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McCLAIN CEMETERY, (near Maury line) LEWIS COUNTY TENNESSEE

Virginia Mae Akin was born 25 Jul 1908 in Maury County, Tennessee, the 1st child of James F. “Jim” Akin and Mary Alice “Mamie” Sims. She died on 10 Oct 1910 at the age of 2 years, 2 months and 16 days. She was buried at McClain Cemetery in Lewis County . Her parents and brother, Lawrence, were later buried at the head of her grave and her baby sister, Mary, was laid to rest beside her. There are two tombstones at the McClain Cemetery for Virginia . The original tombstone remains, but no longer stands erect. It is laying on the ground near her grave. A new tombstone has been placed by a family member in recent years.

 

Transcription (newest tombstone):

VIRGINIA MAY AKIN

JULY 25, 1908

OCT. 10, 1910

 

Transcription (original):

VIRGINIA MAE AKIN

JULY 25 1908

OCT 10 1910
Photos & Information by Rick Gray 7/15/04.