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60. Mary "Polly" BROOKES4,120 was born about 1793.5

Caswell County Deed Book T, p.211. Thomas Brooks, Senr, to Polly Adkins, beloved granddaughter, only daughter of my son Thomas Brooks deceased, the Negro boy Wiatt, and boy Haris. 17 Dec 1819. Witnesses: Thomas Brooks Jun., John Manley.
[Thomas Jun would in today's terms actually be Thomas III, brother of Polly Adkins.]

Caswell WB I, p.300
Apr Court 1824 Receipt of James Adkins, 18 Jul 1824, from Joseph Bracken adm. in right of his wife Jane Bracken of personal estate of Thomas Brooks, Junr. dec'd. Amt. $250 in full claim of wife Mary Adkins of personal estate of her dec'd father Thomas Brooks. Wit: Warren Weatherford, William Morgan, Jr.

1850 Census. Knox Co, KY, Hh 867
James Adkins, 59
Mary, 57
Almeda M. 23. Sina E. 18. Mary F., 20 - all born in NC

Mary "Polly" BROOKES and James ADKINS were married on 2 April 1814 in Caswell County, North Carolina.5,22 James ADKINS was born in 1791 in North Carolina.