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 William E Ackers

William E Ackers

Birth
New York, USA
Death 14 Sep 1865 (aged 36–37)
Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA
Burial Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA
Plot 1-687 (per Dave Miller who took photo 06.17.2012)
Military ,
Memorial ID 264346 · View Source
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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.


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  • Maintained by: Debra (Hart) Blackgrave Tyre
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 25 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 264346
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William E Ackers (1828–14 Sep 1865), Find A Grave Memorial no. 264346, citing Little Rock National Cemetery, Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Debra (Hart) Blackgrave Tyre (contributor 47702154) .