2947. 18 August 1862 as a PvtSgt William Pitt ACKLEY Enlisted in Worth, Jefferson , New York580,581 age at enlistment 22
Promoted to Full Corpl on 11 September 1862
Promoted to Full Sergt on 27 March 1865 He was born on 18 August 1840 in Worth, Jefferson , New York.5,27,395,502,503,587,610,611,1416 LDS states of Rodman, Jefferson Co., NY
LDS also lists as Pitt He was dicharged from the military on 23 June 1865 in Petersburg, Petersburg (city), Virginia580,581 William was living in 1870 in Rodman, Jefferson, New York, United States.503 On 8 August 1870 he was an a farmer in Rodman, Jefferson, New York, United States.503 On 7 June 1880 he was an a farmer in Worth, Jefferson , New York.610 William was living between 1880 and 1900 in Worth, Jefferson , New York.587,610 On 6 April 1910 he was in Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York, United States.611 He was living in 1910 in Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York, United States.611 William died in February 1912 at the age of 71 in Watertown, Jefferson, New York, United States.1238,2407 He was buried in Worth, Jefferson , New York.90,2408 The remains of W. P. Ackley were
brought here from Watertown Wednesday, May 8, for interment in Worth cemetery
www.fultonhistory.com He appeared in the census 1850,1860,1870, 1880, 1900 & 1910 in New York, United States. William served in the military Civil War in B Co. 10th HA Reg. NY.580,581 age at enlistment 22
Sgt William Pitt ACKLEY and Helen Louise KELLOGG were married.5,1053 Helen Louise KELLOGG, daughter of Solomon Washington KELLOGG and Ruth Louisa BROWN, was born on 12 March 1845.1053 She died on 1 May 1870 at the age of 25.1053
Sgt William Pitt ACKLEY-5427 and Helen Louise KELLOGG-21237 had the following children:
Sgt William Pitt ACKLEY and Mary HOLLIS were married about 1871.587,610,611,739,2409 M Richards has 4 sons and one daughter from this union Mary HOLLIS, daughter of Samuel HOLLIS and Lucy Ann CROCKER, was born on 21 August 1847 in Richland, Oswego, New York, United States.587,610,611,1126,1238,1631,1664,2409,2410 She was living between 1920 and 1940 in Watertown, Jefferson, New York, United States.1126,1238,1664 living with son Mervin 1930 She appeared in the following News Article from the Syracuse Herald Journal on 21 August 1947 in Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, United States WATERTOWN - Mrs. Mary Hollis Ackley of 603 Bradley -St- today observed her 100th birthday quietly at her home. She is in fairly good health despite the fact that she has reached the century mark and is stilt able to do her own housework. She cares for her small apartment the home of her son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs.. Mervin D. Ackley. Mrs. Ackley was born in the town of Richland and moved to Orwell at an early age. She later lived for years in the town of Worth and came to this city following the death of her husband, William P. Ackley. Her son operates a grocery store at 603 Bradleyt. He is the only one of Mrs. Ackley's four children
living. Mary appeared in the following News Article from the Dixon Evening Telegraph on 22 August 1949 in Dixon, Lee, Illinois, United States At 102 She Would Tell Off Congress
Watertown, N. Y., Aug.22- (AP)-Mrs. Mary Hollis Ackley is 102 but she would like to get down to Washington where, she says she “could straighten out a few things.”
She expressed that wish in celebrating her birthday yesterday.
Mrs. Ackley is the widow of a civil war veteran. She appeared in the following News Article from the Syracuse Herald Journal on 20 August 1950 in Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, United States
MRS ACKLEY IS 103 YEARS OLD TOMORROW
WATERTOWN- Northern New York's oldest woman resident will celebrate her 103rd birthday tomorrow. She is Mrs Mary Hollis Ackley of 603 Bradley St., who is in fairly good health despite the fact she has passed the century mark. She resides at the home of her son, Mervin D Ackley who is 76. She does her own light housework, her washing and prepares her own meals. Early last spring she suffered to fractured ribs which resulted in her hospitalization for a few weeks. She fully recovered and returned to her home.
Mrs Ackley, who is the widow of William Pitt Ackley, a Civil War veteran, is unable to go out of doors, but has callers daily. Her eyesight is poor and she is not able to read, but enjoys listening to the radio.
She has one brother, Robert Wood Hollis of Huntington Park, Calf., who will be 98 in October. Their father Samuel died at an early age of 46, while her mother Lucy Ann Crocker Hollis died at the age of 70 years.
Mrs Ackley's husband died in 1911 and since then she has lived with her son. She had three other children but all of them are dead.
Mrs Ackley was born on Aug 21, 1847 in the town of Richland. Her parents were pioneers of Oswego County and when she was young they moved to Orwell. For many years after that she and her husband lived un the town of Worth. She has lived here since 1911. Her marriage to Mr Ackley took place in 1871.
Mrs Ackley has been a member of the Methodist Church for years. She died on 31 October 1950 at the age of 103 in Watertown, Jefferson, New York, United States.1631,2410,2411 Her Obituary appeared in the Syracuse Herald Journal on 1 November 1950 in Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, United States MRS ACKLEY, WATERTOWN, DIES AT 103
WATERTOWN- Mrs Mary Hollis Ackley, 103, oldest resident of Northern New York, died yesterday at the family home, 603 Bradley St. after a short illness. She had been in failing health since she fell at her home last May. Until recently she was able to aid in the housework.
Mrs Ackley, widow of William P Ackley, a Civil War veteran was born in the town of Richland on Aug 21 1847, daughter of Mr and Mrs Samuel Hollis. At an early age she moved with the Hollis Family to Orwell and in 1871 she was married to Mr Ackley.
The couple resided in the town of Worth for a time and later moved to a farm near Belleville. They came to this city in the fall of 1911 and Mr Ackley died in February, 1912.
She is survived by a son, Mervin D Ackley, 77, of 603 Bradley st., with whom she lived.
Funeral services will be tomorrow at 2 P M from the Northam & Fox funeral home. The Rev Barber L Waters, pastor of First Methodist Church will officiate. Burial will be at Worth. Mary was buried on 2 November 1950 in Worth Cemetery, Worth, Jefferson , New York.839,2410 She appeared in the census 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920 & 1940 in New York, United States.
Sgt William Pitt ACKLEY-5427 and Mary HOLLIS-5769 had the following children:
|Mervin Delano ACKLEY-5770.|
|Judson M ACKLEY was born about 1875 in New York, United States.610,2412 He died circa 1880 at the age of 5.2079,2412 He appeared in the census in 1880 in New York, United States. Judson was buried in Worth Cemetery, Worth, Jefferson , New York.2079,2412|
|Ernest D ACKLEY was born circa 1877.2413 He died circa 1878 at the age of 1.1419 He was buried in Worthville Cemetery, Worth, Jefferson, New York, United States.1419|
|Ariel E ACKLEY was born circa 1882.2414 He/she died circa 1883 at the age of 1.2414 He/she was buried in Worthville Cemetery, Worth, Jefferson, New York, United States.2414|