Susan Stanley

1842–
Russell, Virginia, United States

The Life of Susan

When Susan Stanley was born in February 1842, in Russell, Virginia, United States, her father, John Standley, was 58 and her mother, Mary Olivia Ollie Baker, was 37. She married Luke Akers on 21 November 1861, in Wyoming, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Barkers Ridge Magisterial District, Wyoming, West Virginia, United States in 1900 and Wyoming, West Virginia, United States in 1910.

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Family Time Line

Susan Stanley
1842–
Luke Akers
1840–
Marriage: 21 November 1861
Nancy Elizabeth Akers
1863–1926
William Lewis Akers
1865–1948
Ollie Lobelia Akers
1868–1933
Powell Akers
1869–
Emily Akers
1869–
Charlotte Akers
1871–1955
Rachel Akers
1876–1955
John Akers
1878–1956

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
21 November 1861
Wyoming, West Virginia, United States
children

(8)

  • Nancy Elizabeth Akers

    Female1863–1926Female

  • Male1865–1948Male

  • Ollie Lobelia Akers

    Female1868–1933Female

  • Powell Akers

    Male1869–Male

  • Emily Akers

    Female1869–Female

+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 2

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
1846

Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 33

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of the various places, for example in Derbyshire, County Durham, Gloucestershire, Staffordshire, Wiltshire, and West Yorkshire, so named from Old English stān ‘stone’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.2 Americanized form of any of various like-sounding names in other European languages, for example Polish Stanislawski and Greek Anastasiou.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Susan Akers in household of Akers, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Susan Stanley in household of William W Workman, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Susie Akers in household of Edward F Derringer, "United States Census, 1910"

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