Hi, From 'Colonial Families of New York and Connecticut Being the Ancestry & Kindred of Herbert Furman Seversmith' by Herbert Furman Seversmith, 1948 pg.60 "William Ackerly or Akerly; indicated son of Benjamin Akerly, was born on Long Island abt 1703 and died in Huntington, NY about 1738. He married in the First Church at that place, 2 April, 1733 to Elizabeth Wickes, who as his widow married in the same church to Thomas Dennis, 9 Feb 1740/1. By elimination it is probable that William and Elizabeth had the following children, baptised in the First Church at Huntington: Nathaniel, bapt. 1 Aug, 1736; William, bapt. 20 Aug 1738. William son of Benjamin & perhaps Sarah (?) Benjamin son of Samuel Akerly and Hannah (Benton?) was b.abt.1680 Samuel Akerly was the son of Robert & Isabella(?)was b. abt 1642 probably and Southhold in the Connecticut Colony Robert Akerly b. abt 1610, perhaps in Yorkshire, ENG
This info is from a microfilm viewed at the LDS Library.