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Samuel John Akins Boulder, CO
Posted by: Adeline Tefft Date: February 09, 2001 at 12:15:42
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CHARLES SPENCER AKINS, b. .Mar 1866; d. Nov 27, 1930 Boulder, Boulder, CO; bur. Green Mountain Cemetery; m. Jan 12, 1896, Boulder, CO - SADIE "SARAH" MCGEE of Boulder (b. Sept 20, 1874/75, IA; d. Dec 27, 1956 Boulder, Boulder Co., CO; bur. Green Mountain Cemetery).
Charles Spencer Akins and Sadie "Sarah: had the children:
i.       Irene Mary Akins (Twin)
ii.       Ruth Akins (Twin), b. Sept 17, 1897 Valmont, Boulder, CO; m. JERRY MOHIN/MAHAM. She resided in Longmont 1970/72.
iii.       William “Bill/Willie” Akins, b. Aug 1899, CO. Never married. Resided in Lyon, Co in 1970.
iv.       Lee “Silver” Ray Akins
vii.       Guy Brookins Akins
viii.       Thomas Israel Akins, b. 1896, CO.; d. Aug 5, 1897, CO; bur. South Boulder Cemetery.

SAMUEL JOHN AKINS, b. Mar 31, 1904 Boulder, CO.; d. Oct 9, 1972 Boulder; bur. Green Mountain Cemetery, Boulder, CO; died of hardening of the arteries. (Section T. Lot 44).

m. 1st Jan 1, 1931, Larimer Co., Loveland, CO - ZISKA "SALLIE" EILENE HIGDON (d. Mar 8, 1978; bur. Oak Hills, Ballard, CA; m. 2nd Oct 21, 1942, Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada - LANGE POWERS SMITH); Samuel and Ziska were divorced 1938-1943. Resided: Saml (Ziska I) Atkins - 2417 Pine, Boulder, CO (1932); 2417 Pine, CO (1936); 1938 - 830 Dewey, CO (1938).
Samuel Akins and Ziska "Sallie" Higdon had the following children:
       i.       Kathalyn Faye Akins
       ii.       Phillip John Akins

m. 2nd Sept 29, 1951, in Golden, CO - ELEANOR MARGARET LITSEY (b. June 27, 1910, in St. Louis; d. Saturday, Nov. 30, 1991 Pensacola, FL; 81 yrs old; bur. Green Mountain Cemetery, Boulder, CO; Section T, Lot C45; daughter of Francis Marich Wilson and Mary Prothro Wilson - lived in boulder County most of her life, moving to Pensacola nine years ago. She was a nurse)
Samuel Akins and Eleanor Margaret Litsey had the following children:
i.       (Step-daughter) Mrs. ARLOA O'DONNELL, Pensacola, FL (1972)
ii.       (Step-daughter) Mrs. CONSTANCE WILLHELM, Denver, CO (1972)
iii.       (Step-daughter) Mrs. THURMA COPLEY, Cranston, RI (1972)
iv.       (Step-daughter) Mrs. ROBERT JEFFRIES, Houston, TX (1972)

I am trying to locate the divorce record for Samuel John Akins and Ziska "Sally" Eilene Higdon 1938-1943 or even an announcement of divorce in the Boulder paper - unfortunately I don't have an exact date! How was guardianship handled for the two children.

The marriage license for Samuel John Akins second marriage did not list divorce information.

Any answers would be appreciated.


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