Harriett Ford Eakins(wife of Enoch George Eakins) and her grandson, Napoleon "Nay" Eakins(abt. 1896 - 1944)
Standing (L-R) Stella Eakins Handley(1893 - 1973)
Irene Ligon Haynes (no dates)
Nay and Stella are children of Napoleon Eakins (1877 - 1896) and Sally Wall.
Descendants of Napolean (Nay) Octavus Eakins
Generation No. 1
1. NAPOLEAN (NAY) OCTAVUS4 EAKINS (ENOCH GEORGE3, GEORGE2, JOSEPH1) was born January 14, 1877 in Henderson, Ky, and died July 06, 1896. He married SALLY B WALL June 14, 1893 in ,,Henderson Co, Ky, daughter of BEN WALL. She was born December 27, 1872 in Webster County, Ky, and died July 14, 1956 in Evansville, Vanderburg County, In.
Children of NAPOLEAN EAKINS and SALLY WALL are:
i. STELLA MAE5 EAKINS, b. May 21, 1893, Henderson, Ky; d. August 07, 1973, Evansville, Vanderburg County, In; m. (1) LUTHER SR HANDLEY, October 31, 1908, Evansville, Vanderburg County, In; b. August 26, 1888, Henderson, Ky; d. April 14, 1955, Evansville, Vanderburg County, In; m. (2) ELMO FREEMAN MILLER, Abt. 1922; b. Abt. 1902; d. 1937, Evansville, Vanderburg County, In; m. (3) NICHOLAS SIEVEKING, Abt. 1940; m. (4) LUTHER SR HANDLEY, Abt. 1952; b. August 26, 1888, Henderson, Ky; d. April 14, 1955, Evansville, Vanderburg County, In.
ii. NAPOLEON "NAY" EAKINS, b. Abt. 1896; d. May 28, 1944.
Irene was one of the children of Anna Noah Eakins (1860 - 18940 and Morgan Ligon. Anna Noah had Irene, Roy, and Owen before she died.
Descendants of Morgan (J M) LIGON
Generation No. 1
1. MORGAN (J M)1 LIGON was born 1863, and died 1941. He married ANN NOAH (ANNOAH) EAKINS May 06, 1885 in ,Henderson, Henderson Co, Ky, daughter of ENOCH EAKINS and HARRIET FORD. She was born May 01, 1860, and died August 19, 1894.
Children of MORGAN LIGON and ANN EAKINS are:
i. IRENE2 LIGON, m. HAYNES.
ii. ROY LIGON.
iii. OWEN LIGON.
From 1853 - 1880- Enoch George and Harriett Minerva had given birth and raised thirteen of their own children. After Anna Noah and Napoleon died early deaths, Harriett and Enoch helped raise the five grandchildren. This picture was probably taken between 1900 - 1910. Enoch died in 1905 and Harriett died on January 10, 1910. She and Enoch were married January 10, 1853. These grandchildren were first cousin to Helen Keusch's mother, Katheryn Lee Eakins Zuber.
submitted by Helen Keusch