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Margaret Elizabeth (Miller) Akers (1854 - 1938)

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Margaret Elizabeth Akers formerly Miller
Born in Johnson, Iowa, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in Jackson, Oregonmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Siltcoos, Lane, Oregon, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 6 May 2016 | Last significant change: 1 Feb 2018
14:14: Virgil Kester III edited the Biography for Margaret (Miller) Akers. [Thank Virgil for this]
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Margaret Elizabeth Miller was born 15 Sep 1854, Johnson County, Iowa. She is the daughter of David John Miller and Sarah Ann Kester. In 1860, the family was living in Cedar, Johnson County, Iowa.

She married Rufus Sanford Akers, 29 May 1871 in Jackson County, Oregon.

In 1880, they lived in Kerbyville, Josephine County, Oregon. Parents Rufus and Margaret, children Henry, Ida, Iona, and Charles. [1]

Margaret Elizabeth Miller Akers passed away 03 Apr 1938 in Siltcoos, Lane County, Oregon. She is buried in the Fir Grove Cemetery, Cottage Grove, Lane County, Oregon. [2]


  1. 1880 Census; 1880 United States Federal Census, Tenth Census of the United States, Bureau of the Census. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) T9, 1,454 rolls; Roll: 1255081; Sheet: 159-A; Page: 535; Line: 3; Oregon, Josephine County, Kerbyville Township. Household R.S. Akers. Head: R.S. Akers, 39, Tennessee, Wife: Margaret Akers, 25, Iowa, Son: Henry J. Akers, 8, Oregon, Daughter: Ida L. Akers, 6, Oregon, Daughter: Iona Akers, 4, Oregon, Son: Chas Akers, 1, Oregon; MyHeritage (USA) Inc.,, Lehi, UT, USA [online database].
  2. Find A Grave Memorial for Margaret Elizabeth Miller Akers. Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed 26 August 2017), memorial #119499245 for Margaret Elizabeth Miller Akers (1854 - 1938) - Find A Grave Memorial.

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