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Ina Cordelia Hancock Akin
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Birth: Oct. 6, 1885
Barry County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jan. 20, 1963
Barry County
Missouri, USA

Daughter of a minister, Goldman Buford Leland Kimbrel Hancock b.7 Jun 1839 in Gap Creek, Wayne Co., KY & d.1 Jan 1914 in Crane Creek, Barry Co., MO and Mary Minerva Burris b.28 Feb 1842 in Macon, Macon Co., MO & d.5 Feb 1927 in Lincoln, Stone Co., MO and who were married 13 Nov 1859 in College Mound, Macon Co., MO.

Ina married William Fred Akin, b.13 May 1885 in Mountain Township, Barry Co., MO & d.Feb 1969 in Purdy, Barry Co., MO, on 4 May 1907 in Galena, Stone Co., MO.

Ina and Fred had 10 children:

1. Dean Leland Akin b.8 Jan 1908 in Barry Co., MO & d.26 Jan 1944 in Monett, Barry Co., MO.
Married #1: Flossie Evans in Jul 1929 in Missouri.
Married:#2 Edna Elvira Sexton on 29 Sep 1959 in Purdy, MO

2. Mary Pauline Akin b.Jan 1908 in Barry Co., MO & d.22 Mar 2001 in Colorado Springs, El Paso Co., CO
Married: Rural Avis Hartselle on 12 Apr 1929 in Neosho, Newton Co., MO.

3. William Howard Akin aka Howard b.9 Jul 1909 in Barry Co., MO & d.17 Jan 1981 in Spring, Harris Co., TX.
Married #1: Georgia Avis Lankford on 25 Jan 1928 in Neosho, Newton Co., MO.
Married #2: Leona Faye Pierce on 22 Apr 1933 in Cherokee Co., TX.

4. William A. Akin b.1910 in Barry Co., MO

5. Oscar Herman Akin b.10 Feb 1912 in Barry Co, MO & d.7 Jun 1997 in Purdy, Barry Co., MO
Married: Doris Mae Marquardt on 4 Jan 1938

6. Daughter - Living

7. Vester Osborn Akin b.9 Oct 1920 in Barry Co., MO & d.17 Aug 2001 in Leavenworth, Leavenworth Co., KS
Married #1: Peggy Joene Mason on 22 Dec 1941 in Neosho, MO
Married #2: Evelyn Blanche Sexton in 1944 in Neosho, MO

8. Dewey Lee Akin b.19 Aug 1926 in Barry Co., MO & d.4 Oct 2009 in Verona, Lawrence Co., MO
Married: Ida Jesselyn Young on 2 Jan 1949 in Monett, Mo

9. William Fred Akin, Jr. b.16 Sep 1930 in Seneca, Newton Co., MO & d.3 Mar 1931 in Jasper Co., MO

10. June Akin b.Sep 1930 in Barry Co., MO
Married #1: Peter Debruyn on 24 Dec 1949 in Carroll Co., AR & Divorced on Jun 1970 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA
Married #2: George J. Severence on 24 Mar 1973 in Las Vegas, Clark Co., NV & Divorced on Aug 1976 in Los Angels, Los Angels Co., CA


This portion of this biography is humbly presented by
Audrey Burtrum-Stanley / Arkansas


several children (three presented):
*GRANDDAUGHTER - Bobbie Hemphill
*GRANDSON - Russell Gene Hemphill
*GRANDSON - Dwight David Hemphill

The Akin family lived and
farmed in the Purdy, Missouri
area for many decades. In the
latter years of Mr. Akin's life,
he and his wife moved into the
downtown area to be near his
Daughter and Son-in-law.

They were a beloved couple
by many in the community.

many children (three presented):
*GRANDDAUGHTER - Bobbie Hemphill
*GRANDSON - Russell Gene Hemphill
*GRANDSON - Dwight David Hemphill


Ina was a devoted Wife and
Mother above all else! Everyone
thought she was a very kind-
hearted, soft-spoken lady.

She and her husband Fred, were
farmers in the Purdy, Missouri
area. During their latter years,
the couple moved to near her
daughter Freddie & son-in-law
Bill in the downtown area.


"Don't be dismayed at Good-Byes.
A Farewell is necessary, before
you can meet again.
And Meeting Again, after moments
or lifetimes, is certain for those
who we LOVE."

Author: Richard Bach
Family links: 
  Goldman Buford Leland Kimbrel Hancock (1839 - 1914)
  Mary Minerva Burris Hancock (1842 - 1927)
  William Fred Akin (1885 - 1969)
  Dean Leland Akin (1908 - 1994)*
  Mary Pauline Akin Hartsell (1908 - 2001)*
  William Howard Akin (1909 - 1981)*
  Oscar Herman Akin (1912 - 1997)*
  Freddie Akin Hemphill (1914 - ____)*
  Vester Osborne Akin (1920 - 2001)*
  Dewey Lee Akin (1926 - 2009)*
  William Calvin Hancock (1862 - 1937)*
  Madison Luther Hancock (1871 - 1956)*
  Charles Tuggle Hancock (1880 - 1966)*
  Ina Cordelia Hancock Akin (1885 - 1963)
*Calculated relationship
"Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from hence forth yea saith the spirit that they may rest from their labors and their works do follow them." Revelations 14:13"

Note: Records indicate that the birth year of Ina Cordelia Hancock was 1885, not 1883.
Purdy Cemetery
Barry County
Missouri, USA
Maintained by: RCAkin148
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Record added: Jul 23, 2009
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Ina Cordelia <i>Hancock</i> Akin
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 Added: Jan. 6, 2015
Rest in Peace
- RCAkin148
 Added: Jan. 17, 2014
Mrs Akin - a dear, good lil' soul
 Added: Jan. 6, 2010
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