Richard Elkins
Submitted by:  Sandra Juhl  [sljuhl1234@yahoo.com]

 

*1816 - "Richard's Will was probated in 1816,

PULASKI COUNTY KENTUCKY INDEX TO WILLS 1800 - 1935

Compiled & Published 1977, By The Pulasky County Historical Society

Davenport Public Library, 321 Main Street, Davenport, Iowa 52801 - 1490

Obtained: 30 March 2007, SLJuhl, compiler

SC 976.963 PUL,

Page 23, Elkins, Richard , Wills: I & A, Year: 1816, Book: 1." [Transcribed by SLJuhl, Compiler]

 

*1817 - The sale of his estate is recorded on August 21, 1817. The following is a transcription of the record: "The Sale of the Estate of Richard Elkins. Rody Elkins to 1 cow - $10, Thomas Stephens to 1 mare - $36.25, Benj Van Hook to one colt - $11.25, Wm Elkins to 1 ax and cliver - $1.50, Wm Elkins to 1 oven - $2, Wm Elkins to 1 wheel - $1.34. Amt of above sale $52.72 & 1/2. Rhoda Elkins Admx of the Estate of Richard Elkins. At a County Court held at the courthous thereof in Somerset, Pulaski County on Monday the 22nd day of September 1817. This amount of Sale of the Estate of Richard Elkins Recorded and the Same is don accordingly. Teste: Will Fox, Clerk " (Source: research of Carol Stultz lists Pulaski County, Kentucky Will Book 2, Page 3) [Transcribed by SLJuhl, Compiler]

 

*EXCERPT: "Richard Elkins 1786-1815, married Rhoda Stephens 1788-1837, daughter of Francis. in 1806. Pulaski Co., KY. They had Francis, James, Thomas and Mariah. Richard died in the War of 1812. In 1816, his brother, William, married Rhoda and about 1817, moved to the Freetown area (INDIANA)....etc..."

If you want the rest of the article just let me know--William & Rhoda had 9 children and some of their information is in the article.

Source: Jackson County, INDIANA HISTORY, Page 340.

*SOURCE: PULASKI COUNTY KENTUCKY INDEX TO WILLS 1800 - 1935
Compiled & Published 1977
By The Pulasky County Historical Society
Davenport Public Library
321 Main Street
Davenport, Iowa 52801 - 1490
Obtained: 30 March 2007, SLJuhl, compiler
SC 976.963 PUL, Page 23
Elkins, Richard
Wills: I & A; Year: 1816; Book: 1; Page: 219
Elkins, Richard
SALE - Year: 1817; Book: 2 C; Page: 3" [Transcribed per SLJuhl, Compiler]

 

 

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