Valsie May Peters


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Peter Dillard Akers Sr.

Valsie May Peters

  • Born: 3 Sep 1903, Virginia
  • Marriage: Peter Dillard Akers Sr.
  • Died: 12 Aug 1994, Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., VA at age 90
  • Buried: Pigg River Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Swenfield Rd, Franklin Co., VA

bullet  General Notes:

The 1930 Federal Census for Long Branch, Franklin Co., Virginia, District 11, page 122A, dated April 4, 1930 records Valsie Peters (26 - VA) with her parenents William W. (68 - VA/VA/VA) and Laura (50 - VA/VA/VA) Peters and brother Howard Peters (17 - VA). William is a farmer and has been married since the age of 23, while Laura has been married since the age of 18.

The SSDI records:
Valsie P. Akers
SSN: 223-62-9649
Last Residence: 24151 Rocky Mount, Franklin, Virginia
Born: 3 Sep 1903
Died: 12 Aug 1994
State (Year) SSN issued: Virginia (1962)

AKERS, Valsie (Peters): 3 Sep 1903 - 12 Aug 1994
Source: online newspaper archive
The Roanoke Times, (VA) - August 14, 1994
AKERS, Valsie Peters, 90, of Rocky Mount, died Friday, August 12, 1994, at Franklin Memorial Hospital. Born September 3, 1903, she was the daughter of the late William and Laura Dowdy Peters. She was the wife of the late Peter D. Akers Sr. Surviving are one brother and sister-in-law, Howard and Clara Peters, Bassett, Va.; one sister-in-law, Elsie Peters, Roanoke, Va.; a special friend, Katie Bennett, Rocky Mount, Va.; special nieces and nephews; five stepdaughters, and sons-in-law, Eleanor A. Bowling, Vinton, Va., Thelma A. Montgomery, Boones Mill, Va., Beatrice Akers, Boones Mill, Va., Ruby and Jack Prillaman, Vinton, Va., Merle and Thomas Prillaman, Roanoke, Va.; four stepsons and daughters-in-law, C. W. and Mildred Akers, Rocky Mount, Va., P. D. and Ideal Akers Jr., Rocky Mount, Va., John Herbert and Doris Akers, Culpepper, Va., E.C. and Irene Akers, Roanoke, Va.; several stepgrandchildren; stepgreat-grandchildren and stepgreat-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Sunday, August 14, 1994, at 2 p.m. at Pigg River Primitive Baptist Church, Callaway, Va. with Elder Junior Connor and Elder Lane Carter officiating. Burial will follow in Pigg River Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. Lynch Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

bullet  Research Notes:

William Wise Peters
Birth: 15 August 1861 -- Franklin County, Virginia
Death: 25 August 1938 -- Franklin County, Virginia

Everline Huldah Adams - 26 February 1885 - Franklin County, Virginia
Laura Lee Dowdy - 26 December 1897 - Franklin County, Virginia


Valsie married Peter Dillard Akers Sr., son of Edward Christopher Akers and Virginia Franklin Fralin. (Peter Dillard Akers Sr. was born on 19 Dec 1882 in Franklin Co., VA, died on 2 Mar 1983 in Franklin Co., VA and was buried in Pigg River Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Swenfield Rd, Franklin Co., VA.)

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