New York, USA
|Death: ||Sep. 14, 1865|
NOTE: The Headstone shows surname "ACKERS," but the US Military burial/interment records indicate the correct spelling of AKERS. SOURCE: U.S. National Cemetery Interment Control Forms, 1928-1962,Ancestry.com. Also have loaded a photograph of this form (see at right).
William E. Akers was b. 1828, in New York, to Richard Akers (b. 1778 NJ; d. 1866 OH) and Hannah Keeler (b. 1784 NJ; d. 1884 MI), the youngest of five children.
WILLIAM E. AKERS SIBLINGS:
Mary Jane Akers (1812 – 1891)
Peter Gerton Akers (1820 – 1888)
John G Akers (1821 – )
Aaron K Akers (1824 – 1911)
William E. married Ervilla Johnson on 04 Oct 1856 in Branch, MI (SOURCE: Michigan Marriages, 1851-75, ancestry.com). They had three children:
Joseph R. Akers (1857 – 1891) m.
Virelletta Jenness Akers (1861 – ), unmarried
William A. Akers (1865 – )
He served in the United States Civil War in Co. D., 15th Michigan Infantry. He died in Little Rock, Arkansas and is buried there at the Little Rock National Cemetery.
Biography provided 06.18.2012 by Debra Hart Blackgrave Tyre; comments and edits welcome.
Little Rock National Cemetery
Plot: 1-687 (per Dave Miller who took photo 06.17.2012)
Maintained by: Debra (Hart) Blackgrave ...
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Feb 25, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 264346
15th Mich Infantry, CO D Enlisted: Williamston, Ingham Co, MI|
Added: Dec. 13, 2009
Added: Apr. 26, 2011