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Abigail Briggs (Akeley) (1786 - 1852)

Abigail Akeley (Baraccordin) (deceased)

Abigail Akeley (Wilder) (1765 - 1840)

Abner C. Akeley (1850 - d.)

Albert Akeley (deceased)

Alice M. Akeley (1874 - d.)

Alonzo Akeley (deceased)

Archibald Akeley (1886 - 1972)

Carl Akeley ("father of modern taxidermy") (1864 - 1926)

Carl Ethan Akeley (19 May 1864 - 18 November 1926) was a taxidermist, sculptor, biologist, conservationist, inventor, and nature photographer, noted for his contributions to American museums, most no...

Cynthia Akeley (Chase) (1792 - 1827)

Daniel Webster Akeley (1833 - 1905)

Daniel Webster Akeley (1834 - 1921)

Delia J. Akeley (1875 - 1970)

Delia Julia Akeley (1875 – 1970), commonly known by her nickname, Mickie, was an American explorer. She was born in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, a daughter of Patrick and Margaret (Hanberry) Denning...

Doris Heymann Akeley (1894 - 1969)

Elizabeth Akeley (Moody) (1773 - 1842)

Elizabeth Akeley (Penny) (1774 - 1856)

Emma Akeley (Rhodes) (1857 - d.)

Fannie Akeley (French) (1791 - 1859)

Fanny Maria (Akeley) Arters (1854 - 1898)

Maria traces back to Francis Akeley, who participated in the Boston Tea Party, then lost his life at the Battle of Bunker Hill in June 1775 (fought atop Breed's Hill). The stalwart Col. William Prescot...

Francis Akeley, Jr., Rev. War veteran (1751 - 1840)

He spent some time at Lancaster, MA. His line of work was not known. He enlisted on February 17, 1777 at what is now Guilford, VT, for the town of Westmoreland, NH. He was a private in Captain George A...

Francis Akeley, Sr., Rev. War militiaman (c.1731 - 1775)

Francis participated in the Boston Tea Party in December 1773. Per family tradition, he died at the Battle of Bunker Hill in June 1775 (fought on Breed's Hill).

Frank Grosvenor Akeley (deceased)

Frank Dennis Akeley (deceased)

Fred W. Akeley (deceased)

Glenn Edna Hopson (Akeley) (deceased)

Helen O. Akeley (1873 - 1873)

Henry Akeley (1786 - d.)

Herman F. Akeley (1876 - 1878)

Jakob Gabrielsen Akeley (b. - 1633)

James T. Akeley (1921 - 1959)

Jane Eliza Akeley (1815 - 1886)

John Akeley, Rev. War veteran (c.1757 - 1819)

Serving as a drummer boy, John was a private in Lt. David Burt's and Lt. Johnathan Hale's Companies, which marched on April 21, 1775, in response to the Lexington Alarm of April 19, 1775, to Brookfield...

Joseph Akeley (1789 - 1876)

Joseph Akeley, Rev. War veteran (1752 - 1808)

Joyce Bradley Akeley (1938 - 2009)

Julia Ann Akeley (Herrick) (1832 - 1900)

Julia Akeley (Glidden) (deceased)

Julia Marie Akeley (Glidden) (1835 - 1909)

Karen Akeley (Abildgaard) (deceased)

Laura Townsend (Akeley) (deceased)

Laura Lavway Akeley (deceased)

Lawrence Carl Akeley (b. - 2007)

Levi Erastus Akeley (1827 - 1894)

Our late Akeley-Briggs family historian, Ethel Young, told me that Levi and his family lived in a house along the curve in the road in Akeley, PA. Seems the house was torn down a number of years ago.

Levi Akeley (1791 - 1844)

"In the Spring, on April 12, 1844, his life was cut short by a frightful accident in a sawmill where he was working [his farm was near sister's home, occupied by the late Dr. Aaron Dougherty]. In this ...

Margaret Akeley (Durant) (deceased)

Mariam Akeley (Ward) (c.1764 - 1850)

Mary Akeley (deceased)

Mary Jobe Akeley (1886 - 1966)

Mary Jobe Akeley was an explorer and naturalist and the wife of Carl E. Akeley. She is famous as one of the earliest women explorers in Africa where she helped her husband hunt and photograph animals...

Mehitable Akeley (deceased)

Mina Hamm (Akeley) (deceased)

Muriel Akeley (Silverman) (deceased)

Phinetta "Nettie" Steward Akeley (deceased)

Rita Bradley Akeley (deceased)

Roger Pierson Akeley, Sr. (1914 - 1983)

Samuel Akeley, Rev. War veteran (c.1762 - 1861)

Samuel enlisted in the Rev. War forces at Topsham, Maine in 1780 and served 3 years in Thomas Jackson' Company.

Sarah Akeley (deceased)

Tabitha Akeley (Bull) (1730 - 1799)

Tabitha Akeley (1753 - 1798)

Thomas Akeley, Rev. War veteran (1755 - 1850)

DAR Ancestor # A000909 Revolutionary War veteran-----Answered the call on April 19, 1775, from Lexington, MA. Revolutionary War Record: Thomas Akeley appears with the rank of private in Captain Josep...

William Akeley, War of 1812 (1769 - 1814)

William had no children. Killed at the Battle of Plattsburg, NY, War of 1812, September 11, 1814. No children.