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George Leverett Akerley

George Leverett Akerley

Male 1868 - 1931  (63 years)

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  • Name George Leverett Akerley 
    Born 10 Nov 1868  Newcastle Creek, Canning Parish, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Birth 10 Nov 1869  New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1871  Canning Parish, Newcastle, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 29 Apr 1891  Canning Parish, Newcastle, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1901  Newcastle Creek, Canning Parish, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1911  Chipman Parish, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Immigration 1923  [6
    • Moved to Auburn, Maine from Canada about 1923.
    Occupation Employed by the City of Auburn, Maine as a teamster. 
    Occupation Farmer  [5, 7, 8
    Occupation Teamster  [9
    Religion Baptist  [2, 5, 7
    Residence 26 Apr 1930  Willow Street, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Cemetery notes Plot C112 
    Died 5 Dec 1931  218 Newman Street, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • home of RMJohnson & VMAkerley
    Buried 8 Dec 1931  Mount Auburn Cemetery, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • N 44° 7.348? W 70° 14.839?
    Notes 
    • Children call their father "Papa"

      Canning Parish, New Bruswick Census shows George age 22 as a farmer. He and wife Dora living with siblings (Amelia 25, Duncan 20, Victoria 18, Alfred 16, Bertha 13) in home along with Maurice Chapman 5 and Katie Algee 80 as lodgers.

      Saint John, New Brunswick newspaper clipping tells of party before leaving for Maine where music, and dancing and refreshments were served and they were given a handsome club bag.

      1911 - Family listed as Akerly in Chipman (not Canning) Parish.
      1923 - Saint John City Directory lists George as a chauffeur. Living at 175 Adelaide Street.

      (?missing?) Messenger and Visitor, and the New Brunswick Reporter and Fredericton Advertiser reported marriage at Baptist Parsonage, Fredericton, on October 30 by Rev. F. D. Crawley.

      Died at his daughter, Velma Johnson's home, in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada.

      1930 census shows Peter Semerad and George Akerley families at same address. Apartments?
    Person ID I2164  Reed
    Last Modified 7 Jul 2018 

    Father Leonard Akerley,   b. 1835, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1884, Newcastle Creek, Canning Parish, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Mother Frances Aurelia Chapman,   b. 16 May 1837, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1919, Newcastle, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 2 Feb 1859  Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Photos
    Leonard and Frances Akerley
    Leonard and Frances Akerley
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    handwriting by Verna Akerley
    Leonard and Frances Akerley
    Leonard and Frances Akerley
    front
    Family ID F1508  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ethel Madora Flower,   b. 10 Sep 1869, Flower's Cove, Newcastle Creek, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1951, Park Avenue, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 30 Oct 1890  Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Notes 
    • Copy of Marriage Certificate in file
    Children 
     1. Leonard Otty Akerley,   b. 12 Jul 1890, Queenstown, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1951, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     2. James Howard Akerley,   b. 5 Aug 1893, Newcastle, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1970, Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     3. Velma Maude Akerley,   b. 20 Aug 1895, Newcastle Creek, Canning Parish, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1972, 888 Manawagonish Road, Lancaster, Saint John County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     4. Hattie Madora Akerley,   b. Abt May 1896,   d. 7 Oct 1896, Saint John, Saint John County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     5. Hattie Madora Akerley,   b. 25 Jul 1897, Newcastle Creek, Canning Parish, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1918, Margaretsville, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
     6. Estelle Victoria Akerley,   b. 29 Oct 1898, Newcastle Creek, Canning Parish, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1986, Corte Madera, Marin County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     7. George Murray Akerley,   b. 10 Jan 1901, Newcastle Creek, Canning Parish, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1932, 17 Pleasant Street, Brookline, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
     8. Harry Lawrence Akerley,   b. 10 Feb 1903, Newcastle Creek, Canning Parish, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1903, Newcastle Creek, Canning Parish, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     9. Ida Verna Akerley,   b. 3 Jun 1904, Newcastle Creek, Canning Parish, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1992, Maine Medical Center, Portland, Cumberland County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     10. Elizabeth Pearl Akerley,   b. 29 Jul 1905, Newcastle Creek, Canning Parish, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1979, Park Avenue, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     11. Bessie Mildred Akerley,   b. 7 Mar 1907, Newcastle Creek, Canning Parish, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1979, Central Maine Medical Center, Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     12. Ruby May Akerley,   b. 23 May 1908, Newcastle Creek, Canning Parish, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1911, Newcastle Creek, Canning Parish, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     13. Walter DeBlois Akerley,   b. 6 Jul 1911, Newcastle Creek, Canning Parish, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1986, Middlesex Memorial Hospital, Haddam, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     14. Basil MacFarlane Akerley,   b. 16 Jul 1913, Newcastle Creek, Canning Parish, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1998, Sebastacook Valley Hospital, Pittsfield, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    Photos
    George and Ethel Akerley; David and Louise Palmer
    George and Ethel Akerley; David and Louise Palmer
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    George and Ethel Akerley; David and Louise Palmer
    George and Ethel Akerley; David and Louise Palmer
    (back)
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    Akerleys
    Akerleys
    Ethel Madora Flower and nine of her children
    Akerley family
    Akerley family
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    Akerley family
    Akerley family
    taken at Rubie and Velma (Akerley) Johnson's 50th anniversary, 1965
    Documents
    George Akeley and Madora Flower
    George Akeley and Madora Flower
    marriage record
    Last Modified 9 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F1503  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Nov 1868 - Newcastle Creek, Canning Parish, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 10 Nov 1869 - New Brunswick, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1871 - Canning Parish, Newcastle, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Oct 1890 - Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 29 Apr 1891 - Canning Parish, Newcastle, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1901 - Newcastle Creek, Canning Parish, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1911 - Chipman Parish, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 26 Apr 1930 - Willow Street, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Dec 1931 - 218 Newman Street, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 8 Dec 1931 - Mount Auburn Cemetery, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    George Leverett Akerley
    George Leverett Akerley
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    Handwriting by Verna Akerley
    George Leverett Akerley
    George Leverett Akerley
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    Documents
    George Leverett Akerley
    George Leverett Akerley
    death record

    Headstones
    George Leverett Akerley
    George Leverett Akerley
    George Leverett Akerley

  • Sources 
    1. [S122] 1901 Census of Canada, Page 2, Dwelling 11, Family 12, George Akerley.

    2. [S610] 1871 Census of Canada, Sheet 30, Dwelling 88, Family 109, Leonard Akerly household.

    3. [S121] 1891 Census of Canada, Page 29, Family 136, George Akerley household.

    4. [S122] 1901 Census of Canada, Page 2, Dwelling 11, Family 12, George Akerley household.

    5. [S162] 1911 Census of Canada, Page 20, Dwelling 184, Family 185, George Akerly household.

    6. [S39] 1930 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), ED 1-4, Sheet 15A, Dwelling 283 Family 446, George Akerley household.

    7. [S641] Index to New Brunswick Marriages, New Brunswick Provincial Archives, Number 1008-Code B4/1890-Microfilm F13654.

    8. [S121] 1891 Census of Canada, Page 29, Family 136, George Akerley.

    9. [S162] 1911 Census of Canada, Page 20, Dwelling 184, Family 185, George Akerly.

    10. [S642] Index to Death Certificates, New Brunswick Provincial Archives, Registration 76051-Volume 076-Microfilm F18979.

    11. [S101] Headstone, 5Apr2009.

    12. [S47] Index to Marriage Bonds, 1810-1932, New Brunswick Provincial Archives, Microfilm F-9092-Reference 1860-6644, with name spelled Akerly.