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Porter Davis Akin
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Birth: Aug. 19, 1854
Morgan County
Missouri, USA
Death: Nov. 29, 1940
Morgan County
Missouri, USA

Porter was the son of Rev. Shannon and Kitturah (Durnang) Akin. The town he was born in was named after his father. It was a prosperous little town while the railroads regularly ran through it, but died after the railroad left. In fact, Porter has the distinction of riding the Missouri Pacific Railroad train on its first run (1879) from Versailles, MO to Boonville, MO, and the last run of that line (1936).

On November 22, 1874, Porter married Missouri Ann Dill in Morgan County, Missouri. Their children were
John Will and
Bertha Gomora.
Porter's wife, Missouri Ann, died in 1879.

On February 8, 1880, Porter married Katherine R. Baughman. Their children were
Luella, and
Grover C.
Porter's wife, Katherine, died in July of 1888.

On October 4, 1888, Porter married Mary Emily (Peoples) Stone. Their children were
George Bryant,
Gertrude Truman,
Grace Ann,
Mary Lucindy,
Goldia Shannon, and
Gladys Thompson.
Porter's wife Mary Emily, died in August of 1925.

Porter made his living as a farmer and horse trader. He died at home with a cerebral hemorrhage (Missouri death certificate # 39313).
biographical information provided by Terry B. Barnes 
Family links: 
  Shannon Akin (1813 - 1876)
  Kitturah Durnang Akin (1815 - 1873)
  Missouri Ann Dill Akin (1865 - 1879)
  Katherine R. Baughman Akin (1861 - 1888)
  Mary Emily Peoples Akin (1864 - 1925)
  John Will Akin (1877 - 1906)*
  Luella Akin Moore (1881 - 1957)*
  Grover Cleveland Akin (1887 - 1918)*
  Grace Ann Akin Fewell (1895 - 1990)*
  Gertrude Truman Akin White (1898 - 1941)*
  Goldia Shannon Akin Thoss (1906 - 2004)*
  Sarah Ann Akin Moon (1837 - 1892)*
  Garland Akin (1839 - 1842)*
  Elizabeth Akin (1840 - 1842)*
  Katherine Akin (1842 - 1842)*
  John F Akin (1845 - 1867)*
  Nancy Jane Akin Wendleton (1847 - 1932)*
  Alfred Bethel Akin (1849 - 1916)*
  Mary Elizabeth Akin Morrison (1851 - 1922)*
  Porter Davis Akin (1854 - 1940)
  Russell David Akin (1856 - 1930)*
*Calculated relationship
Akinsville Cemetery
Morgan County
Missouri, USA
Maintained by: Beverly Chastain
Originally Created by: tbickellb
Record added: Jul 29, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55586482
Porter Davis Akin
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Porter Davis Akin
Added by: Florene Rowles
Porter Davis Akin
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