Ninth Generation

5766. Dorothea E ACKLEY was born on 22 January 1912 in Franklin, Delaware, New York, United States.839,1126,1238,1664 She appeared in the census between 1920 and 1940 in New York, United States. She died on 9 July 2011 at the age of 99 in Otego, Otsego, New York, United States.839 Her Obituary appeared in the The Daily Star on 11 July 2011 in Oneonta, Otsego, New York, United States Dorothea E. Kuppens

OTEGO _ Dorothea E. Kuppens, 99, of Otego and formerly of Franklin, passed away on Saturday, July 9, 2011, at the A.O. Fox Memorial Hospital.

Dorothea was born Jan. 22, 1912, on Chamberlain Hill in Franklin, the daughter of the late Willias and Mary Ida (Jester) Ackley.

She married John August Kuppens on Nov. 15, 1934, and he predeceased her on Aug. 24, 1999.

Dorothea lived most of her life on the family farm. She moved to Otego from Franklin in 1984. She was a member of the original Congregational Baptist Church of Franklin for over 80 years.

She loved to cook and bake, especially for the Walton Fair. Her favorite seasons were the spring for its buds and flowers, and fall for its colorful foliage.

Dorothea was a friend and loving sister to Gerald Ackley of Otego; a loving aunt and "Mother" to Marty Ackley and his wife, Bonnie of Otego; a loving aunt to Sally Smith and her companion, Joyce Monroe of Georgia. She is also survived by her niece, Roberta Haynes of Franklin; her nephew, John Parks of Pennsylvania; and several great-nieces and great-nephews.

She was predeceased by her parents, her husband; and a brother, Donald W. Ackley.

There will be no calling hours.

A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 12, 2011, in the Ouleout Valley Cemetery, Franklin, with the Rev. Dr. Lyle Linder, officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Otego Fire Department, P.O. Box 303, Otego, NY 13825 or the ASPCA of the donor's choice.

Condolences to the family may be made online by visiting the website Arrangements are by the Kenneth L. Bennett Funeral Home, Franklin. Dorothea was buried on 12 July 2011 in Ouleout Valley Cemetery, Franklin, Delaware, New York, United States.839

Dorothea E ACKLEY and John August KUPPENS were married on 15 November 1934.912,1664,3327 John August KUPPENS was born on 11 August 1908.1664,1751 He was living in 1940 in Franklin, Delaware, New York, United States.1664 living with father in-law On 11 April 1940 he was a farmer in Franklin, Delaware, New York, United States.1664 John died on 24 August 1999 at the age of 91 in Otego, Otsego, New York, United States.912,1751 He had Social Security Number 098-22-1482 NY.