Newberry "Newton" Fuller Akers

23 October 1881–1951 (Age 69)
Alum Ridge, Floyd, Virginia, United States

The Life of Newberry "Newton" Fuller

When Newberry "Newton" Fuller Akers was born on 23 October 1881, in Alum Ridge, Floyd, Virginia, United States, his father, Brooks Tazewell Akers, was 27 and his mother, Nancy Louisa Boyd, was 26. He married Sarah Margaret Dulaney on 29 December 1907, in Floyd, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died in 1951, in Tompkins Township, Warren, Illinois, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Kirkwood, Warren, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Newberry "Newton" Fuller Akers
Sarah Margaret Dulaney
Marriage: 29 December 1907
Guy H Akers
Helen M Akers
Florence Marie Akers
Lonnie Delaney Akers

Spouse and Children

29 December 1907
Floyd, Virginia, United States


    Guy H Akers


    Helen M Akers



    Lonnie Delaney Akers


Parents and Siblings

    Brooks Tazewell Akers


    Nancy Louisa Boyd




+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 4

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 19

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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)

  • Newton F Akers, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Newton F Akers, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Newton F Akers, "United States Census, 1930"

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