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Leonard Otty Akerley

Male 1890 - 1951  (60 years)


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  • Name Leonard Otty Akerley 
    Born 12 Jul 1890  Queenstown, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Also Known As Otty Leonard Akerley 
    Birth 12 Jul 1891  Newcastle Creek, Canning Parish, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Immigration
    • Imigrated in 1906 shown on 1920 census
    Residence 1901  Newcastle Creek, Canning Parish, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Immigration 1915 
    • Taken from 1930 Census, 1920 Census lists 1906 as immigration year.
    MILF
    Occupation Inspector, auto factory  [1, 5
    Occupation Salesman for White Star Refinery  [6
    Occupation self-employed, service station and grocery  [2
    Occupation shoemaker  [7
    Residence 10 Jan 1920  103 Smith Avenue, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 8 Apr 1930  Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Died 27 Apr 1951  Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Buried Royal Oak Cemetery, Detroit, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • When living in Auburn, Maine he worked in the finishing room at Field Bros. & Gross Shoe Factory.

      1930 Detroit, Michigan Census lists living with Tillie and her daughter, Helen Havelock (age 22) on West Bethume Avenue. Working as a salesman for White Star Refin. Imigrated in 1915.

      1920: also in household are sister-in-law Helen Cruikshank, age 29, and roomer Edwin H. Thomas, age 36.


      World War I Draft Registration Card shows date of birth 12 July 1890 and lists place of birth as Queenstown, New Brunswick, Canada. It lists him as a citizen of the U. S. A.

      DR says b. 12Jul1890
    Person ID I2166  Reed
    Last Modified 14 Apr 2018 

    Father George Leverett Akerley,   b. 10 Nov 1868, Newcastle Creek, Canning Parish, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1931, 218 Newman Street, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother 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  [10
    Notes 
    • Copy of Marriage Certificate in file
    Photos
    George and Ethel Akerley; David and Louise Palmer
    George and Ethel Akerley; David and Louise Palmer
    (front)
    George and Ethel Akerley; David and Louise Palmer
    George and Ethel Akerley; David and Louise Palmer
    (back)
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    Akerleys
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    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
    Family ID F1503  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Annie Theresa Cunion,   b. Oct 1884, Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1913, Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 28 years) 
    Married 31 Jul 1911  St. Patrick's Church, Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Documents
    Leonard Akerley and Annie Cunion
    Leonard Akerley and Annie Cunion
    marriage record
    Last Modified 20 Jul 2013 
    Family ID F1509  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Cecile Ethel Cruikshank,   b. 20 Jan 1888, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1968, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 6 Feb 1915  Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Divorced 25 Mar 1924  Wayne, Wayne County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Children 
     1. Paul Richard Akerley,   b. 31 Jan 1916, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1998, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Documents
    Leonard Akerley and Cecile Cruikshank
    Leonard Akerley and Cecile Cruikshank
    divorce record
    Otty Akerley and Cecile Cruikshank
    Otty Akerley and Cecile Cruikshank
    marriage record
    Last Modified 18 May 2019 
    Family ID F1510  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Tillie Pillon,   b. 13 Apr 1883, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1973, Alma, Gratiot County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married Abt 1927 
    Family ID F1511  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Jul 1890 - Queenstown, New Brunswick, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 12 Jul 1891 - Newcastle Creek, Canning Parish, 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 MapsMarried - 31 Jul 1911 - St. Patrick's Church, Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 6 Feb 1915 - Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 10 Jan 1920 - 103 Smith Avenue, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDivorced - 25 Mar 1924 - Wayne, Wayne County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 8 Apr 1930 - Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Apr 1951 - Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Royal Oak Cemetery, Detroit, Michigan Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Birth Record
    Birth Record
    Child AKERLEY, LEONARD OTTY
    Sex M
    Date of Birth 1891 | 07 | 12 (Y-M-D)
    Place NEWCASTLE CREEK
    County QUEENS
    Father AKERLEY, GEORGE LEVERETT
    Mother FLOWER, ETHEL MAHLORA
    Code 1891-A-8
    Microfilm F18780
    Leonard Otty Akerley
    Leonard Otty Akerley
    WWI draft card
    Leonard Otty Akerley
    Leonard Otty Akerley
    WWII draft card

  • Sources 
    1. [S80] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc, Provo, UT, USA, 2005. ), Registration State: Michigan; Registration County: Wayne; Roll: 2023749; Draft Board: 02.

    2. [S681] World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc, Provo, UT, USA, 2005. ), Records of the Selective Service System, 1926-1975; Record Group Number: 147.

    3. [S638] Index to Late Registration of Births, New Brunswick Provincial Archives, Code 1891-A-8, Microfilm F18780.

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

    5. [S300] 1920 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), ED 43, Sheet 9A, Dwelling 93, Family 135, Otty Akerley household.

    6. [S376] 1930 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule).

    7. [S103] “Maine Marriage Records, 1705-1922”, 1908-1922 Vital Records; Roll #: 1.

    8. [S376] 1930 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), ED 82-59, Sheet 7B, Dwelling 12, Family 12, Otty Akerley household.

    9. [S901] “Michigan Death Records, 1867-1950”, File Number: 425502.

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

    11. [S940] “Michigan Marriage Records, 1867-1952”, ilm: 125; Film Description: 1915 Oceana-1915 Wayn.

    12. [S709] “Michigan Divorce Records, 1897-1952”, State File Number: 82 980-Docket Number: 106825.