Leona Angeline Akin

11 July 1862–24 September 1920 (Age 58)
Claiborne, Louisiana, United States

The Life Summary of Leona Angeline

When Leona Angeline Akin was born on 11 July 1862, in Claiborne, Louisiana, United States, her father, Wesley McKindee Akins, was 21 and her mother, Sarah A. Foster, was 17. She married William Edward Owings about 1878, in Grayson, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 7, Grayson, Texas, United States in 1880 and Brown Township, Jefferson, Oklahoma, United States in 1910. She died on 24 September 1920, in Jefferson, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Grady Cemetery, Grady, Jefferson, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Edward Owings
1855–1925
Leona Angeline Akin
1862–1920
Marriage: about 1878
Thomas Charles Owings
1880–1953
James Edward Owings
1882–1935
Eulia Mae Owings
1894–1935
Fannie Long Owings
1887–1927
Johnie Owings
1887–1935
Ollie Mae Owings
1889–1954
Sarah Jane Owings
1892–1947
Johnnie Owings
1895–1935
William George Owings
1897–1965

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1878Grayson, Texas, United States
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1863
    Age 1
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1868 · Louisiana Is Readmitted Into the Union
    Age 6
    Louisiana was readmitted into the Union.
    1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway
    Age 19
    Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Atkin or Aitken .Turkish (Akın): ornamental name, nickname or metonymic occupational name from the military term akın ‘(commando-) raid, foray’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Atkin

    Sources (6)

    • Leona A Owens in household of William E Owens, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Leana A Owings in household of William E Owings, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Leona Angy Akin in entry for James Edward Owings, "Texas, Births and Christenings, 1840-1981"

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