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Aker Family of Wythe County, Virginia.

 

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Pictured here, beginning clockwise from the upper left are:Will Frye, George Aker, Noah Aker, Bellamy Aker, Miss Annie, Andy Aker, and Leon Aker.

Noah Aker is my 3G-Grandfather he served the Confederacy in the Civil War and is buried in a family cemetary on a hill top near Piney in Wythe Co, VA. His son Leon Aker is my 2G-Grandfather. Little Miss Annie is the daughter of George Aker. Will Frye married one of Noah's daughters. The other gentlemen are all brothers of Leon and sons of Noah Aker. Andy Aker and George Aker ran a general store in the area, and when Will Frye joined the business, it was known as Aker and Frye.