Joy Ella Akin

November 1881–
Lawrence, Indiana, United States

The Life of Joy Ella

When Joy Ella Akin was born in November 1881, in Lawrence, Indiana, United States, her father, Jacob Jasper Akin, was 22 and her mother, Rebecca Bundy, was 26. She married Isaac Phillips on 19 March 1904, in Lawrence, Indiana, United States. She lived in Bono Township, Lawrence, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Bono, Bono Township, Lawrence, Indiana, United States in 1910.

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Isaac Phillips
Joy Ella Akin
Marriage: 19 March 1904

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19 March 1904
Lawrence, Indiana, United States

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World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 25

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 31

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Scottish, northern Irish, and English: variant spelling of Aiken .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ella Phillipps in household of Isaac Phillipps, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Joy E Akin in household of Jacob J Akin, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ella Atkin, "Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959"

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