Fifth Generation


500. Gibbon Jewitt ACKLEY appeared in the census between 1840 and 1850 in Ohio. He was born on 2 October 1789 in East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States.5,21,382 Barbour Collection spells first name Gibbons
1850 OH census puts birth date at ca 1795
LDS also puts birth at ca 1800, Akron, OH He was living about 1825 in Lansing, Tompkins, New York.667 About 1828 Gibbon was in McLean, Tompkins, New York.679 He was living in 1840 in North Akron, Summit , Ohio.421 He was living in 1850 in Portage Lakes, Summit, Ohio.382 On 11 October 1850 Gibbon was a Merchant in Portage Lakes, Summit, Ohio.382 He signed a will on 4 July 1851 in Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States.680 In the name of the Benevolent Father of all, I Gibbons J. Ackley of Akron in the County of Summit and State of Ohio do make and publish this my last will and testament hereby revoking all former wills made by me.

I give and bequeath to my brother Julius Ackley of Ithaca in the State of New York the sum of two hundred dollars to be paid by my executrix herein after name out of my estate in discharge of a moral obligation which I am under to my said brother.

I give ? and bequeath all my estate of whatever ? real personal and mixed to my dear wife Amanda Ackley subject to the payment of the legacy above mentioned and all just debts and charges ? ? by her controlled appropriated and expended in the maintenance of herself and in the maintenance and education of our children as she shall see fit without being accountable therefore to any ? ?. And I also wish my dear wife to extend the benefit of this pension to Dwight Hibbard the son of my deceased daughter to such extent as she may at any time see fit.

I appoint my dear wife Amanda Ackley to be the Executrix of the my last will and testament and also to be the Guardian of our children.

In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 4th day of July 1851. Signed and acknowledged by the said Gibbons J Ackley as his last will and testament in our presence and signed by us in his presence.

W.J.C. Otis, Alexander Fisher He died on 9 July 1851 at the age of 61 in Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States.681 he died between July 4, 1851 (the date on his will) and August 15, 1851 (the date his will was entered into probate court) His Obituary appeared in the The Summit Beacon on 16 July 1851 in Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States On Wednesday, the 9th instant of Dysentery; supervening a Chronic Affection of the Bowels, Gibbons J Ackley, aged fifty-six years and six months.
Mr A was born in East Haddam, Conn, moved from New York to Ohio and settled first in Chardon, Geauga county in 1829. After prosecuting a successful business there for several years, he removed to this place in 18?4 and was among the first who settled in the part of Akron known as North Akron. He became closely identified with the interests of the place and has done much towards building up that part of the town.
As a man he was retiring and unassuming in his manners; as a husband, always devoted; as a father, fond and tenderly solicitous for the welfare of his children; and as a friend, kind, and ever willing and ready to administer to the wants of the needy and distressed.
Through all his sickness he was remarkably patient and submissive. His last moments were calm and peaceful. Gibbon had his estate probated on 15 August 1851 in Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States.680 He was buried in Glendale Cemetery, Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States.682 Will of Gibbons J. Ackley

Be it Remembered that at a Special Session of the Court of Common [Pleas] begun and held at the Court House in the town of Akron County of Summit and State of Ohio on the fifteenth day of August in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and fifty one by and before Sylvester H. ?, John ? and Peter ? ? ? Judges of the Court of Common Pleas within and for the County and State aforesaid, the last Will and Testament of Gibbons J. Ackley late of Portage in said County deceased is this day produced in Court for probate and William J.C. Otis and Alexander Fisher the subscribing witnesses to said will appear and in open Court on oath ? ? ? that they saw the the said Gibbons J. Ackley the Testator subscribe said instrument and heard him publish and declare the same to be his last will and testament and that the said Testator was at the time of executing the same of full age of sound mind and memory and not under any restraint and that they subscribed said will as ? in the presence of the Testator and in the presence of each other whereupon the Court considering said will as duly proved do approve the same and order that said Will and Probate be recorded. Which said Will and Probate follows ?????

In the name of the Benevolent Father of all, I Gibbons J. Ackley of Akron in the County of Summit and State of Ohio do make and publish this my last will and testament hereby revoking all former wills made by me.

I give and bequeath to my brother Julius Ackley of Ithaca in the State of New York the sum of two hundred dollars to be paid by my executrix herein after name out of my estate in discharge of a moral obligation which I am under to my said brother.

I give ? and bequeath all my estate of whatever ? real personal and mixed to my dear wife Amanda Ackley subject to the payment of the legacy above mentioned and all just debts and charges ? ? by her controlled appropriated and expended in the maintenance of herself and in the maintenance and education of our children as she shall see fit without being accountable therefore to any ? ?. And I also wish my dear wife to extend the benefit of this pension to Dwight Hibbard the son of my deceased daughter to such extent as she may at any time see fit.

I appoint my dear wife Amanda Ackley to be the Executrix of the my last will and testament and also to be the Guardian of our children.

In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 4th day of July 1851. Signed and acknowledged by the said Gibbons J Ackley as his last will and testament in our presence and signed by us in his presence.

W.J.C. Otis, Alexander Fisher

We William J.C. Otis and Alexander Fisher the subscribing witnesses to the last Will and Testament of Gibbons J. Ackley late of Akron Summit County deceased being duly sworn ? and say that we saw the testator sign said Will and Testament that we attested and subscribed the same as witnesses in his presence, that the testator when he signed said Will and Testament was of a sound mind and memory of full age and not under any restraint.

Sworn and subscribed in open Court August 15th AD 1851
Attest W.B. Stone Dept Clerk

Gibbon Jewitt ACKLEY and Amanda CADY were married on 11 April 1822.5,382,683 Amanda CADY, daughter of Zadock CADY and Lucy LITTLE, was born on 10 March 1803 in Moravia, Cayuga, New York.382,467,683,684 She was living in 1860 in Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States.467 She was living in 1880 in Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan.685 living with son in-law Isaac Parsons 1880 Amanda died of rheumatism on 26 May 1894 at the age of 91.680 She was buried in Glendale Cemetery, Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States.680 Section 2, lot 107 She appeared in the census 1850, 1860 & 1880 in Ohio. Amanda appeared in the following News Article from the 680 To Be Buried Here
The body of Mrs. Amanda Ackley was brought from Saginaw, Mich., to Akron today for burial. Many years ago she was a resident of Akron and was the mother of the late Mrs. James B. Storer of this city. She was 91 years of age and has been living with her daughter, Mrs. Parsons of Saginaw. Her Death Notice appeared in the 680 Died

ACKLEY- In Saginaw, Mich., Mrs Amanda Ackley, aged 91 years.
Body was brought to this city and interred today.

Gibbon Jewitt ACKLEY-3393 and Amanda CADY-3394 had the following children:

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Lucy Ann ACKLEY-3395.

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Nancy Jane ACKLEY-3398.

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Amanda Hellen ACKLEY was born on 15 June 1827 in Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States.5,71,683 Also lists as Amelia Hellen She died on 13 April 1828 at the age of 0.71,683

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Franklin Jewett ACKLEY was born on 26 February 1829 in Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States.5,683 He died on 11 April 1834 at the age of 5.683

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Charles Homer ACKLEY appeared in the census between 1850 and 1860 in Ohio. He was born on 27 November 1834 in Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States.5,382,467,683 On 11 October 1850 he was a Clerk in Portage Lakes, Summit, Ohio.382 In 1860 Charles was a Clerk in Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States.467 He was living in 1860 in Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States.467 living with mother Amanda 1860 He died of inflammation of the liver on 23 November 1868 at the age of 33.680,683,686 grave records has year as 1867 Charles was buried in Glendale Cemetery, Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States.51,680 Section 2, lot 106

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Helen Caroline ACKLEY-3407.

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Pvt Franklin Cady ACKLEY Sr-3408.

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Lucy Maria ACKLEY-3456.