Seventh Generation


2004. Solon David ACKLEY was born on 27 October 1873 in Oak Hill, Clay , Kansas.27,199,582,993,997,1344,1849 draft registration puts birth year as 1873 He appeared in the census in 1880 in Kansas. He was living in 1900 in Eagle, Eagle, Colorado, United States.199,993 Solon registered for the draft in 1917/8 in Eagle, Eagle, Colorado, United States1344 On 21 January 1920 he was a Sheriff in Eagle, Eagle, Colorado, United States.1849 He was living in 1920 in Red Cliff, Eagle , Colorado.1849 His Obituary appeared in the Eagle Valley Enterprise on 5 May 1922 in Eagle, Eagle, Colorado, United States ACKLEY, Solon D. - Sheriff S. D. ACKLEY Answers Last Call. Died Sunday at Glenwood Sanitarium Following an Operation. The news of the death of Solon D. ACKLEY, Sheriff of Eagle county, was received last Sunday morning with great sorrow all over the county, and with surprise to most citizens of the county, very few of whom realized that the sheriff's condition was serious.
Mr, ACKLEY had gone to the Sanitarium in Glenwood a week before, where it was found that an operation would be necessary at once, as the examining surgeons found a very alarming condition existing in his stomach and bowels. The operation was performed, and he rallied from the effects of it in good shape, and every hope was entertained for his speedy recovery. He continued to improve all last week, and his wife, who was at his bedside, was contemplating returning to her home in Red Cliff, when last Saturday morning he passed into a comatose state and began to rapidly fail, never regaining consciousness, the end coming at 3 o'clock Sunday morning.

Solon ACKLEY grew from small boyhood to manhood in Red Cliff, where he made his home all of his life with the exception of a short period when, while in the Forest Service, he was ranger on the Eagle station and made Eagle his home during that time. He was a member of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen, having been a fireman on the Denver & Rio Grande railroad for a number of years, working out of Minturn. He was also a member of the Elks lodge. He entered the Forest Service and was stationed at Red Cliff for a time until transferred to the Eagle station. In the spring of 1916 he resigned from the government service, and that fall was nominated on the Republican ticket for sheriff of the county. He was elected by a big majority, and has twice since been reelected, serving on his tired term in that office when he died. He was conscientious officer, doing his duty as he saw it, was level headed and cool in the performance of those duties, and it will be a long time before Eagle county has a better peace officer than was Solon ACKLEY. He was a most affectionate and dutiful husband and father being devoted beyond the ordinary to his family.

He is survived by his widow and six children: two brothers, Frank and Garfield and his father, all of whom were unable to attend the funeral; two sisters, Mrs. Jack MCARHUR of Red Cliff, and one living in Kansas, both of whom were present at the funeral.

The funeral services were held in Red Cliff Wednesday morning from the Catholic church, and the body was laid beside that of his mother in Evergreen cemetery at Red Cliff. The funeral was attended by a large concourse of sorrowing friends, many from distant parts of the county, all of whom sincerely regret his untimely passing. The court house in Eagle was closed for business Wednesday out of respect for the deceased Solon died on 21 December 1922 at the age of 49 in Eagle, Eagle, Colorado, United States.40,51,1004,1850 Eileen Patricia Ackley has death as 30 Apr 1922 in Leadville Colorado
Findagrave has death as 30 Apr 1922 in Red Cliff He was buried in Greenwood cemetery, Red Cliff, Eagle , Colorado.40,51,1004 He appeared in the census 1885, 1900 & 1920 in Colorado.

Solon David ACKLEY and Mary Gertrude (Mae) DUNN were married on 26 July 1904 in Lake , Colorado.1849,1851 Mary Gertrude (Mae) DUNN was born on 7 May 1881 in Pennsylvania.1281,1849 She appeared in the census in 1920 in Colorado. She appeared in the census in 1930 in California. Mary was living in 1930 in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States.1281 She lived in 2815 Best Ave., Oakland, Alameda , California in 1930.1852 She lived in 3000 Kingsland Ave., Oakland, Alameda , California in 1932.1853 Mary lived in Holly Court, Apt 1729 Seminary Road, Oakland, Alameda , California in 1934.1854 She lived in 1733 Seminary Ave, Oakland, Alameda , California in 1936.1855 She lived in 1405 Chestnut St, Alameda, Alameda, California between 1938 and 1940.1856,1857 Mary lived in 2918 Park Blvd., Oakland, Alameda , California between 1942 and 1944.1858,1859 She died on 17 March 1963 at the age of 81 in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States.199 death caused by stroke

Solon David ACKLEY-1154 and Mary Gertrude (Mae) DUNN-1155 had the following children:

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Aimee (Amy) ACKLEY-1156.

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Pvt Carlton David ACKLEY-1160.

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Paul Solon ACKLEY-1178.

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Living.

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Irving Louis (Gregg) ACKLEY-1188.

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RMC John Lawrence ACKLEY-1198.