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John Silas Akens
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Birth: Feb. 16, 1870
Morgan County
Alabama, USA
Death: Aug. 12, 1956
Abilene
Taylor County
Texas, USA

SPECIAL RANGER
Company C

John Silas Akens was born February 16, 1871 in Sand Mountain, Morgan County, Alabama to John W. Akens and Nancy J. Daniel. He stood 5ft. 10in. tall, had brown eyes, dark hair and sandy complexion. He was a farmer in Hawley, Jones County, Texas and was married. His spouse was Sarah Elizabeth "Lizzie" Horn whom he married July 11, 1895. They raised seven children. John joined the SPECIAL RANGERS on July 4, 1917 through December 1917 and was attached to Company C. John Silas Akens died August 12, 1956 in Abilene, Taylor County, Texas and is buried in Midway Cemetery, Hawley, Jones County, Texas. (bio by: Nancy E Brown) 
 
Burial:
Midway Cemetery
Hodges
Jones County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Shelley Newton Arnold
Record added: Jul 23, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39796658
John Silas Akens
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John Silas Akens
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John Silas Akens
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for my 1st cousin 3x removed
- Linda Jennings
 Added: Mar. 25, 2015

- Linda Jennings
 Added: Mar. 25, 2015
Thank you for your service to the great state of Texas. May you rest in peace.
- Nancy E Brown
 Added: Aug. 4, 2013
 
 
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