An American Family History


The Akard Family
of Sullivan County, Tennessee

  also spelled Ekert  

Jacob Akard was born about 1740 in Germany.

He married Susannah Latture.

Elizabeth Mariah Akard (1771, married David Bushon),
Mary Akard (1776),
Frederick Akard (1778),
Catherine Akard (1778, married Jonathan Conant),
Jacob Akard (1781, married Nancy White),
John Akard (1783), and
Adam Akard (1786).


Adam Akard was born about 1786 in Virginia,. His parents were  Jacob Akard and Susannah Margaretha Latture.

He married Elizabeth Wassom.

Samuel Akard (1821)
David Akard ( 1829)

In 1814, during the War of 1812, Adam was on Captain William King's muster.

Adam died on August 21, 1829


Samuel Akard was born about 1821.

He married Elizabeth Latture.

Henry Joseph Akard (1853, married Sarah Adeline Smith)



  David Akard