Jewel or Jewell Family Genealogy

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  • ID: I62
  • Name: George Akers
  • Surname: Akers
  • Given Name: George
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: CAL 2 Nov 1816 in , Franklin, Virginia 1
  • Death: 21 Jun 1881 2 3
  • Reference Number: 137
  • _UID: 96B4F839C2881E499A1E3E41D608D3819500
  • Census: 1880 Little River, Floyd, Virginia 4
  • Note:
    !RELATIONSHIP-RESIDENCES 1870 U.S.Census, Jacksonville Dist, Floyd Co VA; 1870; ; ; Natl Archives; NOTE: Age 53, Nancy 38 (Elizabeth died five days after birth of William Blackwell), James Tazewell 17, Willaim B. 16, Elizebeth E. 12, Emma Susan 9, Adela Alice 7, Joseph L. 5, Melinda 3.

    !QUESTION: The 1900 Soundex for Pulaski Co VA has a James T. Akers, born Nov 1854. This conflicts with the Bible recorded birth date for James Tazewell Akers of 25 June 1852.
  • Change Date: 17 Jul 2015 at 13:22:44



    Father: Blackburn Akers b: in , Franklin County, Virginia
    Mother: Elizabeth Lesueur b: ABT 1718 in , , Virginia

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth Jewel b: 5 Oct 1830 in , Montgomery Co., Virginia
    • Married: 11 Jun 1851 in , Floyd County, Virginia 5
    Children
    1. Has Children James Tazewell Akers b: 25 Jun 1852 in , Floyd County, Virginia
    2. Has Children William Blackwell Akers b: 4 Feb 1854 in , Floyd, Virginia

    Marriage 2 Nancy Shanks b: 25 Nov 1832 in , Botetourt County, Virginia
    • Married: 27 Dec 1855 in , Montgomery Co., Virginia 6

    Sources:
    1. 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
    2. 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.
    3. Title: Family Records: "Floyd County VA Families"
      Author: Reininger, Barbara
      Publication: Internet Web Site
      Text: b. c1818 FCVA, d. 6-21-1881 m. 1st Elizabeth Jewel 6-9-1851 FCVA lic. m. 2nd Nancy Shank 12-20-1855 FCVA lic. 1st wife, Elizabeth Jewell, d. 2-11-1854 FCVA at 22y of fever, d/o William M. Jewel & Mary Hall. POB: MCVA. 1850 #351: George Akers, m-32-FCVA-pealer-$0, with Martele Akers (brother) as HOF. 1860 LR PO #291: George Akers, 43-miller-$2000/500-HOF, with br-in-law Tazewell Williams. 1870 JT 92/87: George Akers, 53-miller-$0/230-HOF. 1880 LR 450/459: George Akers, 63-miller-HOF.
      2. Jewell, Elizabeth -b. 10-5-1830 Montgomery Co., VA, d. 2-11-1854 FCVA at 22y of fever. Bur: Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, FCVA. m. George Akers 6-11-1851 FCVA, s/o Blackburn Akers & C. Elizabeth Lesuer. 1850 #350: Eliz f-19-MCVA.
    4. 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
    5. Repository:
        Name: County Courthouse

      Title: Marriage Records: Floyd County, Virginia
      Author: County Clerk
      Page: Bk 2, p 47
    6. 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: p26
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