From Family notes of Virginia Pierce: "Elizabeth Parker is the daughter of Richard Parker and Mitha of England. She married 17 Jan 1716 William Atkinson in the St. John's Episcopal Church in Richmond, Henrico Co., Virginia. The descendants of William Atkinson shortened the name to Adkins. From Adkins' Family History: "Very little is known of Elizabeth as women were seldom mentioned in the official records of the day. She was born ca 1695. This date is pretty well locked up as she was married in 1716 making her in the range of 21 (an age about average for the time). Her children were born between the nineteen yr. period between 1717 and 1735 (the hear of her child bearing yrs). As mentioned above she was the daughter of Richard Parker who with his family lived on the James River at the head of Four Mile Creek in Henrico Parrish. " On Ancestor chart from Virginia Pierce, it lists Elizabeth's birth as 1695, in Lawrence Co., Kentucky Ancestral File has an entry that list Elizabeth's death place as Goochland, Va. This entry also takes her line back several more generations. Marriage: Note: William and Elizabeth were married in the St. John's Episcopal Church in Richmond.
More About Elizabeth Parker: Date born 2: Abt. 1695, Charles City, Henrico County, Virginia.5328, 5329, 5330 Date born 3: 1695, Sandy, Bedford, England.5331 Died 2: Abt. 1735, Goochland County, Virginia.5332, 5333, 5334 Died 3: Abt. 1740, Goochland County, Virginia.5335
More About Elizabeth Parker and William Adkins: Single: January 17, 1715/16, Virginia.5336
More About Elizabeth Parker and William V. Atkinson Adkins: Marriage 1: January 17, 1715/16, Richmond, Henrico Co., VA.5337, 5338, 5339 Marriage 2: January 17, 1715/16, St. Johns Church, Henrico County, Virginia.5340
Marriage Notes for Elizabeth Parker and William V. Atkinson Adkins: [v114t0007.ftw]
William and Elizabeth were married in 1716 in the Saint Johns Episcopal Church in Henrico County, Virginia. NOTE: Saint Johns Episcopal Church was were Patrick Henry in 1775 gave his FAMOUS "Give Me Liberty or Give me Death" speech.
Children of Elizabeth Parker and William Adkins are: