Ernest Myer Ackland

1 February 1908–23 September 1968 (Age 60)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Ernest Myer

When Ernest Myer Ackland was born on 1 February 1908, in Missouri, United States, his father, George Earnest Ackland, was 37 and his mother, Nancy Ann Myers, was 40. He married Dora Walter about 1935, in Illinois, United States. He lived in Lincoln Township, Clark, Missouri, United States in 1910 and Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas, United States in 1920. He died on 23 September 1968, in El Paso, El Paso, Texas, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in El Paso, El Paso, Texas, United States.

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Ernest Myer Ackland
Dora Walter
Marriage: about 1935

Spouse and Children

about 1935
Illinois, United States

Parents and Siblings

    George Earnest Ackland





World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 6

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 21

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from Acland Barton in Landkey, Devon, named with the Old English personal name Acca + Old English lanu ‘lane’. 2. habitational name from a minor place named from Old English āc ‘oak’ + land ‘land’. One such was in Oxfordshire.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ernest Ackline in household of George Ackline, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ernest M Ackland in household of George E Ackland, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ernest Myer Ackland, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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