Mabel Ann Ackers

March 1873–1953 (Age 79)
Foster Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Mabel Ann

When Mabel Ann Ackers was born in March 1873, in Foster Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Jacob Ackers, was 27 and her mother, Henryetta Bauton, was 26. She had at least 4 sons and 3 daughters with Ziba Alexander Fairchild. She lived in Freeland, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and Kenilworth, Union, New Jersey, United States in 1920. She died in 1953, in Newport Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Westfield, Union, New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ziba Alexander Fairchild
Mabel Ann Ackers
Zoe Florence Fairchild
Allen Ray Fairchild
Beulah Lorena Fairchild
Lester Elsworth Fairchild
Lester E Fairchild
Clayton Milo Fairchild
Dorothy Amelia Fairchild

Spouse and Children

    Ziba Alexander Fairchild





+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Ackers


    Henryetta Bauton




    Abraham Ackers



    Albert Ackers



    Sarah Elizabeth "Lizzie" Ackers


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 4

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.

Age 21

Mary Philbrook was the first woman in New Jersey to become a lawyer. She had applied for admission to the New Jersey Bar in 1894, but was rejected because the New Jersey Court stated that women were not vested with any right to be attorneys. Mary lobbied with the Jersey City Woman's Club for an update to the law, which was passed in 1895 and allowed women to become lawyers. Mary Philbrook was the first woman to be admitted after the law change.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Akers .2 Altered form of Acker .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Amie Fairchilds in household of Zaiba Fairchilds, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Annie M Fairchilds in household of Ziba A Fairchilds, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Anna Fairchild in household of Zeba Fairchild, "United States Census, 1920"

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