Alvar Akers was my husbands gg grandfather, he was a butcher, his shop was on Franklin St. in downtown Johnstown.A shop ad hangs in the Johnstown Flood Museum. Akers and Bowers Butchers.His son Aloysius Polycarp Akers was my husbands grandfather.I'm sure he had siblings but I dont have the details. There are other family members who would know.I'll ask and get back to you. There is a funny story about him but I'm not sure its true .I'll let you know. How are you related? and what state are you in?