I am researching my paternal grandfather's family the AKIN'S.My grandfather Waller Carroll Akin,gave up both my mother Carol Frances Akin-Cohen and her brother Alvin Eugene (Darby) Akin-Cohen for adoption when they were very young children.I was never able to meet nor speak to my grandfather nor any family.I am trying to locate any living relatives of Waller's.I had an Aunt Nellie (Waller's sister) McGhee who lived in Hinckley, MN., and other Akin Uncles who had family in IL.Any information would be very much appreciated.
I am the G-g-g-g granddaughter of William Lloyd Akin SR. b 1724, in Antrim Ireland.He married Sarah Thompson in Ireland.They had the following children:
James "Knob Hill" Akin b 9 JAN 1775, born during passage(my g-g-g grandfather) Nancy Akin b 1771 County Antrim, Ireland William Lloyd Akin JR. b 12 FEB 1760,Antrim, Ireland Catherine Katy Akin b 1770, County Antrim, Ireland
Son of James "Knob Hill" Akin
Robert Mclean Akin, (my g-g grandfather) b 27 JUN 1812, in Green County, Ohio. d 26 APR 1876.Married Jane Plasters b FEB 1832, in IL. d 21 JAN 1908.
Children of Robert Mclean Akin & Jane Plasters
William Alva Akin Catherine A. Akin Malissa Akin James Douglas Akin John Carroll Akin(my g-grandfather) Demetrius Akin
John Carroll Akin b 10 APR 1864, in IL. d 15 NOV 1950.Wife Cora A. Waller b 30 MAR 1867, d 10 AUG 1932.
Children of John Carroll Akin & Cora A. Waller
Ada May Akin Waller Carroll Akin (my grandfather) Jessie Clement Akin Robert (Mack) Akin Clifford Akin
Waller Carroll Akin b 25 JUL 1902,d JUN 1973 Quincy, Adams County, IL . Married Frances Valeta (Chuck) Fugate-Hightower, b 02 MAY 1910, Electra TX. d 01 JAN 1990, Reno, NV.
Children of Waller Carroll Akin & Frances Valeta (Chuck) Fugate-Hightower
Carol Frances Akin-Cohenb 09 JUN 1930, Napa, CA*still living(my mother) Alvin Eugene (Darby) Cohen b 01 SEP 1931, Angels Camp, CA *still living.
Pamela Anne Hughes (Waller's 1st grandchild) 56 MeadowBrook Dr. Ukiah, CA 95482 707-462-6031