|Birth: ||Apr. 20, 1827|
|Death: ||Jan. 9, 1908|
PARENTS: Jehu Ackley and Elizabeth Ator/Eaton.
SPOUSE: Married Sarah Rush in 1852, Greene County, Pennsylvania.
CHILDREN: Michael Rush, Marion, John, Henry Wilson, Sherman, Abraham Lincoln, Lucy Anna, and Lenora Jeanne.
PLACES LIVED: Greene & Washington Counties in Pennsylvania; Athens County, Ohio; Richland County, Wisconsin; Marshall County, West Virginia; Montgomery & Anderson Counties in Kansas; and in 1878 arrived in Chouteau, Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory. He later moved to his final home in Keystone, Pawnee County, Oklahoma. His sister Lucy wrote: "Samuel never stopped long enough for his horses to cool off!"
NOTE: He was a farmer, a plasterer, had a saw mill, and long before Oklahoma's statehood, the Osage Indian Tribe gave him permission on July 18, 1891 to operate a ferry on the Cimarron and Arkansas Rivers. Tulsa historians record Sam's operation of a ferry on the Arkansas River where the 23rd Street Bridge stands today.
SOURCES: Allen Ackley and Sam Childers.
Jehu Ackley (1798 - 1848)
Elizabeth Ator Ackley (____ - 1836)
Sarah Jane Rush Ackley (1824 - 1902)
Henry Wilson Ackley (1858 - 1891)*
Sherman Ackley (1860 - 1945)*
Abraham Lincoln Ackley (1862 - 1943)*
Lenora Jeanne Ackley Wiggs (1871 - 1918)*
Price P Ackley (____ - 1863)**
George Washington Ackley (1823 - 1892)*
John Ackley (1825 - 1895)*
Samuel Ackley (1827 - 1908)
Sarah Ackley Dains (1829 - 1923)**
Sinnett Memorial Cemetery
Plot: Sec 14 T20N, R9E
Created by: Norton
Record added: Feb 12, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10465398