|Birth: ||Jul., 1847|
Son of Claiborne & Cynthia Akers; siblings - Leander, Julia, Emma and Angenette.
Residence: Antioch, Indiana. Enlisted as a Private on 29 December 1863 in Company G, 130th Infantry Regiment Indiana. Mustered Out Company G, 130th Infantry Regiment Indiana on 2 December 1865 at Charlotte, North Carolina.
Married Harriet Bennett on 5 March 1868 in Huntngton Co, Indiana; they were the parents of William, Edward, Charles, Carrie, Asa, Myrtle, Emma and John Jr. Harriet died 24 Jan 1900.
He applied for a pension on 1 April 1882 from the state of Indiana - application #444,844.
1900: Residing Lagro Twsp, Wabash Co, Indiana. Widowered; father of Asa (19, laborder - garden), Myrtle, Emma and John. Occupation: Grocery store.
Married Rebecca Kramer on 14 May 1901 in Marion Co, Indiana.
1910: Residing Lagro Twsp, Wabash Co, Indiana. Husband of Rebecca (2nd marriage). Own income.
Widow (Rebecca Akers) applied for a pension on 21 August 1925 from the state of Indiana - application #1,236,187.
Harriet Burnett Akers (1847 - 1900)
Rebecca E Smith Akers (1852 - 1933)
Charles W. Akers (1873 - 1928)*
Asa Allen Akers (1879 - 1964)*
Note: Burial in Center Grove noted by Mary O'Hair - inform F. Baer's loose leaf ledger.
Center Grove Cemetery
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Originally Created by: Wabash County Military
Record added: Apr 23, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68812687