Margaret Ackert

6 April 1883–30 July 1953 (Age 70)
Youngsville, Callicoon, Sullivan, New York, United States

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Ackert was born on 6 April 1883, in Youngsville, Callicoon, Sullivan, New York, United States, her father, Jacob J Ackhart, was 57 and her mother, Mary Ann Gilmore, was 30. She married William Elias Griffin on 1 February 1911, in Rockland, Sullivan, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Rockland, Sullivan, New York, United States for about 20 years. She died on 30 July 1953, in Roscoe, Rockland, Sullivan, New York, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Bon Air Cemetery, Roscoe, Rockland, Sullivan, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Elias Griffin
1883–1948
Margaret Ackert
1883–1953
Marriage: 1 February 1911
John A. Griffin
1916–1960

Spouse and Children

    William Elias Griffin

    Male1883–1948Male

    Female1883–1953Female

MARRIAGE
1 February 1911
Rockland, Sullivan, New York, United States
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob J Ackhart

    Male1825–1907Male

    Mary Ann Gilmore

    Female1852–1942Female

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1886

Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 3

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 19

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

1 English (of Norman origin): from a personal name, Aquart, Old French Achart, a derivative of a Germanic personal name composed of the elements agi(n) ‘edge (of a sword)’ + hard ‘bold’, ‘hardy’. Compare German Eckhardt and Italian Accardo , which are from the same source.2 German: from a Germanic personal name (as in 1).3 German: Americanized spelling of Eckert .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Margaret Griffin in household of Mary A Ackert, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Maggie Ackert in household of Jacob Ackert, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Margaret A Griffin, "New York, State Death Index, 1880-1956"

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