Obituary for Eliza S. Akers, wife of Peter Akers, editor of the newspaper in which the obituary was printed. Eliza was 18 years old and died May 22, 1821. Envelope with printed return address "The Wagner Vienna Institute" in Baltimore, Maryland. Eliza's maiden name was Eliza S. Faris.
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Eliza S. Faris Akers was the wife of Peter Akers who became a Methodist Circuit Rider in Kentucky. The following citation includes stories about Eliza Akers: Peter Akers: Methodist Circuit Rider and Educator (1790-1886) by T. Walter Johnson in the Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society (1908-1984) Vol. 32, No. 4 (Dec., 1939), pp. 417-441 Published by: University of Illinois Press on behalf of the Illinois State Historical Society.