Looking at early Franklin Co Virginia marriage records I also found the Elkins surname.....
Ellkins, John and Elizabeth Stevens. Mar. ret. by R. H. - Sept. 20, 1794
Estes, Elisha, and Nancy Harris, dau. Henry harris - Aug 29, 1791
Estes, Jesse, and Elizabeth Nappier,. dau. Robt. and Elizabeth Nappier - Mar. 14, 1789
Estes, Joel, and Elizabeth Bradley. Wm. Bradley, sur. June 12, 1801