Charles Childers Akers

7 October 1885–6 August 1964 (Age 78)
Cass, Missouri, United States

The Life of Charles Childers

When Charles Childers Akers was born on 7 October 1885, in Cass, Missouri, United States, his father, Thomas Washington Akers, was 36 and his mother, Louisa Catherine Childers, was 29. He married Elizabeth Cecil Worthington on 15 September 1912, in Rosalia, Whitman, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Oakesdale, Whitman, Washington, United States in 1930 and Grand River Township, Cass, Missouri, United States for about 5 years. He died on 6 August 1964, in Fresno, California, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Rosalia, Whitman, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Childers Akers
Elizabeth Cecil Worthington
Marriage: 15 September 1912
Margaret Mary Akers
Helen Childers Akers
Catherine L Akers

Spouse and Children

15 September 1912
Rosalia, Whitman, Washington, United States


    Margaret Mary Akers


    Helen Childers Akers


    Catherine L Akers


Parents and Siblings



    Noah W Akers



    Mildred Catherine Akers




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World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 6

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 21

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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)

  • Charles C Akers, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Charley Akers in household of Tom W Akers, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Charles C Akers, "United States Census, 1930"

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