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Ira Alvin Akins & Georgia Lindon Combs

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Husband

Ira Alvin Akins

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 2 Aug 1874 Circleville, Westmoreland, PA (birth date & city from ss-appl/claims & dc; birth co. from mar-lic & dc)
Marriage 20 Apr 1898 Fairmont, Marion, West Virginia  [ marriage-certificate page 183 ]
Death 21 Feb 1944 Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania   (death-certificate #20270)
Burial Long Run Cemetery, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania
his Father Abraham L. Akins (born in Pennsylvania)
his Mother Elizabeth Smith  (his parent's names from ss applications/claims)
Notes about Husband: cause-of-death: Coronary thrombosis / Arteriosclerotic Heart Disease
Biography of Ira Alvin Akins - published in "West Virginia Legislative Hand Book and Manual and Official Register"
Ira's 2nd marriage was to Alice L. Lawther on 25 Apr 1936 in Brooke, WV  [ mar-license page 639 ]
Wife

Georgia Lindon Combs

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 5 Aug 1875 Fairmont, Marion, West Virginia  (birth date and place from death-certificate)
Death 24 May 1928 Fairmont, Marion, West Virginia  [ death-certificate ]
Burial Woodlawn Cemetery, Fairmont, Marion, West Virginia  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
her Father Leslie S. Combs  (born in Smithtown, Penna)
her Mother Carolyn Stone  (born in Fairmont, WV)
Notes about Wife: cause-of-death: Diabetes Mellitus; Contributory: Influenza-Pneumonia  (age 52y-9m-18d)
Children (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State [Source] Spouse
1 M Harry B. Akin b 31 Jan 1899 Marion, WV  [ birth-register page 23, line 174 ]  
m      
d      
2 F Elizabeth C. Akin b 2 May 1901 Marion, WV  [ birth-register page 108, line 2 ]  
m      
d      
3 F Mary A. Akin b 1904 Marion, WV  
m 27 Sep 1922 Marion, WV  [ marriage-license page 541 ] Charles R. Lewis
d      
Notes about Children:

Census Analysis

Head of Household: Ira Alvin Akins Spouse: Georgia Lindon Combs
Date / Place of Birth: 1874 / Westmoreland, PA Date / Place of Birth: 1875 / Marion, WV
Date / Place of Death: 1944 / Allegheny, PA Date / Place of Death: 1928 / Marion, WV
Marriage Date / Place: 1898 / Marion, WV
1880 ST PA COUNTY: Westmoreland ED ED:121; Larimer District, North Huntingdon Twp Pg# no.26 & 27
5-year-old Ira A. Akins is with his parents, Abriham L. Akins (age 46, Carpenter, born in PA) and Elizabeth G. (age 39, born in PA).
Siblings: Ada C. (16), and William S. (3).
1880 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:86; Fairmont Ind. School Dist. Pg# no. 37
5-year-old Georgia Combs is with her parents, Leslie S. Combs (age 29, Laborer, born in Va) and Carrie E. (age 24, b. Va)
Siblings: Leon (age 3) and Elsie (age 1)
1900 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:52; Fairmont District Pg# Sheet 13B
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Birth mo/year; Occupation / Additional Information
Aiken, Ira (head) 25 PA PA-PA; born Aug 1874; married-2-years; Day Laborer
", Georgia L. (wife) 24 WV WV-WV; born Aug 1875; married-2-years; 1-child-born / 1-child-living
", Harry B. (son) 1 WV PA-WV; born Jan 1899
Monroe Street; Lines 75-77; Enum-Dwelling #225; Enum-Family #257; Rents-home
1910 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:74; Union District Pg# Sheet 10A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Akins, Ira A. (head) 35 PA PA-PA; 1st-marriage; married-12-years; Conductor, Steam Railroad; W.
", Georgia L. (wife) 34 WV WV-WV; 1st-marriage; married-12-years; 3-children-born / 3-children-living
", Harry B. (son) 11 WV WV*-WV; attended school during the year
", Elizabeth C. (dau) 8 WV WV*-WV; attended school during the year
", Mary A. (dau) 6 WV WV*-WV; attended school during the year
Combs, Leslie S. (f-in-law) 68 WV WV-WV; 1st-marriage; married-36-years; Laborer, Planing Mills
Lines 16-21; Enum-Dwelling #172; Enum-Family #181; Rents-home (WV* - father's birth-place as recorded)
1920 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:26; Fairmont, 8th Ward Pg# Sheet 10B
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Aiken, Ira A. (head) 45 PA PA-PA; married; Traffic Manager, glass factory; W.
", Georgia L. (wife) 44 WV WV-WV; married
", Harry B. (son) 20 WV PA-WV; single; Machine Operator, glass facroty; W.
", Elizabeth (dau) 18 WV PA-WV; attended school during the year
", Mary A. (dau) 16 WV PA-WV; attended school during the year; attendant, pool room; W.
Combs, Leslie S. (f-in-law) 68 WV WV-WV; widower; attendant, pool room; W.
118 Watson Avenue; Lines 89-94; Enum-Dwelling #230; Enum-Family #246; Rents-home
1930 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:25-8; Fairmont City, 7th Ward Pg# Sheet 20B
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Lewis, Charles R. (head) 28 WV at Sea-WV; married-at-age-21; Electrician, Traction Co.
", Mary A. (wife) 26 WV PA-WV; married-at-age-19
", Anna Louise (dau) 4 WV PA*-WV    (*father's BP as recorded)
Akins, Elizabeth C. (sis-IL) 28 WV PA-WV; single; Teacher, Public School
206 Monroe Street; Lines 93-96; Enum-Dwelling #349; Enum-Family #452; Rents-home, $40.
1930 ST   COUNTY:   ED   Pg#  
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
       
       
(haven't yet found Ira Akins in the 1930 census)
1940 ST PA COUNTY: Allegheny ED ED:69-359; Pittsburgh, 14th Ward Pg# Sheet
3AName (Relationship) Age BP Marital-Status; Highest-School-Grade; Additional Information
Akins, Ira (head) 65 PA married; H-4; lived in "Same Place" in 1935.
", Alice (wife) 51 PA married; 8; lived in "Same Place" in 1935.
322 Homewood Avenue; Lines 1-2; Household #46; Rents-home, $34.

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