Submitted from information compiled by Brenda White Huntley and daughter, Cheri Huntley Stokes, October 2001. Digital photos are available for most of these tombstones. If you would like to have a copy, please send your request to Brenda or Cheri. Include the name of the cemetery and the number of the photograph in your email message.
Akin Cemetery is located in the Pleasant Hill
Community, off Highway 364, east of Vanndale, between Highways 1 and 163. Just across from the
Special recognition is given to the
Cross County Historical Society, Inc.
c/o Mrs. Jimmie S. James
Original surveys were made in 1981 by
(Apr 3, 1810 - Apr 19, 1859) is the first burial and the cemetery's namesake.
Additional information has been added from obituaries and other records.
The following was taken from “
“William Akin was born June 3, 1810 and was married
to Sarah C. Kembel, May 28, 1835. They were the
parents of twelve children; Mary, John, William, Samuel, Irvin, Rachel, Louis,
Sarah, Letty, Ida,
He departed this life on
------ Mrs. Lena G. Riley,
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