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Re: Elbert S. Aker[s]

Posted: 26 Oct 2007 4:57PM GMT
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Surnames: AKER(S)
I believe this guy might be your Elbert...

Descendants of Elbert Sidney AKER - 26 Oct 2007
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First Generation

1. Elbert Sidney AKER was born on 21 May 1882 in Wythe County, Virginia. He was born on 27 May 1882 in Wythe County, Virginia. He was living in in Wythe County, Virginia in the 1920 census.1 He was living in in Wythe County, Virginia as of the 1930 census.2 He died in 1966 in Wythe County, Virginia.3 He was buried in Akers Cemetery #2, Wythe County, Virginia.
1910 Wythe County census, Porters Crossroads Precinct

Elbert Sidney AKER and Sallie Elizabeth BOYD were married on 30 Dec 1903 in Wythe County, Virginia. Sallie Elizabeth BOYD was born on 7 Aug 1886 in Wythe County, Virginia.4 She died on 30 Nov 1917 in Wythe County, Virginia.5 She was buried in Akers Cemetery #2, Wythe County, Virginia. Elbert Sidney AKER and Sallie Elizabeth BOYD had the following children:

2 i. Maud Ella AKER, born in 1906, Wythe County, Virginia; married Orville James BROWN, on 15 May 1932, Wythe County, Virginia.
3 ii. Howard Cunningham AKERS, born on 7 Mar 1908, Wythe County, Virginia6; married Mona Bell LEWIS, on 17 Dec 1930, Wythe County, Virginia; died on 19 Oct 1988, Pulaski County, Virginia7.
4 iii. Rushie Grey AKERS, born on 13 May 1910, Wythe County, Virginia8; married Luther Morrell ARNOLD, on 12 May 1928, Wythe County, Virginia; died in Mar 19779.
5 iv. Virginia Ellen AKER, born on 24 May 1912, Wythe County, Virginia10; died on 3 Mar 1985, Virginia11.
6 v. Luther Clyde AKERS, born on 23 Mar 1914, Wythe County, Virginia; married Etta Mae JONES, on 8 Aug 193312; died on 28 Nov 2000, Wythe County, Virginia.
7 vi. John Bramlet AKER, born on 24 Jan 1916, Wythe County, Virginia13; died on 20 Mar 1993, Wythe County, Virginia14.
8 vii. Stewart Roosevelt AKERS, born in 1904; married Ruth BURNETT; died in 1974.

Elbert Sidney AKER and Larmie Belle DUNFORD were married on 15 Nov 1919 in Wythe County, Virginia. Larmie Belle DUNFORD (daughter of Thomas Franklin DUNFORD and Frances N. ARNOLD) was born on 6 Mar 1903 in Wythe County, Virginia. Elbert Sidney AKER and Larmie Belle DUNFORD had the following children:

i. Lucy Magdalene AKER was born about 1921 in Virginia.
9 ii. Mary Elizabeth (May) AKER, born about 1923, Virginia; married David Sargent ARNOLD, on 11 May 1946, Wythe County, Virginia.
iii. Helen Rose AKER was born about 1926 in Virginia.
iv. Joseph Starling AKER was born on 25 Jan 1928 in Virginia.
v. Ruth Adeline AKER was born about 1934.
vi. Donald AKER was born.



Second Generation

2. Maud Ella AKER (Elbert Sidney-1) was born in 1906 in Wythe County, Virginia.

Maud Ella AKER and Orville James BROWN were married on 15 May 1932 in Wythe County, Virginia. Orville James BROWN was born about 1895 in Virginia.


3. Howard Cunningham AKERS (Elbert Sidney-1) was born on 7 Mar 1908 in Wythe County, Virginia.15 He died on 19 Oct 1988 in Pulaski County, Virginia.16 He was buried in Mount Zion Church Cemetery, Wythe County, Virginia.
Enterprise newspaper Wythe County VA 17 Oct 1988
Of Rt 3 Wytheville
Wife living
2 daughters
3 sons
2 brothers
3 half sisters
3 half brothers (Akers) listed
18 grand, 12 great grand children not listed
Died: Pulaski Community Hospital
Buried: Mt Zion Cemetery

Howard Cunningham AKERS and Mona Bell LEWIS were married on 17 Dec 1930 in Wythe County, Virginia. Mona Bell LEWIS (daughter of Charles Bishop LEWIS and Catherine N. DUNFORD) was born on 19 Aug 1913 in Wythe County, Virginia. She died on 4 Jun 1996 in Wythe County, Virginia.17 She was buried in Mt. Zion Church Cemetery, Wythe County, Virginia.18
SSDI: MONA B AKERS 19 Aug 1913 04 Jun 1996 24382 (Wytheville, VA) Howard Cunningham AKERS and Mona Bell LEWIS had the following children:

i. Elwood Kenneth AKERS was born in 1934.
ii. H. Douglas AKERS was born on 30 Dec 1942.
iii. Billy Ray AKERS was born on 10 Dec 1945.

4. Rushie Grey AKERS (Elbert Sidney-1) was born on 13 May 1910 in Wythe County, Virginia.19 She died in Mar 1977.20 She died on 24 Mar 1977 in Wythe County, Virginia. She was also known as Rushie Grey AKER. [master.ged]

SSDI: RUSHIE ARNOLD 13 May 1910 Mar 1977 (not specified)


Name appears in 1920 census as "Rachel"

Rushie Grey AKERS and Luther Morrell ARNOLD were married on 12 May 1928 in Wythe County, Virginia. Luther Morrell ARNOLD (son of Jeremiah Early ARNOLD and Lena Mattie AKER) was born on 12 Feb 1907 in Wythe County, Virginia.21 He was born about 1908 in Wythe County, Virginia. He died in Jul 1965.22 [master.ged]

SSDI: LUTHER ARNOLD 12 Feb 1907 Jul 1965 Rushie Grey AKERS and Luther Morrell ARNOLD had the following children:

i. Eloise Cornelia ARNOLD was born in 1930.
10 ii. Elbert Morrell ARNOLD, born on 18 Jun 1931, Wythe County, Virginia; died on 27 Sep 1999, Roanoke, Virginia23.
11 iii. Kenneth Russell ARNOLD, born on 10 Nov 1933, Wythe County, Virginia; died on 10 Aug 1994, Wythe County, Virginia24.
iv. Bobby Graham ARNOLD was born on 14 Feb 1937 in Virginia.
v. Lucy Pearl ARNOLD was born about 1942.

5. Virginia Ellen AKER (Elbert Sidney-1) was born on 24 May 1912 in Wythe County, Virginia.25 She died on 3 Mar 1985 in Virginia.26 She was buried in Aker Family Cemetery, Wythe County, Virginia. [master.ged]

Enterprise newspaper Wythe County VA 5 Mar 1985
Of Rt 3 Wytheville
3 daughters
2 sons (Harmon)
1 step son (Harmon)
3 brothers
3 half brothers (Aker)
3 half sisters listed
11 grand, 2 step grand children not listed
Died: home of daughter Lawrence Simmons
Buried: Aker Family Cemetery

Otis Patrick HARMON (son of Ellis HARMON and Lula M. SHRADER) was born in Jun 1899 in Virginia. He was also known as Otey P. HARMON.

Charles Albert QUACKENBUSH was born.


6. Luther Clyde AKERS (Elbert Sidney-1) was born on 23 Mar 1914 in Wythe County, Virginia. He died on 28 Nov 2000 in Wythe County, Virginia. He was buried in Mt. Zion Church Cemetery, Wythe County, Virginia.27
Luther Clyde Akers
Luther Clyde Akers, 86, of Archer Road, Max Meadows, Va., died Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2000, in the Birdmont Health Care Center.

Luther Clyde AKERS and Etta Mae JONES were married on 8 Aug 1933.28 Etta Mae JONES (daughter of John C. JONES and Hattie Lee DUNFORD) was born on 12 Mar 1913 in Wythe County, Virginia. She died on 5 Sep 2001 in Wythe County, Virginia.29 Luther Clyde AKERS and Etta Mae JONES had the following children:

i. Elbert Rudolph AKERS was born.
ii. Mary Ellen AKERS was born.
iii. Eva Mae AKERS was born.
iv. Sally Christine AKERS was born.
v. Darlene Odessa AKERS was born.
vi. Luther Duane AKERS was born.
vii. Tim Maynard AKERS was born.

7. John Bramlet AKER (Elbert Sidney-1) was born on 24 Jan 1916 in Wythe County, Virginia.30 He died on 20 Mar 1993 in Wythe County, Virginia.31 He was buried in Aker Family Cemetery, Wythe County, Virginia.
Enterprise newspaper Wythe County VA 23 Mar 1993
Of Rt 3 Wytheville
Wfie living
1 daughter
7 sons
1 brother
3 half brothers
2 half sisters listed
9 grand, 9 step grand children not listed
Died: Wythe County Community Hospital, Wytheville
Buried: Aker Family Cemetery

Mary Elizabeth BRALLEY (daughter of Franklin Blair BRALLEY and Maggie Elizabeth EVERSOLE) was born about May 1916. She died on 6 Sep 2002 in Wythe County, Virginia. She was buried in Aker Family Cemetery, Old School Road, Wythe County, Virginia. [master.ged]

Mary Elizabeth Bralley Aker

Mary Elizabeth Bralley Aker, 86, of Route 3, Wytheville, Va., died Friday, Sept. 6, 2002, in the Wythe County Community Hospital, Wytheville, Va.

Funeral services were held Sunday, Sept. 8, at 3 p.m. at the Barnett Funeral Home Chapel, Wytheville, Va., with the Rev. Bob Lewis and the Rev. A.C. Ashford officiating. Interment followed in the Aker Family Cemetery.

She was born in Wythe County, Va. She attended the Liberty Hill Pentecostal Holiness Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Bramlet Aker; her parents, Frank and Maggie Eversole Bralley; and a son, James Lacy Aker.

Survivors include one daughter, Ethel Aker Buckhout of Montclair, Va.; seven sons and daughters-in-law, John "Lucian" and Janet Aker of Draper, Va., Roy B. and Dot Aker of Max Meadows, Va., Julian Milton and Dorothy Aker of Pulaski, Va., Otis Neil Aker of Wytheville, Va., Randolph Mitchell "Randy" Aker of Wytheville, Va., Rudolph Michael "Rudy" and Vicki Aker of Wytheville, Va., and Bruce Timothy "Tim" and Susie Aker of Wytheville, Va.; one sister, Eula B. Arnold of Wytheville, Va.; and 17 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Barnett Funeral Home in Wytheville, Va., was in charge of the arrangements.


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John Bramlet AKER and Mary Elizabeth BRALLEY had the following children:

i. James Lacy AKER was born.
ii. Ethel AKER was born.
iii. John "Lucian" AKER was born.
iv. Roy B. AKER was born.
v. Julian Milton AKER was born.
vi. Otis Neil AKER was born.
vii. Randolph Mitchell AKER was born.
viii. Rudolph Michael AKER was born.
ix. Bruce Timothy AKER was born.

8. Stewart Roosevelt AKERS (Elbert Sidney-1) was born in 1904. He was born about 1905. He died in 1974. He was buried in Mt. Zion Church Cemetery, Wythe County, Virginia.32 He was also known as Roosevelt AKER.

Stewart Roosevelt AKERS and Ruth BURNETT were married. Ruth BURNETT was born in 1907. She died in 1975. She was buried in Mt. Zion Church Cemetery, Wythe County, Virginia.33 She was also known as Ruth FARMER. Stewart Roosevelt AKERS and Ruth BURNETT had the following children:

i. Benny Joe AKER was born on 28 Sep 1927 in Mercer County, West Virginia. He died on 2 Oct 1927 in Mercer County, West Virginia.
12 ii. Ina Elizabeth AKERS, born about 1931, Wythe County, Virginia; married Otis Pierce FELTS, on 16 Jun 1947, Wythe County, Virginia.

9. Mary Elizabeth (May) AKER (Elbert Sidney-1) was born about 1923 in Virginia.

Mary Elizabeth (May) AKER and David Sargent ARNOLD were married on 11 May 1946 in Wythe County, Virginia. David Sargent ARNOLD (son of Jeremiah Early ARNOLD and Lena Mattie AKER) was born in 1924 in Wythe County, Virginia.




Third Generation

10. Elbert Morrell ARNOLD (Rushie Grey AKERS-2, Elbert Sidney-1) was born on 18 Jun 1931 in Wythe County, Virginia. He died on 27 Sep 1999 in Roanoke, Virginia.34 He was buried in Mt. Zion Church Cemetery, Wythe County, Virginia.35 [master.ged]

Elbert Morrell Arnold
Elbert Morrell Arnold, 68, of Route 3, Wytheville, the Piney Community, died Monday, Sept. 27,
1999, in the Roanoke Community Hospital.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, Sept. 30, at 3 p.m. at the Liberty Hill Pentecostal Holiness
Church with the Rev. Bob Lewis, the Rev. A.C. Ashford and the Rev. Truman Jones officiating.
Interment will follow in the Mt. Zion Cemetery.
He was born in Wythe County, a son of the late Luther Morrell and Rushie Grey Akers Arnold. He
attended the Liberty Hill Pentecostal Holiness Church and was retired from the Radford Army
Ammunition Plant.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Kenneth R. Arnold.
Survivors include his wife, Agnes "Winkel" Arnold; two daughters and one son-in-law, Cynthia
Porter, and Janet and David Phillips, all of Wytheville; four sons and daughters-in-law, the Rev.
Audie and Kimberly Arnold of Max Meadows, Billy Joe and Vicki Arnold of Ivanhoe, Rodney
Arnold and Sharon Mitchell of Wytheville, and Troy and Missy Arnold of Max Meadows; two
sisters and brothers-in-law, Eloise and Giles Fisher of Ivanhoe, and Lucy Pearl and Doug Sheppard
of Wytheville; one brother and sister-in-law, Bobby and Phillip Arnold of Wytheville; seven
grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and four step-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, Sept. 29, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Liberty Hill
Pentecostal Holiness Church or at the residence at any time.
Reese Funeral Home in Austinville is in charge of the arrangements.

Agnes Idell JONES (daughter of Benjamin F. JONES and Elsie Margaret AKERS) was born on 1 Jan 1934.


11. Kenneth Russell ARNOLD (Rushie Grey AKERS-2, Elbert Sidney-1) was born on 10 Nov 1933 in Wythe County, Virginia. He died on 10 Aug 1994 in Wythe County, Virginia.36 He was buried in Mount Zion Church Cemetery, Wythe County, Virginia.37 [master.ged]

Enterprise newspaper Wythe County VA 13 Aug 1994
Of Rt 3 Wytheville
Nickname Ham
Wife living
4 daughters
1 son
2 sters
2 brothers listed
7 grand children not listed
Died: Wythe County Community Hosital, Wytheville
Buried: Mt Zion Cemetery

Virginia Lee JONES was born. Kenneth Russell ARNOLD and Virginia Lee JONES had the following children:

13 i. April Denise ARNOLD, born on 7 Nov 1959, Virginia; married Tony Trent MCALLISTER, on 22 May 1987, Smyth County, Virginia.

12. Ina Elizabeth AKERS (Stewart Roosevelt-2, Elbert Sidney-1) was born about 1931 in Wythe County, Virginia.

Ina Elizabeth AKERS and Otis Pierce FELTS were married on 16 Jun 1947 in Wythe County, Virginia. Otis Pierce FELTS (son of James Walter FELTS and Elva Prater AKER) was born on 20 Jun 1920 in Wythe County, Virginia. He died on 14 Dec 2005. He was buried in West End Cemetery, Wythe County, Virginia.
Odis Pierce Felts, 85, of Max Meadows died Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2005. A celebration of his life will be held Saturday, Dec. 17, at 1 p.m. at the Barnett Funeral Home in Wytheville with the Rev. Hal Lewis and the Rev. Don Crockett officiating. Interment will be in the West End Cemetery, Wytheville, with VA American Legion Post 9 conducting graveside military rites. He was born June 20, 1920, a son of the late James Walter and Elva Akers Felts of Max Meadows. A veteran of World War II, he served in the U.S. Army Company E 27th Regiment fighting courageously in the Guadalcanal and Northern Solomon Islands Campaigns. His decorations and citations include the Good Conduct Medal and the Asiatic Pacific Theater Service Medal with two bronze stars. He served his community as the "friendly McNess man" for almost 50 years leaving many loyal customers and faithful friends. He was preceded in death by his eldest son, James "Jimmy" Felts. Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Ina Elizabeth Felts of Max Meadows; three daughters and sons-in-law, Rita F. and Randy Lilly of Willis, Patricia F. Fleming of Max Meadows, Sherry F. and Rick Yost of King George; two sons and daughter-in-law, Walter "Buddy" and Shelia Felts of Pulaski and Nathan Felts of Max Meadows; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; five brothers, Garland Felts of Woodlawn, James Felts of Max Meadows, Glenn Felts of Wytheville, Eldridge Felts of Max Meadows and Larry Felts of Dublin; four sisters, Juanita Ogle of Max Meadows, Gloal Holland of Martinsville, Lorene Thacker of Austinville and Sherlene Akers of Alexandria; numerous nieces and nephews; and special friend, David Coleman. Barnett Funeral Home in Wytheville was in charge of the arrangements.






Fourth Generation

13. April Denise ARNOLD (Kenneth Russell-3, Rushie Grey AKERS-2, Elbert Sidney-1) was born on 7 Nov 1959 in Virginia.

April Denise ARNOLD and Tony Trent MCALLISTER were married on 22 May 1987 in Smyth County, Virginia. Tony Trent MCALLISTER (son of Ernest Lee MCALLISTER and Mary McClure HALE) was born on 28 Dec 1960 in Virginia.

Sources

1. 1920 US Federal Census, Wythe County, Virginia, Lead Mines (ED #190), Dwelling #401, Family #402.
2. 1930 US Federal Census, Wythe County, Virginia, Lead Mines (ED #8), Dwelling #382, Family #382.
3. Linda Aker's Cemetery files.
4. Obituaries from Southwest Virginia Enterprise.
5. Linda Aker's Cemetery files.
6. SSDI.
7. Obituaries from Southwest Virginia Enterprise.
8. SSDI.
9. Ibid.
10. Ibid.
11. Obituaries from Southwest Virginia Enterprise.
12. Tombstone.
13. SSDI.
14. Obituaries from Southwest Virginia Enterprise.
15. SSDI.
16. Obituaries from Southwest Virginia Enterprise.
17. Ibid.
18. Ibid.
19. SSDI.
20. Ibid.
21. Ibid.
22. Ibid.
23. Obituaries from Southwest Virginia Enterprise.
24. Ibid.
25. SSDI.
26. Obituaries from Southwest Virginia Enterprise.
27. Sarah Johnstone Graham records.
28. Tombstone.
29. Obituaries from Southwest Virginia Enterprise.
30. SSDI.
31. Obituaries from Southwest Virginia Enterprise.
32. Photos from Sarah & Abner Graham.
33. Ibid.
34. Obituaries from Southwest Virginia Enterprise.
35. Ibid.
36. Ibid.
37. Ibid.
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