55. William Harrison
(Henry) AKERS was born on 19 Oct 1841 in Bedford County, Pennsylvania.
He died on 8 Feb 1937 in Homestead, Dade County, Florida. OBITUARY:
The Homestead, Dade Co., Florida "Leader-Enterprise"
issue of 12 February 1937
HOLD RITES SATURDAY FOR WM. HENRY AKERS -- Wm. Henry Akers who died Monday [8
Feb] at the Hunt hospital, will be buried in Palm cemetery at Naranja Saturday
afternoon, it was announced last night by Turner Funeral Home which is in charge
of arrangements. The Rev. C. N. Walker, pastor of the Baptist Church, will conduct
the services at the cemetery at 2 o'clock.
Mr. Akers, who was 96 years old and had been under the care of Mrs. Florence
Hunt for the past four years, was born in Pennsylvania and came to Florida 22
years ago. He came to the Redland District shortly afterward and has made his
home in Naranja, Modello and Homestead.
He leaves three sons: C.L. Akers of Homestead, J.W. Akers of Corvallis, Oregon,
L.D. Akers of Prairie View, [K]an.; and one daughter, Miss Elizabeth Akers of
San Francisco, Cal.
Death certificate information:
William Henry AKERS, resident of Homestead, FL.
Born: 19 Oct 1840 in Penn. [Amariah Akers family bible said 19 Oct 1841]
Father's and Mother's names unknown. [Amariah Akers and Anna Philips]
Died: 8 Feb 1937 in Hunts Hospital, Homestead, FL, age 96.3.21.
Was a retired farmer.
Husband of Louise Akers.
Informant was C.L. Akers of Homestead, FL.
Burial in Naranja, FL.
Cause of death: Accident on 27 Jan 1937 at his bedside; fell on bath robe on
floor, broke left hip.
William Harrison (Henry) AKERS and (First) AKERS were married in 1906.
(First) AKERS. William Harrison (Henry)
AKERS and (First) AKERS had the following children:
(Henry) AKERS and Ida AKERS were married in 1907. Ida
AKERS was born about 1860.
William Harrison (Henry) AKERS and
Louise AKERS were married after 1920. Louise