Sally Elizabeth Ackley: Birth: ABT 1831.
Page: Page: 347 Line: 8 Roll: A1156_56 Nonpopulation Census Schedules for Iowa, 1850-1880. T1156, rolls 54-62. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington D.C.
Title: 1850 NY Census
1860 IA Census
Note: Notes for James Ackley: From the History of Floyd County, Iowa Published 1882
James Ackley was born in Otsego County New York, March 12, 1799; married Nancy Brightman in New York, April 18, 1822. she was born in Rhode Island, August, 18, 1797. Moved to Illinois in 1864. Came to Iowa November 24, 1865, driving from Illinois with a team, settled upon the farm where G. C. Ackley now resides, on section 20, township 94, range 17. Here he made his home till his death, which occurred February 1, 1870. Mrs. Ackley is still living. Both were members of the Free-Will Baptist Church. James Ackley's family consisted of eleven children; nine grew to man and womanhood, six sons and three daughters, all of whom are still living. their relative positions with regard to age follow as their names are given below--David, died at the age of ten, by falling from a tree and severing the jugular vein on a snag that had been cut sharp with as ax; Nancy died at the age of two, accidently scalded by pulling a kettle of hot water onto herself; J. M. and G. C.'s sketches we have already in this work; William H. come to Iowa in1853, returned to New York in 1857; after visiting there a short time he took the train for the West again, as his friends supposed, but since that day has never been heard from; Sally E. married Henry Schermerhorn in New York State and came out west in 1855; Mr Schermerhorn died in February 1882; the widow resides in Scott Township with her daughter, Mrs. Henry Montrose; C. T. and Russel's sketches are also in this work; Fannie married Egbert Davis, whose sketch will also be found here; Judson, whose sketch will also be found in this work; Mary Jane married Sam Rex, whosde sketch will be found in this work.
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