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Harkins Family

submitted by John Harkins

GENERATION 1



1 Daniel O. Harkins

They had the following children:

2 + i Daniel O. Harkins Jr. was born 1789 at South Carolina; died 1856 at Oxford, Lafayette Co, MS.

GENERATION 2



2 Daniel O. Harkins Jr.

Daniel was born 1789 at South Carolina.

Daniel moved to Lincoln Co. Tennessee.

Daniel and Melinda( McCracken) Harkins (the daughter of David McCracken and Elizabeth Wilson) were married 1815. (I found a referance that they were married Oct. 16 1821 in Jefferson Co. AL, Book 1 page 212.) ?????.â

They had the following children:

3 + i Burrell William Harkins was born 1817 at Lincoln Co. Tennessee, married Arelia Fudge on July 18 1857 in Oxford, MS; died 1902 at Abbeville, Vermilion Co. Louisiana.

4 + ii Musein Euphus Harkins was born 1819 at Lincoln Co. Tennessee; died 1880 at Oxford, Lafayette Co, MS.

5 iii Peter B. Harkins was born about 1822 at Lincoln Co. Tennessee.

6 iv Cinthia Harkins was born 1824 at Lincoln Co. Tennessee.

7 v Melinda A. Harkins.

Daniel and Melinda moved to Lafayette Co. Mississippi.

Daniel and Nancy Cain were married about 1840 at In Georgia.

Daniel died 1856 at Oxford, Lafayette Co. MS.

Daniel was buried at Harkins Cemetary, south of Oxford. [Index of this cemetery may be found
in the cemetery books held by the Mississippi Dept of Archives and History, Call Number: 929.3/M69L/L13 Vol. 1
page: 179, MSDA&H; ec, webmaster]

2a Melinda( McCracken) Harkins

Melinda was born 1794 at North Carolina.

Melinda and Daniel O. Harkins Jr. (the son of Daniel O. Harkins) were married 1815 I found a reference that they were married Oct. 16 1821 in Jefferson Co. AL, Book 1 page 212. ?????.

They had the children previously listed.

Melinda and Daniel moved to Lafayette Co. Mississippi.

Melinda died about 1838 at Alabama, near the Tennessee border. of Near the Tenn. border.

2b Nancy Cain, second wife.

Nancy was born about 1811 at Tennessee.

Nancy and Daniel O. Harkins Jr. (the son of Daniel O. Harkins) were married about 1840 at In Georgia.

After Daniel's death she moved to Texas with children

GENERATION 3

3 Burrell William Harkins

Burrell was born 1817 at Lincoln Co. Tennessee Married Arelia Fudge on July 18 1857 in Oxford, Lafayette Co. MS. Marriage - Book 2 page 16.
Burrell died 1902 at Abbeville, Vermilion Co. Louisiana.

4 Musein Euphus Harkins

M.E. was born 1819 at Lincoln Co. Tennessee.

M.E. and Nancy A.( Greer) Harkins moved to Oxford Lafayette Co., MS. Moved with his family.

M.E. moved about 1849 to Stockton, California Sent 2 letters to his father(Daniel) about the gold rush..ä M.E. and Lela? were married 10 Nov 1853 at Oxford, Lafayette Co., MS. Book 1,page 144.

They had the following children:

8 + i Thomas J. was born 1855 at Oxford, Lafayette Co., MS..

9 + ii Sallie B. Harkins was born 1858 at Oxford, Lafayette Co., MS.

10 iii John was born 1862 at Oxford, Lafayette Co., MS; was employed as Sheriff.

11 iv Amanda (Leilla ??) was born 1862 at Oxford, Lafayette Co., MS.

12 v Gillmore was born 1865 at Oxford, Lafayette Co., MS.

13 + vi Robert Eugene Harkins was born 16 Aug 1867 at Oxford Mississippi; died 15 Oct 1948 at Oxford Mississippi, burial , Yellow Leaf Baptist Church Cemtery.

14 + vii Jennie was born 1870 at Oxford, Lafayette Co. MS; Married G. O. Lester Jan. 10, 1896.

15 + viii Myrtle was born 1873 at Oxford, Lafayette Co., MS; Married J.O. 03 Aug 1999

Ramey Oct. 21, 1896.

M.E. died 1880 at Oxford, Lafayette Co., MS.

M.E. was buried at Harkins Cemetary, South of Oxford Cemetary is about 3 miles south of Oxford where old highway 7 runs into new highway 7 Steve Watts place..(this cemetery can not be seen from road. Dec. 2004, ec webmaster)

4a Nancy A.( Greer) Harkins

Lela? was born about 1832 at South Carolina.

Lela? moved to Lafayette Co., Mississippi.

Lela? and Musein Euphus Harkins (the son of Daniel O. Harkins Jr. and Melinda(McCracken) Harkins) were married 10 Nov 1853 at Oxford Miss Book 1,page 144.

They had the children previously listed.

Lela? and M.E. moved to Oxford Miss.Lafayette Co. Moved with his family. (? statement)

Lela? died 1919 at Oxford MS., buried: Yellow Leaf Cemetary.

GENERATION 4

8 Thomas J.

Tom was born 1855 at Oxford, Lafayette Co., MS.

Tom was employed as Rail Road.

Married to Kate T. Keyes Oct.17 1878 Lafayette Co. MS. Marriage Book 5, Page 175

9 Sallie B. Harkins

Sallie was born 1858 at Oxford, Lafayette Co., MS. Sallie was married to D.B. Oliver Dec.17, 1885 in Oxford MS., Lafayette Co. Marriage Book G Page 385

13 Robert Eugene Harkins

Bob was born 16 Aug 1867 at Oxford Mississippi. Dad thinks Robert was born in March.

Bob died 15 Oct 1948 at Oxford Mississippi, buried at Yellow Leaf Baptist Church .

Bob was buried at Yellow Leaf Cemetary.

Bob and Sarah (Johnson) Catherine Harkins (the daughter of James Johnson and Poteet?) were married.

They had the following children:

16 i Mary Louie Harkins.

17 ii Robert Chandler Harkins.

18 + iii James Euphus Harkins was born Nov.12 1915 at Oxford Mississippi.

19 iv Nancy Greer Harkins.

20 v Pual Edward Harkins.

Bob was employed at Lafayette Co. Mississippi, Yellow Leaf Creek Grist Mill as operator.

13a Sarah (Johnson) Catherine Harkins

Sally was born 1886 at Oxford Mississippi.

Sally died 1936 at Oxford Mississippi, Yellow Leaf Baptist Church.

Sally was buried 1936 at Yellow Leaf cemetary, east of Oxford near Yocona off hwy 334E on CR 435 (USGS coordinates: 34182ON 0892814W ; EC, webmaster) .

Sally and Robert Eugene Harkins (the son of Musein Euphus Harkins and Nancy A.( Greer) Harkins) were married.

They had the children previously listed.

Sally died Jun 1936 at Oxford MS. of Appendic rupture.

14 Jennie

Jennie was born 1870 at Oxford MS. Lafayette Co. Married G. O. Lester Jan. 10, 1896. Marriage Book K page 293

15 Myrtle

Myrtle was born 1873 at Oxford, Lafayette Co., MS, Married J.O. Ramey Oct. 21, 1896.. Marriage book K

Pete and Marvel Sisk Ramey- Marvel was Mertle's daughter on the Harkins side.

GENERATION 5

18 James Euphus Harkins

Jim was born Nov.12 1915 at Oxford Mississippi.

Jim entered military service Feb.12 1942 at Camp Shevey Miss. during Army enlistment. While in infantry tranning at Shevey he was able to switch to Army Air Corp.He was sent to Keasler Air Base for trainning as a machanic.

Jim was in the military 1947, served as airplane machanic in New Geinea & Phillipenes Rejoined Air Force.

Jim and Mary Agnus "JOLLY" Harkins (the daughter of Reuben Davis Jolly and Irene (Reifers) Jolly) were married 31 Jan 1947.

They had the following children:

21 i James Reuben Harkins was born 23 Apr 1949.

22 ii William Harkins was born 15 Apr 1951.

23 iii Robert Gill Harkins was born 15 Aug 1952.

24 iv John Gerald Harkins was born 04 Nov 1957 at Greenville Mississippi.

25 v Mary Marvel Harkins was born 28 Jan 1959.

26 vi Thomas Edward Harkins was born 20 Jun 1967.

Jim was discharged from the military 1964.

18a Mary Agnus "JOLLY" Harkins

Mary was born Apr.17 1926 at Okolona Mississippi.

Mary and James Euphus Harkins (the son of Robert Eugene Harkins and Sarah (Johnson) Catherine Harkins) were married 31 Jan 1947.

They had the children previously listed.

SOURCES:

â WWW2.dmci.net/user/rpalmer/pages/dat136.htm

ä The Organiser ( A Oxford newspaper) Dated April 27,1850

Harkins Family

Burrell William Harkins Branch

submitted by Jim Boone

 

-Daniel O. Harkins

-Daniel O. Harkins, Jr. b. 1789, SC; d. 1856, Oxford, MS

-Burrell William Harkins b. 3/27/1817, Lincoln Co.TN; d. 1902, Abbeville, La

m. Arelia Fudge, 7/18/1857 in Oxford, MS

Nine Children

-Adelia Melinda Harkins b. 8/1/1858

-Lewis Martin Harkins b. 3/4/1860

-Newton Albert Harkins b. 6/7/1862

-Lemuel Wilson Harkins b. 9/17/1864

-Emily Jane Harkins b. 12/13/67

-Minerva Ellen Harkins b. 2/27/69

-Willis Milton Harkins b. 2/7/1871, d. 1966, Abbeville, La

-Ira Luther Harkins b. 7/4/1874

-Charles Elwood Harkins b. 7/27/1876
 

-Willis Milton Harkins (1871-1966) m. Lillie Davidson of Abbeville, La

Twelve Children

-Alma Harkins b. 10/31/1897

-Maude Harkins b. 4/11/1899

-Herbert Willis Harkins b. 4/11/1901

-Lillie May Harkins b. 4/10/1903

-Ada Harkins b. 9/31/1905

-Irene Harkins b. 10/20/1907

-Hartwell Lewis Harkins b. 2/17/1909

-Thelma Ruth Harkins b. 8/18/1911

-Alvin Milton (Buster) Harkins b. 6/16/1912

-Ethel Louise Harkins b. 8/16/1915

-Dorothy Daisy Harkins b. 11/14/1918

-Hermie Lucille (Bootsie) b. 9/20/1920
 

-Irene Harkins (1907- ) m. Charles Whitmer Laughman of Zanesville, Ohio 

Two Children

-Ethel Lynn Laughman b. 12/28/1939

-Linda Lou Laughman b. 12/11/1941 m. Jim B.Boone 

of Port Arthur, TX, 11/21/62
 

This information provided by Jim Boone. jimboone@jas.net I have many other details of the children of Willis Milton Harkins and their families and will add them when compiled. 

[Index of Harkin cemetery may be found in the cemetery books held by the Mississippi Dept of Archives and History, Call Number: 929.3/M69L/L13 Vol. 1
page: 179, MSDAH url http://www.mdah.state.ms.us/arlib/find.html; emc, webmaster]
[ Yellow Leaf cemetary, between Oxford and Yocona, off hwy 334E on CR 435 (USGS coordinates: 34182ON 0892814W ; EC, webmaster). Cemetery Index ; MSDA&H = DAR: Vol. 49 , page 40, Other: Call Number - 929.3/M69L/L13, Vol. 1; pg. 109 , EC- Web Master)

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