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Lewis Akins

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Henrico County, Virginia
Death: July 16, 1791
Laurens County, South Carolina, USA
Place of Burial: Laurens, South Carolina, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Akins and Katherine Akins
Husband of Martha Akins
Father of John Akins; Ezekiel Akins; Francis "Frank" Akins; Archer Aken; Elizabeth Aken and 3 others
Brother of Ezekiel Akins; Mary Akins and John Akins

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About Lewis Akins

At this time the "s" was added to make our name "AKINS."

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Source: http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=hatcher- akins&id=I01554 Below is From: Abstracts of Early Records of Laurens Co., SC 1785-1820 by Sara N. Nash. In Will Book A1 40/41 - Laurens Dist., SC: Will of Lewis Akins, 7/16/1791. Leg.: 2 daus Sally & Fanny Akins: sons John, Ezekiel Archer & Frank Akins: son-in-law Benj Kevil; 2 grandsons William & Thomas Petty & their mother, my daughter Patty Petty. Ex Son Ezekiel A & son- in-law-Benj Kevil: Withness: Joab League, Thos Kevil, John Meader. Appr of est of Lewis Akins, 12/31/1791, by Hudson Berry, Joseph Burchfield, John Brockman In Will Book A1 11 - Laurens Dist., SC: Sale of Est of James ALLISON decd. No date. Purchasers Widow A, James A, Nancy Bowen, John Coker, Holloway Power, Saml Means, Lewis Akins, Peter Childress, Nathl Marlow, John Brockman, Benj Roberts, Geo Berry. __________ - 1793, Laurens County. South Carolina (executors Ezekiel Akins and Benjamin Kiveil sold land on Durbin's Creek) Ezekiel was in Pendleton Dist., SC by 1790 __________ Thanks to Patrick Gudaitis we now have documented evidence that Lewis' father was John Akin. Here's an abstract of this deed: 8 Dec. 1764 Lewis Akin of Lunenburg Co. VA to James Akin of Chesterfield Co. VA, for 25 pounds, 80 acres that formerly belonged to John Akin, dec'd, father of said Lewis, bounded by Swift Creek, and lands owned by Francis LOCKETT, said Lewis, Joseph BOWMAN, and John CLAY. Witnesses: Robert HASKINS, Allison CLARK, & John BAUGH. ____________ source: Jan Lockler Executed Power of Attorney to Benjamin Keville (his son-in-law), living in Charlotte County Va regarding the estate of Francis Mann (Page Mann (brother of Francis Mann, executor of estate)) 3-8-1790 Will probated in Laurens County SC 7-16-1791, Will book A-1 pages 40-41. Source: http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~catinjax/AKINSTimeline.htm 1749 - Lewis Akins cited in Deed in chesterfield Co., VA Lewis Akins (Lewis is listed as a tithable in Lunenburg (now Mecklenburg Co., Virginia in 1764; Lewis died in 1791 in Laurens Co., S.C., leaving a will, which names his children: Sally, Fanny, John, Ezekiel, Archer, Frank, and Patty. Wife believed to be Elizabeth Mann by some researchers. 1768 Lewis Akins Witnesses Deed in Laurens Co., SC Charlotte Co., VA : Francis MANN died 1786 (NIT) Will Book No. 1, 1765-1791 1789 Lewis Akins executes POA to Banj. Keville in Laurens Co., SC ...to ask demand ... from Page Man ...by Law of Dowership .... by the deceased Francis Mann estatet and now .. due & owing to me the said Lewis Eakins ... eighth day of March AD 1790 Lewis (X) Aikens 1791 - Lewis Akins dies in Laurens Co., SC Will probated 7/16/1791: In Will Book A1 40/41 - Laurens Dist., SC will of Lewis Akins, 7/16/1791. Leg.: 2 daus Sally and Fanny Akins: sons John, Ezekiel, Archer and Frank Akins; son- in-law Banj Kevil; 2 grandsons William and Thomas Petty and their mother, my daughter Patty Petty. Ex son Ezekiel A & son-in-law-Banj Kevil: Witness: Joab League, Thos Kevil, John Meader. Appro of est of Lewis Akins, 12/31/1791, by Hudson Berry, Joseph Burchfield, John Brockman - 1791 Will and Estate record of Lewis Akins/Eakins (Will Book A-I, pp.40-42, 80-1; Frances Terry Ingmire, Laurens County, SC Will Book A-C 777-1809, p. 21: The SC Magazine of Ancestral Research, vol. VI.no. 4, p. 225,' Sara M. Nash. Abstract Records of Laurens Co. SC 1785-1820, pp. 422..424; Leonardo Andrea, Aiken - Akin - Akins - Eakin- Eaking, p. 29; Colleen Elliot, Laurens County. South Carolina. Wills 1784-1840, p.5) ___________ Testator/Deceased: Lewis AKINS Will Dated: 16 July 1791 Will Proved: bef 31 Dec 1791 Laurens Co., SC - Will Book A1 pgs 40-41 Legatees: 2 daus Sally & Fanny Akins: sons John, Ezekiel, Archer & Frank Akins son-in-law Benj Kevil; 2 grandsons William & Thomas Petty & their mother, my daughter Patty Petty. Executors: Son Ezekiel A & son-in-law-Benj Kevil: Withnesses: Joab Teague, Thos Kevil, John Meader. Appraisement of Est of Lewis Akins, 12/31/1791, by Hudson Berry, Joseph Burchfield, John Brockman Source: SCMAR, Vol. VII, Fall 1979, No. 4, p.222 Will of Lewis Akins of the County of Laurens.... inventory & appraisement (No total) by Hudson Berry Source: SCMAR, Vol. VI, Fall 1978, No. 4, p.225 ___________ 3/8/1790 Laurens Dist., SC: Lewis AKINS appoints Benjamin KIVELL his attorney to receive from Page MAN a certain legacy in Charlotte Co., VA from Francis MAN, Deceased, for whose Estate Page MAN became administrator. - 1793, Laurens County. South Carolina (executors Ezekiel Akins and Benjamin Kiveil sold land on Durbin's Creek) Ezekiel was in Pendleton Dist., SC by 1790 Full Document: know all men by these presents that I~BLewis Akins~b of the State of South Carolina & County of Laurens for divers good causes me thereunto knowing have made ordained authorised & appointed & by these presents do make ordain authorize & appoint ~BBenj. Kevill~b of the state & County aforesaid my True and lawfull attorney for me and in my name and to my use to ask demand --- for -- -- and receive of and from~BPage Mann~b in the state of Virginia and County of Charlotte a certain Legacy which by Law of Dowership have fall to me the Lewis Akins by the deceased Francis Mann whom the bro. Page Man became adm.to --- Francis Mann estate and now -- due & owing to me the said ~BLewis Eakins~b by and from the -- Page Man has Adm. of the


--- Man estate & to have us take all lawfufl ways & means in my name or otherwise for the recovery thereof by attachment.
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or otherwise. I to compound & agree for same & a
or other sufficient discharge for the same for me & in my name to make real & deliver & do all other lawfull acts & things whatsoever concerning the promises as fully & every respect as I myself might or could do if I were personally present & attorneys one or more under him for the purpose aforesaid to make at his pleasure to
ratifying by his present allowing all & whats ow
in my name. Lawfully do or cause to be done in & about the promises

of them
In witnes to whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal this eighth day of March AD 1790. Lewis (X) Aikns

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2/27/1786-4/5/1786. Vardy McBee of Spartanburgh Co. to Benjm. Killgore for L200, 400a. on Enoree R. including mouth of Gilders Cr., orig. gr. by patent 9/18/1786. Former survey in name of Martin Martin 10/10/1774. Wit: Benjm. Rainey, Benjm. Kivel, Lewis Eakin (Akins).(Reel 16) page 380. Inv. & appr. rec. 2/6/1786 ___________ Lewis is found on the following Census Lewis Aikin - 1779 Old 96 Dist., SC Also listed the following, none of whom could be Lewis' children as his children were too young in 1779 to be adults: Peter Akin (Peter found 1790 York Co. w/ 01 01 03 00 00) Hugh Akins John Akins __________ Evidence sources, census records, property transactions, etc.: - Will of Francis Mann (Will Book #1, p.13; administrator brother Page Mann) Estate record of Francis Mann (Will Book 1, p 380, inventory 6 February 1786; Will Book Ill, p. 17b, account of estate 3 October 1791; Bel Hubbard Wise, Charlotte Count,' Vir~ini~ Will Book 11765-1791, p.48, Will Book II 1791-1805. p.3) - 1747, Lunenburg County, Virginia (of Amelia County, Virginia) (bought land on Stanton River, witnessed by Francis Mann) - 1748, Lunenburg County, Virginia (tax list, I poll) - 1749, Lunenburg County, Virginia (tax list, with Page Mann, 2 polls) - 1750, Lunenburg County, Virginia (tax list, with Page Mann, 2 polls) - 1752, Lunenburg County, Virginia (tax list, I poll, adjacent to Page Mann) - 1752, Lunenburg County, Virginia (owned land on Louse Creek) - 1760, Lunenburg County, Virginia (plaitiff in law suit, Page Manal witness) - 1760, Lunenburg County, Virginia (bought land on Louse Creek adjacent to Page Mann) - 1760, Lunenburg County, Virginia (appraised estate) - 1762, Lunenburg County, Virginia (owned land on Louse Creek) - 1763, Lunenburg County, Virginia (owned land on Louse Creek) - 1763, Lunenburg County, Virginia purchased at sale of estate) - 1764, Lunenburg County, Virginia (tax list, I poll, 535 acres) - 1768, Charioffe County, Virginia (sold land) - 1789, Laurens County, South Carolina (Lewis Aikens appointed son-in-law Benjamin Kivell his attorney to receive legacy from Francis Mann from Francis' administrater Page Mann) ________ John Robertson bought 100 acres on Butchers Creek in Lunenburg County from Joseph Royall 10 March 1752, added about 50 acres he got from Francis Bressie 3 May 1757, and got 700 acres belonging to t he estate of Thomas Hawkins 27 April 1762. On 10 February 1763, Robertson sold 200 acres of the Hawkins purchase to Lewis Akin and a neighboring 200 acres to Henry Robertson. Father: John AKINS b: ABT 1691 in Henrico Co., Virginia Mother: Katherine b: ABT 1710 Marriage 1 Elizabeth Unknown b: BET 1736 AND 1745 Married: ABT 1757 in Probably Chesterfield, Henrico or Lunenburg Co., VA Children graphicJohn Akins b: ABT 1758 graphicEzekiel Akins b: ABT 1760 in Virginia, Lived Old Toxaway section graphicElizabeth Akins b: ABT 1764 in SC/NC graphicFrances 'Fannie' Akins b: ABT 1765 graphicFrancis 'Frank' Akins b: ABT 1767 in Lunenburg or Mecklenburg , NC graphicSarah (Sally) Akins b: ABT 1768 in South Carolina, USA graphicArchibald 'Archer' AKINS b: 1770 in Laurens District, SC. graphicMartha (Patty) Akins b: ABT 1772 Lewis Akins (Lewis is listed as a tithable in Lunenburg (now Mecklenburg Co., Virginia in 1764; Lewis died in 1791 in Laurens Co., S.C., leaving a will, which names his children: Sally, Fanny, John, Ezekiel, Archer, Frank, and Patty. Wife believed to be Elizabeth Mann by some researchers. Source: http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=hatcher- akins&id=I01554 1768 Lewis Akins Witnesses Deed in Laurens Co., SC

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Lewis Akins's Timeline

1734
1734
Henrico County, Virginia
1758
1758
Age 24
1760
1760
Age 26
1760
Age 26
Buncombe County, North Carolina, USA
1767
1767
Age 33
Union Primitive Church, Lenoir, North Carolina, USA
1770
1770
Age 36
Laurens District, SC
1791
July 16, 1791
Age 57
Laurens County, South Carolina, USA
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