This is our earliest known Akerman in America. Genealogy for Peter AKERMANSex: Male Born: February 29, 1743 in Portsmouth, NH Died: May 11, 1832 in Dover, NH Married to: Charity MARDEN, October 19, 1797 in Rye, NH Child: Benjamin M. AKERMAN Married to: Rachel FOSS, November 28, 1779 in Rye, NH Child: Phineas AKERMAN Child: Joseph AKERMAN Child: Peter AKERMAN Child: John AKERMAN Child: Rachel AKERMAN Notes: He served as a private in Capt. Elkins Co. at Medford, MA during the siege of Boston. Enlisted on December 1775 in Capt. Jonathan Wentworths Co. for 1 year for the Quebec with Washington in NJ under Gen. Gatts, remained after his enlistment.Peter Akerman (1748-1832) was placed on the invalid pension roll, 1829, for service as private, Col. Alexander Scammell's 3rd New Hampshire regiment, Continental Line. He was born in England; died in Dover, N. H.Peter served in the Revolutionary War. He was wounded by a musket ball entering his elbow and exiting through hisshoulder on 19 Sep 1777. He and Rachel lived in Epsom, N.H. Locke, Arthur H. "A History and Genealogy of Captain JohnLocke (1627-1696) of Portsmouth and Rye, N.H., and His Descendants,"