Sixth Generation


778. Whitfield ACKLEY was born on 24 May 1805 in Schoharie , New York.27,382,426,540,685,882,883,884 He was living in 1830 in Washington Township, Licking , Ohio.420 He was living in 1840 in Blanchester, Clinton, Ohio.421 885 Whitfield Administrator on 19 August 1845 in Ohio.90 Administrator's Sale: At Matthew CHAMBER's house 27 Sep 1845,
Property of Charles PROCTOR of Blanchard tp, deceased. land
description. Whitfiled ACKLEY, adm'r Aug 19, 1845. He was living in 1850 in Riley, Putnam , Ohio.382 On 10 August 1850 he was a Farmer in Riley, Putnam , Ohio.382 Whitfield appeared in the census in 1860 in Indiana. He was living in 1860 in Clear Springs, LaGrange , Indiana.882 On 21 August 1860 he was a Farmer in Clear Spring, Jackson, Indiana.882 Whitfield appeared in the census between 1870 and 1880 in Michigan. He was living in 1870 in Columbia , Van Buren , Michigan.540 living with son Demitrius He was living in 1880 in Chickering , Berrien , Michigan.685 Whitfield died on 24 January 1890 at the age of 84 in Chikaming, Berrien , Michigan.884 He appeared in the census 1830, 1840 & 1850 in Ohio. Biography of426 The member of the family in whom we are particular interested is Whittfield, who was born in Schoharie County. N. Y, May 7, 1805, and
accompanied his parents to Ohio when fourteen. He was a well-informed man, but his education was mainly self-acquired. He served as Justice of the Peace and in other official capacities in the Buckeye State.
In 1836, Whitfield Ackley removed to Putnam County, Ohio, where he entered a tract of eighty acres and for many years devoted his attention to its improvement. In 1854, he came West to La­grange, Ind., where be was bereaved by the death of his wife, an estimable lady, known in maiden hood as Mary Chambers. . She was born in Wash­ington County, Pa., and was the daughter of James and Jane (Wharrey) Chambers, who emigrated from County Down, Ireland, to the United States, prior to the War of 1S12. Their first home was in Pennsylvania, and from that State they re­moved to Ohio, settling in Licking County. They reared a family of six sons and five daughters. Mr. Chambers, who participated in the War of 1812 as a private, followed the trade of a farmer and weaver. Religiously, he anti his wife are mem­bers of the Presbyterian Church.
Eight children were born to Whitfield and Mary Ackley, namely: Levi, our subject; James H.; Alexis and Martha J., who died at the ages respect­ively of nineteen and. thirty-two years; Deme­trius, Edwin R., who died in childhood; William W., who passed away when twenty-four; and Ho­mera Robbins. Whitfield Ackley removed to Michigan in 1867, and made his home with his children until his second marriage, in May, 1871, when he was united with Mrs. Hilliard, of Berrien County. He died in that county, in January, 1890. He was a man of upright character and un­flinching integrity, and, in his religions views was identified with the. Presbyterian Church.

Whitfield ACKLEY and Mary CHAMBERS were married on 25 October 1827 in Licking, Ohio, United States.5,382,472,869,870 Probate records has date as Oct. 30, 1827 by James Cunningham VDM Mary CHAMBERS, daughter of James CHAMBERS and Jane WHORRY, was born on 25 September 1803 in Washington, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States.382,429 She appeared in the census in 1850 in Ohio. She died on 7 February 1856 at the age of 52 in Lagrange, La Grange, Indiana, United States.40,429 Mary was buried in Osborn Cemetery, LaGrange, LaGrange , Indiana.40

Whitfield ACKLEY-28820 and Mary CHAMBERS-28821 had the following children:

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Pvt Levi ACKLEY-488.

1825

ii.

James Harvey ACKLEY was born on 29 January 1830 in Ohio.5,426 He was christened on 24 May 1830 in Martinsburgh, Knox , Ohio.5,886 He died on 14 January 1837 at the age of 6.887

1826

iii.

Samuel Alexis ACKLEY was born on 19 January 1833 in Ohio.5,27,382,426 He was christened on 24 June 1833 in Martinsburgh, Knox , Ohio.5,886 He appeared in the census in 1850 in Ohio. Samuel died on 15 November 1851 at the age of 18.426

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Martha Jane ACKLEY-502.

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Demitrius ACKLEY-504.

1829

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Edwin Ruthvin ACKLEY was born on 7 February 1842.426 He died on 22 September 1847 at the age of 5.426

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vii.

William Wallace ACKLEY-522.

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viii.

Homera ACKLEY-524.

1832

ix.

Elizabeth ACKLEY was born about 1852 in Indiana.882 She appeared in the census in 1860 in Indiana.

1833

x.

Charlotte ACKLEY was born about 1855 in Indiana.882 1860 IN census lists as male?? She appeared in the census in 1860 in Indiana.

Whitfield ACKLEY and Nancy OLIVER were married on 4 March 1857 in Lagrange, La Grange, Indiana, United States.882,888 They882,888 were divorced on 18 August 1868 in Lagrange, La Grange, Indiana, United States.889 Nancy OLIVER was born about 1826 in New York, United States.882 She appeared in the census in 1860 in Indiana.

Whitfield ACKLEY and Joanna PHELPS were married on 14 March 1872 in Chickaming, Berrien, Michigan.5,685,883 Joanna PHELPS was born in June 1813 in New York, United States.685,883,890 She appeared in the census in 1880 in Michigan. She died on 3 August 1892 at the age of 79 in Chikaming, Berrien , Michigan.890