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4 Generations of Akers, Thomas James, Andrew Amos, Tom and child
4 Generations of Akers, Thomas James, Andrew Amos, Tom and child
 
 
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Amos Akers
Amos Akers
 
 
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Arthur Akers
Arthur Akers
 
 
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Children (not so young) of John Stevens Akers and Mahala Holland
Children (not so young) of John Stevens Akers and Mahala Holland
L to R JT, Bettie, Amos H., Lola, and JJ. Bettie married a Mullins, Lola married a Denson, Amos married Lula Reese, JJ married Emma [somebody] and JT married Lizzy Reese. Not pictured are Sam, Josa, John, Sarah and Harriet who married William Reese. So JT, Amos, and Harriet all married children of Sam Reese. 
 
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Dorothy Wales Akers
Dorothy Wales Akers
Probably taken in Chicago, date unknown 
 
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Dorothy Wales Akers and 2 sons and Ruth Wales (We think)
Dorothy Wales Akers and 2 sons and Ruth Wales (We think)
Taken in 1926, We know that one thr right is Dorothy Wales Akers, Tom is in her lap and Arthur is next to her. We are pretty sure that her sister Ruth is the other one with Edwin (Pete) and Calvin? 
 
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Edwin Franklin Wales
Edwin Franklin Wales
Taken in 1944 Chicago area 
 
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Etta Manning Wales
Etta Manning Wales
Date taken is unknown. The only inscription on the backside is 'Etta'. This is the only known picture of Etta. 
 
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Florence Wales Gillen
Florence Wales Gillen
Florence Wales, date unknown but most likely after 1920 upon returning to Chicago 
 
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Lois Gillen 8th grade graduation
Lois Gillen 8th grade graduation
Taken in front of Austin Town Hall of old Cicero area of Chicago. L to R, Nina, Florence, Esther (AKA Lorraine) Gillen, Gerald 'Jerry' Gillen, Mabel 'May' Gillen. May and Esther Gillen are sisters of Florence's husband Wm. 'Bill' Gillen and Jerry is Florence's son b. 1941. The occasion is Lois' 8th grade graduation from Frances Scott Key grade school! She is holding her diploma and wearing her school ribbons! 
 
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Rev Sam S. Akers
Rev Sam S. Akers
Sam Akers dated unknown 
 
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Robert Akers
Robert Akers
Taken Nov 1966 
 
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Ruth Wales and Sister Florence Wales Gillen
Ruth Wales and Sister Florence Wales Gillen
Taken in front of Austin Town Hall from the old Cicero district of Chicago, time frame unknown, probable 1930s. 
 
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Ruth Wales Wisinski
Ruth Wales Wisinski
Taken at Akers family Reunion in 1969 
 
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Samuel Reid Reese, wife and 2 kids
Samuel Reid Reese, wife and 2 kids
Samuel Reid Reese, Sarah Catherine Sparks Reese, Lizzy Reese (Akers),
probably William Franklin Reese. No idea who the younger girl is. Lizzy b.1875 is the older, Mamie b.1884, Lillie b.1881, Alice b.1878. 
 
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Wales girls circa 1911
Wales girls circa 1911
Taken around 1911, assuming Florence to be about 4. 
 
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Wales girls circa 1914
Wales girls circa 1914
Taken in Chicago around 1914 (guessing girls ages). We know they were in rural Arizona by 1918 until 1920.