Born: April 16, 1793, Martin, Lindsay, Lincoln, England.
Died: August 29, 1827, Abingdon, Virginia.
Buried: 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.
In 1826, he received an appointment to preach at
Besides his ministerial duties, he was involved with newspapers.
If you know where to get a good picture of Atkins (head & shoulders, at least 200×300 pixels),