The posting is old, and you may already have the connection.....but, just in case.......I connect thru Nathaniel Akers, brother to Stephen.I do have more info if you are interested. Beverly
ps...Roberts parents were John Akers and Sarah Brown Akers
1. Robert Akers was born About 1798 in Franklin Co., VA and died 1849 in Gwinnett Co., GA. He married 1st Polly Wellman.He married 2nd Rebecca Hollandsworth 1819 in Patrick Co., VA.She was born About 1800 and died About 1855, daughter of Unknown and Sarah Hollandsworth.
Children of Robert Akers and Rebecca Hollandsworth: i. 2. Stephen Akers was born About 1820 in VA. ii. 3. Lucy Akers was born 1823. iii. 4. John B. Sr. Akers was born 1825 in VA and died 1860 in Big Hurricane, WV. iv. 5. Burwell Akers was born December 24, 1826 in VA and died 1907 in Greenup Co., KY. v. 6. William Akers was born 1828. vi. 7. Sarah "Sally" Akers was born 1830. vii. 8. Nathaniel "Nathan" Akers was born 1832 in Franklin Co.,VA and died December 29, 1897 in Decatur Twsp., Lawrence Co., OH. viii. 9. Nancy Jane Akers was born 1834 in Patrick Co., VA and died March 26, 1877 in Wayne Co., WV.
2nd Generation (Children)
2. Stephen Akers was born About 1820 in VA. He married Sarah Brown April 19, 1850 in Lawrence Co., OH.She was born About 1840 in VA, daughter of (unknown) and (unknown).
Children of Stephen Akers and Sarah Brown: i. Margaret Akers was born About 1848 in VA. ii. McKinney "Mac" Akers was born About 1852 in KY. iii. Nancy "Nannie" Akers was born About 1856 in KY. iv. John Akers was born About 1858 in KY. v. 10. William Akers was born 1861 in KY and died 1935. vi. George Akers was born About 1866 in KY. vii. Ellen Akers was born About 1868 in KY.