Cummie Lee Akin

Female24 December 1907–25 December 1993

Brief Life History of Cummie Lee

When Cummie Lee Akin was born on 24 December 1907, in North Zulch, Madison, Texas, United States, her father, William Robert Akin, was 32 and her mother, Minnie Mae Burney, was 29. She married Jerry Milton Shelton on 28 August 1926, in Harris, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Justice Precinct 4, Madison, Texas, United States for about 10 years and Houston, Harris, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 25 December 1993, in Texas, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Plainview Cemetery, Madison, Texas, United States.

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Jerry Milton Shelton
Cummie Lee Akin
Marriage: 28 August 1926
Doris Velma Shelton
Jerry Milton Shelton Jr

Sources (18)

  • Cummie Lee Shelton in household of Jerry M Shelton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Cummie Lee Akin, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"
  • Cummie Lee Akin, "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 August 1926Harris, Texas, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

    Age 1

    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

    1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

    Age 7

    Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.


    Age 24

    The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

    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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