Alexander Akeman

Alexander Akeman (Aikman) (abt. 1776-1835) was born about 1776 in Rockingham Co., Virginia. He was the son of William Aikman and Mary Dunbar. He married Prudence Stockton on 18 Dec. 1797 in Knox Co., Tennessee. He and his family were visited by Wilford Woodruff in Feb. 1835. He died 14 Feb. 1835 in Petit Jean Creek, Pope Co., Arkansas, and Wilford Woodruff attended his funeral.

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