Ake Family

This information concerns four generations of the Ake family.
1800-1900

 • Individuals are listed chronologically, and those in red show the line of descent.
 • Connections of collateral lines to main lines are indicated by linked names.
 • Generations within a family are separated by a series of asterisks: * Generation # *.
 • Twins within a family are marked with a lozenge symbol (◊).
 • Unknown or unsubstantiated data are marked with blanks or with question marks.

CAVEAT: Apart from census data, this information has not been confirmed by my personal research, and mistakes are likely present, so use at your discretion.

                               * Generation I *

   Joseph Henderson Sr
(child of _?_ Ake and _?_)

born: (about 1774) in VA
married: (a) Bridget O'Brien ( ) in
                (b) Martha Mahan (?) ( ) in
children: (a) Jefferson Jackson Haley [Nancy _?_], Mary Brooks [Robert Kyle Haley], Mitcham Lun, Elizabeth [Walter Mileham], William [Penelope Cunningham],
Joseph Henderson Jr [Elizabeth _?_], Letha Leah [William Ward], Castleton Brooks Harper [Martha Jane Raines] [Rachel Sims], Nancy Sevier [John E. Price], Felix Russell Grundy [Mary Baldwin Raines], John Malden [Mary Nicey Rose] [Bethany Ruth Stephens]
                (b)
died: (before 1812) in Bedford County, TN
buried: in
census:
note: A deed (September 26, 1812) in Bedford County, TN, includes the names of his heirs. The death notice of his second wife appeared in the Southern Advocate (Huntsville, AL), dated August 18, 1826, and reads "Died on Thursday, the 10th instant, three miles west of Huntsville, of fever, Mrs. Martha Ake, consort of the Rev. Joseph Ake, deceased, of Bedford County, TN." Click here to see descendants of this line other than Joseph Henderson Ake Jr.

* Generation II *
   Joseph Henderson Jr
(child of Joseph Henderson Ake Sr and Bridget O'Brien)

born: (about 1794) in TN
married: Elizabeth _?_ ( ) in
children: Nancy A. [Luther M. Mitchell] [Adam Howell], William M. [Rachel C. Sullivan] [Mary Ann Cook Youmans],
John W. [Nancy Brooks], Martha [William Whitley]
died: ( ) in
buried: in TX
census: On the 1840 census, he was (age 30-40) with his wife in Crawford County, AR; on the 1850 census, he was (age 56) with his wife in Crawford County, AR;
note: On the 1850 census, daughter Nancy A. [Mitchell] and son William M. [Rachel C. Sullivan] were enumerated in his household. On the same census and in the same county were Claiborne Ake [Phebe A. Standifer] and John W. Ake [Nancy Brooks]. Their relation to Joseph Henderson Ake is unclear to me at the moment. On the same census in Madison County, AR, was William Ake [Mary Ann Williams].

caveat: NOT ALL AGREE that Joseph Henderson Jr is the father of John W. Ake.

* Generation III *
   Nancy A.
(children of Joseph Henderson Ake Jr and Elizabeth _?_)

born: (about 1825) in TN
married: (a) Luther M. Mitchell ( ) in
                (b) Adam Howell (April 25, 1886) in Crawford County, AR
children: (a) Sarah M., Frances, Johanna C.
                (b)
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1850 census, she was (age 25) with her parents in Crawford County, AR;
note:

   William M.
(Bill)
born: (1829) in AL
married: (a) Rachel C. Sullivan ( ) in
(b) Mary Ann Cook Youmans (1866) in Bloomer, Sebastian County, AR
children: (a)
(b) Josiah, Martha Emily "Em" [Joel Wesley Hendrix], Mary J. [William Patterson NcFarland], George P. "Red"
died: (February, 17 1894) in Mason County, TX
buried:
census: On the 1850 census, he was (age 21) with his first wife in the household of his parents in Crawford County, AR;
note: His wife Rachel died (December 1859), age 26, of "winter fever" according to the Mortality Schedule of Sebastian County, AR.

   John W.
(Seth)
born: (1830) in TN
married: Nancy Brooks (September, 1849) in Crawford County, AR
children: Louisa (Junie) Catherine [Marcus M. Landrum],
George Henry, Joseph Pinckney, John H. W., Mary Jane (Mollie) [William Patterson McFarland], Robert (Bob), Walter A., Lucy [Huffman] [Larimore], Claiborne
died: (April 26, 1888) in Mason County, TX
buried: Old Pontotoc Cemetery, Mason County, TX
census: On the 1850 census, he was (age 27) with his wife in Crawford County, AR; on the 1860 census, he was in ; on the 1870 census, he was (age 40) with his wife and widowed mother and brother Thomas Jefferson in Llano County, TX; on the 1880 census, he was (age 61) with his wife in Mason County, TX
note: His wife is buried in the Lohn Cemetery, Lohn, McCulloch County, TX

   Martha
born: (1833) in TN
married: William Whitley (about 1847) in Crawford County, AR
children: James, Elizabeth
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1850 census, she was (age 23) with her husband in Crawford County, AR;
note:

* Generation IV *
   Louisa Catherine
(Junie)
(children of John W. (Seth) Ake and Nancy Brooks)

born: (March 15, 1852) in Sebastian County, AR
married: Marcus M. Landrum (January 15, 1874) in Cherokee, San Saba County, TX
children: Bessie, Mark, Timothy George, Frederick J., Minnie, Pinckney, Nancy Elizabeth, Agnes, Edna O'Dean
died: (March 21, 1911) in Farmington, St. François County, MO
buried: Masonic Cemetery of Farmington (South), Farmington, St. François County, MO
census: On the 1870 census, she was (age 17) with her parents and grandmother in Llano County, TX; on the 1880 census, she was (age 27) with her parents in Mason County, TX;
note:

   George Henry
(George)
born: (December 25, 1855) near Fort Smith, Sebastian County, AR
married: (a) Amanda Angeline Southern Yeoman (July 4, 1874) in AR?
                (b)
Jemima Emaline (Emma) Butts Collins (October 2, 1896) in Mason County, TX
children: (a) Lou Ella [James Sexton Stroope], John Edward (Ed) [Phoebe Claussen] [Rosa Claussen] [Cora Hardin], James Henry (Jim) , Charles Reuben (Charley), Irvin [Olga Jacobson], Louis A. (Lonzo), Franklin Wayne (Frank) [Maudie Green], Nancy Ella Ann (Ella) [Elisha H. Cavin], George Manda
                (b) Herman Marion Claude, Luther, George Davis, Alta Lee Sue, Ernest Dee
died: (April 14, 1921) in Lohn, McCulloch County, TX
buried: Lohn Cemetery, McCulloch County, TX
census: On the 1870 census, he was (age 15) with his parents and grandmother in Llano County, TX; on the 1880 census, he was (age 26) with his first wife in Mason County, TX; on the 1900 census, he was with his second wife in San Saba County, TX; on the 1910 census, in McCulloch County, TX; on the 1920 census, in Mason County, TX; on the 1930 census, his widow was with her sons Davis Ake and John Thomas Collins in the household of Tim Landwehr in McCulloch County, TX
note: His first wife is buried in the Lost (Hogg) Creek Cemetery, May, Brown County, TX.
   Joseph Pinckney
(Pink)

born: (April 6, 1857) in TX
married: Lucinda C. (Toss) McFarland (December 31, 1882) in Mason, Mason County, TX (bk 1 pg 89)
children: Allie, Joseph P. (Pat), Hiram R. (Ed), Ida [Rood] [Green], John David (John), Jackson (Jack), Vida (♂) ◊ and Vashti (♀) ◊ (Tida) [Sanders]
died: (June 25, 1928) in Union Band, Mason County, TX
buried: Union Band Cemetery, Mason County,
census: On the 1870 census, he was (age 12) with his parents and grandmother in Llano County, TX; on the 1880 census, he was (age 22) with his parents in Mason County, TX; on the 1900 census, he was (age 49) with his wife in Llano County, TX; on the 1910 census, he was (age 53) with his wife in Mason County, TX; on the 1920 census, he was (age 62) with his wife in McCulloch County, TX; on the 1930 census, he was (age 78) with his wife in McCulloch County, TX
note: His wife's sister Mary D. (Mollie) McFarland married his brother John H. W. Ake.
   John H. W.
(John)
born: (March 25, 1862) in TX
married: Mary D. (Mollie) McFarland (1889) in
children: none
died: (November 18, 1942) in Mason County, TX
buried: Union Band Cemetery, Mason County, TX
census: On the 1870 census, he was (age 8) with his parents and grandmother in Llano County, TX; on the 1880 census, he was (age 20) with his parents in Mason County, TX; on the 1900 census, he was (age 39) with his wife in Llano County, TX; on the 1910 census, he was (age 49) with his wife in McCulloch County, TX; on the 1920 census, he was (age 59) with his wife in McCulloch County, TX; on the 1930 census, he was in McCulloch County, TX
note: His wife's sister Lucinda C. (Toss) McFarland married his brother Joseph Pinckney Ake.
   Robert
(Bob)
born: (July 17, 1863) in Llano County, TX
married: Martha Emily (Em) Ake Hendryx (October 17, 1887) in
children: John Robert, Raleigh P. (Spot), Nancy, Reuben H. (Cracker), Unice Maudie (Judy) ◊ [Otto Dunman] [ J. B. Wigington] and Ura Claudie (Punch) ◊ [Pete Washburn] [Rayford Phillips] [Slim Scurlock]
died: (April 13, 1920) in McCulloch County, TX
buried: East Sweden Cemetery, Rochelle, McCulloch County, TX
census: On the 1870 census, he was (age 3) with his parents and grandmother in Llano County, TX; on the 1880 census, he was (age 18) with his parents in Mason County, TX; on the 1900 census, he was with his wife in San Saba County, TX;
note: His wife was the daughter of William Ake and Mary Cook; her first husband was J. W. Hendryx, with whom she had Wesley and Lillie A. [Henry Turn]
   Mary Jane
(Mollie)
born: (May 4, 1864) in TX
married: William Patterson (Bud) McFarland (June 10, 1886) in Mason Mason County, TX (bk 1 pg 175)
children: Grover Cleveland, Jerry McGruder (Grude) [Annie Mae Taylor Morrison], Mary Evelyn [Cooper], Lewis Allen (Lee) [Kate Sessom], William Taft (Bill), Oran, Cordell [Codie) [Taylor], Joseph [Bertha _?_], Ruben, Rhoda Jane, [Edwin A. Bush] James Alexander (Jim) [Neomia Fairybell]
died: (March 28, 1953) in San Saba County, TX
buried: Union Band Cemetery, Mason County, TX
census: On the 1870 census, she was (age 5) with her parents and grandmother in Llano County, TX; on the 1880 census, she was (age 14) with her parents in Mason County, TX; on the 1900 census, she was with her husband in San Saba County, TX; on the 1910 census, she was with her husband in Mason County, TX; on the 1920 census,
note: Her husband was the son of Jed and Malina McFarland, who settled in San Saba County, TX, after 1880.
   Walter A. born: (October 29, 1869) in Mason, Mason County, TX
married: Frankie Davis Jeffries (January 10, 1893) in Mason, Mason County, TX (bk 2 pg 32)
children: Willey
died: (October 6, 1952) in Pontotoc, Mason County, TX
buried: New Pontotoc Cemetery, Pontotoc, Mason County, TX
census: On the 1870 census, he was (age 1) with his parents and grandmother in Llano County, TX; on the 1880 census, he was (age 12) with his parents in Mason County, TX;
note:
   Lucy born: (March 13, 1872) in TX
married: (a) James S. Huffman, Sr ( July 1, 1891) in Llano County, TX
                (b) James Jackson Larremore (1895) in
children: (a) Jimmie ♀ [Morris]
                (b) Walter Ernest, Ethel, Josephine, Clarence Daniel (Skeet), Theodore B.
died: (April 4, 1931) in Lohn, McCulloch County, TX
buried: Lohn Cemetery, Lohn, McCulloch County, TX
census: On the 1880 census, she was (age 9) with her parents in Mason County, TX;
note:
   Claiborne born: (August 15, 1877) in Mason, Mason County, TX
married: Mary Magdeline Butts (December 12, 1900) in Mason, Mason County, TX
children: Clyde, Bert, Nancy
died: (January 4, 1909) near Lubbock, Lubbock County, TX
buried:
census: On the 1880 census, he was (age 3) with his parents in Mason County, TX; on the 1900 census, he was (age 23) with his brother Robert in San Saba County, TX;
note:

* Generation V *
   Lou Ella
(Lou)
(children of George Henry Ake and Amanda Angeline Yeoman)

born: (June 18, 1875) in Mason, Mason County, TX
married: James Sexton (Jim) Stroope (July 12, 1891) in Mason, Mason County, TX (bk 1 pg 297)
children: Rachel Elizabeth (Lizzie), Eva Esther (Eva), Amanda Leanna (Mandy), George Fount (Fount), Lillie Mae (Lillie), Claude Alvin (Alvin), Clarence Ruben (Clarence)
died: (August 12, 1950) in Brady, McCulloch County, TX
buried: Rest Haven Cemetery, Brady, McCulloch County, TX
census: On the 1880 census, she was with her parents in Mason County, TX;
note:

   John Edward
(Ed)
born: (July 5, 1877) in Junction, Kimble County, TX
married: Adelia Beatrice Sellers (January 13, 1909) in Lohn, McCulloch County, TX
children: Lorine Louinia [Dixon], Willie Oneta, George Bob, R. J.
died: (March 19, 1956) in McCulloch County, TX
buried: Lohn Cemetery, Lohn, McCulloch County, TX
census: On the 1880 census, he was with his parents in Mason County, TX;
note:
   James Henry
(Jim)
born: (May 3, 1879) in Pontotoc, Mason County, TX
married: (a) Phoebe Claussen ( ) in
                (b) Rosa Belle Claussen (July 26, 1907) in Lohn, McCulloch County, TX
                (c) Cora Elvina Hardin (January 9, 1921) in Live Oak, Concho County, TX
children: (a) 2 boys and 2 girls
                (b) Ollie E., Odis Hugh, infant, Aline Marie, Ella Mae
                (c) Nora Elvina, Calvin Coolidge, Jimmie Marion, Leonard Henry
died: (January 28, 1949) in Big Springs, Howard County,TX
buried: Lohn Cemetery, Lohn, McCulloch County, TX
census: On the 1880 census, he was with his parents in Mason County, TX;
note:
   Charles Reuben
(Charlie)
born: (December 30, 1881) in
married: no
children: none
died: (March 1, 1907) in Lohn, McCulloch County, TX
buried: Lohn Cemetery, Lohn, McCulloch County, TX
census:
note:
   Irvin
(Irvin)

born: (March 17, 1884) in Junction, Kimble County, TX
married: Olga Regina Jacobson (March 31, 1915) in Brady, McCulloch County, TX (bk E pg 46)
children: Clyde Tilmon, Ellerie, Nulkie
died: (December 2, 1954) in Brady, TX
buried: Rest Haven Cemetery, Brady, McCulloch County, TX
census: On the 1900 census, he was with his parents in San Saba County, TX; on the 1910 census, he was with his parents in McCulloch County, TX; on the 1920 census, in ;
note:
   Louis A.
   (Lonzo)

born: (September 9, 1886) in
married: no
children: none
died: (November 3, 1888) in TX
buried: Rembold Ranch Cemetery, Kimble County, TX
census:
note:
   Franklin Wayne
(Frank)
born: (February 24, 1889) in Junction, Kimble County, TX
married: Maudie C. Greene (June 29, 1907) in TX
children: Ellen Luella, Calvin Robert, George Moses
died: (August 22, 1955) in El Paso County, TX
buried: Restlawn Memorial Park, El Paso, El Paso County, TX
census: On the 1900 census, he was with his parents in San Saba County, TX;
note:
   Nancy Ella Ann
(Ella)
born: (August 22, 1891) in Pontotoc, Mason County, TX
married: Elisha H. Cavin (December 26, 1910) in Brady, McCulloch County, TX
children: George Edward [Wyona Mae Conder], Cecile E.
died: (October 28, 1961) in Los Angeles County, CA
buried: Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, Los Angeles County, CA
census: On the 1900 census, she was (age 8) with her parents in San Saba County, TX; on the 1910 census, she was (age 18) in McCulloch County, TX; on the 1920 census, she was (age 28) with her husband in McCulloch County, TX; on the 1930 census, she was (age 38) with her husband in Hale County, TX; on the 1940 census, she was (age 48) with her husband in Los Angeles County, CA
note: Her husband was the son of Nancy Ann Henderson and John Louis Cavin. He was a Church of Christ minister. He is buried in Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, Los Angeles County, CA
   George Manda born: (April 22, 1894) in
married: no
children: none
died: (April 22, 1894) in Brown County, TX
buried: Lost (Hogg) Creek Cemetery, May, Brown County, TX
census:
note: Amanda Angeline Southern Yeoman Ake died giving birth to George Manda.
   Herman Marion Claude
(children of George Henry Ake and Jemima Emaline Butts Collins)

born: (July 18, 1896) in Mason, Mason County, TX
married: Mary Elizabeth Creech (February 10, 1921) in Mason, Mason County, TX (bk 4 pg 377)
children: Lenoria, Alvin John, Nina Bell, Mary Faye, Herman Marvin, Jr
died: (November 18, 1976) in Brady, McCulloch County, TX
buried: Rest Haven Cemetery, Brady, McCulloch County, TX
census: On the 1900 census, he was with his parents in San Saba County, TX; on the 1910 census, he was with his parents in McCulloch County, TX;
note:

   Luther born: (November 17, 1899) in San Saba County, TX?
married: no
children: none
died: (1899-1900) in San Saba County, TX?
buried:
census: He is not enumerated on the 1900 census, so his death must have occurred before the census was taken.
note:
   George Davis born: (February 19, 1901) in TX
married: Bessie Velma Hester (1925) in TX
children: Joyce Virginia, Willie D., George Davis, Charles Lee
died: (May 11, 1971) in Bexar County, TX
buried: Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Converse, Bexar County, TX
census: On the 1910 census, he was with his parents in McCulloch County, TX; on the 1920 census, he was with his parents in Mason County, TX; on the 1930 census, he, his wife, and his mother were in the household of Tim Landwehr in McCulloch, County, TX
note:
   Alta Lee Sue born: (July 27, 1905) in Lohn, McCulloch County, TX
married: Benjamin Adolph Honig (February 22, 1922) in San Antonio, Bexar County, TX
children: George Benjamin, Anna Mae [Henderson], Lillie May [Baker], Emily Lou, Vera
died: (December 25, 2002) in Llano, Llano County, TX
buried: Honig Cemetery, Llano County, TX
census: On the 1910 census, she was with her parents in McCulloch County, TX; on the 1920 census, she was with her parents in Mason County, TX
note:
   Ernest Dee born: (February 7, 1909) in
married: Cordelia Alice Sommerville (April 4, 1929) in Mason, Mason County, TX (bk 5 pg 139)
children: Earl, Burrell
died: (September 20, 1984) in Brady, McCulloch County, TX
buried: Rest Haven Cemetery, Brady, McCulloch County, TX
census: On the 1910 census, he was with his parents in McCulloch County, TX; on the 1920 census, he was with his parents in Mason County, TX
note:

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