William Clark Eakin

Male9 May 1845–7 March 1924

Brief Life History of William Clark

When William Clark Eakin was born on 9 May 1845, in Barkeyville, Venango, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John D Eakin, was 44 and his mother, Martha M. "Mattie" McQuiston, was 39. He married Catharine Jane Musselman on 4 July 1865, in Irwin Township, Venango, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Irwin Township, Venango, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years and Warren, Conewango Township, Warren, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920. He died on 7 March 1924, in St. Marys, Pleasants, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Barkeyville, Venango, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Clark Eakin
Catharine Jane Musselman
Marriage: 4 July 1865
Ambrose Levi Eakin
Matilda Amelia Eakin
Elizabeth Ermina Eakin
Alexander Eakin

Sources (16)

  • Clark Akin in household of John Akin, "United States Census, 1850"
  • William Clark Eakin, "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999"
  • W.c. Eakin in entry for C.p. Newell and Lillie A. Eakin, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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  • Marriage
    4 July 1865Irwin Township, Venango, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (4)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

    Age 15

    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

    Age 21

    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: variant of Egan .

    English: variant of Atkin .

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

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