My Wilkins line continues to be my brick wall. I still can't get farther back than my GGGG grandfather William Wilkins, b. abt 1753 in what became Duplin, married abt. 1780 to Nancy Hannah (b. bef. 1765 in Duplin). He was part of the militia that fought at the Battle of Moore's Creek Bridge 27 Feb 1776. The couple moved to Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, circa 1803. I think his parents were John Wilkins and Mary (surname unknown), both born in what became Duplin. The next generation back might have been John Wilkins Sr. and Prudence (surname unknown), both born in Virginia or North Carolina 1700-1705. But I have no documentation on these generations. I'm always looking for others researching this same line and would LOVE to hear from anyone who wants to share information about the Wilkins family before they arrived in North Carolina. They were in the Duplin area for about 100 years, so I'm surprised that I haven't found another Wilkins researcher through this list. I haven't even found many matches through the Family Tree DNA project. I'm beginning to think my fellow Wilkins descendents aren't a very curious bunch when it comes to family history! I have a lot of info about this line following their move to Kentucky in 1803 and would be glad to pass it along.
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