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 Martha Rosella <I>Turner</I> Akin

Martha Rosella Turner Akin

Columbus, Muscogee County, Georgia, USA
Death 1 Oct 1960 (aged 85)
Tarrant County, Texas, USA
Burial Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 53026611 · View Source
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Martha Rosella Turner was the 4th born child of 10 children and 3rd daughter of 5 born to John Homer Turner b.22 Oct 1834 in Georgia, most likely in Marion Co., GA & d.22 Apr 1916 in Austin, Travis Co., TX -and to- Nancy Georgia Ann Sizemore b.22 May 1847 near Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA but in Marion County, GA & d.26 Dec 1932 in Coleman Co., TX and who married on 24 Jun 1867 in Chattahoochee Co., GA.

Martha married James Charles Finney Augustus Akin on 15 Dec 1892 in Bell Co., TX. James was b.4 Mar 1866 in Burkesville, Cumberland Co., KY & d.16 Oct 1939 in Fort Worth, Tarrant Co., TX.

Together they had 9 children that I am aware of. They were:

1. Sally Belle Akin b.10 May 1894 in Moody, McLennan Co., TX & d.20 Apr 1972 in Fort Worth, Tarrant Co., TX.
Married: Lester Hamilton Burton

1. Alpha Laura Akin b.1 Apr 1896 in Moody, McLennan Co., TX & d.8 Feb 1967 in Phoenix, Maricopa Co., AZ.
Married: Benjamin Franklin Richardson, Jr. on 26 Jul 1919 in Wichita Co., TX.

3. Lora Ola Akin b.1 Aug 1897 in Moody, McLennan Co., TX & d.9 Sep 1989 in Fort Worth, Tarrant Co., TX.
Married: Jiles Thomas Lloyd on 7 Jul 1917 in Garza Co., TX.

4. Willie Paul Akin b.27 Jul 1900 in Moody, McLennan Co., TX & d.24 Aug 1970 in Harlingen, Cameron Co., TX.
Married: Effie Mattie Tolliver abt 1928 in TX.

5. James Charles Akin b.26 Feb 1902 in Bowie, Montague Co., TX & d.13 Jun 1990 in Hockley Co., TX
Married: Lola Zenovia Carpenter abt 1927 in TX.

6. Jesse Norman Akin b.12 Jul 1904 in Texas & d.28 Sep 1974 in Glen Rose, Somervell Co., TX.
Married: Gwen Johnson abt 1943 in Parker Co., TX.

7. Maude Rosella Akin aka Maudie b.17 Feb 1906 in Moody, McLennan Co., Texas & d.8 Jun 1994 in Scottsdale, Maricopa Co., AZ.
Married: Henry Ludwig Worischeck on 12 Jul 1927 in Texas.

8. Homer O. Akin b.9 Jun 1910 in Texas & d.30 Dec 1979 in Big Lake, Reagan Co., TX.
Married: Bobbie Kay Burton abt 1952 in Texas.

9. Coleman Augustus Akin b.8 Dec 1914 in Texas & d.4 Nov 1995 in Palm Springs, Riverside Co., CA.
Married: Iris Wynona Bailey abt 1938 in Tarrant Co., TX.

Note: Research on this Akin family is still in progress. Thanks to Maureen E. Malone aka Cookie for bringing forth some additional valuable information.


Information presented by Cheryl Crump.

Martha Rosella TURNER, born either in Talbot or Marion County, Georgia, daughter of John Homer TURNER and Nancy Georgia Ann (SIZEMORE) TURNER, Mem. #8201872. Married Finney AKIN.

Per Texas Death Index: Martha Rossella AKIN died 01 OCT 1960 in Tarrant County, Texas, death certificate #62314.


Many Thanks to Cheryl Crump for allowing me to manage this memorial.





  • Maintained by: RCAkin148
  • Originally Created by: Cheryl Crump
  • Added: 30 May 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 53026611
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Martha Rosella Turner Akin (24 Mar 1875–1 Oct 1960), Find A Grave Memorial no. 53026611, citing Greenwood Memorial Park and Mausoleum, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by RCAkin148 (contributor 47375326) .