Elizabeth Betsy Graham

Floyd, Virginia, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Betsy

When Elizabeth Betsy Graham was born in 1804, in Floyd, Virginia, United States, her father, Robert James Graham, was 34 and her mother, Rachel Dulaney, was 29. She married Emery Akers about 1828, in Floyd, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in West Virginia, United States in 1870 and Wyoming, West Virginia, United States in 1880.

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Elizabeth Betsy Graham
Emery Akers
Marriage: about 1828
Nancy Akers
Amos G. Akers
Rachael Akers
Emery Akers Jr
Luke Akers

Spouse & Children

about 1828
Floyd, Virginia, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 0

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 8

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 32

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

Gaelic: From the Gaelic words "gruama," meaning surly, stern, morose, dark, gloomy; "gruamach," meaning surly, stern, frowning, grim; or "gruaimean," meaning a surly man, a man with a frowning visage

Sources (3)

  • Betsey Acres, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Elizabeth Akers, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elizabeth Akers in household of Emery Akers, "United States Census, 1870"

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