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Pvt John Franklin Akers

  • Birth Jul 1847 Indiana, USA
  • Death 1925 Lagro Township, Wabash County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial Lincolnville, Wabash County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 68812687

Son of Claiborne & Cynthia Akers; siblings - Leander, Julia, Emma and Angenette.

Residence: Antioch, Indiana. Enlisted as a Private on 29 December 1863 in Company G, 130th Infantry Regiment Indiana. Mustered Out Company G, 130th Infantry Regiment Indiana on 2 December 1865 at Charlotte, North Carolina.

Married Harriet Bennett on 5 March 1868 in Huntngton Co, Indiana; they were the parents of William, Edward, Charles, Carrie, Asa, Myrtle, Emma and John Jr. Harriet died 24 Jan 1900.

He applied for a pension on 1 April 1882 from the state of Indiana - application #444,844.

1900: Residing Lagro Twsp, Wabash Co, Indiana. Widowered; father of Asa (19, laborder - garden), Myrtle, Emma and John. Occupation: Grocery store.

Married Rebecca Kramer on 14 May 1901 in Marion Co, Indiana.

1910: Residing Lagro Twsp, Wabash Co, Indiana. Husband of Rebecca (2nd marriage). Own income.

Widow (Rebecca Akers) applied for a pension on 21 August 1925 from the state of Indiana - application #1,236,187.


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Gravesite Details Burial in Center Grove noted by Mary O'Hair - inform F. Baer's loose leaf ledger.

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  • Maintained by: v f
  • Originally Created by: Wabash County Military
  • Added: 23 Apr 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 68812687
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt John Franklin Akers (Jul 1847–1925), Find A Grave Memorial no. 68812687, citing Center Grove Cemetery, Lincolnville, Wabash County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by v f (contributor 46924171) .