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Otis Gibson Akers
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Birth: Feb. 8, 1859
Robinsonville
Bedford County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Apr. 29, 1943
Everett
Bedford County
Pennsylvania, USA

AKERS
OTIS G.
FEB. 8, 1859 - APR. 29, 1943

Otis Gibson Akers, well known resident of Everett, passed away at his home on Thursday, April 29, 1943. He was born on February 8, 1859 at Robinsonville, Pa., and was a son of Job S. and Sarah J. (Barton) Akers. He had three former wives: Mary Mills who died March 27, 1892; Ella Lake, who died May 11, 1905; Martha J. Winter, who died December 17, 1917. On August 1, 1923, he was united in marriage with Maria B. Jackson, who survives, as do the following children: Archie A. Akers of Santa Rosa, California; Guy Akers of Cherokee, Iowa; Webster Akers of Larrabee, Iowa; Mrs. Ralph Appleton of Point Pleasant, N.J. The following brothers and sisters survive--George U. Akers, Cherokee, Iowa; William Akers, Everett; Mrs. Jacob Vogel of Philadelphia; Mrs. M.L. Morris of Clearville; Mrs. Belle Crouse of Metamora, Ohio. Mr. Akers was a farmer during the early part of his life, having owned farms in Pennsylvania and Iowa. He had lived a semi-retired life for the past thirty years and for the past 20 years resided at Riverside. Funeral services were held on Monday at Shreve's Chapel with Rev. Walter Swank officiating. Interment was in Shreve's Chapel cemetery under the direction of D.S. Gump & Son.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Job S. Akers (1824 - 1899)
  Sarah Jane Barton Akers (1829 - 1897)
 
 Spouses:
  Mary Mills Akers (1856 - 1892)
  Elmira K Barton Akers (1860 - 1905)
  Martha J. Winter Akers (1863 - 1917)
  Maria Barton Wink Jackson (1872 - 1954)
 
 Children:
  Webster Akers (1887 - 1983)*
  Espy Akers (1888 - 1888)*
  Guy Akers (1889 - 1970)*
  Leroy Akers (1891 - 1893)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Nelson Akers (1849 - 1937)*
  Mary Elizabeth Akers Rhea (1850 - 1930)*
  Mahlon Henry Akers (1852 - 1940)*
  Margaret Rebecca Akers (1854 - 1878)*
  Anna Jane Akers McGee (1855 - 1938)*
  Ephraim Mason Akers (1857 - 1858)*
  Otis Gibson Akers (1859 - 1943)
  Nancy B. Akers (1861 - 1862)*
  Levina Belle Akers Crouse (1863 - 1954)*
  Minerva Lorena Akers Morris (1865 - 1951)*
  Rachel Matilda Akers Vogel (1866 - 1956)*
  George Uberta Akers (1868 - 1946)*
  Sarah Melissa Akers (1871 - 1893)*
  William Carl Akers (1872 - 1962)*
  Rosa Blanche Akers (1874 - 1874)*
  John E Akers (1878 - 1903)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
AKERS
OTIS G.
FEB. 8, 1859 - APR. 29, 1943
 
Burial:
Shreves Chapel Cemetery
Monroe Township
Bedford County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: graver
Record added: Aug 30, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57895949
Otis Gibson Akers
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Otis Gibson Akers
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Otis Gibson Akers
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