Kirby Leonard Akes

Brief Life History of Kirby Leonard

When Kirby Leonard Akes was born on 26 March 1887, in Lebanon, Laclede, Missouri, United States, his father, John Eldon Akes, was 28 and his mother, Emma Alice Kane, was 25. He married Laura Ann Lee on 20 March 1909, in Wayne City, Wayne, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 7 daughters. He lived in Xenia, Clay, Illinois, United States for about 20 years and Salem, Marion, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. He died on 10 December 1965, in Flora, Clay, Illinois, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Xenia, Clay, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Kirby Leonard Akes
1887–1965
Laura Ann Lee
1889–1963
Marriage: 20 March 1909
Edna Myrtle Akes
1909–1974
Howard Lee Akes
1911–1911
Velma K Akes
1915–1997
Alice Akes Walfe
1917–2005
Blanche I Akes
1923–2016
Ethel Jane Akes
1925–1998
Laura Mae Akes
1929–1970
Norma Kathryn Akes
1931–2004

Sources (10)

  • Lawrence C Akes, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Kirby Akes, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Kirby L. Akes, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

1892 · The Chicago Canal

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

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.

Name Meaning

German: possibly a variant of Ax . The surname Akes is virtually non-existing in Germany.

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

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