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
1885–1964
Elizabeth Cecil Worthington
1888–1919
Marriage: 15 September 1912
Margaret Mary Akers
1914–2003
Helen Childers Akers
1916–2004
Catherine L Akers
1917–2016

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 September 1912
Rosalia, Whitman, Washington, United States
children

(3)

    Margaret Mary Akers

    Female1914–2003Female

    Helen Childers Akers

    Female1916–2004Female

    Catherine L Akers

    Female1917–2016Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

    Noah W Akers

    Male1874–1919Male

    Male1875–1960Male

    Mildred Catherine Akers

    Female1877–1906Female

    Female1879–1962Female

    Female1881–1974Female

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World Events (8)

1886

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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