Hiram Howe is the grandson of Alexander Eakin (Akin). He is named in the his grandfather Alexander Eakin Will dated 17 April 1805 and probated 5 Aug 1805 .The son of Nancy Akin and unknown Howe. Nancy Eakin b. 1780 Bethel,York,SC d. 16 July 1798 Bethel,York,SC. She along with Alexander Eakin are buried at Bethel Presbyterian Church Cemetery,York County,SC. Hiram Howe was also born in York County, SC. Email me at JBAWood@msn.com and I will look up some more information.