James Samuel Milford Ackerman

Male28 May 1904–11 December 1985

Brief Life History of James Samuel Milford

When James Samuel Milford Ackerman was born on 28 May 1904, in Yorkton, Orkney No. 244, Saskatchewan, Canada, his father, Isaac Freeland Ackerman, was 26 and his mother, Corlena Maud McIntosh, was 28. He married Lois Jeanette Palmer on 19 May 1927, in Berrien, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Alberta, Canada in 1916. He died on 11 December 1985, at the age of 81, and was buried in Collegedale Memorial Park, Collegedale, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States.

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James Samuel Milford Ackerman
Lois Jeanette Palmer
Marriage: 19 May 1927
Sibyl Ruby Ackerman

Sources (10)

  • Milford Ackerman in household of Isaac Ackerman, "Canada Census, 1916"
  • James Milfred Ackerman, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • James Milford Ackerman, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 May 1927Berrien, Michigan, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Historical Timeline Settlement Patterns

    1906 · Saving Food Labels

    Age 2

    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.


    Age 23

    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    Name Meaning

    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.

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

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