John was the son of George and Nancy Akers. He was married to Emily A. Henderson and had three children, Marion, Mary and George.
In August 1862, he enlisted in the Confederate Army as Sergeant under Capt. J.C. Terrell, Waller's Reg't Texas Cavalry, from Vermilion, Louisiana.
It is known that John was living in Birdville, Texas as late as March 1867 from legal documents he filed. By the 1870 census he had died and Emily was married William A. Trimble.
John's grave is unmarked and located in an unknown block/lot.
Emily Trimble (1842 - 1907)
Mary J Akers McCord (1863 - 1938)*
Note: Source from Michael Patterson's research on Civil War Veterans of Northeast Tarrant County.
Created by: Debbie Gibbons
Record added: Mar 15, 2013
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