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Levi "Lee" Eakin
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Birth: Aug. 24, 1869
Wesley
Venango County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Aug., 1941
Crawford Corners
Venango County
Pennsylvania, USA

Levi and Lena had 4 children that they named: Lawrence, Gertrude, Martha and Bertha. His marriage record simply lists his name as "L. L. Eakin".

OBITUARY

Lee Eakin Dies Suddenly While Sitting On Porch - Retired Oil Field Worker Succumbs at Home of Daughter

Lee Eakin, age 72, died suddenly at 12:30 p.m. yesterday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. George Stephens, with whom he lived on the Church Run Road. While not in robust health, Mr. Eakin had been about as usual and was sitting on the porch of the Stephens home when he was stricken, falling from his chair. He was dead before a physician could be called.

The deceased was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. Eakin and was born near Wesley in Venango County, August 24, 1869. He worked in the oil fields most of his life and had a wide acquaintance. He was married to Miss Lena Thayer at Bradleytown November 22 1892, and she died July 24, 1937 in Pleasantville.

Besides Mrs. Stephens, the daughter with whom he made his home, Mr. Eakin leaves the following other children: Mrs. William Noble of Grand Valley, Lawrence Eakin of Titusville, and Mrs. George Miller of Grand Valley. There are 27 grandchildren and one sister, Mrs. John Adams of Hood River, Oregon. The body is at the Arnold Funeral Home, where friends may call and where services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday with Rev. E. W. Mattison of Union City officiating. Internment at Neilltown cemetery.

Notes

The attached grave site photo was taken and originally posted by Ginger & Steve Bollinger. Find a Grave Member ID #47170234.

The obit and other info came from Rebecca Dunlap Maxwell FaG member #47104507.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Robert Crawford Eakin (1833 - 1895)
  Permelia Sopher Eakin (1837 - 1879)
 
 Spouse:
  Evelena Thayer Eakin (1872 - 1937)
 
 Children:
  Mary Gertrude Eakin Nobles (1894 - 1977)*
  Sherman Lawrence Eakin (1895 - 1946)*
  Martha Ann Eakin Miller (1904 - 1994)*
  Bertha Jane Eakin Stephens (1904 - 1970)*
 
 Siblings:
  Josiah Hardy (1854 - 1910)**
  Andrew E Eakin (1856 - 1870)**
  Sylvester Eakin (1858 - 1906)**
  Harrison H Eakin (1860 - 1863)**
  Robert Clark Eakin (1862 - 1932)**
  Sherman Lafayette Eakin (1866 - 1939)*
  Elizabeth Jane Eakin (1868 - 1868)*
  Levi Eakin (1869 - 1941)
  John Eakin (1870 - 1872)*
  Myrtle Matilda Eakin McFadden (1872 - 1938)*
  Bertha Bell Eakin Adams (1872 - 1948)*
  Louis W Eakin (1879 - 1879)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
Eakin Levi 1869 - 1941
 
Note: Levi is buried with his wife and his son Lawrence (and his wife).
 
Burial:
Neilltown Cemetery
Neilltown
Forest County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Jack Gilchrist
Record added: Feb 12, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 48025639
Levi Lee Eakin
Added by: Jack Gilchrist
 
Levi Lee Eakin
Added by: Jack Gilchrist
 
Levi Lee Eakin
Added by: Jack Gilchrist
 
 
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- Rebecca Dunlap
 Added: Jul. 27, 2016
from a second cousin 4xremoved
- GL
 Added: Oct. 1, 2012
 
 
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