Hi William, I think I have something... In brief: Robert Akers and wife, Rebecca Hollandsworth, had sons named1) Burwell, b. 1826, VA, m. 1849 Rachel Speery, Lawrence Co., KY. 2)John, b. 1825, VA, d. 1860 Big Hurricane WV He married Elizabeth Frasher in 1843, Fort Gay, WV.She was d/o John Frasher and Mary Wellman, and was b. 1828, Cabell Co., WV. After John's death, she m. James Wilson.When she died in 1923, she was living with her son, Rev. Burrwell S. Akers. 1880 Census in Wayne Co., WV, has her with husband, James Wilson and 5 children by him.Also living with them, are dau. Mary Akers, age 32, and grandson, Lewis, age 2.
My GG gfather was Nathaniel Akers, brother to Burwell and John. Hope this helps...Lots of Burwell/Burrwell/Burrel/Burell spellings in this line! Beverly Brown Turnmire
PS...We all sure miss Earl and his "Akers of Wisdom"!