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 Everett Eugene Akers

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Everett Eugene Akers

  • Birth 26 Sep 1918 West Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana, USA
  • Death 15 Jul 1992 Roseburg, Douglas County, Oregon, USA
  • Burial Roseburg, Douglas County, Oregon, USA
  • Memorial ID 74009417

PARENTS: Rancy Burbridge "Pete" Akers and Mamie Elizabeth Hirte.

Rancy, b. 24 Feb 1892, Terre Haute, Vigo Co., Indiana.
Mamie, b. 10 Mar 1893, Terre Haute, Vigo Co., Indiana.

PATERNAL GRANDPARENTS: William R Akers & Mary Ellen Mattox.

William was b. Sullivan, Hamilton Township, Sullivan County, Indiana.

Mary was b. West York, Crawford Co., Illinois.


Lee Hirte was b. Alabama. Cora was b. Vigo Co., Indiana.

Rancy B. Akers m. Mamie Hirte 4 Feb 1910, Vigo Co., Indiana. Both resided in Taylorsville, Vigo Co., Indiana. All parties resided in Taylorsville (including both sets of parents).

1920 U.S. Census for Harrison, Vigo Co., Indiana:
Ramsey Akers Head M 29 Indiana
May Elizabeth Akers Wife F 26 Indiana
Louise Akers Dau F 9 Indiana
Charlotte Akers Dau F 4 Indiana
*Everett Akers Son M 1 Indiana

Rancy was a tinner with his own shop.

1930 U.S. Census for Sugar Creek Twp, Vigo Co., Indiana:
Randy B Akers Head M 40 Indiana
Elizabeth B Akers Wife F 37 Indiana
Dorothy C Akers Dau F 14 Indiana
*Everett E Akers Son M 11 Indiana
Frances E Akers Dau F 9 Indiana
Lee A Akers Son M 4 Indiana

Randy was a tinsmith.

1940 U.S. Census for Sugar Creek Twp, Vigo Co., Indiana:
Pete Akers Head M 50 Indiana
Mammie Akers Wife F 47 Indiana
Everett Akers Son M 21 Indiana
Andrew Akers Son M 14 Indiana

They resided in the same house in 1935. Rancy (Pete) was a foreman on a road project.

Note of interest: Sgt. Terry Akers, has arrived home after serving three years in the Paramedic Airborne Ranger with special forces at Ft. Bragg, N.C. His father, Everett Akers, flew to Indiana to meet him. While there they visited relatives of both Mr. and Mrs. Everett Akers before driving home. Terry has entered the University of Oregon for pre-med studies. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Everett Akers.

Source: "The News-Review", Roseburg, OR, published Sept. 27, 1963, pg 5.

Notes: Brother Lee Andrew Akers, b. 27 Oct 1922, West Terre Haute, Vigo Co., Indiana; m. June Culver 24 June 1946, Sullivan, Sullivan Co., Indiana. This was a 2nd marriage for each; both previously divorced. Lee is a cook & June is a waitress. At the time of this marriage, Lee's father was a farmer. Lee & his parents reside in West Terre Haute, Ind.

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  • Created by: J.D. Larimore
  • Added: 27 Jul 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 74009417
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Everett Eugene Akers (26 Sep 1918–15 Jul 1992), Find A Grave Memorial no. 74009417, citing Roseburg Memorial Gardens, Roseburg, Douglas County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by J.D. Larimore (contributor 47030633) .