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Pvt Jonathan Murtin "John" Akers
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Birth: Nov. 27, 1848
Ohio, USA
Death: Sep. 30, 1904
Leelanau County
Michigan, USA

U.S. Civil War
Co.A./I. 47th OH Inf.
Jonathan enlisted, as a substitute, to serve as a Private in Company A of the 47th Ohio Infantry on 18 August 1864 while living in Ohio. He was mustered out on 15 August 1865 at Cincinatti, Ohio. John applied for a Civil War invalid's pension on 15 October 1866. Suffered chronic diarrhea as a result of his war experiences.

Graves Registration website for Union Civil War veterans in Michigan lists him as Ackers and Akers

Married father of 2 children
Farmer, age 55y 10m 3d
COD: Stroke with paralysis

Father: John G. Akers b. Ohio Was a blacksmith
Mother: Angeline Johnson b. Ohio

Lived in Florence Twp, Erie Co, OH
Siblings:
Marting
Viletta
Frank

Moved to Leelanau Co, MI and was working as a farmer
Married Elizabeth G. Dalzell about 1882.

CHILDREN:
Lillian Akers Griswold b. 17 May 1885 Bingham, Leelanau Co, MI. m. Nathan Griswold

Violetta Akers Weaver b. Dec 1889 MI- d. 31 Jan 1966 Flint, Genessee, MI
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth G. Dalzell Akers (1853 - 1935)
 
 Children:
  Lelia Akers Griswold (1885 - 1966)*
  Violetta B. Akers Weaver (1889 - 1966)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
J. M. AKERS
CO. I
47 OHIO INF.

[metal G. A. R. marker adjacent to tombstone]
 
Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Traverse City
Grand Traverse County
Michigan, USA
Plot: 1st Add Blk 297 Lot 01 #06
 
Maintained by: Sandy Vandertol
Originally Created by: L.G. Overmyer
Record added: Apr 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50710453
Pvt Jonathan Murtin John Akers
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Pvt Jonathan Murtin John Akers
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- Soon And Very Soon
 Added: Apr. 17, 2012
RIP
- L.G. Overmyer
 Added: Apr. 6, 2010
 
 
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