Tag Archives: Akers

Archibald Akers

Archibald Akers
birth: 1874 in Indiana to Francis Ransom Akers and Sarah Jane Wilson
death: 1942 in Jamestown, Boone, IN

marriage: 14 Oct 1894, Boone Co., IN
Minnie Highland Hedge
birth: 1878 in Boone Co., IN to Hannah Highland
death: Abt. 1941 in Lebanon, Boone, IN

Submitted by:
Jane Martin
Email: jemartin909@gmail.co

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Minnie Highland Hedge

Minnie Highland Hedge
birth: 1878 in Boone Co., IN to Hannah Highland
death: Abt 1941 in Lebanon, Boone, IN

marriage: 14 Oct 1894, Boone Co., In
Archibald Dade Akers
birth: 1874 in Indiana to Francis Ransom Akers and Sarah Jane Wilson
death: 1942 in Jamestone, Boone, IN

Submitted by:
Jane Marting
Email: jemartin909@gmail.co

Harriet Anna Ashley

Harriet Anna Ashley
birth: 21 Apr 1896 in Lebanon, Boone, IN to William Henry Ashley and Harriet Anna Kersey
death: 12 Mar 1988 in Carrollton, Carroll, KY
burial:

marriage: 28 May 1919 in Lebanon, Boone, IN
Noble Dewey Akers
birth: 21 Apr 1898 in Boone Co, IN to Archibald Dade Akers and Minnie Highland Hedge
death: 3 Nov 1962 in Carrollton, Carroll, KY
burial:

Submitted by:
Jane Martin
Email: jemartin909@gmail.co

Noble Dewey Akers

Noble Dewey Akers
birth: 12 Apr 1898, Boone Co, IN to Archibald Dade Akers and Minnie Highland Hedge Akers
death: 3 Nov 1962, Carrollton, Caroll, Kentucky
burial: Carrollton, Caroll, Kentucky

marriage: 28 May 1918, Lebanon, Boone, IN
Harriet Anna Ashley
birth: 12 Apr 1896, Carrollton, Caroll, Kentucky
death: 12 Mar 1988, Carrollton, Caroll, Kentucky
burial: Carrollton, Caroll, Kentucky

Submitted by:
Jane Martin
Email: jemartin909@gmail.co

Carmie Ethel Nicholson and William C Wysong

Carmie Ethel Nicholson
b. 27 Jun 1881 at Moline, Kansas to James D. Nicholson and Susannah Rexrode
d. 1 Mar 1961 at Clinton Twp., Putnam Co., IN
bur. Seceder Cemetery (also called Portland Mills), Greene Twp., Parke Co., IN

William Wysong and Carmie Nicholson gravestone

William Wysong and Carmie Nicholson gravestone

m1. 16 Aug 1902 Albuquerque, NM
William C. Wysong 
b. 12 Jan 1881 Missouri, to William Henry Wysong and Harriet Perkins
d. 30 Jun 1906 Greene Twp., Parke Co., IN
bur. Seceder Cemetery (also called Portland Mills), Greene Twp., Parke Co., IN

m2. Sept 1921
James A. Tabor 
b. 29 Sept 1870
d. 3 Feb 1954

Children of Carmie Ethel Nicholson and William C. Wysong:

  • Harold James Wysong (23 Nov 1903-28 Dec 1981) m. France Evelyn Akers
  • Delia Pearl Wysong (29 Jul 1905-14 Jan 1998) m. Frederick W. Oberst
  • Marjorie Alice Wysong (23 Aug 1906-24 Sept 1997) m. Robert Lloyd Neelley

Carmie Nicholson lived in Indiana most of her life. Although born in Kansas, her family returned to Indiana in 1882. She went to Albuquerque, NM in 1902 with her brother, who had lost his wife to tuberculosis. William Clarence Wysong followed her there and they married in Albuquerque. They remained there until 1903 and returned to Indiana in 1905. After William died, Carmie and their children lived in Oklahoma for the years 1907-1922. She married James Tabor in 1921 and soon after returned to Indiana, where she remained for the rest of her life.

William Clarence Wysong lived in Indiana for most of his life. He was born in Missouri but his parents moved back to Indiana when he was about 2 years old. He married in Albuquerque, NM while living there from 1902-1903 and was again in New Mexico between 1905 and 1906. William died from typhoid fever and pneumonia on 30 June 1906 in Parke Co., Indiana.

Submitted by:
Roberta Wysong
Bloomington, IN
E-mail: rlwysong@aol.com

Henry Harrison Highman

Henry Harrison Highman
b. 11 March 1876, Posey County, Indiana to George W Highman and Florence Williams
d. 15 July 1940, near Gilroy, San Benito County, California

m/1. 22 July 1900, Missouri
Augusta May Akers

m/2. 28 August 1904, Stoddard County, Missouri
Cora Isabelle Holland
b. 7 July 1888, Stoddard County, Missouri
d. 29 September 1970, Fresno, California

Children with Cora Isabelle Holland:

  • Roy Lafayette
  • Oral Clifton
  • Leonard Joseph
  • Jewell Nadine
  • Henry J.

Henry emigrated from Posey County, Indiana, to Stoddard County, Missouri, with his parents between 1882 and 1894. He worked as a farmer and took care of livestock in Missoui. He was also an avid fiddler at dances.

The family lived in several places in Stoddard and Dunklin counties in Missouri: Acornridge, Malden, Senath, and Arbyrd, gradually moving south over the years. From Arbyrd, they took a train to California in 1922, where the family eventually settled in Orange Cove, Tular County.

Submitted by:
Clifton O. Highman
Boulder CO
E-mail: clifhigh@comcast.net