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Brush Creek Chronicles: The Family of John and Elizabeth Akin

600 pages9 hours


This genealogy of John Akin and his wife Elizabeth "Betsy" McKinney, who settled in Green County, Kentucky, in the early 1800s, reflects the events of American history from the time of the frontier to the post-World War II era and across eight generations. Biographical sketches of John and Betsy, their parents, grandparents, and over 800 descendants present the family’s history and their migration across the country.
Features of this book include:
+Descendant outline listing over 800 descendants
+Biographical sketches of John Akin and Elizabeth McKinney, their parents, and grandparents
+Biographical sketches of over 800 descendants including information about their spouses and in-laws covering four generations
+Names of over 900 fifth generation descendants
+Bibliography listing over 100 sources of information
+Civil War chapter describing descendants’ experiences in the Union Army
+ Locations of many of the cemeteries mentioned in this book
View the sample pages to see the descendant outline. In addition to information about Akin and related families, this book presents a method for organizing your own family history and a long list of sources that may help you in your research.

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