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John William Acord
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Birth: Mar. 23, 1832
Lawrence County
Ohio, USA
Death: Nov. 22, 1919
Georgetown
Vermilion County
Illinois, USA

The Georgetown News
28 Nov 1919

Funeral services for John Acord, who died Nov 22d at the home of his son, William R. Acord, on West 7th St, this city, were conducted Monday after noon at 2:30, at the Nazarene Church by the Pastor, W. G. Hanmer.

Interment in the Georgetown cemetery.

John Acord, better known as Grandpa Acord, was born in Lawerence Co., Ohio, on March 23, 1828, and departed this life Nov 22, 1919, at Georgetown, Illinois.

He was married to Becca Rambo, in Hamilton Co., Ill. in the year 1859.

To this union was born one son, Valentine, the mother having died shortly after the birth of her son.

He was married again in 1861 to Emmaline Hedges in White Co., Ill.

To this union twelve children were born, making thirteen in all, as follows.

Valentine Acord, deceased; Mary Elizabeth Haynes, of Georgetown; Isabella Williams, of Ina Ill.; Greenup Acord, of Lyons, Ill.; Mattie Lee, of Ina, Ill.; Sarah Acord, deceased; Anna Acord, deceased; Ella Piper, deceased; Jonnie Acord, Norris City, Ill.; James B. Acord, deceased; Ira Acord, of Georgetown, Ill.; William T. (Should read R.) Acord, of Georgetown, Ill.; Rethe E. Berg, of Reserve, Montana.

He leaves a wife, eight children, a sister and two brothers, to mourn their loss. Besides these he has forty-eight grand-children and thirty-seven great-grand-children and many friends who will miss him.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Valentine Acord (1806 - 1895)
  Elizabeth Oliver Acord (1801 - 1855)
 
 Spouse:
  Emaline Hedges Acord (1845 - 1924)
 
 Children:
  Valentine Acord (1861 - 1913)*
  Isabell Acord Williams (1864 - 1946)*
  Greenup Juel Acord (1866 - 1940)*
  Martha Jane Acord Lee (1868 - 1926)*
  John Acord (1879 - 1978)*
  Ira Patrick Acord (1883 - 1971)*
  William Riley Acord (1886 - 1950)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ira Paterson Acord (1830 - 1920)*
  John William Acord (1832 - 1919)
  Deborah Ann Acord Pyle (1834 - 1911)*
  Mary M Acord Orr (1836 - 1918)*
  Valentine Acord (1837 - 1921)*
  Hiram Acord (1841 - 1932)**
  Rebecca Hannah Acord Rommel (1844 - 1924)*
  Daley Acord (1861 - 1902)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Georgetown Cemetery
Georgetown
Vermilion County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Darrell Wesley
Record added: Jan 18, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33030344
John William Acord
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- Bobbie Hedges Rains
 Added: Sep. 28, 2013
Dearest Uncle, May your soul find sweet repose in the arms of the angels.With Love From A Neice
- Patsy Carnahan Ryan
 Added: Apr. 27, 2011

- Angel moz
 Added: Jan. 18, 2009
 
 
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