Amy Ackerman

1796–10 March 1869 (Age 73)
Galway, Saratoga, New York, United States

The Life of Amy

When Amy Ackerman was born in 1796, in Galway, Saratoga, New York, United States, her father, Jacobus Ackerman, was 48 and her mother, Esther Marshall, was 37. She married Benjamin B Babcock before 1815, in Saratoga, Saratoga, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Carlton, Orleans, New York, United States in 1850 and Almena Township, Van Buren, Michigan, United States in 1860. She died on 10 March 1869, in Oshtemo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Genessee Prairie Cemetery, Oshtemo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin B Babcock
1793–1882
Amy Ackerman
1796–1869
Marriage: before 1815
Ethan Babcock
1816–
Babcock
1820–1820
Nancy J. Babcock
1826–
Clarissa E Babcock
1833–1850
Lydia Babcock
1817–1889
Helon Babcock
1822–1902
Hiram J Babcock
1823–1825
Benjamin A. Babcock
1828–1900
Eli Babcock
1831–1921
Caleb H Babcock
1834–1836
Henry Ryan Bristol Babcock
1835–1915

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
before 1815
Saratoga, Saratoga, New York, United States
children

(11)

    Ethan Babcock

    Male1816–Male

    Lydia Babcock

    Female1817–1889Female

    Babcock

    Female1820–1820Female

    Helon Babcock

    Male1822–1902Male

    Hiram J Babcock

    Male1823–1825Male

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(14)

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 1

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 4

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 23

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: occupational name from akkerman ‘plowman’; a frequent name in New Netherland in the 17th century. Later, it probably absorbed some cases of the cognate German and Swedish names, Ackermann and Åkerman respectively.2 English: from a medieval term denoting feudal status, Middle English akerman (Old English æcerman, from æcer ‘field, acre’ + man ‘man’). Typically, an ackerman 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.3 Variant of German and Jewish Ackermann .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Any Babcock in household of Benjamon Babcock, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Ama Babcock in household of Benjamin Babcock, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Amy Ackeman in entry for Eli Babcock, "Michigan Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995"

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