DEAKINS Ancestors

William DEAKINS William was born on 29 Jun 1796 in Charlotte, VA, and died on 9 Jul 1875 in Linn County, OR (1) William married Rachel HOLLINGSWORTH on 31 Jul 1817 in Springfield, Sangmon County, IL. (5)

Rachel HOLLINGSWORTH Rachel was born in 1798 in Springfield, Sangmon County, IL and died in 1848. (1)

Children:

  1. Mary Ann DEAKINS Mary was born on 15 Sep 1816 in Green Castle, Putnam County, IN, and died on 14 Oct 1863 in Scio, Linn County, OR (1)  She married William Cyrus 17 Dec 1820 - 6 Jun 1890). (5) They had three children, to include Enoch Cyrus (1844-1916) and Nancy Ellen Cryus CRAFT (1853-1924). (6)
  2. Hepsibah DEAKINS Hepsibah was born on 18 Mar 1818 in IN and died on 18 Feb 1895 in Cosby, Andrew County, MO. (1)
  3. Thomas DEAKINS Thomas was born on 3 Apr 1826 in Marion, IN and died on 28 Aug 1878 in Linn County, OR. He was buried in Providence Cemetery (2) Thomas married Ailcey PRINE (5)

Sources:

  1. Family Search Ancestral File
  2. USGenWeb, ORGenWeb, Linn County, Cemetery Listings
  3. History of Linn County, Compiled by Workers of the Writer’s Program, Works Progress Administration, 1941.
  4. Table of Contents for Oregon Territory Donation Land Claim Families To 1855, Volumes 1 - 23, Claimholders, Husbands and Wives, A to L
  5. 1850 Federal Census for Linn County, Oregon Territory.
  6. Find A Grave website for Mary Ann Deakins CYRUS.

Research Notes:

Linn County History- Scio The following entry can be found on this site:

"Many settlers come from Missouri in the fall of 1847, including, families of William Cyrus, Haman Shelton, William Deakins, James Curl, and families, in 1852 many settlers came from various states."

Oregon Territory Donation Land Claim Families to 1855 Table of Contents for Oregon Territory Donation Land Claim Families To 1855, Volumes 1 - 23, Claimholders, Husbands and Wives, A to L Number after man's name denotes the volume in which they appear.) The following Deakins entries was found on this site:

Deakins, William..........1
.....Hollingsworth, Rachel

Cyrus, William..........1
.....Deakins, Mary A.
.....Garland, Jane B. S.
.....Moore, Margaret C.

Deakins, Thomas..........22
.....Prine, Ailcey E.

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