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 th On the evening of this day I was sudde nly called to a house of mourning ...
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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. 3rd 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