1. Pvt Ephriam Q ACKLEY1,2 Enlisted in the military04 March 1865 as a Pvt in Enfield, White, Illinois3 He appeared in the census between 1880 and 1900 in Illinois. He was born on 1 March 1839 in Ohio.1,2,4,5,6,7,8 Ephriam was dicharged from the military on 16 December 1865 in Pine Bluff, Jefferson, Arkansas3 On 19 June 1880 he was an a farmer in Heralds Prarie, White , Illinois.4 He was living in 1880 in Heralds Prarie, White , Illinois.4,6 Ephriam received a military pension on 12 July 1890 in for service during the Civil War in the Illinois Infantry, Regiment: 18, Company: K3,9 He was living in 1900 in Elk Parie, Jefferson , Illinois.5,6 He died on 9 April 1919 in Jefferson , Illinois.2,6,7,9,10 Ephriam was buried in Kirk Cemetery, Ina, Jefferson , Illinois.1,2,6 He lived in Whitefield, Bureau, Illinois.11 He served in the military Civil War in K 18th Illinois Infantry.1,3,6,11 Ephraim's Civil War papers in which he declares his mother always told him he was born 1
had a step daughter named Mary who married a Harshman
Pvt Ephriam Q ACKLEY and Martha Jane HEDGES were married on 26 February 1864 in Gallatin , Illinois.1,2,4,5,6,8,12 Statewide Marriage Index 1763 - 1900 has her last name as STRAUGHMATT Martha Jane HEDGES appeared in the census between 1880 and 1900 in Illinois. She was born on 22 November 1842 in Louisville, Jefferson , Kentucky.2,4,5,7,8,13 1900 census has birth as Nov 1840 She was living in 1900 in Elk Parie, Jefferson , Illinois.5 Martha died on 14 February 1917 in Spring Garden, Jefferson, Illinois.1,2,7,14 She has Death Cert # 001681714 She was buried in Kirk Cemetery, Ina, Jefferson , Illinois.1,2,7 Her Obituary appeared in the 15 OBITUARY
Martha, the daughter of John and Mary Hedges, was born November 22, 1842, near Louisville, Kentucky. She was married in 1861 to Henry Stroughmatt, who fought and died during the Civil War, leaving her one daughter, Mrs. Mary Harshman of Kansas City, Mo. She was married again to Ephriam Ackley. To this union was born nine children, three boys and six girls, six of whom survive her. William Ackley of Dexter, Mo., Jewel Ackley of White County, Ill., Virgil Ackley of Ina, Ill., Mrs. Ann Ellison of Gallatin County, Ill., Mrs. Maggie Frasure of Ina and Mrs. Ophelia Williams of Christopher, Ill. The deceased are Mrs. Easter Wilson, Mrs. Francis Harper and Juliana Ackley.
Pvt Ephriam Q ACKLEY-8492 and Martha Jane HEDGES-8493 had the following children: