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Origins and History


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Akins Genealogy

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Akins Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources listed below it will be possible to locate a birth record and, from that record, a birth certificate may be obtainable which is likely to list the names of the parents, therefore taking you back another generation. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Akins family tree.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Akins

Wikipedia Christopher Drew Akins (born November 29, 1976 in Little Rock, Arkansas) is a former American football safety and special teams in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys, Green Bay Packers, Cleveland Browns, New England Patriots, and the Miami Dolphins.
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Wikipedia Claude Marion Akins (May 25, 1926 ? January 27, 1994) was an American actor.
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Wikipedia Frank Scott Akins (March 31, 1919 ? July 6, 1992) was an American football running back who played for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League.
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