Jay, Have a good guess... I think Samuel's parents were John Akers & Sarah Brown... both b VA, d in Gwinnett Co., GA.John was the s/o Wm E. IV Akers & Mary Polly Blackburn.
Did your Samuel m a Sarah Kelly?
Robert (& Rebecca Hollandsworth) Akers, are my connection. Robert, my GGG, was an older brother to Samuel Akers.He also d abt 1849 in Gwinnett Co., GA. John & Robert both named sons Nathaniel....in fact, there are a lot of Nathaniels in the Akers line!