Leona Angeline Akin

Female11 July 1862–24 September 1920

Brief Life History 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
Leona Angeline Akin
Marriage: about 1878
Thomas Charles Owings
James Edward Owings
Eulia Mae Owings
Fannie Long Owings
Ollie Mae Owings
Sarah Jane Owings
Mary Jane"Johnie" Owings Poston
Johnnie Owings
William George Owings

Sources (9)

  • Leona A Owens in household of William E Owens, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Leona Angeline Akin Owings, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Angie M Akens in entry for William George Owings, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1878Grayson, Texas, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (13)

    +8 More Children

    World Events (8)


    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.

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