Michael Acord Sr

Brief Life History of Michael

When Michael Acord Sr was born in 1793, in Virginia, United States, his father, John Acord Sr., was 28 and his mother, Rachel Combs, was 22. He married Catherine Pryor on 31 March 1818, in Muskingum, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Jackson Township, Muskingum, Ohio, United States in 1840 and Jackson, Muskingum, Ohio, United States in 1850. He died on 2 October 1851, in Licking, Ohio, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Perryton, Licking, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Michael Acord Sr
Catherine Pryor
Marriage: 31 March 1818
Michael Acord Jr
David A Acord
James Acord
child Acord
Sarah Acord
Rhoda Acord
Asbury L. Acord
Hannah Acord
George Washington Acord

Sources (9)

  • Michael Echart, "United States Census, 1820"
  • Michael Acord, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Michael Acord, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.


Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.


War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Eckard or Eckhardt . Compare Achord .

History: The name Andreas Lowrence Acord appears on an 18th-century ship's master's list, corresponding to Andreas Arkhard among the signatures of those taking an oath of allegiance in PA in October 1753. A will written in Staunton County, VA, in 1806 begins ‘‘In the Name of God, Amen, I, Francis Acord …’’ but is signed in German script as Frantz Eckhardt.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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