Jewel or Jewell Family Genealogy

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  • ID: I483
  • Name: William Blackwell Akers
  • Surname: Akers
  • Given Name: William Blackwell
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 4 Feb 1854 in , Floyd, Virginia 1 2 3
  • Death: 29 Oct 1929 in Salem, Montgomery Co., Virginia 4
  • Burial: 31 Oct 1929 Fairview Cmtry
  • _UID: 001B3D68CCA72E44A35C71176C0C7DE7088A
  • Census: 1880 Little River, Floyd, Virginia 5
  • Census: 1900 Locust Grove, Floyd County, Virginia 6
  • Census: 1910 Roanoke (Independent City), Virginia 7
  • Census: 1920 Roanoke (Independent City), Virginia 8
  • Note:
    !BIRTH-PARENTS-DEATH-BURIAL: Letter from Susan Grey Akers to Iva Jewel Geary; 1929; Letter dtd 5 Mar 1967; ; photocopy in poss of James Geary, Harrisonburg VA.

    1910 Virginia Miracode Index - POSSIBLE RECORD -
    William Akers
    Age: 54 State: VA
    Color: W Enumeration District: 0118
    Birth Place: Virginia Visit: 0050
    County: Roanoke City, Roanoke
    Relation: Head of Household
    Other Residents: Relation Name Age Birth Place
    Wife Amelia 48 Virginia
    Daughter Ida 28 Virginia
    Son Glen 20 Virginia
    Son Irvin 16 Virginia
    Daughter Vinda 14 Virginia
    Daughter Flossy 12 Virginia
    Son Vernie 09 Virginia
    7 non-relatives
    9
  • Change Date: 19 Jul 2015 at 17:05:39



    Father: George Akers b: CAL 2 Nov 1816 in , Franklin, Virginia
    Mother: Elizabeth Jewel b: 5 Oct 1830 in , Montgomery Co., Virginia

    Marriage 1 Amelia A. Hill b: 1861 in , Floyd County, Virginia
    • Married: ABT 1880
    Children
    1. Has No Children Ida L. Akers b: Feb 1882 in , , Virginia
    2. Has No Children Adelia M. Akers b: Oct 1886 in , , Virginia
    3. Has Children Glenn Tazewell Akers b: 1 Feb 1890 in Ffloyd, Floyd County , Virginia
    4. Has No Children George Irvin Akers b: 19 Sep 1893 in Ffloyd, Floyd County , Virginia
    5. Has No Children Vinda C. Akers b: Oct 1895 in , , Virginia
    6. Has No Children Flossy L. Akers b: Nov 1897 in , , Virginia
    7. Has Children Vernor C. Akers b: ABT 1901 in , , Virginia

    Sources:
    1. Repository:
        Name: James J. Geary
        Harrisonburg, VA 22801
        gearyhome@rica.net

      Title: Jewel Family Bible Records
      Author: Geary, James Jewel, compiler
      Publication: Privately printed, August 1995
      Note:
      The title pages of the original Bibles are missing. The information pages were torn out. Compilation was made from these pages. Handwriting has been identified.
      Page: p23
    2. Title: Family Records: "Floyd County VA Families"
      Author: Reininger, Barbara
      Publication: Internet Web Site
      Text: b. 2-4-1854 FCVA, d. 10-29-1929 Salem, MCVA. m. Amelia A. Hill, d/o Wilson Hill & Luemma Jones. 1860 LR PO #291: William V. 6 yo. 1870 JT 92/87: William B. 16 yo miller. 1880 LR 450/459: William B. 26 yo single son, cabinet maker. 1890 LG: Wm B. 36 yo, HOF.
    3. Repository:
        Name: Family History Library
        Salt Lake City, Utah 84150 USA

      Title: 1880 United States Census
      Author: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
      Publication: Copyright (c) 2000, 2002 FamilySearch (TM) Internet Genealogy Service
      Page: FHL Film 1255365; National Archives Film T9-1365; Page 368D
    4. Title: Death Records, Virginia 1912-2014 [database on-line].
      Author: Ancestry.com
      Publication: Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.
      Note: Name: William B Akers
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Age at Death: 74
      Birth Date: 1855
      Death Date: 29 Oct 1929
      Death Place: Roanoke, Virginia, USA
      Registration Date: 7 Nov 1929
      Father: George Akers
      Mother: Elizabeth Jewel
      Spouse: Amelia A Akers
    5. Repository:
        Name: Family History Library
        Salt Lake City, Utah 84150 USA

      Title: 1880 United States Census
      Author: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
      Publication: Copyright (c) 2000, 2002 FamilySearch (TM) Internet Genealogy Service
      Page: FHL Film 1255365; National Archives Film T9-1365; Page 368D
      Text: Extract: 1880 United States Census
      Census Place: Little River, Floyd, Virginia
      Source: FHL Film 1255365; National Archives Film T9-1365; Page 368D
      Household:
      Rel Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
      George AKERS
      Self Male M W 63 VA
      Occ: Miller Fa: VA Mo: VA
      Nancy AKERS
      Wife Female M W 48 VA
      Occ: Keeping House Fa: VA Mo: VA
      William B. AKERS
      Son Male S W 26 VA
      Occ: Cabinet Maker Fa: VA Mo: VA
      Emma AKERS
      Dau Female S W 19 VA
      Occ: At School Fa: VA Mo: VA
      Delia AKERS
      Dau Female S W 17 VA
      Fa: VA Mo: VA
      Melinda AKERS
      Dau Female S W 13 VA
      Fa: VA Mo: VA
      Homer AKERS
      Son Male S W 6 VA
      Fa: VA Mo: VA
      J. Tazewell AKERS
      Son Male S W 27 VA
      Occ: Teacher Fa: VA Mo: VA
    6. Title: 1900 United States Census
      Publication: Heritage Quest Online
      Note: Name: William B Akers
      Age: 47
      Birth Date: Feb 1853
      Birthplace: Virginia
      Home in 1900: Locust Grove, Floyd, Virginia
      [Floyd]
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Marital Status: Married
      Spouse's Name: Amelia A Akers
      Marriage Year: 1880
      Years Married: 20
      Father's Birthplace: Virginia
      Mother's Birthplace: Virginia
    7. Title: 1910 United States Census
      Publication: Heritage Quest On-line
      Note: Name: William B Akers
      Age in 1910: 54
      Birth Year: 1856
      Birthplace: Virginia
      Home in 1910: Roanoke Kimball Ward, Roanoke (Independent City), Virginia
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      [Self (Head)]
      Marital Status: Married
      Spouse's Name: Smelia A Akers
      Father's Birthplace: Virginia
      Mother's Birthplace: Virginia
    8. Title: 1920 United States Federal Census. [database on-line]
      Author: Ancestry.com
      Publication: Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2001-.
      Note: Name: William B Akers
      [Willian B Akers]
      Age: 64
      Birth Year: abt 1856
      Birthplace: Virginia
      Home in 1920: Roanoke Kimball Ward, Roanoke (Independent City), Virginia
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Marital Status: Married
      Spouse's Name: Amelia A Akers
      Father's Birthplace: Virginia
      Mother's Birthplace: Virginia
      Home Owned: Rent
      Able to Read: Yes
      Able to Write: Yes
    9. Repository:
        Name: National Archives and Records Administration
        Washington DC 20408

      Title: Census: Virginia, Floyd County, Little River Dist; 1880 U. S. Federal
      Author: U. S. Government
      Text: Willaim B. age 26.
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