Submitted by James M. Meador
Williamson Richard "Dick" Akins born Dec 1836 in Tennessee, died 1917/1918 Sumner County, his parents are not known at this time.
Manerva Ann Hunt born 1839 Sumner County, died between 1880-1885, daughter of Sion G. and Eliza Jane Brown Hunt, married February 22, 1855 in Davidson County, Tennessee. After their marriage Dick and Manerva lived in Nashville near what is now 2nd Avenue. In 1862 they moved to Westmoreland. Dick was married 3 times; his 2nd wife was Mary Jane Duffer and his 3rd wife was Sarah Jane Gant. Dick and Manerva are buried in the Akins Cemetery, in Westmoreland in graves marked with fieldstones.