|Birth: ||May 6, 1853|
Des Moines County
|Death: ||Sep. 11, 1934|
CHAS. W. ACKLES DIED EARLY TUESDAY MORNING
Prominent Grant Township Farmer Had Lived in County for Almost 54 Years
Charles Wesley Ackles, 81, a prominent farmer of Grant township for almost 54 years, died Tuesday morning at his home there from heart and liver complications, after a haggering illness of three years. Funeral services were held yesterday, Thursday, afternoon from the Perryman funeral chapel, conducted by Rev. Ira E. Carney of the Christian Church. Pallbearers were Tom Kirby, Glenn Bellis, Martin Johnson, Tom Beeson, Frank Gilmore, and Claude Griffith. Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery, Red Oak, Montgomery County, Iowa.
Deceased was born May 6, 1953 at Burlington, Iowa, the son of Charles and Mahala Ackles. When 15 years of age he moved with his parents from Burlington to Trenton, where he lived until 1880, and then came to Montgomery County, Iowa. He has lived here ever since with the exception of nine months during 1921, when he was in Lincoln, Nebraska.
He was married at Red Oak, Montgomery County, Iowa, December 29, 1880, to Alice M. Purcell, who survives him, and to this union one son, Clifton, was born. This son, along with the widow and two grandsons, Gaylord Ackles, of Red Oak, Iowa, and Gernard Ackles, of Omaha, Nebraska, and one brother, Franklin Ackles, of Arcadia Nebraska, survive him.
Information found in The Red Oak Sun, September 14, 1934.
Charles Ackles (1819 - 1905)
Mahala Ennis Ackles (1818 - 1898)
Alice Purcell Ackles (1863 - 1949)*
Clifton Ackles (1884 - 1948)*
Nancy Ann Ackles Hite (1845 - 1912)*
Charles Wesley Ackles (1853 - 1934)
James H Ackles (1860 - 1934)*
Plot: EVG 596 Lot 3
Created by: Marty & Harley
Record added: Mar 19, 2010
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