Fourth Generation


90. Pvt Joel ACKLEY was born on 17 April 1742 in East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States.4,5,51,84,209 He was baptized on 17 April 1743 in East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States.5,10 He was living about 1770 in East Hartland, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. 210 Joel was living in 1776 in New York City, New York, United States.211 On 17 December 1776he Enlisted in the New York line 8th Company 3rd Regiment in New York, United States80 He appeared in the census in 1790 in Connecticut. Joel was living in 1790 in Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States.99 He received a military pension on 4 August 1790 in New York, United States173,174 Pension # NY 6748
assignee John N Blecker He died on 18 August 1801 at the age of 59 in Canandaigua, Ontario, New York, United States.40,51,84,209 Joel was buried in Woolhouse/Hunn Cemetery, Canandaigua, Ontario , New York.40,51,127 Joel's grave stone is the broken off one to the left of his wife's He served in the military in the Revolutionary War in the New York Continental Line 1st & 3rd Regiment.10,174,209,211 served from 1776 to the end of the Revolution

Placed on pension roll 15 May 1819
Commenced Pension 1 May 1818 at age 80
annual pension 96.00, received 239.74 as of 1885 He balloted to receive Revolutionary War bounty land beginning in mid 1790. in Enfield, Tompkins, New York, United States.212 A total of 310 Lots (containing 600 acres per lot) from the area known as the Military Tract of Central NY, fall within the current boundaries of Tompkins County. From this total, 16 lots were cited as reserved for Gospel, Church or Schools. In the Township of Dryden, an additional 5 lots were NOT initially balloted due to boundary conflicts and were cited as 'Interferes With Massachusetts'. The remaining 289 bounty land lots and corresponding names are found on this list. Lots were balloted as bounty land to eligible soldiers or their heirs and assignees beginning in mid 1790.
Joel was dicharged from the military at the end of the Revolutionary Wa Joel owned a home in E Hartland CT as well as his brothers Hezekiah and Benjamin.
Joel and his wife joined the church in E Hartland CT on 2 Aug 1770.
Joel Ackley was made an Ensign of the third company in the 26th Regiment of state troops. He served as a member of two different NY companies during the revolution and received 600 acre grant of land in Ulysses township in what is now Tompkins Co., NY. He sold his right to the land in Jul 1783.

Pvt Joel ACKLEY and Lois BROWN were married.10,189 Lois BROWN was born on 1 July 1740 in Connecticut.10,51 She died on 29 April 1813 at the age of 72 in Canandaigua, Ontario, New York, United States.10,51 She was buried in Woolhouse/Hunn Cemetery, Canandaigua, Ontario , New York.51,90

Pvt Joel ACKLEY-1252 and Lois BROWN-1253 had the following children:

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Lucy ACKLEY-1254.

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Pvt Joel ACKLEY-1259.

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Abner Brown ACKLEY-1261.

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Simon ACKLEY was christened on 24 September 1769 in East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States.5 He died on 29 January 1770.213 He was buried in East Hartland Cemetery, East Hartland, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.213

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Simon ACKLEY-1268.

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Harris ACKLEY was christened on 6 February 1773 in East Hartland, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.5

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Aaron ACKLEY was born on 13 September 1773 in Hartland, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.5 He was baptized on 31 October 1773 in East Hartland, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.5,214 baptised by Aaron Church He died on 16 January 1776 at the age of 2 in Hartland, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.215 Aaron was buried in East Hartland Cemetery, East Hartland, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.215

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Lois ACKLEY-1272.

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Sarah ACKLEY was baptized on 28 June 1778.5

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Capt Aaron ACKLEY-1278.

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Maj Jesse ACKLEY-1374.

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Nancy ACKLEY-1400.

Pvt Joel ACKLEY and Anna BURNS were married on 28 August 1798 in Sussex , New Jersey.216,217 Anna BURNS was born (date unknown).