Journal from Gip Akin

A few years ago I reconnected with family that had journals and diaries that my Great Great Grandfather and Akin family had left. Here is the accounts of the Lobo Cleanup by Gip Akin.       LOBO CLEANUP By Gip Akin               The wind had been blowing from the west for two days [Read On]

Daughters of Gip Akin

My Grandma was the Daughter of Ula Mae Akin Durbin and Raymond F. Durbin. The Akin sisters, Joy, Ula Mae, Ida Faith, Ora Lea, and Lovella had a special bond, the love of family. Aunt Lovella was only a few years older than my Grandma and was able to share so many stories with us [Read On]