John Felkins was born about 1759, in Virginia, possibly in Fauquier County. He was the son of William Felkins, born about 1740, and Sarah (last name unknown), born about 1740.
John Felkins served in the Revolutionary War. He was a Private in the North Carolina Continental Line.
John Felkins married Anna (last name unknown) prior to about 1780. Anna was born about 1761, in Virginia.
John and Anna appear on the 1810 Pulaski County, Kentucky census. The census shows one male over 45; one male under 10; one female over 45; one female 16-25; one female 10-15; and two females under 10 years of age. Living nearby were sons John, Martin and William and their families. John Felkins was a farmer.
John and Anna appear on the 1820 Cumberland County, Kentucky census. The census shows one male over 45; one male 10-15; one female over 45; and one female 16-25. Living nearby was son Martin and his family.
John filed for and received his military pension in Tennessee. The 1835 Tennessee Pension Roll indicate he received $215.46 back pay when his pension began on June 7, 1831, at age 74. He then received a $96 annual allowance.
John died January 21, 1839, in Overton County, Tennessee.
Children of John Felkins and Anna
1. Sally Felkins, b. abt 1780, VA; m. Shadrack Cundiff on Jan 16, 1799, Bedford Co, VA. Shadrack Cundiff, b. abt 1778, VA was the son of Benjamin Cundiff and Mary Nichols.
2. Martin M. Felkins, b. abt 1784, VA
3. John Felkins, Jr., b. abt 1787, VA; d. aft 1860, Marshall Co, AL; m. Bersheba Cundiff on May 26, 1808 in Pulaski Co, KY. Bersheba Cundiff was the dau. of Benjamin Cundiff and Mary Nichols. (Children included: James Henry, b. 1809; Marinda; and William Marshall Felkins)
4. William Felkins, b. abt 1792, VA
5. Elizabeth Felkins, b. abt 1795, VA; m. Thomas M. Hill on Oct 19, 1815 in Pulaski Co, KY (Children included: Nancy, b. abt 1817; Unknown Son, b. bef 1820; Moses, b. abt 1822; Jamima, b. Dec 1825; Mary, b. abt 1830; Elizabeth, b. abt 1834; Lucinda, b. abt 1836; and Thomas M. Hill, Jr., b. abt 1838)
6. Lucinda Felkins, b. abt 1803; m. Isaac Wells on July 15, 1819, Cumberland Co, KY
7. Reuben Felkins, b. abt 1805
8. Wilson Clemence Felkins, b. abt 1806, VA
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