The Chief of the Clan Akins
Steven Akins of that Ilk, Chief of the Clan Akins
The chief of the Clan Akins, Steven Lewis Akins of that Ilk, was born in Jasper, Alabama, in 1966. He is the 38th hereditary chief of the Clan Akins in a direct line of descent from Acainus or Eachann, the eponymus progenitor of the Akins clan. Appointed High Chief of the Name and Arms of the Clan Akins by the clan derbfine council on 30 November, 1996. On 10 March, 1997, the present chief of the Clan Akins was recognized as the lawful bearer of the undifferenced heraldic achievement of the Akins coat of arms by right of adverse possession, with his ancestral arms being registered in the United States as his personal property and protected by international law. He is married to Lady Kimberly Akins (née Boutwell) and is the father of three children: Alexander Watson McCorkle Akins of that Ilk, Ygr. (born 1996); Morgan Taylor Robin Akins (born 1998); and Mackenness Forbes Henderson Akins (born 2009). He and his family currently reside in Jasper, Alabama, which has been the home of his family for the past 150 years.