Evelyn, I can help you!My wife's sister is working on this family. Mary's sister Emma is their grandmother.She married George Edward Roberts Aug 30, 1900, Norton, KS. Wm M Akins was born April 28, 1840. I think he was born in Jackson Co, IN to Amos Akins, b. abt 1809 in IND and Cynthia last name unknown. Wm and Louisa are buried in Gate, OK Cemetery. Wm married Louisa Grose Oct1868, dau of Martin Grose and Lovina Rossen.
Their children are Thomas W Akins, b.Sept 1869, IND James M Akins, b.1872, KS d. NOv 3, 1890. Almena, KS Lillie M Akins, b. Aug 1874, East of Calvert, KS John Albert Akins, b. 1877, KS Amos L Akins b. Sept 1881, Indian Terr Emma Elizabeth Akins, b. Apr 18, 1884, Almena, KS d.2-27-1963, Lebanon, NE Mary Blanche Akins b. Apr 1890, East of Calvert,KS Mar George Owens.