Susan Stanley

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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Susan Stanley
Luke Akers
Marriage: 21 November 1861
Nancy Elizabeth Akers
William Lewis Akers
Ollie Lobelia Akers
Powell Akers
Emily Akers
Charlotte Akers
Rachel Akers
John Akers

Spouse & Children

21 November 1861
Wyoming, West Virginia, United States


  • Nancy Elizabeth Akers


  • Male1865–1948Male

  • Ollie Lobelia Akers


  • Powell Akers


  • Emily Akers


+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings



+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.

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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