April 16, 1793, Martin, Lindsay, Lincoln, England.
August 29, 1827, Abingdon, Virginia.
His remains were reported moved in 1895 to the Sulphur Springs Cemetery, Bristol, Tennessee.
A Methodist pastor, Atkins served in the Ohio Conference, then transferred to Knoxville, Tennessee, in 1818. Besides his ministerial duties, he was also involved with newspapers. In 1826, he received an appointment to preach at
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