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Eliza Early Acker
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Birth: May 11, 1807
Harpers Ferry
Jefferson County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Aug. 5, 1880
Avoca
Pottawattamie County
Iowa, USA

Eliza Early, the daughter of Henry and Elizabeth Early, was born in Harper's Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia (now considered part of West Virginia) on March 11, 1807. She moved with her mother to Pickaway County, Ohio and then to Franklin County, Ohio.

Eliza first married Jacob Elmore, and they had a son, David A. Elmore, who was born in Ohio in 1829. The fate of Jacob is not known. Second, Eliza married John Acker on March 29, 1832 in Beardstown, Cass County, Illinois, and they raised eight children, plus David: William Culbert, John, Eliza (died as infant), Nathaniel Early, Jacob Molar, Mary Eliza, Samuel Dexter Howite and Sarah Elizabeth. Two of the children were born in Cass County.

Eliza and John moved to Ogle County, Illinois in 1838. John Acker's name is listed in the 1840 Census record for Oregon Precinct, Ogle County, Illinois. They remained there for many years, and moved further west to Cass County, Iowa in the early 1870's, finally settling in Knox, Pottawattamie County, Iowa in 1880.

Eliza died August 5, 1880, In Cass County, Iowa, and was laid to rest at Graceland Cemetery in Avoca, Iowa. 
 
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 Parents:
  Elizabeth Stewart (1780 - 1860)
 
 Spouse:
  John Acker (1801 - 1892)
 
 Children:
  William Culbert Acker (1833 - 1893)*
  Eliza Acker (1838 - 1838)*
  Jacob M. Acker (1841 - 1880)*
  Mary Eliza Acker (1843 - 1889)*
  Samuel Dexter Howite Acker (1845 - 1913)*
 
 Sibling:
  Eliza Early Acker (1807 - 1880)
  Mary Elizabeth Early Bemis (1813 - 1886)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Graceland Cemetery
Avoca
Pottawattamie County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Roger and Sue Cramer
Record added: Jul 28, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 94342626
 

 
 
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