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Samuel Ackley
Birth: Apr. 20, 1827
Washington County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jan. 9, 1908
Pawnee County
Oklahoma, USA

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. 
Family links: 
  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)**
*Calculated relationship
Sinnett Memorial Cemetery
Oak Grove
Pawnee County
Oklahoma, USA
Plot: Sec 14 T20N, R9E
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Record added: Feb 12, 2005
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My great,great,great grandfather, you are never forgotten.
- ALostAngel
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