Piety Prudence Sansing

Female 1786 - 1879  (~ 92 years)


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  • Name Piety Prudence Sansing 
    • Piety Prudence Sansing Adkins was the daughter of Charles and Mary Sansing and was born in Bute Co. NC. Her husband Zaccheus F. Adkins died in York County, SC. She lived in York County, SC, and Henry County, GA before moving to Claiborne Parish, Louisiana in 1852. She and her children, Mary Ann Lewis, Elizabeth T. Merritt, William J. Adkins, Lemiah Christopher Columbus Adkins, and Jane Sansing all came to Claiborne Parish. Another son Lewis stopped in Mississippi and son Zaccheus F. Adkins died a short time before the move. His wife Nancy and his daughters Martha Jane and Sarah Prudence came to Louisiana with the rest of the Adkins families. Piety's daughters Lona Polina and Malinda F. Adkins both died in Henry County.
    Born Nov 1786  Warren Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Census 1790  York Co, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    p 193. 
    1790 Census for York County, South Carolina, Sheet 193
    1790 Census for York County, South Carolina, Sheet 193
    --Charles Lencing--free white males under 16:3, free white males 16 and over: 2; free white females: 5; Number of Households members: 10.
    Census 1850  Henry Co, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Dist 42, p [stamped 203A], dwelling/family 227/227, real estate value $1500, b. Virginia; enumerated 27 Aug 1850 by William Moseley. 
    1850 Census for Henry County, Georgia, District 42, Sheet 203A
    1850 Census for Henry County, Georgia, District 42, Sheet 203A
    227/227 Adkins, P P...64...head [Piety Prudence Sansing]
    ______, Z F...........26...son...farmer
    ______, N A...........18
    Sansing, M J..........13...granddaughter
    Adkins, Eliz..........55
    228/228 Merritt, M M..42...head...farmer
    _______, E L..........37...wife [Elizabeth Adkins]
    _______, S P..........15...daughter
    _______, W J..........11...son
    _______, C W..........10...daughter
    _______, J M.......... 8...son
    _______, M J.......... 6...daughter
    _______, M E.......... 5...daughter
    _______, H B.......... 2...son
    _______, M C..........5/12...daughter
    229/229 Sansing, J D..37...head...farmer
    _______, J A..........28...wife
    _______, Z B..........17...son
    _______, F M..........11...son
    next page on 28 Aug 1850
    Sansing, T. M. E...... 9...daughter
    _______, M. A......... 7...daughter
    _______, C. J......... 4...son
    _______, T.T.......... 1...son
    _______, Phebe........70...possibly Jonathan's mother
    Family History Claiborne Par, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Doris (Adkins) Wells and Iris (Wood) Mayo, ed. "Lewis Adkins, His Ancestors and Descendants" York County Genealogical & Historical Society Quarterly, 2 (3), Dec 1990, p 4-8.
    Lewis Adkins, His Ancestors and Descendants
    Lewis Adkins, His Ancestors and Descendants
    History written by Doris (Adkins) Wells and Iris (Wood) Mayo and published in the York County Genealogical & Historical Society Quarterly in 1990. Lays out the family lines as they had found in their research.
    Religion 21 May 1854  Claiborne Par, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Primitive Baptist Church "Lebanon." Member Piety P. (Sansing) Adkins signed the covenant when the church was established.  
    Covenant for Primitive Baptist Church 'Lebanon,' Claiborne Parish, Louisiana
    Covenant for Primitive Baptist Church "Lebanon," Claiborne Parish, Louisiana
    Covenant signed on May 21, 1854 by William Gibson, Sarah Gibson, Miles M. Merritt, Elizabeth T. Merritt, J. D. Sansing, Jane A. Sansing, L.C.C. Adkins, Jency Adkins, George Shaw, Eliza Ann Shaw, J. W. Taylor, Mary Lewis, Freeman Allen. Other members Piety P. (Sansing) Adkins, James Gibson and Amanda C. Gibson
    Occupation 1860  Homemaker, Land owner Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died Sep 1879  Homer, Claiborne Par, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Adkins Cemetery, Homer, Claiborne Par, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Piety Prudence (Sansing) Adkins
    Piety Prudence (Sansing) Adkins
    Wife of Zaccheus Franklin Adkins, Sr. and daughter of Charles & Mary Sansing.
    Person ID I117  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 26 Dec 2020 

    Father Charles Sansing,   b. ca 1746, Bertie Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. ca Nov 1831, Henry Co, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 85 years) 
    Mother May,   b. ca 1748, Warren Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. ca 2 Sep 1831, Henry Co, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years) 
    Married ca 1771  Warren Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F67  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Zaccheus Franklin Adkins, Sr.,   b. ca 1781, Sussex Co, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1827, York Co, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 46 years) 
    Married Jun 1805  York Co, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Lewis Davis Adkins,   b. ca 1807, York Co, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1890, Claiborne Par, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years)
    +2. Mary Ann Adkins,   b. ca 1809, York Co, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1891, Claiborne Par, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years)
    +3. Malinda F. Adkins,   b. ca 1810, York Co, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1836, Henry Co, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 26 years)
    +4. Elizabeth Tines Adkins,   b. 13 May 1812, Henry Co, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1880, Claiborne Par, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    +5. William J. Adkins,   b. ca 1814, York Co, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. ca 1875, Claiborne Par, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years)
     6. Lona Polina Adkins,   b. ca 1816, York Co, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. ca 1843, Henry Co, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 27 years)
    +7. Lemiah Christopher Columbus Adkins,   b. 18 Nov 1819, York Co, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1893, Homer, Claiborne Par, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    +8. Jane A. Adkins,   b. 12 Jun 1821, York Co, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1916, Tahlequah, Cherokee Co, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
    +9. Zacceheus Frank Adkins, Jr.,   b. ca 1825, York Co, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1852, Henry Co, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 27 years)
    Last Modified 6 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F71  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsReligion - Primitive Baptist Church "Lebanon." Member Piety P. (Sansing) Adkins signed the covenant when the church was established. - 21 May 1854 - Claiborne Par, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
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