Name: Francis "Frank" AKINS
Birth: ABT 1760 in Lunenburg or Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
Death: 1833 in Lowndes County, Georgia buried Candler County
Burial: 1833 Lake Church Cemetery, Metter, Candler County, Georgia
Reference Number: IND13367
He moved from North Carolina to Laurens District, SC. He then moved to
Bulloch County in 1808 and then to Irwin County in in the winter of 1826
and settled on the following lot of land. The State's land grant records
show he drew Lot 190, 11th district of Lowndes (formerly Irwin) County,
Georgia in the 1820 land lottery, and grant was duly issued him. Being
cut into Lowndes county 1826. He lived there until he died. Euel Akins
said: the records of the Union Primitive Baptist Church, Lanier County,
indicates that he was very active in the life of the Church. Francis and
Martha, were received May 19, 1827, by letter, into the "arm" of Union
Church known as "Friendship", Mr. Akins being received, it is stated, as
an ordained deacon.
Moved to Bulloch County, GA, prior to 1810 from Pendleton District, SC.
Ordained deacon. Baptised 3-19-1827 Union Primitive Baptist Church,
Lanier County, NC.
9-7-1823 Francis Akins sold to John Stanford for $100 600 acres of land
in Bulloch County, GA originally granted to Dyer Greer then conveyed to
Isaac Pimon then to Nathan Gornto then to Francis Akins. Witnesses:
Martha Hagin Joseph Hagin. Recorded 10-30-1823.
10-10-1823 Francis Akins sold to John Stanford for $75 200 acres of land
in Bulloch County (originally granted to Nathan Gornto).
11-1-1824 Francis Akins sold to John Standford for $(amount undetermined)
815 acres of land in Bulloch County GA bounded on the NE by vacant land
and L. Akins land, on the SW by Mill Creek, on the SE by P. Akins and
vacant land. Witnesses: Joseph Hagin R. T. Strickland Recorded 1-12-1825.
11-13-1827 Thomas Standford, William Standford, David Standford, Andrew
Armstrong, Lewis Akins, Solomon Brannen, and Rachel Standford to David
Standford of Columbia County, guardian to James Standford, relinquish all
rights to 715 acres of land on waters of Mill Creek granted to Francis
and Lewis Akins and sold by the legatees to David Standford, guardian to
James Standford, highest bidder. Witnesses: Sarah Armstrong Elizabeth
Standford Mary Akins. Recorded 9-5-1829.
Martha GREENE b: ABT 1765 in 96th District, Laurens County, South Carolina
in 96th District, South Carolina
- William Greene AKINS b: 10 AUG 1806 in Laurens District, South Carolina