Esther Rose Akers

19 December 1908–21 August 1998 (Age 89)
Bakersfield, Kern, California, United States

The Life of Esther Rose

When Esther Rose Akers was born on 19 December 1908, in Bakersfield, Kern, California, United States, her father, Oregon John Meredith Akers, was 55 and her mother, Aurora Rose Dekay, was 43. She married David Ellsworth Hamilton about 1930. She lived in Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1935 and San Antonio Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. She died on 21 August 1998, in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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David Ellsworth Hamilton
Esther Rose Akers
Marriage: about 1930

Spouse and Children

about 1930

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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1919 · Mesa Arizona Latter-day Saint Temple Announced

Age 11

The Mesa Arizona Latter-day Saint Temple was announced on October 3, 1919. Don Carlos Young and Ramm Hansen were chosen to design the temple. The Mesa, Arizona temple was the first temple to be built in Arizona.

Age 24

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

English, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name for someone living by a piece of arable land, from the plural or genitive singular of Middle English aker ‘acre’, i.e. arable land.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ester Acers in household of Oragon Acers, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Esther I Hamilton in household of David E Hamilton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ester Akin in household of Oregon Akin, "United States Census, 1910"

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