Leona Angeline Akins ( Akin)

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

The Life of Leona Angeline

When Leona Angeline Akins ( 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 Akins ( 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 1878
Grayson, Texas, United States
children

(9)

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

    Female1862–1920Female

    Alice Mina Akins

    Female1864–1938Female

    George William Akin

    Male1868–Male

    John Wesley Akin

    Male1871–Male

    Mary Ann Akin

    Female1873–1938Female

+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

Scottish and northern Irish: variant spelling of Aikens .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • 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"
  • Aikens in entry for Sallie J Roden, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

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