Hello, I am new to this and need to get some important info from my mom. My father was born in McDowell County, W.Va. His name was Cody Robert Akers Bdate: 2/14/1943 Ddate: 7/24/2006 He had 4 brothers: William Fred Akers (Bill), James Chester Akers (Jim), Jacob Mcoy Akers (Jake) and Ronald Alan (Allen?) Akers (Ronnie). There parents were Cody Akers and Della Parnell Akers. I understand that Cody worked for the railroad in W.Va. Bill retired from service (army, vietnam) and resided in Auchaufensburg, Germany where he married but had no children. He is now deceased. Jim resided and passed away in Martinsville, Va. His wife Bonnie is still living. He also was proceded in death by a son James Cody Akers who also was preceded in death by a son (his only child) Adam Cody Akers. Jim also had 2 other children... a son William Paul Akers and a daughter Gaynell Akers Cannoe. Jake resides also in Martinsville, Va. with his wife Evelena who is a retired holiness preacher. They have 3 children Sue Akers, Vera Akers and Jacob Akers jr (Junior) who all reside in the Martinsville, Va. area. Sue has 1 child (a son) Sammy Cannaday. Vera has 1 child (a son ) Eric (not sure of his last name), Junior has 2 children (sons) Jacob Akers (deceased at age 20) and the other name is unknown to me. Ronnie resides in Hillsville, Va. with his wife Shirley. They have 3 daughters: Robin, Sharon and Nancy (Boo). I do not know there married names. Robin has 2 children and several step-children. 1 son and 1 daughter. Sharon has 2 daughters and resides in N.C. Boo has 2 small daughters and still resides in the Hillsville area. My father, Robert married Ovelia Imogene Easter (Jean) in November 1960. She is from Carroll County, Va. (Woodlawn) and that is also where they lived from around 1961-1975 est. They have 2 children, 1 daughter: Donna J. Akers Bdate: 10/20/1961 of Martinsville/Collinsville, Va. Donna has 3 children. 2 sons and 1 daughter. Otis Bennie Byrd of Floyd, Va. Bdate: 4/18/1976 Robert Lee Byrd of Martinsville, Va. Bdate: 11/25/1981 and Andrea Cody Barnes of Martinsville, Va. Bdate: 5/28/1983 Robert and Jean also have 8 great grandchildren. Robert lived most of his childhood in W.Va. with his grandparents. Fred and Senna Mae Akers. Fred and Senna had a small country store in W.Va. (close to McDowell and Bluefield). Roberts brothers spent most of there childhood in Shorts Creek, Va. (close to Hillsville). Robert and Jeans son is: Robert Anthony Akers ( Tony) Bdate: 3/24/1963 of Martinsville, Va. He is married to Pamela Sue Harris and they have 1 daughter, Christiana Nicole Akers age: 20 of Martinsville, Va. Tony was also born in W.Va. ( Bluefield). Donna was born in Galax, Va. I don't know if we are your ancestor or not but I hope some of the names will help you out. If you need more info please let me know. My Mother will be able to give me many more names and appx. ages/dates. I am also hoping to find out about my family on the Akers side. You can email me at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Good luck!!!