I gleaned this additional information: John W. AKIN (or AIKEN), born ca 1785 in Ireland, d. 18 Dec 1841. He married c.1807 to Sarah WALKER (b.c.1788 NC) died 20 September 1865. Occupation Farmer, Justice of the Peace, Cape Girardeau Co. MO. 10 children born only 5 lived to maturity. These were listed as follows: Thomas W. AKIN b. 19 Oct 1813 m. Mariah Louisa BYRNE; Margaret Ford AKIN (b. ??) m. Warner LEWIS in 1835, d. 15 Dec 1842. John W. AKIN (b. ??) (No Information) Sally (Sarah) Mira AKIN (b. ??) (No Information) Benton AKIN, Judge, (b. 29 May 1831)
Do any of these family members ring a bell with anyone??