James Edgar Ackley

10 August 1841–
Easthampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of James Edgar

When James Edgar Ackley was born on 10 August 1841, in Easthampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Washington Spencer Ackley, was 34 and his mother, Diadamia Strong, was 30. He married Sarah C. Smith on 28 August 1864, in Middlesex, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Edgar Ackley
1841–
Sarah C. Smith
1841–
Marriage: 28 August 1864

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 August 1864
Middlesex, Connecticut, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

    Cornelia Armington Ackley

    Female1830–1887Female

    Henry Clinton Ackley

    Male1833–Male

    Wilbur Fish Ackley

    Male1837–Male

    Mary Elizabeth Ackley

    Female1840–1920Female

    Male1841–Male

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World Events (8)

1846

Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 22

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 31

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

1 English: from any of various places named in Old English as āc lēah ‘oak clearing’. Possible sources include Acle in Norfolk, Aykley in Durham, and Ackley Farm in Powys. Compare Oakley , which has the same origin.2 Americanized spelling of Swiss German Egli .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Edgar Ackley in household of Washington Ackley, "United States Census, 1860"

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