Richard Leslie “Leslie” Akin, Jr

Richard Leslie “Leslie” Akin, Jr

Birth
Vinita, Craig County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 22 Feb 1907 (aged 1 month)
Vinita, Craig County, Oklahoma, USA
Burial Vinita, Craig County, Oklahoma, USA
Plot Fairview Section, Block 14, Lot 038, Space 006
Memorial ID 91593328 · View Source
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Born and died at Vinita, Cooweescoowee District, Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory (now Vinita, Craig County, Oklahoma) before Statehood.

Son of Richard Leslie and Elizabeth Frances 'Lizzie' (Turner) Akin.

The above notes by the memorial creator: Silas E. Jones

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Richard Leslie Akin, Jr. was the 5th child and 1st son of 9 children born between Richard Leslie Akin b.17 Oct 1868 in Burkesville, Cumberland Co., KY & d.7 Oct 1932 in Joplin, Joplin Co., MO and his second spouse Elizabeth Frances Turner b.20 Oct 1875 in Webster Co., MO & d.26 Aug 1930 in Carl Junction, Twin Groves, Jasper Co., MO and who were married on 28 Mar 1895 in Lawrence Co., MO.

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Sent to me by the volunteer, Jackie London, who took the gravestone pic:

As you can see these two are recorded on the same stone. Looking at it, Leslie is on the left and Fern on the right. Inscriptions read:

Leslie
Born Jan 5, 1907
Died Feb 22, 1907
We loved him

Fern
Born May 1, 1904
Died Sept 30, 1906
We loved her

Near the base is written: Children of R. L. & Lizzie Akin


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Many Thanks to Silas E. Jones for allowing me to manage this memorial.
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  • Maintained by: RCAkin148
  • Originally Created by: Silas E. Jones
  • Added: 8 Jun 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 91593328
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Leslie “Leslie” Akin, Jr (1 Jan 1907–22 Feb 1907), Find A Grave Memorial no. 91593328, citing Fairview Cemetery, Vinita, Craig County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by RCAkin148 (contributor 47375326) .