Mariah Jane Adkins

1860–1950 (Age 89)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Mariah Jane

When Mariah Jane Adkins was born on 21 May 1860, in Virginia, United States, her father, James Peter Adkins, was 35 and her mother, Rhoda J Belsher, was 28. She married John Brown Tolbert on 22 October 1883, in Bland, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Rocky Gap Magisterial District, Bland, Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 1 April 1950, in Rocky Gap, Bland, Virginia, United States, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

Mariah Jane Adkins
1860–1950
John Brown Tolbert
1861–1939
Marriage: 22 October 1883
David Thomas Tolbert
1884–1978
Edgar Wiley Tolbert
1886–1971
Walter Scott Tolbert
1888–1974
James Peter Tolbert
1890–1964
Luther Brown Tolbert
1892–1983
William Penn Tolbert
1894–1978
Odie Elmer Tolbert
1897–1970
Mason B Tolbert
1898–1965
Virgie L Tolbert
1902–1985

Spouse & Children

  • Female1860–1950Female

  • John Brown Tolbert

    Male1861–1939Male

MARRIAGE
22 October 1883
Bland, Virginia, United States
children

(9)

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Parents & Siblings

  • James Peter Adkins

    Male1825–1884Male

  • Rhoda J Belsher

    Female1832–1867Female

siblings

(16)

  • Sarah Agnes Adkins

    Female1846–Female

  • Nancy Jane Adkins

    Female1847–1927Female

  • Agnes Adkins

    Female1849–1880Female

  • Robert Adkins

    Male1850–Male

  • Adkins

    Male1850–1850Male

+11 More Children

World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 1

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 
1863

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1886

Age 26

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Adkin, a pet form of Adam that was in use particularly in the English Midlands, + patronymic -s. Compare Atkins .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Mariah Adkins in household of Peter Adkins, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Marijot J Tolbert, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mariah J Talbert in household of John B Talbert, "United States Census, 1910"

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