William Akers

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birt: 10-20-1730
plac: New Jersey
deat: 3-31-1810
plac: Campbell, Virginia (portion now Appomattox Co)

Elizabeth Martye
marr: Roanoke Co., Virginia (Augusta Co. at the time)
birt: 1732
plac: Pennsylvania
deat: 1810
plac: Campbell Co., Virginia (Portion now Appomattox)

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Sons American Revolution Patriot DAR# A203133 Private in 5th Virginia Regiment 5th Virginia Regiment Payrolls for Dec. 1776 and Jan. & Feb. 1777 show William Akers as Sergt. WILLIAM AKERS William Akers. b. 1730. d. 1810, son of Simon and Mary Akers. m. Elizabeth Martye of Penn.sylvania Dutch extraction and whose parents probably came from Ger- many. He was in Augusta County. Va., in January 1750 when he made appraisement of Wm. Alexander's estate. In 1755, Wm. Akers was reported by Sheriff of Augusta County to be in Bedford County, Va. He was in that part of Bedford Coun- ty which became Campbell County in 1782. On Sept. 27. 1782, William Akers of Campbell County made bill of sale to James -Alason of Botetourt County. Va. William Akers furnished supplies to the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War for which he received certifi- cate for payment by the County Court of Campbell County, Va., Mar. 7, 1782 and April 4, 178:5. The Simon Akers land in the fork of Tinker Creek and the Roanoke River was sold to Nathaniel Evans in 1773 by William Akers and Elizabeth, his wife, of Bedford, and Thomas Akers and Mary, his wife, of Botetourt for 225 pounds. He is buried in the second burial ground of Old Concord Presbyterian Church. Now in Appomattox County, the portion previously Campbell County. William lived in Bedford, Campbell and is burried in Appomattox, All the same place, but changed by formation of new Counties. Children: Mary, b. 1754, m. Andrew Morrison Bryan, b. 1748. Moved to North Carolina, but later returned to Campbell County, VA.