Seventh Generation

1824. Pvt Levi ACKLEY appeared in the census between 1850 and 1860 in Ohio. He was born on 27 July 1828 in Ohio.382,426,467,540,685,799,1500,1721 On 10 August 1850 he was a Farmer in Riley, Putnam , Ohio.382 Levi was living in 1860 in Riley, Putnam , Ohio.467 He was drafted on 8 October 1862426,581,1509 He was dicharged from the military on 7 August 1863 581 Between 1870 and 1880 Levi was a Farmer in Columbia , Van Buren , Michigan.540,685 He was living between 1870 and 1900 in Columbia, Van Buren , Michigan.540,685,1301,1500 He received a military pension on 25 August 1890 in for service during the Civil War in the Ohio Infantry, Regiment: 21, Company: K581,583 Levi died from paralysis on 12 August 1906 at the age of 78 in Columbia , Van Buren , Michigan.799,1721 He was buried on 15 August 1906 in Breedsville Cemetery, Breedsville, Van Buren, Michigan.799,1721 He has Death Cert # 561 Levi appeared in the census 1870, 1880, 1894 & 1900 in Michigan.1302 He served in the military Civil War in K Co. 21st Inf Reg. OH.426,581,583 Biography of426 LEVI ACKLEY, the owner and occupant of a finely improved farm on section 30, Columbia Township is one of the best. known and most highly esteemed citizens of Van Buren County. He traces his ancestry back through several generations to Sterling Ackley, a resident of Vermont, who was descended from English stock

Our subject was born July 27, 1828, his birth­place one and one-half miles north of Newark. in Licking County, Ohio. 11e received a good edu­cation and remained at home until he attained to his majority, when he began for himself. He was engaged in farming during the summer seasons, and followed the profession of a teacher for fifteen winters. He accompanied his father to Putham County, Ohio', whence, in 1867, he came to Van Buren County, and resided in Arlington and Ban­gor until Januarys, 1870. He then purchased and removed to his present farm, where he has since made his home. As a member of the Republican party, he takes considerable interest in local poli­tics, and both in Ohio and Michigan has filled va­rious official positions. He has served his town­ship as Treasurer, Supervisor, and Superintendent of schools for six years.
In October 1862, Mr. Ackley enlisted in Com­pany .K, Twenty-first Ohio Infantry, and after serv­ing for nine months~ was honorably discharged. At the expiration of his term of enlistment. Several years prior to his war service, he was married, April 4, 1854, to Eliza Tweedale, who was born in County Antrim, Ireland, April 11, 183~. Her parents, Robert and Isabelle (McIntyre) Tweedale, were likewise natives of County Antrim, who emi­grated to the United States in 1838, settling in Juniata County, Pa., where the father secured employment as a blacksmith. In the spring of 1845, he removed to Pandora, Putnam County, Ohio, where he died November, 1854, at the age of fifty-five. His wife survived until October, 1871, when she passed away at Bloomingdale.
The family to which Mrs. Ackley belongs comprised six children: William, Alexander, Eliza, Jane, John and Robert. John entered Company E, Twenty-fifth Ohio Infantry, and fell in the battle of Gettysburg; Robert enlisted in company A, First Ohio Cavalry, and was taken prisoner after the battle of Gettysburg. He died while in prison at Jacksonville, Fla., April 25, 1864. Our subject and his excellent wife have had six children, namely: Mary I., who died when four years old; Wallace of Mitchill, S. Dak. Leman, also a resident of South Dakota, Jane, the wife of George L Abbott; Emma and John, who still re­main at home

Pvt Levi ACKLEY and Elizabeth TWEEDLE were married on 4 April 1854 in Putman , Ohio.5,426,467,540,685,1500,1722,1723,1724,1725,1726,1727,1728 son's death certificate lists her surname as Liverdale Elizabeth TWEEDLE, daughter of Robert TWEEDLE and Isabelle MCINTYRE, was born on 11 April 1835 in Ireland.467,540,685,799,1500,1729 OH Marriage Index hs name as Eliza She appeared in the census in 1860 in Ohio. She died from pernicious anemia on 29 July 1904 at the age of 69 in Bangor, Van Buren, Michigan, United States.799,1729 Elizabeth was buried on 31 July 1904 in Breedsville, Van Buren, Michigan.799,1729 She has Death Cert # 250 She appeared in the census 1870, 1880 & 1900 in Michigan.

Pvt Levi ACKLEY-488 and Elizabeth TWEEDLE-489 had the following children:



Mary L ACKLEY was born about 1855.1730 She died of convulsions in November 1859 at the age of 4 in Riley, Putnam , Ohio.426,1730



Wallace ACKLEY-491.



Leman ACKLEY-495.



Jane (Jennie) ACKLEY-496.



Emma ACKLEY-498.



John ACKLEY-499.