On Nov 18,2001 the dedication and restoration of my GG.grandfather gravestone will take place at the Dutch Reformed Church on Island Rd. Mahwah, NJ.at 1:00pm. David Akers was B. Aug 20,1837 at Pompton Twp., NJ. The Son of James and Sally Babcock Akers. He was married Twice, 1st Jane Morgan D. June 4,1864 3 children, 2nd Eliza DeGraw 1866 9 Children.David enlisted Jan 4,1864 in the 5th NY Cavalry and was Discharged July 19, 1865. The ceremony will honor him and his service during the War of Rebellion. Any AKERS who would care to Attend are invited! I have been seeking, for many years the parents of James Akers, I think he was connected with The Hunterdon Co NJ Akers But have never been able to prove it. James was B 1804.Can you Help??