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Thomas Atkins

1Sophia Fidelia Hall Coe, Memoranda Relating to the Ancestry and Family of Sophia Fidelia Hall, pp. 81-83 (1902).
Thomas Atkins, the eldest son of Ephraim and Elizabeth (Wetmore) Atkins, was born April 5, 1710.
He was an early settler in Long Hill. He married Martha Miller, daughter of Benjamin and Mercy (Bassett) Miller, in the summer of 1735. She was born December 8, 1715. Thomas Atkins was a quiet, good natured man, honest in his dealings.
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In the old graveyard, east of Indian Hill, sometimes called Washington Street Cemetery are grave stones thus inscribed --
"In memory of Mr. Thomas Adkins who died 27. Nov. 1793, in the 84 year of his age."
Standing close to this another for
"Martha Relict of Thomas Atkins d. Nov. 5, 1808 aged 93."
1. Mary---born December 20, 1736, married Joshua Miller.
2. Martha---born July 17, 1738, married Jabez Barnes, March 22, 1758. They had eight children. He died at sea and she was left with a large family. Having a one-story house, a small barn and eight or ten acres of land, she managed to take care of her children until they were old enough to care for themselves.
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She died in 1834 aged 96 years.
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3. Jemima---born October 13, married Giles Barnes.
4. Sarah married Phineas Bacon. (see Bacon family.)
5. Lydia---born November 23, 1747, married Edward Ward, born October 22, 1746, son of Capt. William Ward.
6. Rhoda---born January 15, 1749, married J. Ward.
7. Lucy---born April 28, 1752, married 1st, ----- Johnson, 2nd, ----- Coe.
8. Ithamar---born November 16, 1757, married Anna Hubbard, November 27, 1783. She was the twelfth child of Nehemiah and Sarah (Sill) Hubbard, born october 18, 1762. Ithamar was the youngest child of Thomas and Martha (Miller) Atkins, settled on the old homestead, and had nine children.".