An ACKER Family of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
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An ACKER FAMILY of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

The Descendants of Jacob Acker

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ACKER Brides in Marriage Records at Lancaster County Courthouse, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
ACKER Grooms in Marriage Records at Lancaster County Courthouse, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
ACKER Wills at Lancaster County Courthouse, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
ACKER Death Affidavits at Lancaster County Courthouse, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
ACKER Obituaries in Lancaster County newspapers, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
ACKER surname in the 1790 - 1840 Federal Censuses in Pennsylvania
ACKER surname in the 1850 - 1920 Federal Censuses in Pennsylvania
ACKER Surname in Lancaster Directories

ACKER surname in Trinity Lutheran Churchyard, New Holland, PA

Descendant Report

1. Jacob ACKER (About 1818 - After 1870) & Mary Ann (About 1822 - After 1870 )
    1.1 William Henry ACKER (About 1846 - 23 Apr 1917) & Angelina FRINEFROCK (About 1859 - )
        1.1.1 Jacob ACKER (1883 - )
        1.1.2 Mary E. ACKER (About 1885 - ) & Robert F. HIGGINS (About 1882 - )
        1.1.3 Ada A. ACKER (About 1889 - ) & Herbert H. McLAUGHLIN (About 1880 - )
        1.1.4a Harry F. ACKER* (1892 - 1959) & Sarah E. MILLER (About 1887 - )
            1.1.4a.1 Laura A. ACKER (About 1913 - ) & Charles E. FLORY (About 1913 - )
        1.1.4b Harry F. ACKER* (1892 - 1959) & Florence A. (1894 - )
    1.2. Sylvester F. ACKER (About 1847 - Before 23 Apr 1917)
    1.3. Mary E. ACKER (About 1849 - ) & ERHART
    1.4. Jacob N. ACKER (Nov 1850 - 25 Jan 1927) & Laura L. GORMAN (Sep 1853 - Before 26 Jan 1920)
        1.4.1 Harry Franklin ACKER (1874 - 1958 ) & Martha V. Keene(1879 - 1950)
            1.4.1.1 Ray Keene ACKER (1898 - 1967) & Mary Hively (1900 - 1957)
            1.4.1.2 Jacob Ross ACKER (1899 - 1987) & Alta Mae DENLINGER (1899 - 1993)
            1.4.1.3 Lavinia M. ACKER (1902 - 1994) & Albert M. HORN (1902 - 1974)
            1.4.1.4 Mildred E. ACKER (12 May 1905 - 1997) & Donald S. OVERLY (About 1904 - 1978)
           1.4.1.5 John Henry ACKER (1908 - 1930)
           1.4.1.6 Herbert Franklin ACKER (1910 - 1968)
           1.4.1.7 Living ACKER
           1.4.1.8 Living ACKER
           1.4.1.9 Living ACKER
        1.4.2 Mary Ida ACKER (Dec 1877 - 1953)
           1.4.2.1 Parke C. ACKER (1902 - 1953)
        1.4.3 Blanche M. ACKER (1884 - 1969) & Ellsworth H. SIMMONS (1881 - 1965)
        1.4.4 Laura Lavinia ACKER (1887 - )
        1.4.5 Estella May ACKER (1892 - 1892)
        1.4.6 John Gorman ACKER (1894-1895 )
    1.5. Evanna Bair ACKER (1852 - 1928) & Christopher Columbus ROTE (9 Feb 1853 - 27 Jan 1933)
        1.5.1. Harry ROTE (About 1886 - 1916) & Ida SHINDLE ( - After Mar 1931)
        1.5.2. Elizabeth ROTE (1873 - 1969- ) & William GEPHART (About 1872 - After 30 Jan 1933)
        1.5.3. Mary "Frances" ROTE (1879 - 1963) & Ezra Z. MILLER (1876 - before 1963)
        1.5.4. Ada V. ROTE (1880 - 1942) & Elam R. HERR (1874 - )
        1.5.5. Katharine ROTE (1882 - 1981) & Edmond Blaine HERR (1882 - 1975)
        1.5.6. Alice Florence ROTE (About 1884 - ) & Earl S. PALMER (About 1883 - )
        1.5.7. Samuel Miller ROTE (1884 - 28 Sep 1957) & Elizabeth V. BURKENHEISER (1898 - 1974)
        1.5.8. Gertrude E. "Gerrie" ROTE (About 1889 - ) & Henry J. SCHADT (About 1891 - )
        1.5.9. Louisa ROTE (About 1892 - After Oct 1916)
        1.5.10. George Harrison ROTE (About 1893 - 1969) & Helen S. PARMER (About 1896 - 1982)
    1.6 Phoebe ACKER (About 1856 - )
    1.7 Anna ACKER (About 1857 - )
    1.8 Ada A. ACKER (About 1864 - Before Apr 1923 ) & Harry G. MULLEN (About 1867 - )

First Generation

1. Jacob ACKER. Born about 1818 in PA. He was a farmer in Greenland, E. Lampeter Twp., Lancaster Co., PA.
He married Mary Ann. She was born about 1822 in PA.

1850 Census: farmer, Leacock twp., Lancaster Co., PA
1860 Census: farmer, East Lampeter Twp., Lancaster Co., PA
1870 Census: farmer, East Lampeter Twp., Lancaster Co., PA
1869-1870 Directory Lancaster Co.: Acker, Jacob, farmer, Greenland, E. Lampeter Twp.

Second Generation

1.1. William Henry ACKER. He was born about 1846 in E. Lampeter Twp., Lancaster Co., PA. He died 23 Apr 1917 in Lancaster, PA. Buried in Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetery, Lancaster, PA. He worked at the American Caramel Company.

1870 Census: still living at home, unmarried; East Lampeter Twp., Lancaster Co., PA
1869-1870 Directory Lancaster Co.: Acker, William, laborer, Greenland, E. Lampeter Twp.

The News Journal Lancaster, PA
Tuesday, April 24, 1917
William H. Acker
William Henry Acker, aged 72 years, died at the house of his daughter, Mrs. Robert Higgins, of No. 401 Freiberg street, yesterday afternoon about 4:30 o'clock, from a complication of disease. He had been ill ten days. Deceased was born in East Lampeter and was a son of the late Jacob and Mary Acker. He had resided here about 20 years and for the past fourteen years was employed at the American Caramel Company. He was a member of the Trinity Lutheran church.
Besides his wife Angelina, he is survived by the following children: Jacob, Harry, Mrs. Mary Higgins and Mrs. Herbert McLaughlin. The following brothers and sisters also survive: Jacob, of Paradise, Mary Erhart, Mrs. Columbus Rote and Miss Anna Acker, all of Lancaster. One grandchild, Laura Acker, also survives.

He married Angelina FRINEFROCK. She was born about 1859 in Providence Twp., Lancaster Co., PA. She was the daughter of Peter & Susan (Lines) Frinefrock, both born in Lancaster Co., PA. After WiIliam Acker's death, she married John H. Creswell, born about 1873 in Eden Twp., Lancaster Co., PA; the son of Geo. M. & Christian (Keen) Creswell, both born in Eden Twp., Lancaster Co., PA. Marriage license Y-4 #12734, 8 Apr 1922, Lancaster Co. Courthouse, Lancaster, PA. John was a carpenter residing in Lancaster. He was a widower, his previous wife having died 29 Mar 1921.

1.3. Mary E. ACKER; Born about 1849 in PA. She married an ERHART. No marriage license found at Lancaster Co., PA courthouse.

1.4. Jacob N. ACKER; Born 14 Nov 1850 in PA. Died 25 Jan 1927 in Paradise Twp., Lancaster Co., PA. He is buried at Leacock Presbyterian Church cemetery in Paradise, PA. In 1921 he was the tax collector for Paradise.

1920 Census: widower, tax collector, Paradise Twp,Lancaster Co., PA
1869-1870 Directory Lancaster Co.: Acker, William, laborer, Greenland, E. Lampeter Twp.

Death certificate, P-1 p. 512, Lancaster Co. Courthouse
Acker, Jacob N., died Tues., 25 Jan 1927 at 5:25 pm
filed by Laura L. & Mary I. Acker of Paradise Twp.

He married Laura L. GORMAN in 1874. She was the daughter of John M. and Mary (Tout) Gorman. She was born 22 Sep 1853 in PA. She died 30 Mar 1910. She is buried at Leacock Presbyterian Church cemetery in Paradise, PA. They had 6 children, 4 were living in 1900.

1.5. Evanna Bair ACKER. Born 1852. Died 1928.
She married Christopher Columbus ROTE, son of Samuel F. ROTE & Susan MILLER. Born in 1852/53. Died 1933.

See the Rote Family Page for further descendants

1.6 Phoebe ACKER. Born about 1856. She was not living in 1923.

1.7 Anna ACKER. Born about 1857. She was unmarried in April 1923.

1.8 Ada A. ACKER. Born about 1864 in East Lampeter Twp., Lancaster Co., PA. She died before Apr 1923.
She married Harry G. MULLEN 18 Mar 1897 in Lancaster, PA. He was born about 1867 in Manheim Twp., Lancaster Co., PA.
View abstract of Marriage license X #13002 at Lancaster Co. Courthouse.

Third Generation

1.1.2. Mary E. ACKER. Born about 1885 in Providence Twp., Lancaster Co., PA.
She married Robert F. HIGGINS, 14 Sep 1911, in Lancaster, PA; Marriage license T-3 #4997 filed at Lancaster Co. Courthouse. He was born about 1882 in Newark, NJ. He was previously divorced 30 Dec 1904 due to desertion. In 1911, he was a machinist living in Lancaster.
In 1917, they were living at 401 Freiberg St., Lancaster, PA.

1.1.3. Ada A. ACKER. Born about 1889 in Providence Twp., Lancaster Co., PA.
She married Herbert H. McLAUGHLIN, 15 Jun 1912 in Lancaster, PA; marriage license U-3 #5507 filed at Lancaster Co. Courthouse. He was born about 1880 in Lancaster Co., PA. He was previously divorced Mar 1912 due to desertion. In 1912, he was a bricklayer living in Lancaster.

1.1.4. Harry F. ACKER. He was born 1892 in Providence Twp., Lancaster Co., PA. Died in 1959. He is buried in Riverview Burial Park, Lancaster, PA. He was a farmer in Gap, PA. Living at New Holland Ave. in Lancaster in 1936.
He first married Sarah E. MILLER, 17 Jun 1911, in Lancaster, PA; marriage license S-3, #4856,filed at Lancaster Co. Courthouse, Ralph C. Diebert, minister.
She was born about 1887 in Columbia, Lancaster Co., PA. She was previously married and divorced. She was living in Rohrerstown, PA in 1936.
They had the following child: 1.1.4a.1. Laura A. ACKER

He second married Florence A. Born 1894. Riverview Burial Park, Lancaster, PA.

Fourth Generation

1.1.4a.1. Laura A. ACKER. She was born about 1913 in Lancaster Co., PA.
She married Charles E. Flory 23 May 1936 in Lancaster, PA; marriage license K-6 #18310, recorded at Lancaster Co., Courthouse. He was born about 1913 in Lancaster Co., PA, the son of Abraham & Emma (Taggert) Flory. Abraham was deceased prior to 1936 and Emma was working as a tobacco stripper. Charles was employed in the ash business and resided at 546 S. Duke St., Lancaster, at the time of his marriage.

Other ACKER families that are not yet connected

1. Jacob ACKER ( - 1863/1864) & Elizabeth ( - After May 1864)
    1.1 Ann ACKER ( - After 1863) & Samuel WIDMEYER ( - After 1863)
    1.2 Maria ACKER (1819 - After 1863) & Samuel SHELLEY (About 1808 - 1886)
       1.2.1 Isaac A. SHELLEY
       1.2.2 Emanuel A. SHELLEY
       1.2.3 Samuel A. SHELLEY (7 Apr 1849 - ) & Fanny A. EARHART
         1.2.3.1 Fanny E. SHELLEY & John B. HOSSLER
            1.2.3.1.1 Jennie S. HOSSLER
            1.2.3.1.2 Clayton S. HOSSLER
            1.2.3.1.3 John S. HOSSLER
            1.2.3.1.4 Henry S. HOSSLER
       1.2.4 Anna A. SHELLEY & Henry GIBBLE
       1.2.5 Maria A. SHELLEY & Daniel WOLGEMUTH
       1.2.6 Aaron A. SHELLEY
    1.3 Henry ACKER ( - After 1863)
    1.4 Catharine ACKER ( - After 1863)
    1.5 Elizabeth ACKER ( - After 1863)
    1.6 Fanny ACKER ( - After 1863)
    1.7 Susanna ACKER (About 1842 - 29 Jan 1921)
    1.8 Sarah ACKER ( - After 29 Jan 1921) & KOSER
    1.9 Harriet ACKER ( - After 29 Jan 1921) & STARK

sources:
View Will of Jacob Acker, Y-1-158

Trinity Lutheran Churchyard, New Holland, PA
Old Part, Worner
Ackar, Jacob 14 Feb 1790 - 3 Dec 1854
Ackar, Julian d/o Jacob & Margaret d 24 sep 1834? 3m14d
Ackar, Margaretta w/o Jacob 6 Oct 1795 - 23 Oct 1869
Ackar, Mary Ann d/o Jacob &Margaret d 23 May 1831 3m13d
Acker, Isaac Oliver s/o Jacob & Mary Ann d 5 Mar 1855 7m27d
Acker, Leonhart 24 Nov 1773 (b or d?)

1. Jacob ACKER (Circa 1765 - ) & Elizabeth (Circa 1765 - )
   1.1 Jacob ACKER (14 Feb 1790 - 3 Dec 1854) & Margaretta (6 Oct 1795 - 23 Oct 1869)
       1.1.1 Jacob ACKER
      1.1.2 William ACKER
      1.1.3 Margaret ACKER
      1.1.4 Elizabeth ACKER
      1.1.5 John ACKER
      1.1.6 Henry ACKER
      1.1.7 Catharine ACKER
      1.1.8 Elmina ACKER
      1.1.9 Louisa ACKER
      1.1.10 Anna ACKER
      1.1.11 Frances ACKER
      1.1.12 Jonathan ACKER
      1.1.13 Julian ACKER (10 Jun 1834 - 24 Sep 1834)
      1.1.14 Mary Ann ACKER (10 Feb 1831 - 23 May 1831)
      1.1.15 Isaac Oliver ACKER (? 1834 - 5 Mar 1855)

source:
View Jacob Acker in Lancaster County Courthouse Death Register 1852 - 1855
ACKER surname in Trinity Lutheran Churchyard, New Holland, PA

1. Leonard Earl ACKER ( - 1773) & Unknown ( - After Dec 1781)
    1.1 Catherine ACKER (1754 - 1831) & Conrad FASNACHT
    1.2 Anna Maria ACKER & Michael SOWER
    1.3 Elisabeth ACKER & Jacob WAGGONER
    1.4 Jacob ACKER (Before 1761 - )
    1.5 Eva ACKER (between 1761/1775 - )
    1.6 Leonard ACKER (between 1761/1775 - )

sources:
Abstracts of documents in Orphan's Court at
Lancaster County Courthouse, Lancaster, PA

Leonard Aker/Acker d 1773 Earl Twp.
children: Catherine 1754-1831 m. Conrad Fasnacht
Anna maria m. Michael Sower
Elisabeth m. Jacob Waggoner

Aker, Leonard Earl June 7, 1775 (LCHS)
- Jacob Aker, son of deceased (over 14), chooses John Bitser & Jacob Glosser of Earl as guardians
- same guardians appointed for over Elizabeth, Eva, & Leonard Aker, children of deceased (under 14)

Acker, Leonard Earl Dec 4, 1781 (LCHS)
Jonathan Rowland & George Sweigart appointed guardians of Eva Acker & Leonard Acker, children of the deceased.

Acker, Leonard Earl Dec. 6, 1781 (LCHS)
- petition of Conrad Fasnacht & Catharine his wife, daughter of deceased, to hold 200 acre in Earl
- deceased left widow & 6 children, 2 of whom are minors
- appraisal ordered

Acre, Leonard Earl Mar 7, 1783 (LCHS)
- Jacob Glasser of Earl appointed guardian of Leonard Acker, son of deceased

Acre, Leonard Earl Mar 7, 1783 (LCHS)
- petition of Michael Sower & Anna Mary his wife, late Acre, to hold 225 acres
- deceased left widow & 5 children (one minor)
- appraisal ordered

Deeds
Grantees / Grantors / book-vol.-pg / date of deed / date of record / location of property
Acker, Jacob / Leonard Acker' heirs / FF 373 / Aug 1, 1784 /Mar 3, 1787 / Earl Twp.

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