|Birth: ||Aug. 16, 1844|
|Death: ||Oct. 22, 1939|
Susan A. Walker's parents were Russell Dyer Walker born abt 1823 in Rhea County, TN and died before 1880 in Adair County, KY and Margaret Mahaffey was born 27 Dec 1822 in TN and died in 1927 in KY. They married on 28 Dec 1841 in Rhea County, TN. She was the 2nd born and had 9 brothers and sisters.
Susan A. Walker married William Oscar Akin on 27 Oct 1867, in Burkesville, Cumberland County, KY. They had two sons born in Kentucky before settling in Barry County, MO where they had 6 more children. They traveled by covered wagon and settled with William Oscar, who was a stone mason, in Barry County, MO with her three sons. Land Records indicate her husband William Oscar purchased 31 acres in 1882 and 40 acres in 1890, all in Barry County. Remnants of the foundation to their house and spring house still exist on their original property.
Susan and William Oscar Akin had 8 children together, all surviving to produce a large families in the Barry County and surrounding areas. They were:
1. Richard Leslie Akin, my g-grandfather, b.17 Oct 1868 in Burkesville, Cumberland Co., KY & d.7 Oct 1932 in Joplin, Jasper Co., MO.
Married #1: Caldonia Pendleton on 18 Aug 1889 in Barry Co., MO.
Marriage #2: Elizabeth Frances Turner on 28 Mar 1895 in Lawrence Co., MO.
2. James Russell Akin b.26 Nov 1870 in Burkesville, Cumberland Co., KY & d.7 Mar 1954 in Joplin, Jasper Co., MO
Married: Ada Pearl Jones on 17 Aug 1893 in Cassville, Barry Co., Mo.
3. Hiram Preston Akin b.20 Dec 1873 in Leann, Jenkins Twp, Barry Co., MO & d.8 Jan 1956 in Aurora, Lawrence Co., MO.
Married #1: Nancy Florence Eubanks on 19 Oct 1893 in Barry Co., MO
Married #2: Nancy Josephine Dearinger abt 1906 in Lawrence Co., MO
Married #3: Eunice Katherine Thomas on 21 Dec 1919 in Barry Co., MO
Married #4: Pearl Josephine Sherrick on 23 Oct 1942 in Lawrence Co., MO
4. Mary Susan Akin b.9 Sep 1876 in Mountain Twp, Barry Co., MO & d.27 Jun 1946 in Ozark, Barry Co., MO.
Married: Ransom Ashbury Ellis, Sr. on 11 May 1894 in Leann, Barry Co., MO.
5. Ruth Ann Akin b.Sep 1879 in Mountain Twp, Barry Co., MO & d.15 Mar 1973 in Aurora, Lawrence Co., MO.
Married #1: Harvey B. Price on 9 Oct 1901 in Jenkins, Barry Co., MO
Married #2: Reuben Charter Davis on 17 Sep 1903 in Mt. Vernon, Lawrence Co., MO
6. Oscar Herschel Akin b.30 Mar 1882 in Jenkins, Barry Co., MO & d.8 Nov 1952 in Stella, Newton Co., MO.
Married #1: Effie Jane Lemaster on 29 Sep 1904 in Lawrence Co., MO.
Married #2: Nora Belle Bassett abt 1910, most likely in Missouri.
7. William Fred Akin b.13 May 1885 in Mountain Twp, Barry Co., MO & d.Feb 1969 in Purdy, Barry Co., MO.
Married: Ina Cordelia Hancock on 4 May 1907 in Galena, Stone Co., MO.
8. Emmet Lee Akin b.6 May 1888 in Leann, Barry Co., MO & d.5 Feb 1968 in Mcallen, Hidalgo Co., TX.
Married: Cleva Ellen Griffin on 7 Feb 1909 in Barry Co., MO
Many Thanks to Joan Viney for allowing me to manage this site.
William Oscar Akin (1844 - 1938)
Richard Leslie Akin (1868 - 1932)*
James Russell Akin (1870 - 1954)*
Hiram Preston Toliver Akin (1873 - 1956)*
Mary Susan Akin Ellis (1876 - 1946)*
Ruth Albertine (Ann) Akin Davis (1879 - 1973)*
Oscar Herschel Akin (1882 - 1952)*
William Fred Akin (1885 - 1969)*
Emmett Lee Akin (1888 - 1968)*
Plot: Row 5, Plot 64C
Maintained by: RCAkin148
Originally Created by: Joan Viney
Record added: Feb 02, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10421229