1. Abel (Abram) ACKLEY was born about 1810 in New York.1,2 1860 OH census puts birth date as ca 1810
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
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.
Abel (Abram) ACKLEY-5436 and Rhoda -7356 had the following children: