Eakes family Biographical Information.
Submitted 10 Apr 2010.
Roy McKinley Eakes b. Apr 1897 in Owensville
Marshall Spencer Eakes b. Feb 1895 in Owensville
John M. Eakes b.
These are also not orphans.
They were the children of James Eakes and
Ella Myers. There was a older brother named
Charles b. May 1885 and probably were others also, possibly a George b.
James and Ella were married in
James Eakes was a civil war
veteran. He filed for an invalid’s pension on
In 1900 her three boys are living with her and she is listed as a widow. She put her three boys in the children’s home in 1903. John was released in 1906 but the other two boys were released in 1909.
All boys grew up and married and moved out of state.
John moved to
Don’t know what happened to