Abraham Littleton Akins

1803–27 December 1899 (Age 96)
Pickens, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Abraham Littleton

When Abraham Littleton Akins was born in 1803, in Pickens, South Carolina, United States, his father, Ezekiel Aiken, was 43 and his mother, Sarah Elizabeth McCravey, was 43. He married Nancy Jane Chastain about 1824. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 9 daughters. He died on 27 December 1899, in Gilmer, Georgia, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Littleton Akins
1803–1899
Nancy Jane Chastain
1805–1889
Marriage: about 1824
Martha Akins
1828–
Mary Akins
1829–
Joseph Akins
1846–1859
Sarah Akins
1831–
Mahalie Akins
1832–1910
Sarah "Sally" Akins
1833–1923
Ann Akins
1839–1916
Jasper Akins
1840–1918
Jason C Akins
1841–1927
Jemima Lucinda Akins
1845–1934
Anne Elizabeth Akins
1847–1938
Nancy Arminda Akins
1850–1919
James Chastain Akins
1852–1913

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1824
children

(13)

+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(17)

+12 More Children

World Events (8)

1803

Age 0

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · Gerogia's First Land Lottery

Age 0

Georgia’s first land lottery act was signed by Governor John Milledge. The first drawings for the land lottery were held two years later in 1805.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 27

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant spelling of Aikens .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Littleton Akin, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Abraham Akins, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Littleton Akens, "United States Census, 1870"

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