James HARKINS James M HARKINS Sarah HARKINS Tilman R HARKINS Mary HARKINS George M HARKINS John Dilling HARKINS Columbus Lee HARKINS Nancy C TERRY Nancy UNKNOWN Mini tree diagram
Asberry B HARKINS

Asberry B HARKINS12,7,1,13,2,9,3,6,10

also known as Asbury B HARKINS9,11

Dec 18293 - Mar 19164,3,6

Life History

Dec 1829

Born in North Carolina.3

(less likely)

Dec 1829

Born in North Carolina.4,7,2,8,9,6,10

(most likely)

1850

Resident in Murray County, Georgia.8

25th Jan 1855

Married Nancy C TERRY in Murray County, Georgia.13

about 1856

Birth of daughter Mary HARKINS in Georgia.7,6

Jun 1858

Birth of son George M HARKINS in Georgia.14,7,9,15,2,4

1860

Residence2 in Towns County, Georgia.7

25th Nov 1860

Birth of son John Dilling HARKINS in Gilmer County, Georgia.10,16,17,18,14,19,20,21,22,23

1864

Birth of son Columbus Lee HARKINS in Georgia.9,24,6

1880

Residence3 in Carroll, Platte, Missouri.9

between 1885 and 1900

Residence4 in Parker, Montgomery, Kansas.1,2,3

1893

Death of Nancy C TERRY in Coffeyville, Montgomery, Kansas.5,1,6

1907

Death of son George M HARKINS.4

1910

Residence5 in Lenapah, Nowata, Oklahoma.10

Mar 1916

Died in Coffeyville, Montgomery, Kansas.4,3,6

Mar 1916

Buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Coffeyville, Montgomery, Kansas.4,5,6

Notes

  • In 1850, Asbury is living in his widowed mother's household.

    1850 Federal Census, Murray County, Georgia, 13 November, page 532,Hse/Fam #1588
    Asberry B  21 M Laborer SC
    In home with widowed mother Nancy Harkins

    In 1860, we find Asbury (Asberry) married and living in Towns County,Georgia.  His widowed mother Nancy is now living in his household.Their marriage license was issued 25 January 1855 in Murray County,Georgia, and they were married the same day by Joseph Terry, Ministerof the Gospel.

    1860 Federal Census, Towns County, Georgia, 15 July, PO MountainScene, page 24 (scan p 138), Hse/Fam #166
    Asbery Harkins 21 M Farmer $200 Personal Estate b NC
    Nancy Harkins 23 F b SC
    Mary Harkins 4 F b GA
    George Harkins 2 M b GA
    Nancy Harkins 65 F Widow b SC

    1880 Federal Census, Platte County, Missouri, 1 June, CarrollTownship, District 92, page 5, Hse #44, Fam #47
    Harkins, Asbury  W M 50 Laborer NC NC NC
    Harkins, Nancy  W F 43 Wife Keeping House SC SC SC
    Harkins, George  W M 22 Son GA NC SC
    Harkins, John D  W M 18 Son GA NC SC
    Harkins, Columbus  W M 16 Son GA NC SC

    By 1885, they have moved to Montgomery County, Kansas, where they wereenumerated in the 1855 Kansas State census.

    1885 Kansas State Census, Montgomery County, 1 March, Parker Township,page 6
    Asberry Harkins 56 M W Married Farmer b NC Moved to KS from MO [b abt1829]
    Nancy Harkins 48 M W married b SC Moved to KS from MO [b abt 1837]
    Dillen [John Dilling] Harkins 28 M W b Geo Moved to KS from MO Single
    George Harkins 25 M W b Geo Moved to KS from MO Single
    Columbus Harkins 21 M W b Geo Moved to KS from MO Single

    They are still in Montgomery County in 1900, but Nancy has passedaway.

    1900 Federal Census, Montgomery County, Kansas, 26 June, ParkerTownship, District 8, page 11B,  Hse #216, Fam #258
    Harkins, Asberry Father W M Dec 1828  71 Widowed NC NC NC
    living with son Harkins, George W Head  W M June 1858 41 married 4years  GA NC GA Farmer Owns

    In 1900, Asbury is a widower and is living with his son George inMontgomery County, Missouri.

    1900 Federal Census, Montgomery County, Kansas, 26 June, ParkerTownship, District 8, page 11B,  Hse #216, Fam #258
    Harkins, George W Head  W M June 1858 41 married 4 years  GA NC GAFarmer Owns
    Harkins, Ellia  Wife W F Mar 1877 23 married 4 yrs 1 child/1 living MOTN TN
    Harkins, Lelia F Dau W F Mar 1897  3 KS GA MO
    Harkins, Asberry Father W M Dec 1829  71 Widowed NC NC NC

    In 1910, he is living with another son, John Dilling.

    1910 Federal Census, Nowata County, Oklahoma, 30 April, Lenapah,District 120, page 2A, Hse/Fam #20
    Harkins, Asbury Father MW 83 Widowed b SC -- --
    in household of son Harkins, John D Head M W 49 Married 22 years GA SC-- Farmer, Tract Farm Rents

    Asberry B Harkins
    Birth Dec 1829 North Carolina, USA
    Death Mar 1916 Coffeyville, Montgomery County, Kansas, USA
    Asberry B Harkins was the third son of James(?) Harkins and Nancy[last name unknown], born in December 1829. He married Nancy C Terry25 Jan 1855. He is listed as a prisoner of war about 1864 during theCivil War.  They had four children: Mary, George, John and Columbus.They traveled from Gilmer County in Georgia to Missouri and then toKansas.
    Spouse Nancy C Terry Harkins (1843 - 1893)
    Children:
    Mary Robertson (1861 - 1931)
    Columbus Lee Harkins (1864 - 1920)
    John Dilling Harkins (1897 - 1927) [This is their grandson, should be1860-1952]
    Burial Elmwood Cemetery, Coffeyville, Montgomery County, Kansas
    Created by Beth Shields Jan 12, 2015
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #141238988,http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=141238988

Sources

  • 1. 1885 Kansas State Census, Montgomery County
    • 1 March, Parker Township, page 6
  • 2. 1900 Federal Census, Montgomery County, Kansas
    • 26 June, Parker Township, District 8, page 11B,  Hse #216, Fam #258
  • 3. Ancestry Trees
    • Harkins/Shields,
  • 4. Ancestry Trees
  • 5. Evelyn Ford, email to Orville Boyd Jenkins, August 2007
  • 6. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
  • 7. 1860 Federal Census, Towns County, Georgia
    • 15 July, PO Mountain Scene, page 24 (scan p 138), Hse/Fam #166
  • 8. 1850 Federal Census, Murray County, Georgia
    • 13 November, page 532, Hse/Fam #1588
  • 9. 1880 Federal Census, Platte County, Missouri
    • 1 June, Carroll Township, District 92, page 5, Hse #44, Fam #47
  • 10. 1910 Federal Census, Nowata County, Oklahoma
    • 30 April, Lenapah, District 120, page 2A, Hse/Fam #20
  • 11. Catherine Ryan, email to Orville Boyd Jenkins
  • 12. 1850 Federal Census, Murray County, Georgia
    • 13 November, page 32 (scan p 263), Hse/Fam #1588
  • 13. Marriage License, Asberry Harkins and Nancy C Terry
    • Murray County, Georgia
  • 14. Kansas, Births and Christenings Index, 1885-1911
  • 15. 1895 Kansas State Census, Montgomery County
    • 1 March, Coffeyville, page 8, Hse/Fam #47
  • 16. Ancestry Trees
    • Harkins Joint Research,
  • 17. 1905 Kansas State Census, Montgomery County
    • 1 March, Parker Township, PO Coffeyville, page 43
  • 18. Obituary of John Dilling Harkins
  • 19. Oklahoma Certificate of Death
  • 20. 1900 Federal Census, Montgomery County, Kansas
    • 26 June, Parker Township, District 142, Page 11B, House #216, Family
  • 21. 1940 Federal Census, Nowata County, Oklahoma
    • 11 April, Lenapah Township, District 53-8, Page 5A, Hse #93, Owns
  • 22. 1930 Federal Census, Nowata County, Oklahoma
    • 19 April, Lenapah Township, District 53-8, page 9B, Hse/Fam #191
  • 23. 1920 Federal Census, Nowata County, Oklahoma
    • 29 January, Lenapah Township, District 66, page 2B, Hse/Fam #42
  • 24. 1920 Federal Census, Pittsburg County, Oklahoma
    • 5 January, McAlester Ward 1, District 207, page 3A, 2nd Street, State

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