|Birth: ||May 9, 1795|
|Death: ||May 15, 1870|
Andrew Ackerman is believed to be the first person buried in the newly established Evergreen Cemetery in Fairfield, Iowa.
His grave is in the Old Plat portion of the cemetery; a single headstone with his first name is over his plot while his full name and date inscription information are engraved on the east side of the Semon family plot monument a few feet away.
May 19, 1870
Page 3 col. 5
ACKERMAN. Died, at the residence of his son-in-law, in Fairfield, on Sunday, May 15, 1870, of Dropsy, ANDREW ACKERMAN, aged 75 years and 6 days. He was a native of Germany and had been in this country about 14 years.
Page 489, 1879 History of Jefferson County: "ANDREW ACKERMAN, a German, was the first interment in the new (Evergreen) Cemetery, buried May 15, 1870."
Francesca Ackerman Semon (1833 - 1920)*
Created by: Richard K Thompson
Record added: Oct 10, 2009
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