Edith Pauline Akers

21 February 1899–July 1980 (Age 81)
Culloden, Cabell, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Edith Pauline

When Edith Pauline Akers was born on 21 February 1899, in Culloden, Cabell, West Virginia, United States, her father, John Wesley Akers, was 46 and her mother, Sarah Elizabeth Susan Handley, was 40. She married Owen Granville Clark in 1918, in Cabell, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Grant Magisterial District, Cabell, West Virginia, United States in 1930. She died in July 1980, in West Virginia, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Culloden, Cabell, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Owen Granville Clark
1898–1979
Edith Pauline Akers
1899–1980
Marriage: 1918
Ruth Naomi Clark
1919–2000
Ruby Kathleen Clark
1927–2006

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1918
Cabell, West Virginia, United States
children

(2)

    Female1919–2000Female

    Ruby Kathleen Clark

    Female1927–2006Female

Parents and Siblings

    Male1852–1930Male

    Sarah Elizabeth Susan Handley

    Female1858–1926Female

siblings

(14)

    William "Willie" Chilton Akers

    Male1877–1889Male

    Hattie Marshall Akers

    Female1878–1904Female

    Female1880–1957Female

    Female1883–1955Female

    Mary Josephine Akers

    Female1883–1885Female

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

Age 1

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 24

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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)

  • Edith Akers in household of John W Akers, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Edith Akers in household of John Akers, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Edith Clark in household of John W Akers, "United States Census, 1920"

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