wilkins Sr., was 31 and his mother, Elizabeth Prescott, was 29. He married Lucy Tenney on 11 May 1809, in Weston, Windsor, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Newbury Township, Geauga, Ohio, United States in 1840 and Chardon Township, Geauga, Ohio, United States in 1840. He died on 17 September 1850, in Chardon, Geauga, Ohio, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Chardon Municipal Cemetery, Chardon, Geauga, Ohio, United States.
English (West Midlands and southern England): variant of Wilkin , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.
North German and Dutch: variant of Wilkens .