HAWKINS - John Alford Hawkins was born about 1836, in Tennessee, according to a Russell Co., Va. census. He married Marinda
Ramey, born about 1847, daughter of Moses Ramey, in Pike County, Kentucky. The parents of John Alford Hawkins were Elisha
Hawkins, born about 1802 in North Carolina, and Isabelle Roberts, b. about 1814 in North Carolina. Some of the couple's children
were born in Tennesse (such as Alexander, born in Johnson Co.) and others were born in North Carolina (such as Elisha, Jr.
who was born in Wilkes County.) Some leads have been located on Elisha's parents, but have not yet been explored in detail.
HILLS - Maggie Hill was born in 1894 in Clintwood Virginia and died in 1951 in Pike County, Kentucky. She was the daughter
of John Mack Hill, b. 1866 in Wise Co. Virginia. John's father was also a John M. Hill.
HENRYS - Lillie Carter Henry was born in 1880 in Ezel, Ky. She was the daughter of John D. Henry, b. 1848, and Rebecca SAMPLE.
She married into the NICKELL family of Morgan County, Kentucky (see the heading for Nickells, when completed.)
- John D. Henry was the son of Michael Henry, b. 1819, and Frances CARTER. Michael Henry's parents were John Henry, (Jr.)
, b. 1783, Va. and Rebecca HQWERTON, b. 1785. His paternal grandfather was John Henry, Sr. and his maternal grandparents were
William Howerton and Nancy RATCLIFF.
REBECCA - Rebecca Sample was the daughter of Stephen S. Sample and Louisa M.
Cecil. Stephen's parents were James Sample and Celia Fuller, and Louisa's father came from the Cecil Family of Cecil Co.
Md. and her mother was Margaret Peggy Wyson.
NICKELLS - Dr. Asa B. Nickell, father of Dr. Henry Nickell, was born in 1838 in Morgan County. His wife was Susan KENDALL,
daughter of James Kendall and Elizabeth ALLISON.
Dr. Asa Nickell's father was (preacher) Joseph Nickell. Joseph was
the son of John Nickell (b. 1771), whose parents were Joseph Nickell and Elizabeth FOWLER. If you wish you can trace the Morgan
Co. Nickell family to Greenbriar County, W.Va., once a part of Va. Joseph's mother was Elsy WILSON, b. 1768, daughter of
Andrew Wilson and Frances CRAIG.
Dr. Asa Nickell's mother was Rachel Kash, b. 1794, daughter of James Kash, b. 1772.
The parents of James were John Kash and Rachel McAllister. When tracing the Kash family back, do not be surprised if you find
the spelling "Cash". Rachel's mother was Phoeba Lacy, b. 1774, daughter of William Lacy and Mary B. Nettle.
PEERY - Martha Peery, a descendant of the Tazewell County Peery family was born in 1799. Her parents were John Peery, Jr.
and Deborah KIDD. John, Jr. was known as John the silversmith to distinguish him from his father, John, Sr. who was known
as John, the distiller. Deborah's parents were William Kidd, b. about 1737 in Augusta County, Virginia and Margaret ? Martha
married David STEELE, who had been born around 1795. The history of the Steele family will appear elsewhere.
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