When Marie Ackerman was born on 6 February 1824, in Paterson, Passaic, New Jersey, United States, her father, Abraham Ackermann, was 27 and her mother, Martha Winter, was 23. She married Charles Gillet on 21 October 1847. She died on 21 April 1848, at the age of 24.
Dutch: occupational name from akkerman ‘farmer, plowman’ (from akker ‘field’ + man ‘man’). Compare Akkerman , Aukerman , and Ockerman .
English: from Middle English acreman ‘cultivator of the soil, plowman’ (Old English æcerman, from æcer ‘field, acre’ + man ‘man’). Typically, an acreman was a bond tenant of a manor holding half a virgate of arable land, for which he paid by serving as a plowman. The term was also used generically to denote a plowman or husbandman.
Americanized form of German Ackermann 1.