John Akers

2 January 1713–21 November 1783 (Age 70)
Hopewell Township, Hunterdon, New Jersey, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of John Akers

When John Akers was born on 2 January 1713, in Hopewell Township, Hunterdon, New Jersey, British Colonial America, his father, Simon Akers, was 45 and his mother, Mary Jane Furman, was 40. He married Martha Wilson in 1732, in Amwell Township, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 7 daughters. He died on 21 November 1783, in Amwell Township, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Akers
1713–1783
Martha Wilson
1718–1808
Marriage: 1732
Susanna Akers
1734–1811
Daniel Akers
1760–1780
William Akers
1735–1833
William Akers Sr.
1736–1836
Mary Akers
1738–1739
Thomas Akers
1740–1830
Obadiah Akers
1742–1780
John Akers
1744–1776
Mary Akers
1747–1768
Johnathan Akers
1749–1750
Ruth Akers
1751–1780
Martha Akers
1753–1758
Alice Elsie Akers
1755–1845
Martha Akers
1756–1847
Jonathan Akers
1757–1827

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World Events (4)

1714
Age 1
Founded 1714
1741 · ""
Age 28
Established March 11, 1714
1775
Age 62
During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the "Ten Crucial Days" and remembered by the famous phrase "the times that try men's souls". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time.

Name Meaning

Greek: the Lord gave graciously; whom Jehovah gave; whom Jehovah bestowed.

Sources (5)

  • Legacy NFS Source: John Akers - Published information: birth-name: John Akers
  • Akers & Acree Family Y DNA study. SHOWS DIFFERENT William Akers families: William Acree of Hanover, VA, William Akers of MD, Jacob of VA, & small, diff, group from William Aker of NJ & some from Eng. Several report links are available in Citation below
  • New Jersey, Abstract of Wills, 1670-1817

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