Adelbert Foster Acker

17 April 1848–23 April 1918 (Age 70)
Pavilion, Pavilion, Genesee, New York, United States

The Life of Adelbert Foster

When Adelbert Foster Acker was born on 17 April 1848, in Pavilion, Pavilion, Genesee, New York, United States, his father, Isaac Isaiah Acker, was 35 and his mother, Esther Foster, was 28. He lived in Genesee, New York, United States in 1900. He died on 23 April 1918, in Roanoke, Stafford, Genesee, New York, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Pavilion, Pavilion, Genesee, New York, United States.

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Adelbert Foster Acker

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    Isaac Isaiah Acker


    Esther Foster




    Rhoda M. Acker


    Emma S. Acker



World Events (8)


Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 15

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 19

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch and German: topographic name from Middle High German and Middle Dutch acker ‘(cultivated) field’, hence a byname for a peasant.2 English: topographic name for someone living by a piece of cultivated land, from Middle English aker ‘acre’, ‘field’ (Old English æcer). Compare Akers .3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Acker ‘field’ (see 1).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Adelbert F Acker, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Adelbert Acker, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Adelbert Acker, "United States Census, 1910"

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