Ake Family II

This information concerns four generations of the Ake family II.
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.
 • 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.

   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."

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   Jefferson Jackson Haley
(children of Joseph Henderson Ake Sr and Bridget O'Brien)

born: (about ) in
married: Nancy _?_ ( ) in
children:
died: ( )
buried: in
census: On the 1830 census, he may have been in Jackson County, AL;
note:

   Mary Brooks
born: (October 27, 1796) in
married: Robert Kyle Haley ( ) in
children: Eliza Graves, Susan Dunlap [Henry Beaumont Millard], Martha Jane, Robert Kyle Jr, Mary Caroline [Frederick Sipe Millard], Letha Malinda
died: ( )
buried: in
census:
note: Her husband was born (February 15, 1791) and died (October 6, 1859) in TN? Their daughter Mary Caroline married Frederick S. Millard (January 28, 1857) in Williamson County, TX. She was born (September 9, 1834) in Tuscambia, AL or MS, and died (1870) in Williamson County, TX.
   Mitcham Lun
born: (about ) in
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( )
buried: in
census:
note:
   Elizabeth
born: (about 1791) in TN
married: Walter Mileham (about 1811) in
children: John Anderson (about 1812) [ ] [Martha Jane Likens], Joseph Taylor (December 24, 1814) [Elizabeth A. Speagle], Mary Ann (1823) [James Madison Hunter], Castleton (about 1830) [ ]
died: ( )
buried: in
census: On the 1840 census, she was (age 50-60) with her husband in Crawford County, AR
note: Her husband witnessed (November 24, 1835) a deed of conveyance for one tenth of 262 acres in Bedford County, TN, from William Ward and his wife Leah to Felix G. Ake in Franklin County, AR.
   William

born: (December 28, 1790) in VA
married: Penelope A. Cunningham (about 1819) in Madison County, AR
children: Claiborne [Phebe M. Standifer], John Jackson [Jane Williams], William Jr [Mary Ann Williams], Joseph, Castleton C. [Margaret C. Tuggle], Melvinia Elizabeth [Blake Thompson] [William R. Smith], Penelope [Joseph Taylor Mileham Jr]
died: (February 25, 1870) in Williamson County, TX
buried: Old Georgetown Cemetery (San Gabriel) in Georgetown, Williamson County, TX
census: On the 1837 tax list, he is listed along with Claiborne, Joseph, and Malden Ake in Madison County, AR; on the 1840 census, he was (age 40-50) with his son William in Madison County, AR; on the 1850 census, he was (age 59) in Williamson County, TX; on the 1860 census, he was in ; on the 1880 census, his widow was (age 54) in Williamson County, TX
note:

   Joseph Henderson Jr

born: (about 1794) in TN
married: Elizabeth _?_ ( ) in
children: Nancy A. [Luther M. Mitchell], William M. [Rachel C. Sullivan], John W. (Seth) [Nancy Brooks], Martha
died: ( )
buried: in
census: On the 1837 tax list, he is listed along with Claiborne, William, and Malden Ake in Madison County; 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:
caveat: NOT ALL AGREE that Joseph Henderson Jr is the father of John W. (Seth) Ake.

   Leatha Leah born: (about 1795) in TN
married: William Ward (about 1818) in
children: Liza [Francis Moore], Castleton Lawrence [Mary Malinda McGrada] [Sarah Hood], William, America [Robert Phillips], Joseph S., Nancy L. [John William Joy], Francis Marion [Nancy Christina Campbell], Charles C.
died: ( )
buried: in
census: On the 1850 census, she was (age 65) with her husband in Crawford County, AR;
note:
   Castleton Brooks Harper born: ( ) in TN
married: (a) Martha Jane Raines (January 6, 1822) in
                (b) Rachel Sims (May13, 1824) in Limestone County, AL
children: (a)
                (b)
died: (November 28, 1865)
buried: in
census: On the 1830 census, he was (age 20-30) with his second wife in Franklin County, AR;
note:
   Nancy Sevier born: (about 1806) in TN
married: John E. Price ( ) in
children:
died: ( )
buried: in
census:
note:
   Felix Russell Grundy born: (about 1810) in Bedford County, TN
married: Mary Baldwin Raines ( ) in Franklin County, TN
children: Charles Jefferson Haley [Amoretta Palestine Tuggle Ake], William Raleigh [Amanda Barnes]
died: (1880) in Bowie County, TX
buried: in
census:
note: His wife (1809--1911) is buried in the Kingsland Cemetery, Kingsland, Llano County, TX
   John Campbell born: (about 1810) in TN
married: Sarah M. Williams (about 1834) in AR?
children: Thomas Jefferson [Lelia Carmelita Earp/"Bobbie" Arp], George William [Mary Evelyn Pankey] [Mahulda Pearl], Margaret A., Letha Helena [Liberty Ware Rainbolt], Eliza, Clementine [Amos Kennel Eaker], Sophronia [Jacob Severs], Amanda Drucilla [James Polk Rainbolt]
died: (1854) in Sebastian County, AR
buried:
census: On the 1840 census, he was (age 30-40) with his wife in Crawford County, AR; on the 1850 census, he was (age 40) with his wife in Crawford County, AR; on the 1860 census, his widow was (age 50) in San Saba County, TX; on the 1870 census, she was (age 62) in Llano County, TX; on the 1880 census, she was (age 70) with her daughter Clementine and son-in-law Amos Kennel Eaker in Llano County, TX
note: His wife (May 10, 1810 - May 24, 1893) is buried in the Pontotoc Cemetery, Pontotoc, McCulloch County, TX.
   John Malden born: (June 24, 1812) in TN
married: (a) Mary Rose (December 10, 1844) in Franklin County, TN
                (b) Bethany Stephens ( ) in
children: (a)
                (b) Mary Virginia [John J. Garner], Napoleon Bonaparte Hicks [Eliza Jean Renfro] [Susan Ann Woods], Nathan Price [Malinda Shavers]
died: (about 1880) Sherwood, TN
buried: in
census: On the 1850 census, he was in Franklin County, TN; on the 1860 census, he was (age 44) with his second wife in Coffee County, TN;
note: He was listed on the 1836 tax list in Washington County, AR, and on 1837 tax list of Madison County, AR, along with Claiborne, Joseph, and William Ake. The county was organized in 1836 from Washington County, AR, so he may be listed there on the 1830 census.

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   Claiborne
(children of William Ake and Penelope Cunningham)

born: (September 6, 1810) in Bedford County, TN
married: Phebe M. Standifer (August 12, 1834) in Pulaski County, AR
children: William [Catherine Jenna Robbins], Malinda Elizabeth [Richard R. Robbins], Jesse Tepe [Nancy Emily C. Barnes], Seaborn J. [Arminta (Minnie) Williams], Serena Sarah A. P. [Thomas John Barnes], Robert Brooks [Jane Amanda Holzhauser], Easter Jane (Eliza) [James M. Barnett]
died: (May 17, 1862) in Williamson County, TX
buried: in
census: On the 1850 census, he was (age 39) with his wife in Crawford County, AR; on the 1860 census, he was (age 49) with his wife in Williamson County, TX; on the 1870 census, his widow was (age 54) with their daughter Melinda Elizabeth and Richard Robbins in Williamson County, TX; on the 1880 census, she was (age 68) listed twice: once with their daughter Easter Jane and James M. Barnett and once with their son Jesse Ake in Williamson County, TX
note: He was listed on the 1837 tax list of Madison County, AR, along with Malden, Joseph, and William Ake. The county was organized in 1836 from Washington County, AR, so he may be listed there on the 1830 census.

   John Jackson
(Jake)
born: (about 1818) in TN
married: Jane Williams (about 1839) in AR
children: Penelope [Moses Steele)
died: (before 1870) in
buried: in
census: On the 1850 census, he was (age 35) with his wife in the household of his father in Williamson County, TX; on the 1860 census, he was (age 48) with his wife in Williamson County, TX; on the 1870 census, his widow was (age 48) with their daughter Penelope and Moses Steele in Williamson County, TX;
note:
   William Jr

born: (January 25, 1815) in TN
married: Mary Ann Williams ( ) in
children: Cynthia Ann [James R. Roberts], Penelope [Benjamin Franklin Bridges], William Denson [Alice Livingood], Melvinia Elizabeth [M. C. Bolding], David Samuel [C. B. Ake], Mary Ann
died: (September 27, 1879) in TX
buried: Ake Cemetery in Williamson County, TX
census: On the 1840 census, he was (age 20-30) in Madison County, AR; on the 1850 census, he was (age 33) with his wife in Madison County, AR; on the 1860 census, he was (age 44) with his wife in Williamson County, TX; on the 1870 census, he was (age 52) with his wife in Williamson County, TX
note: His wife was the daughter ofCynthia Ann Hanna and David S. Williams.

   Joseph

born: (about 1823) in TN
married: no
children: none
died: ( )
buried:
census: On the 1840 census, he was (age 15-20) with his father in Madison County, AR; on the 1850 census, he was (age 27) with his father in Williamson County, TX; on the 1860 census, he was (age 39) living alone in Williamson County, TX; on the 1870 census, he was likely (age ) in Williamson County, TX; on the 1880 census, he was (age 56) with his niece Amoretta Palestine Tuggle Ake in Williamson County, TX;
note:

   Castleton C.
(Cash)

born: (about 1826) in TN
married: Margaret C. Tuggle (March 9, 1854) in Williamson County, Tx
children: Amoretta Palestine Tuggle [Charles Jefferson Haley Ake] and Edward J.
died: (May 12, 1865) at Blair's Landing, Red River Parish, LA
buried: Ake Cemetery in Williamson County, TX
census: On the 1850 census, he was (age 24) with his father in Williamson County, TX; on the 1860 census, he was (age 34) with his wife in Williamson County, TX; on the 1870 census, his widow was (age 32) with her second husband in Williamson County, TX; on the 1880 census, she was in Brown County, TX
note: The National Archives show Castleton C. AKE as a private who elisted (March 1861) in Company A Reg Squadron Van Treese Company, Morgans Battalion, CSA. He died during the Civil War battle. His widow married James W. Smith. The two children were in guardianship in 1868 in Williamson County, TX.

   Melvinia Elizabeth

born: (about 1827) in AR
married: (a) Blake Thompson (June 26, 1862) in Williamson County, TX
                (b) William R. Smith ( ) in
children: (a) Lucy M. [Haines]
                (b)
died: (before 1870) in Round Rock, TX
buried: unknown but information about her is here.
census: On the 1860 census, she was (age 3) with her parents in Williamson County, TX; on the 1870 census, she was (age 11) with her parents in Williamson County, TX
note:

   Penelope

born: (February 4, 1832) in Milborn Twp, Madison County, AR
married: Joseph Taylor Mileham Jr (about 1854) in Charleston, Franklin County, AR
children: W. W., Alice Bell, Florence, Mary Ellen [John Brackenridge Salyer]
died: (February 20, 1907) in San Angelo, Tom Greene County, TX
buried: Odd Fellows Cemetery, in Georgetown, Williamson County, TX
census: On the 1880 census she was (age 45) with her husband in Williamson County, TX;
note: Her husband may be the son of Elizabeth A. Speagle and Joseph Taylor Mileham Sr.

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   Robert Brooks
(child of Claiborne Ake and Phebe M. Standifer)

born: (November 1854) in TX
married: Jane Amanda Holzhauser ( ) in TX
children: Lilllie Jane [Samuel Robert Wilson], William T. [May Logan], James Napoleon, Decker Robert [Anna Mae Spivey] [Irene Lemay], Charles E. [Cora A. Davis], Claiborne Allen [Nellie E. Davis], Jessie P. [Samuel Thomas Walker], Leonard Henderson [Anna Mae Spivey Ake Strong]
died: (April 2, 1935) in Williamson County, TX
buried: Macedonia Cemetery, Granger, Williamson County, TX
census: On the 1860 census, he was (age 6) with his parents in Williamson County, TX; on the the 1870 census, he was (age 16) with his widowed mother in Williamson County, TX; on the 1880 census, he was (age 25) with his wife in Williamson County, TX; on the 1900 census, he was (age 45) with his wife in Williamson County, TX; on the 1910 census, he was
note:

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   Lillie Jane
(children of Robert Brooks Ake and Jane Amanda Houlhouser)

born: (May 1874) in Williamson County, TX
married: Samuel Robert Wilson ( ) in TX
children: Samuel David, James Monroe, Katie Leoro, Martha Hazel, Beatrice, Robert Earl [Dora Jurasekzora], Edward
died: (1939) in TX
buried: Macedonia Cemetery, Granger, Williamson County, TX
census: On the 1900 census, she was (age 26) with her husband in Williamson County, TX; on the 1910 census, she was (age 35) with her husband in Williamson County, TXin
note: Her husband was the son of Martha Malinda Henderson and Samuel D. Wilson and is buried in Macedonia Cemetery, Granger, Williamson County, TX

   William T.

born: (March 30, 1876) in Williamson County, TX
married: May Logan ( ) in
children:
died: (June 8, 1909) in Taylor, Williamson County, TX
buried: Taylor City Cemetery, Taylor, Williamson County, TX
census: On the 1900 census, he was (age 23) with his parents in Williamson County, TX;
note: His wife was the daughter of Nancy Miller and G, W, Logan.

   James Napoleon

born: (June 1880) in Williamson County, TX
married: ( ) in TX
children:
died: (March 29, 1903) in Georgetown TX
buried:
census: On the 1900 census, he was (age 19) with his parents in Williamson County, TX;
note:

   Decker Robert

born: (October 10, 1885) in Williamson County, TX
married: (a) Anna Mae Spivey ( ) in
                (b) Irene Lemay (May 14, 1916) in Holyoke, Worcester, MA
                (c) Cora Catherine Davis Ake ( ) in
children: (a) no
                (b) no
                (c) no
died: (May 16, 1960) in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, TX
buried: Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park, Colleyville, Tarrant County, TX
census: On the 1900 census, he was (age 14) with his parents in Williamson County, TX; on the 1910 census, he was (age 24) with his brother Claiborne Allen Ake in Bell County, TX; on the 1920 census, he was (age ) in Worcester County, MA; on the 1930 census, he was (age 45) married to his former sister-in-law in Tarrant County, TX; on the 1940 census, he was (age 55) with second wife in Tarrant County, TX
note:

   Charles Elmo born: (July 1888) in Williamson County, TX
married: Cora Catherine Davis ( ) in
children: Elmo Samuel [Roberta B. _?_]
died: (1912) in Lamar County, TX
buried:
census: On the 1900 census, he was (age 11) with his parents in Williamson County, TX; on the 1910 census, he was (age 21) with his wife in Bell County, TX
note:

   Claiborne Allen
(Clayton)

born: (April 19, 1891) in Williamson County, TX
married: Nellie Lee Davis (about 1910) in TX
children:
died: (August 28, 1932) in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, TX
buried: Mount Olivet Cemetery, Forth Worth, Tarrant County, TX
census: On the 1900 census, he was (age 9) with his parents in Williamson County, TX; on the 1910 census, he was (age 19) with his wife in Bell County, TX; on the 1920 census, he was with his wife and brother Leonard H. in Tarrant County, TX; on the 1940 census, his wife was a widow with her sister Elzie R. Davis in Tarrant County, TX
note:

   Jessie P. born: (March 1896) in Williamson County,TX
married: Samuel T. Walker ( ) in TX
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1900 census, she was (age 4) with her parents in Williamson County, TX;
note:

   Leonard Henderson born: (June 3, 1898) in Williamson County, TX
married: Anna Mae Spivey Ake Strong ( ) in TX
children:
died: (April 18, 1978) in Grapevine, Tarrant County, TX
buried: Mount Olivet Cemetery, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, TX
census: On the 1900 census, he was (age 1) with his parents in Williamson County, TX; on the 1920 census, he was (age 21) with his brother Claiborne Allen Ake in Tarrant County, TX
note: The marriage information may be incorrect. Anna Mae Spivey married (a) Decker Robert Ake (b) Sam Strong (c) Henderson Ake.

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