Fourth Generation


148. Jeremiah ACKLEY was born on 26 September 1742 in Colchester, New London , Connecticut.2,5 He died about 1817 at the age of 75 in Lancaster, Erie, New York.289 Struck by falling tree He served in the military French and Indian War.66 Connecticut Second Regiment Whiting, Nathan Colonel & Captain Commanding Second Company Spencer, Joseph Lieutenant-Colonel & Captain Commanding period of service 1760 Jeremiah.73 Jeremiah was a loyalist


NEW YORK IN THE REVOLUTION

To the Right Honorable, Richard, Lord Viscount Howe-of the Kingdom of Ireland- And to His Excellency the Honorable William Howe Esq.' General of his Majesty's Sources in America; the King's Commissioners for restoring Peace to his Majesties Colonies in North America- Your Excellencies, by your declaration, bearing date July ~4th, 1776, having dignified, that "the King is desirous to deliver his American Subjects from the Calamities of War and other Oppressions which they now undergo; "and to restore the Colonies to his protection and peace "-and by a subsequent Declaration, dated Sep, 19th 1776, having also been pleased to express your desire "to Confer "with his Majesty's well affected subjects, upon the means "of restoring the public Tranquility and establishing a permanent union with every Colony, as a part of the British Empire.-We Therefore, whose names are hereunto Sub­scribed, Inhabitants of the City and County of New York, in the province of New York, reflecting with the tenderest emotions of Gratitude on this Instance of his Majesty's paternal Goodness; and encouraged by the Affectionate manner in which his Majesties gracious purpose hath been conveyed to us by your Excellencies, who have thereby evinced that Humanity, is inseparable from that true Mag­nanimity and those enlarged sentiments which forms the molt Shining Characters-beg leave to represent to your Excellencies- That we bear true allegiance to our Rightful Sovereign
George the Third as well as warm affection to his sacred person Crown and Dignity.-That we Esteem the constitu­tional Supremacy of Great Britain, over these Colonies, and other depending parts of his Majesties dominions, as Essen­tial to the Union, Security, and Welfare, of the whole Empire, and sincerely lament the Interruption of that Har­mony, which formerly subsisted between the Parent State and these her Colonies-That many of the Loyal Citizens have been driven away by the Calamities of War and the Spirit of Persecution which lately prevailed; or sent to New England, and other distant Parts We therefore hoping that the sufferings which our absent fellow citizens undergo for their Attachment to the Royal Cause may plead in their behalf; humbly pray that Your Excellencies would be pleased on these our dutiful representations to Restore this City & County to his Majesty's Protection and Peace

New York Oct 16th 1776


LIST OF SIGNERS.


Haob Aaron, John Abeel, Abm. J. Abramse, Philip Ackert,2 Jeremiah Ackley, John Ackley, Abraham Adams, Edward Agar, Ernest Aimes, Jeronimus Akemsen, Stephen Allen, Thomas Allen, George Alliew, Robert Allison, Jeronemus Aistyne, John Aistyne, James Amar, John Amer­

Jeremiah ACKLEY and Sarah W WOODSON were married.289 Sarah W WOODSON was born circa 1748.290

Jeremiah ACKLEY-5065 and Sarah W WOODSON-23216 had the following children:

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Zebulon S ACKLEY-12603.

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Living (private).