William Lewis Akers

1865–1948 (Age 83)
Wyoming, West Virginia, United States

The Life of William Lewis

When William Lewis Akers was born on 4 January 1865, in Wyoming, West Virginia, United States, his father, Luke Akers, was 25 and his mother, Susan Stanley, was 22. He married Martha Frances Little on 25 December 1886, in Wyoming, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Mabscott, Raleigh, West Virginia, United States in 1920 and Slab Fork Magisterial District, Raleigh, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 9 January 1948, in Sophia, Raleigh, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Sophia, Raleigh, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Lewis Akers
1865–1948
Martha Frances Little
1874–1929
Marriage: 25 December 1886
Levi Preston Akers
1888–1949
Laura Alice Akers
1890–1925
Leonard Wiley Akers
1891–1914
Gerusha Oradell Akers
1893–1962
John Sherman Aker
1895–1976
Minnie E Akers
1896–1971
William Boyd Akers
1900–1953
Etta Jane Akers
1901–1967
Vada Belle Akers
1903–1946
Nellie Francis Akers
1906–1954
James Early Akers
1910–1913
Coy Vincent Akers
1912–1977

Spouse & Children

  • Male1865–1948Male

  • Martha Frances Little

    Female1874–1929Female

MARRIAGE
25 December 1886
Wyoming, West Virginia, United States
children

(12)

+7 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(8)

  • Nancy Elizabeth Akers

    Female1863–1926Female

  • Male1865–1948Male

  • Ollie Lobelia Akers

    Female1868–1933Female

  • Powell Akers

    Male1869–Male

  • Emily Akers

    Female1869–Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 2

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 25

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • William Akers in household of Akers, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Wm Lewis Akers in household of Coy Vincent Akers, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lewis Akers in household of Sherman Aakers, "United States Census, 1930"

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