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Eakin Family Record

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1855

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This collection contains a single manuscript compiled by Marion S. Adams titled "Eakin Family History." The document covers the Eakin family lineage beginning in Ireland in 1761 with the birth of John Eakin. Adams writes in an introduction that the Eakins family was once one of the most prominent families in Nashville, but most members have passed away. The document is twenty-two typed pages bound in a green folder. The manuscript is undated. Records Adams used from the Eakins family include the "Diary of Uncle William Eakin," "Uncle Eakin's History of the Eakin Family, August 21, 1865," "William Eakin, His Memoirs by Himself - Nashville, July 1st, 1846," and "Judge John R. Eakin," who wrote several chapters of a book about the family.

Dates

  • undated

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection contains a single manuscript compiled by Marion S. Adams titled "Eakin Family History." The document covers the Eakin family lineage beginning in Ireland in 1761 with the birth of John Eakin. Adams writes in an introduction that the Eakins family was once one of the most prominent families in Nashville, but most members have passed away.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480