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Harvey Abraham Akes
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Birth: Jun. 6, 1873
Decatur City
Decatur County
Iowa, USA
Death: Aug. 6, 1926
Decatur City
Decatur County
Iowa, USA

In part his obituary reads he was the son of W.P.
Akes and born in the old Akes home near Decatur June 6, 1874 and died at his home in Decatur, Aug. 6, 1926. He married to Louisa Emmeline Bay March 8, 1896. Ten children were born to this union. Mrs. Eva Kirk, Davis City, E.
Warren Akes, Decatur, James O. Akes, Shenandoah, Mrs. Dale Kelley, Decatur, Lillian, Fred and Beulah at home, besides three daughters who died in infancy. He was survived by his aged father and mother who live at the old Akes home, by one brother, Don Akes, near Decatur, four sisters, Mrs. Emma Rex and Mrs. Amanda Umpress of Leon, Mrs. Mattie Rex, Leroy and Mrs. Lizzie Sloan, Dodson, Mont. He was member of the Odd Fellow Lodges of Decatur, Leon and Davis City.
Also of the Christian church at Leon, Iowa, and during his long sickness many times confessed his faith in God and when drawing near the close of his life told his children that he was ready for the departure. Funeral services were
conducted from the Palestine Baptist church, Sunday afternoon by Henry Esch of Van Wert. Burial was in the Akes family lot in the Palestine cemetery. It was
followed by a thank you card from Mrs. Harvey Akes and Children. 
Family links: 
  William Price Akes (1851 - 1932)
  Lavicy Ann McKern Akes (1851 - 1935)
  Louisa Emmaline Bay Akes (1875 - 1962)*
  Evaline Lena Akes Kirk (1897 - 1936)*
  Warren Emmett Akes (1898 - 1981)*
  James Otis Akes (1902 - 1978)*
  Lillian Alverda Akes Bailey (1909 - 1979)*
  Frederick Eddie Akes (1912 - 1986)*
  Beulah Ilene Akes Hodges (1916 - 1985)*
  Stephen R. Akes (1871 - 1873)*
  Harvey Abraham Akes (1873 - 1926)
  Amanda Jane Akes Umphress (1875 - 1935)*
  Emily Catherine Akes Rex (1877 - 1952)*
  William Edward Akes (1879 - 1888)*
  Henry Donathan Akes (1882 - 1968)*
  Mattie Mae Akes Rex (1885 - 1972)*
  Ida L. Akes (1888 - 1896)*
  Lecta M. Akes (1891 - 1896)*
  Laura Ellen Akes Negley (1893 - 1920)*
*Calculated relationship
Palestine Cemetery
Decatur County
Iowa, USA
Plot: 3-4
Maintained by: Roberta
Originally Created by: Diane and Don From Iowa
Record added: Nov 10, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31275241
Harvey Abraham Akes
Added by: Diane and Don From Iowa
Harvey Abraham Akes
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 Added: Dec. 12, 2008

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