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Loranzy Ran Akin
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Birth: Feb. 19, 1886
Marion County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Jan. 12, 1972
Cleveland County
Oklahoma, USA

Loranzy Ran Akin was the son of William Riley Ely & Dulcinea A. "Dulsie" (Parker) Akin. His name was Loranzo but his mom called him Loranzy.

He married Nannie L. Woods 22 Aug 1907 in Benton Co., AR. To this union at least five children were born: 1) Dow James "Jim" 2) Nellie Irene Akin 3) Paul 4) Mildred & 5) Floyd W. Akin.


1910 Garland Twp., Benton Co., AR Census (81-81)
Ran L. AIKEN, head, M, W, married once for 3 yrs, age 24, b: c 1885 in AR > AR > AR; Farmer
Nannie L., wife, F, W, married once for 3 yrs, 2 of 2 children living, age 23, b: AR > AR > TN
Dow, son, M, W, age 2, b: OK > AR > AR
Nellie I., dau., F, W, age 8/12 (8 mos.), b: AR > AR > AR

1914 - moved to OKC, OK

1920 Greely Twp., Oklahoma Co., OK Census (383-391) pg. 19
Ran AKIN, head, M, W, Rent home, age 35, b: AR > AR > AR; Farmer
Nannie, wife, F, W, age 33, b: AR > AR > TN
Dow, son, M, W, age 11, b: OK > AR > AR
Nellie, dau., F, W, age 10, b: AR > AR > AR
Paul, son, M, W, age 8 5/12, b: AR > AR > AR

1930 Council Grove, Oklahoma Co., OK Census, (302-305) Pg. 14
L. R. AKIN, head, Rent, $25 mo. pymt, age 45, married age 21, b: AR > AR > AR; Farmer
Nannie, wife, age 44, married age 20, b: AR > AR > TN
Paul, son, age 18, b: AR > AR > AR; Laborer
Floyd, son, age 10, b: OK > AR > AR
Mildred, dau., age 8, b: OK > AR > AR
Nellie MITCHEL, dau., age 20, married at age 19, b: AR > AR > AR

1945 - moved to Norman, OK


World War I Draft Registration Card 1917-1917
Loranzy Dow AKIN, age 33 (signature is the same spelling as Loranzy Dow Akin)
Address: R. F. D. 8, OKC, OK
DOB: Feb 19, 1885 (one year off than obituary)
Occupation: Farmer self-employeed; place: same address above
Nearest Relative: Nanny and Dow (AKIN), place: same address above (wife & son)
Height: Medium, Build: Medium
Eyes: Blue, Hair: Brown
Injuries: None

(copy received from Resthaven Memorial Gardens on 10/12/1995)


NORMAN - Loranzy R. Akin, 87, died Wednesday in Norman Municipal Hospital. Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Mayes Funeral Home with burial in Resthaven Cemetary.

Akin was born in Marion Co., Arkansas, moved to Oklahoma City in 1914 and to Norman in 1945. He was a retired farmer and a member of Westside Church of Christ.

Survivors include a son, Floyd, 1909 Graham, Oklahoma City; two daughters, Mrs. Nell Pennington, 2635 N.W. 13, Oklahoma City; and Mrs. Mildred Trad, 2705 N.W. 19, Oklahoma City; two brothers, W. L. of Little Rock, Arkansas; and Jim of Gentry, Arkansas; 10 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. 
Family links: 
  William Riley Akin (1860 - 1922)
  Dulcinea Angeline Parker Akin (1869 - 1944)
  Nannie L. Woods Akin (1886 - 1961)*
  Dow James Akin (1908 - 1966)*
  Nell Irene Akin Pennington (1909 - 1994)*
  Paul C. Akin (1911 - 1959)*
  Floyd W Akin (1920 - 1995)*
  Plona Jane Akin Rose (1884 - 1969)*
  Loranzy Ran Akin (1886 - 1972)
*Calculated relationship
Resthaven Gardens Cemetery
Oklahoma City
Cleveland County
Oklahoma, USA
Created by: Mindy
Record added: Nov 10, 2005
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Loranzy Ran Akin
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Loranzy Ran Akin
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May the blessings of Heaven be yours Loranzy
- Phyllis killgore
 Added: Apr. 16, 2011

- Melinda Pennington
 Added: May. 8, 2009

- Terry Akin
 Added: Mar. 17, 2007
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