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Oscar Herschel "Herschel" Akin
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Birth: Mar. 30, 1882
Barry County
Missouri, USA
Death: Nov. 8, 1952
Newton County
Missouri, USA

Oscar Hershel Akin aka Herschel was the 6th child of 8 children and 4th son of 6 sons born to William Oscar Akin b.5 Apr 1844 in Paris, Henry,TN and d.29 Jul 1938 in Aurora, Ozark Twp, Barry, MO and Susan Ann (Walker) Akin b.15 Aug 1844 in Rhea Co., TN and d.22 Oct 1939 in Aurora, Ozark Twp, Barry, MO and who were married on 27 Oct 1867 in Burkesville, Cumberland, KY.

Herschel died at the Cardwell Hospital in Stella, Newton, MO, however, his normal residence was Pioneer, Barry, MO.

Herschel was married twice in his life.

1st Spouse:
Effie Jane Lemaster b.Mar 1884 in Lawrence Co., MO & d. 27 Oct 1905 in Aurora, Lawrence, MO and who were married 29 Sep 1904 in Aurora, Lawrence, Mo.

Effie and Herschel had one unamed infant son b.29 Jul 1905 in Barry Co., MO & d.18 Aug 1905 in Lawrence Co., MO. Sadly the child died from cholora infantium.

Effie also sadly died shortly after losing her infant due to Tuberculosis.

2nd Spouse:
Nora Belle Bassett b.22 Jul 1886 in Leann, Barry, MO. & d.11 Apr 1963 in Leann, Barry, MO.
Married abt 28 Jun 1910 in Purcell, McClain, OK
They had 3 children:

1. Louis Herschel Akin b.8 May 1911 Chandler, Lincoln Co., OK & d.13 Jul 1954 Wheaton, Barry Co., MO.
Married: Lois Alene Stark abt 1932 in Barry Co., MO.

2. Willard George Akin b.11 May 1915 Barry Co., MO & d.24 Aug 1922 Barry Co., MO.

3. Roy Akin b.15 Sep 1917 in Barry Co., MO & d.25 Oct 1954 in Kansas City, Wyandotte Co., KS.
Married: Regina Frances Boursheski on 28 Jul 1948 in Barry Co., MO.


Many Thanks to Tracy Turner for allowing me to manage this site.

Presently, there are two memorials for Herschel. I have already notified FAG to correct this.

Family links: 
  William Oscar Akin (1844 - 1938)
  Susan Ann Walker Akin (1844 - 1939)
  Effie Jane Lemaster Akin (1884 - 1905)
  Nora Belle Bassett Akin (1886 - 1963)*
  Infant Son Akin (1905 - 1905)*
  Louis Herschel Akin (1911 - 1954)*
  Willard George Akin (1915 - 1922)*
  Roy Akin (1917 - 1954)*
  Richard Leslie Akin (1868 - 1932)*
  James Russell Akin (1870 - 1954)*
  Hiram Preston Toliver Akin (1873 - 1956)*
  Mary Susan Akin Ellis (1876 - 1946)*
  Ruth Albertine (Ann) Akin Davis (1879 - 1973)*
  Oscar Herschel Akin (1882 - 1952)
  Oscar Herschel Akin (1882 - 1952)*
  William Fred Akin (1885 - 1969)*
  Emmett Lee Akin (1888 - 1968)*
*Calculated relationship
Leann Cemetery
Barry County
Missouri, USA
Maintained by: RCAkin148
Originally Created by: Tracy Turner
Record added: Nov 29, 2010
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Oscar Herschel Herschel Akin
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