Elizabeth Akers

Female8 November 1794–8 September 1872

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

Elizabeth Akers was born on 8 November 1794, in Akersville, Brush Creek Township, Fulton, Pennsylvania, United States. She married Michael Putt about 1815, in Huntingdon, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Liberty Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850. She died on 8 September 1872, in Puttstown, Hopewell Township, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Saxton, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Michael Putt
Elizabeth Akers
Marriage: about 1815
Able Putt
Jacob Andrew Putt
Catharine Putt
Mary Jane Putt
William Putt
Child. Henry Putt
Samuel Putt
James Putt
Rosann Susan Putt
Elizabeth Putt
Sarah Putt
Joseph B.
Susan Putt

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Putt in household of Michael Putt, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elizabeth Akers Putt, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Elizabeth Akers -

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1815Huntingdon, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (13)

    +8 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 6

    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

    1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

    Age 18

    Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 25

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    English, German, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Ackers .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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