Willis Akeman

Willis Akeman (Aikman) (abt. 1798-bef. 1850) was born about 1798 in Knox Co., Tennessee. He was the son of Alexander Akeman and Prudence Stockton. He married Eady (Emily) Morse on 9 Oct. 1840. He was visited by Wilford Woodruff in 1835 in Pope Co., Arkansas. He died before 1850.

Footnotes

Justices Willis Aikman (KJCR-49T), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 8 Apr. 2021). Willis Akeman, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/willis-akeman, accessed 6 Feb. 2022). Yell County Heritage, History of Yell County, Arkansas (Dardanelle, AR: Yell Co. Historical and Genealogical Association, 1997). “Tennessee, U.S., Early Land Registers, 1778-1927,” database, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com, accessed 8 Apr. 2021), Alexander Aikman and Willis Aikman, 1814; Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, TN. “Arkansas, U.S. Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1819-1870,” database, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com, accessed 7 Apr. 2021), Alexander Aikman, p. 1. Wilford Woodruff “History of Wilford Woodruff from His Own Pen,” The Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star, vol. 27, no 14 (9 Apr. 1865), pp. 215-217. Information Concerning Persons Driven from Jackson County, Missouri in 1833, 1863-1868, List of Members Driven from Jackson County, MO, 1864 June, p. 8, Willis Hakeman, image 8/20, MS 6019, CHL. “Arkansas, U.S., Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1819-1870,” database, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com, accessed 8 Apr. 2021), Willis Aikman. Pope County (Arkansas), Circuit Court Clerk, “Marriage Records, 1830-1952; Indexes to Marriages, 1830-1978: Marriage Records, v. A-E, 1830-1880,” p. 42, Justices Willis Akeman and Eady Morse, 9 Oct. 1840; Pope County Courthouse, Russellville Co., AK.

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  • Page 42

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    Febuary 11, 1835 ~ Wednesday Feb. 11th. Left Mr Akemans travled 2 miles to Mr Johnathan Hubbel February 12, 1835 ~ Thursday 12 Spent the day at Mr Hubbel in Writing February 13, 1835 ~ Friday 13 Remained at Mr Hubbels wrote one letter to the Brethren in Zion February 14, 1835 ~ Saturday 14 On the evening of this day I was sudde nly Called to a house of mourning which was ...
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    February 11, 1835 February 12, 1835 February 13, 1835 February 14, 1835 February 15, 1835 February 16, 1835
  • Page 45

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    February 27, 1835 ~ Friday Feb 27th Spent the day in labouring for Brother Hubbel with our hands February 28, 1835 ~ Saturday 28. Preached at Brother Hubbel house March 1, 1835 ~ Sunday March 1st On the Lords day and also on my birth day preached to a full congregation at Brother Hubbel's house according to appointment got 7 signers March 2, 1835 ~ Monday 2. Took the parting hand with ...
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    February 27, 1835 February 28, 1835 March 1, 1835 March 2, 1835 March 3, 1835 March 4, 1835 March 5, 1835
  • Page 41

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    February 3, 1835 ~ Tuesday Feb. 3[rd] Left Mr Ellmores and Crossed Frog Bayou Creek travled on to Mr Andrew Boyd in Crawford Co. within 10 miles of the court house. 20 miles February 4, 1835 ~ Wednesday 4th Left Mr Boyd and travled to Mr John Simms in Crawford Co 20 miles Crossed little and Big Mulbury Creeks and also White Oak Creek February 5, 1835 ~ Thursday
    Dates:
    February 3, 1835 February 4, 1835 February 5, 1835 February 6, 1835 February 7, 1835 February 8, 1835 February 9, 1835 February 10, 1835