Is the John Akin you speak of the son of Shannon Akin b. 1814 KY and Killury (or Kitturah or Killurah) b. 1815, m. 23 June 1836. childern: Sara b. 1837, John b. 1845, Nancy b. 1847, Alford b. 1849 (per 1850 census) Porter b. 1855, Russell b. 1857.Russel and w. Callie C. Bechtel ( Bectel) b. 13 Sep 1854 Oh, d. 9 Mar 1933 Akinsville, Morgan Co. MO. childern are Norma b. July 1880, Minnie b. Feb 1882, Josie ( m. Coonce) b. Oct 1884, Effie (m. Ben Thixton) b. Jul 1886, EUGENE B. 1888, Duddley (m. Alma Lingle) b. Dec 1890, Henry b. Apr 1893, Burt (m. Ruth Lingle) b. Mar 1895. Eugene Emmett Akin and Wife m. Apr 24 1916, Butt MT. Della Catherine King Akin B. Jul 10 1893, Bozeman MT. d. Apr 14, 1977 Den Co. Childern Vincle, Donald, Cecil, Kathrine, and Kenneth. My line is Kathrine E. Akin Swain, b. June 14 , 1929 Den. CO. Eugene Emmett Akin b. Aug 10, 1888, Versailles, Mo, Russel D. Akin, b. May 3 1856, Akinsville, Morgan Co. Mo. Shannon Akin b. 1814. Any connecting info would be greatly appreciated.