Donald Beryl Akers

Brief Life History of Donald Beryl

When Donald Beryl Akers was born on 13 December 1923, in Exira, Audubon, Iowa, United States, his father, Otto George Akers, was 28 and his mother, Mary Emma Ludwig, was 20. He lived in Rural, Linn, Iowa, United States in 1935 and Audubon Township, Audubon, Iowa, United States in 1940. He died on 16 December 1991, in Exira, Audubon, Iowa, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Oakfield, Audubon, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Otto George Akers
1895–1962
Mary Emma Ludwig
1903–1986
Dale Laverne Akers
1922–2001
Donald Beryl Akers
1923–1991
Dalbert George Akers
1927–2009
Lola Marie Akers
1930–2004
Lois Ann Akers
1934–2019
Robert Henry Akers
1938–1997

Sources (8)

  • Donald Akers in household of Otto Akers, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Donald Beryl Akers, "Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939"
  • Donald B Akers, "United States Social Security Death Index"

World Events (8)

1926 · Iowa becomes a provider of food to the world

Pioneer Hi-Bred International was the leader company experimenting with hybridization of corn and other seeds for agriculture in the world. It helped make different kinds of crop able to grow in harsh conditions so that other parts of the world would be able to farm and become self-sufficient. It was bought out by DuPont in 1999 and has continued to help struggling countries around the world.

1927

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

1941

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English, German, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Ackers .

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

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