James Robert Akins/Akin

Bartow News and Courant
Cartersville, Georgia

September 15, 1904

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Stamp Creek

Robert Akins Succumbs at Bishop Farm
Was 30 Years of Age
Odd Fellows Order Conduct the Funeral Ceremony on Sunday.

Robert Akins, a young man about 30 years of age, died on the place of Mr. James Bishop, at Kirk’s Mill, two and a half miles northeast of the city, last Saturday, of fever, with which he had suffered for about three weeks.

He is survived by his mother and two children, his wife having died a year or more ago.  His children have been at the home of their grandfather, Mr. Morgan Dellinger.  Akins had been employed by Mr. Bishop on his farm.

He was a member of the Odd Fellows’ order, and was buried with honors, the funeral being conducted Sunday under the direction of the Cartersville ledge.

The remains were interred at Macedonia Church.

[NOTES: Buried at the Old Macedonia Cemetery.  His wife was Hattie Gertrude Lula Dellinger Akins.  His father-in-law was Francis Morgan Dellinger.]


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