This is one of my deadends; perhaps somebody can help me find the ancestors of these folks.
Preston AKERS, born about 1826 in Floyd Co VA, died 23 Nov 1898 (gravestone) or before 1880 (census). Buried in Duncan Chapel Cem., Willis, Floyd Co VA. Married, 11 Nov 1847, in Floyd Co VA to Elizabeth WEDDLE. She was born about 1830 in Montgomery Co VA and is shown on the 1880 census of Floyd Co VA asa 51-year old widow.
Children of Elizabeth and Preston (all probably born in Floyd Co VA) were:
John W., born about 1849; Joseph A., born about 1850; Valentine W., born about 1852; Searce (female), born about 1853, died 18 Sep 1857; Isabel, born 22 Sep 1855; Mahala, born about 1855-1856, died 21 Sep 1857; James M., born 25 Mar 1857; Abraham, and Isaac, twins, born 14 Mar 1859