Evelyn Elizabeth Chandler


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Evelyn Elizabeth Chandler

  • Born: 30 Apr 1909, Drakes Branch, Charlotte Co., VA
  • Marriage: Herman Ould Akers on 22 Dec 1932 in Roanoke, VA
  • Died: 22 May 1993, Roanoke City, VA at age 84
  • Buried: Sherwood Memorial Park, Salem, VA

bullet  General Notes:

The SSD Index records:
Evelyn E. Akers
SSN: 231-24-4526
Born: 30 May 1909
Died: 22 May 1993
State (Year) SSN issued: Virginia (Before 1951)

Sherwood Memorial Park, Salem, VA
AKERS, Evelyn Elizabeth 30 Apr 1909 - 22 May 1993 Wid of Herman Ould Akers

Notes from former son-in-law, Derald Hagen, report:
Evelyn Chandler Akers was from Drakes Branch, Charlotte Co, VA. From this, various census records, and the fact that Evelyn was a nurse one can conclude the following regarding her family:

1920 United States Federal Census Roanoke Magisterial District, Charlotte Co., Virginia, District 26, page 201B records Evelyn E. Chandler (10) living with her parents John W. (33 - VA/VA/VA) and Mary E. (33 - VA/VA/PA) Chandler and siblings Inez V. (11 - VA), Earnest T. (8 - VA), and May W. (7 - NC) living on the road from Drakes Branch to Franks Store and Harrisburg.

1930 United States Federal Census Roanoke Magisterial District, Charlotte Co., Virginia, District 11, page 126A records John W. Chandler (43 - VA) (indexed as Chandley at ancestry.com) with his wife Mary E. (43 - VA) and daughter Mary W. (17 - NC) living on the Harrisburg Road. John is still farming and has been married for 23 years.
In 1930, Evelyn E. Chandler is a nurse working in Roanoke, VA: The 1930 Federal Census for Roanoke, VA, District 18, Highland Ward, Shenandoah Hospital records Evelyn E. Chandler (20) as a nurse living and working at 712 Campbell Avenue.


Evelyn married Herman Ould Akers, son of William Eugene Akers and Charlotte Lina Howell Rutledge, on 22 Dec 1932 in Roanoke, VA. (Herman Ould Akers was born on 19 Sep 1903 in Concord, Appomattox Co., VA, died on 14 Jul 1973 in Roanoke City, Virginia and was buried in Sherwood Memorial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., VA.)

bullet  Marriage Notes:

The marriage certificate for Herman Ould Akers and Evelyn Elizabeth Chandler can be found at the Roanoke City, VA Clerk's Office. The parents are listed as Wm E. Akers, husband of Linda Rutledge and James W. Chandler, husband of Mary E. Wood. Herman is a brakeman for the N&W Rail Road and was born in Concord, VA. Evelyn was born in Mt. Laurel, VA. Herman was divorced and Evelyn was single. [Vol 4 Page 165 Line 15]

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