Wright Akeman

bef. 1813-aft. 1835
Wright Akeman (Aikman) (bef. 1813-aft. 1835) was the son of Alexander Akeman and Prudence Stockton. The Akeman family moved from Tennessee to Arkansas about 1813. He was not a member of the Church, but he was expelled from Missouri with the Saints and returned to Pope Co., Arkansas by 1835. He and his family were visited by Wilford Woodruff in the South in 1835.

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