Thomas Akin first appears in Chesterfied Co. VA in 1749. He married Avis Rudd, per will of Joseph Rudd dated 1779. By the late 1750's he appears to be buying land in Lunenburg/Mecklenburg co's VA. The will of Nathaniel McLaughlin has Hezekiah Stone stating that Thomas Akin was in Georgia in 1790. I have more.