My husband's family are from southwest Iowa by way of Germany and Penn.William Akers b. 1776 in Pa. John Clement Akers b.1804 in Pa. married Experience King. d. Oasis, Iowa Benjamin Franklin Akers b. 1842 married Harriet Bannister d. Clarinda, Iowa. There are several Akers families nearby to whom we cannot connect.If you recognise any of this, I have a lot of information to share.