Willis Akeman

Akeman, Willis (Aikman), (Justices Willis), (abt 1798-1850), was born in Knox County, Tennessee. He was the son of Alexander Akeman and Prudence Stockton. He relocated to Pope County, Arkansas with his family, 1813-1814. It is unclear if he joined the Church, however moved with his family into the Big Blue River Branch of the Church near Jackson County, Missouri, bef. 1830. He was publicly whipped by mobs and expelled with the Saints, returning to Pope County, Arkansas, by 1835. He married Eady (Emily) Morse, 9 Oct. 1840. Akeman died by 1850.

Footnotes

“Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 8 Apr. 2021) Justices Willis Aikman, (KJCR-49T). Yell County Heritage, History of Yell County, Arkansas (Dardanelle, AR: Yell Co. Historical and Genealogical Association, 1997), p. n/a. “Tennessee, U.S., Early Land Registers, 1778-1927,” database online, Ancestry.com (www.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 online Ancestry.com (www.Ancestry.com, accessed 7 Apr. 2021), Alexander Aikman, p. 1. 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 online, Ancestry.com (www.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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    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 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 Brother &
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    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 ...
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    February 3, 1835 February 4, 1835 February 5, 1835 February 6, 1835 February 7, 1835 February 8, 1835 February 9, 1835 February 10, 1835