First Generation


1. Abel (Abram) ACKLEY was born about 1810 in New York.1,2 1860 OH census puts birth date as ca 1810
Cynthia Richardson has birth as ca 1823 On 26 June 1860 he was a Horse Dealer in Cincinnati, Hamilton , Ohio.1 He appeared in the census in 1860 in Ohio. Abel was living in 1860 in Cincinnati, Hamilton , Ohio.1 He sold land Lorenzo Wesson 10 acres on 7 March 1871 in Harrison, Ross , Ohio3 Know all men by these present we Abel Ackley and Roda Ackley, his wife, of Harrison Township of the County of Ross and State of Ohio in consideration of the sum of Sixty Dollars to us paid by Lorenzo Wesson the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged do hereby grant, bargain, sell and convey to the said Wesson, his heirs, and assigns forever the following real estate situated in the County of Ross in the State of
Ohio and in the Township of Harrison and bounded and described as follows:
Ten acres in the South West corner of the tract lying in Harrison Township of land on which Daniel Ackley was living at his death. The ten acres being the same which was given in his last will and testament by Daniel Ackley to Abel Ackley which gift in the fourth clause of the Will is couched or contained in the following words:
I give and bequeath to my brother, A. Ackley, ten acres of land off the west end of tract of land which I now reside in Harrison Township.

To have and to hold said premises with all the privileges and appurtenances thereunto belonging to the said Lorenzo Wesson, his heirs and assigns forever and the said Abel Ackley and Roda Ackley, his wife, for themselves and their heirs do hereby covenant with the said Lorenzo Wesson, his heirs and assigns that they are lawfully seized of the promises aforesaid that the said premises are free and clear from all encumbrances whatsoever and that they will forever warrant and defend the same with the appurtenances unto the said Lorenzo Wesson and his heirs and assigns against the lawful claims of all persons whomsoever.

In witness whereof the said Abel Ackley and Roda Ackley, his wife, who hereby release their right of (unintelligible) in these premises have hereunto set their Names and Seals this the 16th day of March in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Seventy-One.

Signed, sealed and acknowledged:

In presence of:

Mr. Abraham Ackley

Elisher Humphrey

State of Ohio

Ross County (unintelligible) Both remembered that on this 16th day of March A.D. 1870 before me the subscriber a Justice of the Peace in and for said County personally came the above named Abel Ackley (commonly known as Abram Ackley) and Roda Ackley, his wife the grantors in the foregoing Deed and acknowledged the signing and sealing of the same to be their voluntary act and Deed for the uses and purposes therein mentioned and the said Roda Ackley, wife of the said Abel Ackley, being at the same time examined by me separate and apart from her said husband and the contents of said instrument being made by me known and explained to her then declared that she did voluntarily sign, seal and acknowledges the same and that she is still satisfied therewith as her voluntary act and deed for the uses and purposes therein mentioned.

In Testimony whereof, I have hereunto subscribed my hand on the day and year aforesaid

Recd March 7th 1871 Elisher Humphrey J.P.
Recorded March 9th 1871

Abel (Abram) ACKLEY and Rhoda were married.1 Rhoda was born about 1815 in New York.1 She appeared in the census in 1860 in Ohio.

Abel (Abram) ACKLEY-5436 and Rhoda -7356 had the following children:

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i.

Pvt Abraham ACKLEY-7359.

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ii.

Lewis ACKLEY-7415.

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iii.

George ACKLEY was born about 1850 in Ohio.1 He appeared in the census in 1860 in Ohio.

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iv.

Hezekiah ACKLEY-7358.